Category Archives: Food

A Zimbabwe Spring? New Leader Embraces Surprising Freedoms

Zimbabwe’s new president is rolling out freedoms as never seen before in the country recovering from the 37-year grip of former leader Robert Mugabe.

For some, however, President Emmerson Mnangagwa is going too far. Others …

Ethiopia: U.S. Embassy Inaugurates Satchmo Center Public Engagement Space

U.S. Ambassador Michael Raynor officially inaugurated the new state-of-the-art Satchmo Center at the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa. The Satchmo Center is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and offers a wide variety of programs to the …

MOZAMBICAN AUTHORITIES SEIZE LARGEST EVER CONSIGNMENT OF ELEPHANT TUSKS

MAPUTO– The Mozambican authorities have detained the driver of a container which was opened at Maputo port on Thursday and found to contain huge quantities of elephant tusks.

The police have also detained the Customs …

Off-grid Power Pioneers Pour Into West Africa

Standing by a towering equatorial forest, Jean-Noel Kouame’s new breeze-block house may be beyond the reach of Ivory Coast’s power grid, but it’s perfectly located for solar power entrepreneurs.

Buoyed by success in East Africa, …

‘New Generation of Nigerians’ Marks Olympic Bobsled Debut

Growing up in St. Paul, Minnesota, Akuoma Omeoga was raised on Nigerian food, language and culture. Next week, the 25-year-old will represent her parents’ homeland in the Winter Games, hurtling down the bobsled track with …