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How Lebanon and West Africa Eloped, fell in Love and had that Love Child

Submitted by Nadia on Tue, 2011-11-29 00:41
Kebbe (Lebanese meatballs)

The West have always been under the illusion they are the only ones that house a multicultural diaspora. West Africa has had its own version of invaders and traders for centuries. Of all those who have come and gone, its safe to say the Lebanese are the largest non-african ethnic minorty in West Africa. And how did this happen? Research indicates that sometime in the 19th Century, certain Lebanese groups were on their way to Brazil and landed on the West coast by mistake believing it to be South America. These travellers were mainly Manorite Christians.

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