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Nshima

Nshima : Zambia’s Staple Food

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Nshima is a staple food in Zambia – a very thick and smooth porridge made from ground maize. It is quite similar to the Kenyan ugali and the Zimbabwean sadza. Nshima is always consumed...
Couscous

Couscous: A Must Have Dish In Morocco

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Numerous tiny, light, tender grains, ideally arranged to form a pyramid and served on a platter at the end of a meal - that is couscous, the national dish of Morocco...

Waakye: Ghanaian Rice and Bean Based Dish

Original article published at TasteAtlas. Although it originated in northern parts of Ghana, the rice-and-bean-based dish known as waakye is today consumed on a national level. Whether it's eaten for breakfast or lunch, this dish can...
ethiopia

Helping Ethiopia Achieve Green Growth and Avoid Industrialised Nations’ Environmental Mistakes

As Ethiopia undergoes a period of unprecedented change and reform, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is partnering with the Ethiopian government to try and ensure this vital period of transition includes the country embracing sustainable...
Liberian-women

Women as Liberia’s Guardians of Peace

Not long ago, images of child soldiers and the nation of Liberia were wedded in the minds of the international community. The country was struggling to end a horrific civil war, but military efforts...
Tajine

Tajine: A National Dish Full of Creativity and Flavour

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Tajine, also known as tagine, refers both to the rich Moroccan stews and the cooking vessel used to make them.When referring to the cooking vessel, it is a round and shallow, clay...
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Wendy Luhabe Talks About Her Book ‘Defining Moments’

Looking back at the history of South Africa, through colonial rule and apartheid, the cards were actively stacked against black participation in business and the professions. CNBC Africa’s Jill de Villiers speaks to entrepreneur...
african heritage house

The Iconic African Heritage House

Hailed as the most photographed house in Africa, the African Heritage House is owned by American designer and Architect, Alan Donovan.The house is located in a cul-de-sac at Mlolongo just outside Nairobi, Kenya. Visitors are welcomed by...
Tewodros II

Ethiopia Requests Emperor’s Lock of Hair Back From London Museum

The National Army Museum has quietly removed from display a 19th-century looted braid of hair which the Ethiopian government has requested back as a national treasure.It came from the head of the Emperor Tewodros...
video

WATCH: Is South Africa the Rainbow Nation?

South Africa is further removed now from the ideal of a rainbow nation than at any other time since the official end of apartheid in 1994. Some feel that the extremists are increasingly gaining...
Obama

Obama Calls on the World to be Madiba’s Legacy

Former US President Barack Obama delivered the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, in partnership with the Motsepe Foundation, in Johannesburg on Tuesday 17 July.To honour the centennial of Madiba’s birth, the lecture’s theme was...
video

Mandela: 100 Years Undefeated

He wrote history as a philanthropist, a president and a revolutionary. With an unwavering dedication to peace and equality, he lives on as an icon and a champion for social justice. Using hand-drawn illustrations and...
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