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TechTalk with Solomon

Solomon Mulugeta Kassa is the producer and host of TechTalk with Solomon television show on Ethiopia Broadcasting Services (EBS). He is the recipient of the 2016 Society of Ethiopians Established in the Diaspora (SEED) award in recognition for his extraordinary commitment to teaching science and technology for millions in his native language Amharic. He also currently works as a Senior Technology Consultant at a Fortune … Continue reading TechTalk with Solomon

Football

Kargbo scores in three-straight wins for Berliner AK 07 in Germany

Abu Bakar Kargbo scored his fourth goal in three consecutive appearances as Berliner AK 07 overcome VfB Germania Halberstadt 2-1 on Saturday. The Sierra Leonean native has started where he left off last season with an impressive goal-scoring form. His German Regionaliga side opened their 2019 campaign with an impressive 4-2 victory with Kargbo netting a brace against Bischofswerdaer FV 08. The striker, who was … Continue reading Kargbo scores in three-straight wins for Berliner AK 07 in Germany

Cuisine

Carrot with Coriander, Garlic and Cumin – Salatet Sfinari bil Kamoun

This Moroccan salad or side dish is full of flavor and requires minimal effort. The marinade is a perfect combination of basic ingredients, easy to put together and versatile as it can be used with most vegetables and fish. In Libya similar salads (steamed or boiled vegetables such as carrots, pumpkin, or broad beans and artichokes are some favorites) use the same marinade ingredients but without … Continue reading Carrot with Coriander, Garlic and Cumin – Salatet Sfinari bil Kamoun

Culture

Uganda gets a sporting chance to promote tourism globally

Uganda tourism supports Uganda Cranes at Africa Cup of Nations 2019 in Egypt This week a team from the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities (MTWA) and the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) are in Egypt – this year’s host of the Africa Cup of Nations – to promote and market Destination Uganda alongside the Uganda Cranes, the national football team. The Africa Cup of Nations … Continue reading Uganda gets a sporting chance to promote tourism globally

TECHNOLOGY

Nigerian agri-tech startup EZ Farming “fired up” after 500 Startups participation

Nigerian agri-tech startup EZ Farming says it is “fired up” after taking part in the Silicon Valley-based 500 Startups accelerator programme and accessing US$150,000 funding, and is now striving to build the biggest agriculture-focused micro-lending platform in Africa. EZ Farming is an agricultural crowdfunding startup that allows users to lend to smallholder farmers to help them increase productivity and revenues, and earn returns in the process. … Continue reading Nigerian agri-tech startup EZ Farming “fired up” after 500 Startups participation

Culture

African Polo Extravaganza strikes again in London

Europe’s foremost African polo event graced London for the second time today at the prestigious Ham Polo Club, hosting a glamorous crowd of polo aficionados and those celebrating the style and joie de vivre of African culture. A sea of well heeled guests, mostly head to toe in African inspired finery, proudly strutted one of the oldest polo clubs in the United Kingdom, to the … Continue reading African Polo Extravaganza strikes again in London