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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. The basic ingredient consists of: flour, sugar, yeast, water, salt and oil for …

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Adinkra symbols (Ghanaian Symbols) - some of the many symbols the African culture use for stamping motifs onto their fabric they have.

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This website is about collecting Vlisco stories from all over the world. We offer a storytelling platform, aimed at sharing stories about our unique Vlisco Fabrics. Ghanaian names

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As the saying goes, “necessity is the mother of invention,” but ask Eunice Cofie, the president and chief cosmetic chemist of Nuekie, and she might replace “necessity” with “pain.” “As a little girl, I was constantly picked on because of my dark skin,” the Tallahassee native confides. “I was called all kinds of names; girls would …

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[Pics] Ethiopian Artist Recreates Black American Celebrities in African Dress

In January, we introduced you to Ghanaian-born New York artist Dennis Owusu-Ansah, who reimagined famous black Americans with traditional West African attire and names as an opportunity to educate …

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[Pics] Ethiopian Artist Recreates Black American Celebrities in African Dress

In January, we introduced you to Ghanaian-born New York artist Dennis Owusu-Ansah, who reimagined famous black Americans with traditional West African attire and names as an opportunity to educate …