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Reading List: September 2017

By on September 4, 2017

It is Labor Day weekend in the United States where I live, which officially marks the end of summer. I have always found it interesting that during the summer…


Yemisi Aribisala’s Paean to Nigerian Cuisine

By on August 22, 2017

It must have been about two years ago when I first heard that World Jollof Rice Day was being celebrated on August 22 and what a thrill it was…


Reading List: August 2017

By on August 7, 2017


This is the eight edition of the reading list and so far so wonderful. I think one of the things that the reading list has made me do is actively keep…


Ed Sheeran: Bibia Be Ye Ye

By on August 4, 2017

Bibia Be Ye Ye translated into English from the Ghanaian language Twi means “Everything will be alright”


Reading List: July 2017

By on July 4, 2017

There is a bit of a gender imbalance in this month’s reading list. All but one of the books featured are written by women. And while, I fight the…