Arts/Culture

Chef Francis Otoo serving special jollof at Embassy Chef Challenge 2019

Embassy Chef Challenge 2019

Ghana jollof rises to the occasion again on April 2, 2019, when Ghanaian executive chef Francis Otoo walks into the 11th edition of the Embassy Chef Challenge (ECC) in Washington, District of Columbia (DC) at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center. Multi-award winning Chef Otoo who is presently the Judges’ and People’s Choice Awards winner from the 2018 ECC 2018 …

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Sri Lanka Embassy in US hosts Embassy Chef Challenge media-preview dinner

Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington, DC had the distinct pleasure of hosting the media preview dinner of the 11th International Embassy Chef Challenge (ECC) at the Sri Lanka Residence in Washington DC on 20th March 2019. The ECC is an international annual culinary feature event, jointly hosted by Events DC and Trade Centre Management Associates (TCMA) exclusively for the …

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AJ Nelson joins Africa and international acts at Afrocentric ‘Asa Baako’ fest

Asa baako

Afrocentric Musician from Ghana AJ Nelson after releasing his Africa Rise album in November 2018 is performing at this year’s ‘Asa Baako‘ (one dance) festival in the company of other established music acts. ‘Asa Baako‘ raised its 2019 curtain on March 6 — the 62nd independence anniversary of Ghana. As part of kicking ‘Asa Baako‘ off to celebrate Ghana’s attainment …

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5 African cities to see on your travel destination this year

Here are 5 African cities to explore this year as part of your plans to aid your New Year’s resolution to get more passport stamps as a treveler, tourist or business person. African cities we want to see [The African Exponent] We can’t wait to explore these amazing destinations too! Kigali, Rwanda Kigali is Africa’s cleanest city Kigali is probably one …

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6 Black History Month worthy reads

Black History Month

As the world changes, so does the publishing industry. There was a time not too long ago when the annual glut of books targeting Black History Month seemed like the only time of year the industry released and promoted new books by black authors or books about black life. That no longer appears to be the case. Anecdotally speaking, based …

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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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