Arts/Culture

Difference Between Nigerian And Ghanaian Jollof Rice Explained

Jollof rice

West African jollof rice is a longtime staple of the region, and it has become a hallmark food item for the average black foodie. For anyone that has yet to try jollof, you’re severely missing out. Jollof rice takes your average grain to new heights, with flavors and pairings that make it a timeless dish. But what the average consumer …

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Queensway Restaurant expands as Nigerian-founder readies to excite US

Queensway Restaurant

Winning the first ever Jollof festival in the United States (US) capital of Washington District of Columbia (DC) was a great experience for Queensway Restaurant. Their 2017 win at the African culinary festival celebrating Africa’s most debated dish of Jollof rice brought Queensway a lot of media blitz. This year the restaurant has a lot of delicious surprises for African food …

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VIDEO: TwinsDntBeg share their photography future with TheAfricanDream.net

TwinsDntBeg

Samuel Appiah Gyan and Emmanuel Appiah Gyan, AKA TwinsDntBeg, renowned Ghanaian photographers, bloggers, and PR practitioners have told TheAfricanDream.net in an April 2018 interview that they weren’t afraid to start small with photography. The twin brothers opened up in an up-close and personal interview with Oral Ofori of TheAfricanDream.net to talk about the drive behind their craft as photographers and …

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Chef Francis Otoo of Ghana wins Africa silver at Embassy Chef Challenge

Although Chef Sincioco-Mateo of the Embassy of the Philippines in Washington, District of Columbia (DC), won gold in both the Judges’ Choice and People’s Choice categories with “sisig”, a traditional Filipino dish, Africa rose to the tops again at the 2018 Embassy Chef Challenge (ECC) with Chef Francis Otoo of Ghana claiming silver. Chef Francis Otoo’s signature dish of lamb …

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Olasupo Shashore’s Journey Of An African Colony; The Making Of Nigeria

Nigeria

Lagos, one of the most vibrant cities in the world, is a melting pot of cultures and opportunities, and even though Nigeria has a myriad of problems, Lagos is the most forward-moving of all its 36 states. In his documentary, Journey of an African Colony; The Making of Nigeria, Olasupo Shashore goes all the way to the beginning to tell the story …

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Choral Extravaganza celebrates Ghana’s 61st Independence Anniversary in the US

Choirs of the Ghana Wesley United Methodist Church (GWUMC) of Woodbridge, and Alfred Street Baptist Church Trinity Choir (ASBCTC) of Alexandria, both respectively in Virginia, United States (US), treated music enthusiasts and members of the public to beautiful choral performances on March 3, 2018 at the Saint Paul Methodist United Church in Woodbridge, Virginia. Dubbed the ‘Choral Extravaganza For Ghana’s …

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