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Rien Catherine Kate's collection: detail of a Kuduo, Ghana; lost-wax technique. These fine bronze vessels  were used in funerals or to hold valuable or important items. Some kuduo were buried with the owner, and some of them were also placed in shrine rooms. Antique piece.

Rien Catherine Kate's collection: detail of a Kuduo, Ghana; lost-wax technique. These fine bronze vessels were used in funerals or to hold valuable or important items. Some kuduo were buried with the owner, and some of them were also placed in shrine rooms. Antique piece.

Grey-headed Bushshrike (Malaconotus blanchoti). It is found in the savannas of Sub-Saharan Africa. photo: Arno Meintjes.

Grey-headed Bushshrike - Malaconotus blanchoti - savannas of sub-Saharan Africa - By Arno Meintjes

Puff Puff -The Quintessential West African Vegan Breakfast or Snack. Easy to make with step-by-step pictorial.

Puff-Puff

Most West African countries are familiar with the popular street food Puff- Puff , which is known by different names depending on the country. Ghanaians call it Bofrot (togbei) , Cameroonians and Nigerians call it Puff-Puff (Puff) or beignet in French.

How to travel to Africa without being another neocolonialist: "Imagine walking around in America wearing a cowboy hat and chaps non-stop. Wanting to have a hand in pouring beer and flipping burgers everywhere while your friends take pictures."

How to travel to Africa without being another neocolonialist

How to travel to Africa without being another neocolonialist: "Imagine walking around in America wearing a cowboy hat and chaps non-stop. Wanting to have a hand in pouring beer and flipping burgers everywhere while your friends take pictures.

Kente cloth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kente weaving is a traditional craft among the Ashanti people of Ghana. A kente cloths is sewn together from many narrow (about 10 centimetres in) wide) kente stripes. This image shows different patterns of typical Ashanti Kente stripes.

Small glimpse into all of the  obstacles  women from Africa have to overcome. Grateful for our refugee knitters who have been resettled in the US and now have a second chance at life:)    Wornforpeace.com

Infographic: CNN’s The Life of an African Child (informative … but slightly unbalanced)

-West African Chicken Kebabs: simple Nigerian chicken kebabs with peanuts, ginger, garlic, paprika and a bouillon cube (a popular seasoning in sub-Saharan African cooking).

West African Chicken Kebabs

-West African Chicken Kebabs: simple Nigerian chicken kebabs with peanuts, ginger, garlic, paprika and a bouillon cube (a popular seasoning in sub-Saharan African cooking).

birding facts Birding Resources by the Fat Birder for Ghana

Black Bee-eater, Merops gularis Ghana - Resources for Bird Watching by the Fat Birder

The Birchmere 703-549-7500 | 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue| 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria VA 22305 | Tickets also available at The Birchmere Box Office, any night we have a show, from 5-9pm. Description from birchmere.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

White-headed Wood Hoopoe, found in Western Africa Eastern Africa. Photographed in Castle Forest, Kimunye, Kenya.

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