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Dawa-dawa (locust beans): An Answer to Africa’s Greatest Needs in One Tree

The production and sale of dawa-dawa, the fermented extract of locust seeds, constitutes an important economic activity for women in West Africa. See more… Here is a video showing the importance of locust beans: Dawa-dawa (locust beans) can be gotten from … Continue reading

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African Proverb

  Knowledge is better than riches. In the world that we are living today, we can’t deny the fact that if you don’t have money, you can’t have everything. Yes, it’s true. Just like what others are saying, “no money, … Continue reading

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Spotlight: 5 Ankara Dresses You Will Surely Love!

Ankara Dresses Welcome the latest fashion trend around the world! Ankara fashion is so lovely that you can’t help yourself but grab a number for your everyday outfit!  Want to get fabulous and sweet for a party? This Ankara dress is … Continue reading

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Product Spotlight: Pap.Ogi.Akamu.Koko

Pap.Ogi Facts about Pap.Ogi Pap is typically a great partner to most Nigerian breakfast recipes.  It’s a starchy food is made from corn and is 99.5% purely carbohydrate. It’s made from different varieties of grains and cereals. Maize is commonly … Continue reading

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Nigerian Food Online: Gbegiri Soup Gbegiri Soup/Miyan Wake Gbegiri  or Miyan Wake is a Nigerian soup that is indigenous to the Yoruba and Hausa tribe in Nigerian. Gbegiri/Miyan Wake is made with cooked dehulled beans(beans with no coat/hull), that has … Continue reading

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This Week on African Shop

Our slashed price of the week is: Glowing Red Jewelry Set We are offering up to 64% discount on Glowing Red Jewelry Set. From $44.99, it’s now only $15.99! http://www.africanshop.shikenan.com/african-fashion/african-custome-jewelry/best-fashion-jewelry-set-glowing-red  Products that are selling this week are: Caro White Lotion … Continue reading

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African Proverb

African Proverb: “Not to know is bad. Not to wish to know is worse.” We are not all born with an Einstein IQ. We know something, and we don’t know some. It’s normal. The most important thing is, we try … Continue reading

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African Fashion: Africa’s Top 5 African Fashion Blogs

Here’s a list of Africa’s Top 5 African Fashion Blogs: 1. SHADDERS Shadders.com is a fashion, beauty, travel, event and lifestyle website that is an essential resource for African fashion creatives, entrepreneurs, shopping, African textiles, events and lifestyle brands in over … Continue reading

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Product Spotlight: African Food – Oat Fufu

SOME FACTS ABOUT OAT FUFU Oatmeal is filled with nutrients and fiber. It is very nutritious compared to almost all other foods typically used to make fufu. The fiber in oatmeal helps reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure … Continue reading

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Check out our Tumblr Page on Bitter Leaf

Bitter leaf is a vegetable used for preparing the popular African Bitter leaf soup. It is also used as a medicine. Basically everything about it – leaves, extracts, stems, and barks – are used for culinary, medicinal, and curative purposes. … Continue reading

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