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South Africa Guinness World Records: Most sandwiches made in one hour

South Africa Guinness World Records: Most sandwiches made in one hour

Bloemfontein, South Africa – August 1, 2016 – Pupils from St Andrews school in Bloemfontein broke the Guinness World Record for sandwich making; armed with 1500kg of peanut butter and 100 kilograms of jam, the students clobbered together 29 000 sarmies in just one hour, thus setting the new world record for the Most sandwiches made in one hour.All Posts …

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South Africa World Record: World’s first successful penis transplant

South Africa World Record: World's first successful penis transplant

Cape Town, South Africa – May 19, 2016 – Surgeons in South Africa have performed the world’s first successful penis transplant; the nine-hour operation, carried out by a team of doctors from Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town, took place on Dec. 11, 2014, but was not publicly announced until recently while doctors waited to see how the …

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Why are South Africans called the Proteas?

The giant or King Protea, South Africa’s national flower, is the largest of the proteas species, which make up an important part of the Cape Floral Region, a major global biodiversity hotspot and UNESCO World Heritage site. The South African cricket team got its name from this flower with pink and yellow petals. Similarly, South Africa’s rugby team is called …

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Why do African elephants have bigger ears than Indian elephants?

World Elephant Day: Elephant is the most exploited animal

African elephants have larger ears than Indian, or Asiatic, elephants because they live in hotter conditions and are bigger and more aggressive and active. The huge ears of the African elephant, sometimes three and a half feet wide, enable it to hear more acutely. When the animal charges its fans out its ears, augmenting its terrible appearance and striking fear …

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African Violet

African Violet — Saintpaulia, commonly known as African violet, is a genus of 6 species of herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae, native to Tanzania and adjacent southeastern Kenya in eastern tropical Africa, with a concentration of species in the Nguru mountains of Tanzania. The genus is most closely related to Streptocarpus, with recent phylogenetic studies suggesting it …

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African Violet

African Violet — Saintpaulia, commonly known as African violet, is a genus of 6 species of herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae, native to Tanzania and adjacent southeastern Kenya in eastern tropical Africa, with a concentration of species in the Nguru mountains of Tanzania. The genus is most closely related to Streptocarpus, with recent phylogenetic studies suggesting it …

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Mothers Day Date in Different Countries

Mothers Day Date in Different Countries

Mothers Day is celebrated in several country across the globe though the month and date on which Mothers Day is celebrated in different countries varies. Most countries celebrate Mothers Day on second Sunday in the Month of May. This Mother’s Day date was declared by US President Woodrow Wilson on May 8, 1914 when he signed a Joint Resolution designating …

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When is Mothers day celebrated?

When is Mother's day celebrated?

Mothers Day is celebrated in several country across the globe though the month and date on which Mother’s Day is celebrated in different countries varies. Most countries celebrate Mother’s Day on second Sunday in the Month of May. This Mother’s Day date was declared by US President Woodrow Wilson on May 8, 1914 when he signed a Joint Resolution designating …

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