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HOW TO MAKE PLANTAIN CRUNCH

By AKACHI IKECHUKWU-NNAMANI PLANTAIN CRUNCH Plantain chips. Photo Elleyajoku INGREDIENTS Ripe plantain 1 ½ cup All-purpose flour Cooking oil 1 bulb Onion (Whole or chopped) 3 Eggs Ground chilli pepper 1 ½ cup Bread crumbs Salt METHOD Peel and dice plantain…

Egypt’s Flat6Labs, ESLSCA University launch student-focused incubation programme

BY TOM JACKSON Cairo-based accelerator and investor Flat6Labs has partnered ESLSCA University to launch a new innovation and entrepreneurship incubation programme to empower undergraduate students to develop viable and sustainable businesses upon graduation.  Launched and headquartered in Cairo since 2011, Flat6Labs is a…

SA connectivity startup Isizwe raises $460k from Global Innovation Fund

BY TOM JACKSON Isizwe, an internet service provider that offers online access to low-income communities in South Africa, has raised US$460,000 in funding from Global Innovation Fund (GIF) to de-risk its model and encourage further investment. Launched as Project Isizwe back…

The New King Of Nigerian Hip-hop /Rap

Hailing from Brooklyn, NY by way of West Africa. “King Plu” is a Nigerian-American artist born to traditional African parents. Raised by his late beloved mother, who instilled in him the value of education at a very young age. She had aspirations for him to…

Freelancing in Africa: A Growing Trend On the Continent

Freelancing is rapidly growing across Africa. This way of working provides a variety of opportunities, for both men and women, that run parallel with the economic dynamism that the continent is currently experiencing. An increasing number of companies are choosing…

Why You Should Eat Spicy Foods This Festive Season

Adefolake Ayotunde-Salami Imagine scrolling through social media and reading, “People who eat spicy foods almost every day have a 14% chance of living longer than those who eat them less than a week, according to researchers from the Harvard School…

High Yield Seeds Could Address Food Shortages And Place Africa On Track To Zero Hunger – Experts

By Joyce Chimbi Rahab Munene’s shoe-selling business crumbled at the height of COVID-19 in 2020. She traded the enterprise for a mobile grocery along the Thika Superhighway, Kiambu County. “My son and I buy fruits, vegetables and cereals directly from farmers.…

MTN partners Nigerian creatives on arts, culture

MTN Nigeria, through its corporate social investment vehicle, the MTN Foundation, has continued to partner with Nigerian creatives in arts and culture. This Yuletide season, the foundation is supporting three theatrical productions, Ufok Ibaan, a dramatic recount of the 1929…

Cassava: Brazil’s versatile food

By Africanews with AP On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, the Santa Cruz district is reputed for its high-quality cassava root – or aipim, as it’s known locally. It is also known as manioc or yuca. Manihot esculenta is…

Wizkid Opens Up On Partnership With Flutterwave And Justin Bieber

Wizkid, Grammy-award winning Artiste has opened up on his new partnership with  Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company, in an interview with the CEO, Founder of Flutterwave, Olugbenga GB Agboola. Wizkid said that Flutterwave is a quality African company that solves all our…