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Rum, Sugar And Slavery

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Sun, 2017-11-05 16:43

This article is about rum, sugar and human property; a tapestry of trade woven into the histories of the Caribbean, Britain, America and Africa.

Trade In Africans

African slaves were purchased with rum — slaves were purchased from African chiefs and shipped to the Caribbean to harvest sugar cane, which was turned to molasses and then rum, which was then shipped back to Africa to purchase more slaves.

Bee Species In Great Britain And Honey

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Fri, 2017-04-14 14:54

Did you know there's around 250 bee species in Great Britain?
Most of these are solitary bees and bumblebees, but there are species of honey bee.

They may be tiny but bees are essential for a healthy environment and healthy economy. But right now, the bees are in trouble. Since 1900, the UK has lost 20 species of bee, and a further 35 are at risk.

We need to know more about brilliant bees, and find out how to get the county buzzing again with bee-friendly plants in gardens, streets and communities.

Business Development Enterprise Africa 2017

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Wed, 2017-04-05 19:05
Enterprise Africa Summit Ghana 2017

This is the opening address and keynote speech delivered by the Honourable Minister for Business Development, IBRAHIM MOHAMMED AWAL ON March 22, 2017 at the opening of the Enterprise Africa Summit Ghana 2017 organnised by the British Council.

I will like to thank the Country Director and management of the British Council for inviting us to the Enterprise Africa Summit which has brought together Development partners, policy makers, investors, academics and private sector players from Sub- Saharan Africa and the United Kingdom.

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