Monthly Archives: March 2013

A Man of The People – Chinua Achebe

When suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat for him, he tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool. -Chinua Achebe By Francine Holmes Nigerian author Chinua Achebe was one of … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

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Ginger Drink – “Gnamakoudji”

by Francine Holmes ‘Gnamakoudji’ as it is called in my native Ivory Coast or translated literally ‘ginger water’ is the ultimate tonic, that is seen by some as somewhat of a cure all.  It is made with ginger which has … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2013

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day, “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women” seeks to strengthen international community’s commitment to put an end to violence against women. For more information, go to http://www.un.org/en/women/endviolence/Continue reading

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