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Jollof Wars: Reflections on the Ghana – Nigeria culinary debate

The first time I experienced what would become a recurrent, if periodically heated, debate was back home in Atlanta. A few years ago, I introduced a friend to another. One was Nigerian; the other, Ghanaian. No sooner had I finished the introduction than the popular question came in; “have you tried the exceptional Ghanaian Jollof?” …

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Cosmopolitan Ghana: Reflections on Osu

It was about 4:30 pm. The sun felt slightly milder on the skin, though still hot. Night bars were getting set for another evening of drinks, grilled meat (suya or keebab), loud music, premier league matches and the frequent arguments from enthusiastic guests.