East Africa Meat Carnival: African Delicacies Served at the Event.

Food lovers from around the city gathered together for another deliciously organized ‘East African Meat Carnival’ on Saturday for an irresistibly tasteful meat fiesta at The Gardens in Najeera. The fast growing series of food events sponsored by Tusker lite had guests trickling in as early as 2:00pm as they enjoyed the afternoon’s outdoor cookingContinue reading “East Africa Meat Carnival: African Delicacies Served at the Event.”

Helping Africa’s Smallholders Feed the World

Sustainable Development Goal 2 – which aims to end hunger by 2030 – is achievable. But it will require a commitment from both governments and the private sector to help rural farmers shift to sustainable – and profitable – agricultural practices. In the rural village of Kura in Kano State, Nigeria, where I grew up,Continue reading “Helping Africa’s Smallholders Feed the World”

African Britishness – on Food

In my last article, I covered Celebration, and as a confirmed foodie, I promised to do one on food. Although I did not start liking food until I was about 13 years old, I still loved the idea of food. However, the focus of this article is on African Britishness with respect to my life as aContinue reading “African Britishness – on Food”

Plant studies show where Africa’s early farmers tamed some of the continent’s key crops

Wheat and other plants that feed much of the world today were likely first domesticated in the Fertile Crescent of the Middle East. But another early cradle of agriculture lay thousands of kilometers away, around West Africa’s Niger River Basin, a flurry of plant genomic studies is showing. Several of the continent’s traditional food cropsContinue reading “Plant studies show where Africa’s early farmers tamed some of the continent’s key crops”

14 African American Women Leading Change in the U.S. Food System

According to the 2018 State of Women-Owned Businesses report, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 58 percent from 2007 to 2018. From this, businesses owned by African-American women grew by 164 percent, which is equal to 20 percent of all women-owned businesses. Not only does this provide a huge boost to the economy, it canContinue reading “14 African American Women Leading Change in the U.S. Food System”

Top 3 Best Restaurants In Accra Ghana For Tasty Traditional African Food

Ghana is a beautiful country with friendly people and many eateries. One cannot visit Accra without having a taste of the nutritious meals the country has to offer. Dishes from the popular Jollof rice to palaver sauce to kelewele, Ghana has great meals. Many other Africans from Liberia, Togo, Ivory Coast and Senegal have alsoContinue reading “Top 3 Best Restaurants In Accra Ghana For Tasty Traditional African Food”