Monthly Archives: May 2014

Telephone a l’African

No longer do you have to settle for the monotone and ordinary ! ByKL provides colorful and original iPhone cases, with your favorite African and tribal prints  including Ankara, kente, aztec and even bogolan. Because your iPhone also deserves to … Continue reading

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Mmire Stew-Mushroom stew

By Francine Holmes Mushroom sauce or Mmire stew [um-mee-re] is one of many staple dishes in Ghanain cuisine. It’s is made with fairly basic ingredients that’s are easy to find at the local market, including red palm oil, onions, mushrooms, … Continue reading

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Half of a Yellow Sun, here I come

by Francine Holmes I should start off by stating that: Half of a Yellow Sun, a novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a great read. I have owned this book for a while now, since 2009 to be exact. I purchased … Continue reading

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Born Free Generation, First Time Voters in 2014 South African Elections

by Francine Holmes 20 years ago non-white natives in South Africa were not allowed to vote. Today, millions are heading to the polls in what is being called an ‘historic election’. Historic primarily because it would be the first election … Continue reading

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Dishwashing liquid

 No matter how you slice it, doing the dishes is a chore, it’s the unpleasant aftermath of  your wonderful meal. I own a dishwasher but I do my best not to use it unless I absolutely have to use it. … Continue reading

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