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Obama touring Senegal, West Africa in June 2013

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Sun, 2013-06-16 20:05
Image of Yolele: Recipes from the Heart of Senegal

Obama addressed Ghana's parliament on his July 2009 trip to West Africa. Obama spend less than a day in the capital. The White House says this trip will focus on strengthening economic growth, democratic institutions, and African leadership. Well what about African food? Will Obama be trying the national dish in Senegal's capital Dakar?

Top 10 West African Restaurants In New York

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Sun, 2013-06-16 08:57
New York Statue of Liberty

West Africans living in New York. Guineans, Malians, Ghanaians, Nigerians, and Ivory Coasters being the main groups. Gradually the eating establishments of these people have grown.

Cooking from this restaurants includes okra and black-eyed-pea-based dishes. Senegalese cheb (a national dish of fish and vegetables over flavored rice), mafe (peanut sauce with lamb or chicken), and yassa (fish or chicken with a mustard-onion relish).

African Century

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Wed, 2013-06-05 19:10
African Market Food

Today seven of the ten fastest growing economies today lie in Africa. In the region of West Africa, Ghana is on course to be the world's eighth fastest-growing economy between 2011 and 2015, while Nigeria (with expected growth of 7 per cent this year) is set to become one of the world's largest by the end of this decade.

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