People and Culture

When it comes to recipes, Nigerian foods belong to a class of their own. Take it or leave it, Jollof rice is just a minute fraction of the many best things to have happened to the Nigerian kitchen. And if you love to experiment with street foods outside the conventional Nigerian meals timetable, here are six Nigerian...

Which African country makes the best Jollof rice? This sounds like a simple question, but it is not. In 2015, this question set off a social media war between Nigeria and Ghana, prompting the famous Nigerian Jollof vs Ghanaian Jollof debate. In April this year, the argument grew fiercer when Nigeria’s Culture Minister...

Some years ago, it was difficult to keep track of your memories while on a trip. If you were unlucky not to own a camera, your best bet was to hire a local photographer around to save the day. But all that has since changed, thanks to the rise of smartphones and cool platforms like Instagram. According to a 2016...

Come May 27 this year, the city of Lagos, popularly called “Lasgidi”, will be agog for the grand finale of the Lagos at 50 celebration. Since the event began in April, a series of activities have been outlined to portray the rich culture of the city. And as the anniversary reaches its climax later this month, the...

Off the coast of Tanzania is situated Zanzibar, a majestic city radiating charm and adventure. Without a doubt, only few destinations in Africa can match the beauty of this jewel in the Indian Ocean. But whether you are visiting Zanzibar for business or leisure, here are five things to know before you visit...