Monthly Archives: March 2013

MAURITANIA : SWEET SOUNDS FOR PHAT BELLIES

Mauritanian-Breakfast

BITS OF MAURITANIAN FOOD, MUSIC AND THE PHAT LADY   Where does North and West Africa meet?  The answer is Mauritania, and don’t you ever forget that. The cultural diversity of both northern and western regions of Africa are richly … Continue reading

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TONTO DIKE: ‘GET HIGH’ VIDEO

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TRENDY SALONE HEAD WRAPS WITH BLACK BETTY

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Written by: Anselyn Wright (Black Betty MUA)  SALONE HEADWRAPS TIED FROM THE AUSSIE LAND WITH LOVE My head wrap has become something of a staple in my life. The mass on my head is having a moment, albeit, a long … Continue reading

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CHRIS ABANI STORIES ON HUMANITY

Written by : Onyedika Achillike   Chris Abani is part of a new generation of Nigerian writers working to convey to an English-speaking audience the experience of those born and raised in this African nation. As a teenager in Nigeria, Chris … Continue reading

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COTONOU: Bee Buzz Days and Night Life Honks

  WELCOME TO THE ECONOMIC CAPITAL OF BENIN Cotonou is the economic capital of the Republic of Benin. I remember my first visit downtown Cotonou, it was extremely loud, no one obeyed the traffic lights and boy was there traffic. … Continue reading

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