Tag Archives: food

07Aug/17

Nigerian innovator uses app to fight food waste

Nigerian engineer Oscar Ekponimo has created a web app that could help beat hunger. The app connects disadvantaged communities with stores and non-governmental organisations; giving them an opportunity to buy food approaching the end of its shelf life at a discount.

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31Mar/17

Nigerian born chef in London puts an African twist on vegan cuisine

In London, Nigerian born entrepreneur Tomi Makanjuola has been leading the vegan rise in popularity among Africans living in the city, offering healthier and meatless dishes, packed with flavours.
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06Dec/16

Brexit vote leaves food industry with nasty taste

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union is leaving a nasty taste in the mouth of London’s food and wine industry. As Hayley Platt reports, importers are hard-hit by the pound’s dramatic decline and the vibrant food sector worries Brexit will make it tough to recruit enough staff.
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05Mar/16

Children fall sick in squalid conditions of Greece-Macedonia border camp

Migrants at the Greece-Macedonia border queue for hours to have their sick children examined by medics, as aid agencies warn that squalid conditions are taking their toll on the makeshift camp’s vulnerable residents.

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07Feb/16
Performers play the dragon dance

Worldwide celebrations for Chinese lunar New Year

China Central Television (CCTV) – Activities have been held across the world to celebrate Chinese Spring Festival, the most important festival in China.
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29Dec/15

A look at how African farmers developed agriculture and tackled challenges in 2015

The push to see Africa grow its Agriculture continued in 2015 with governments encouraged to improve infrastructure and technology for farmers. Areas being farmed by African smallholders are only producing around one metric tonne per hectare, compared with seven tonnes in developed markets. An ongoing drought in southern Africa also affected crop yields this year and forced farmers to cut the size of their herds.

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19Oct/15

Japanese food and pop music hits with Londoners

Japanese pop music singer, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, is popularizing the Japanese kawaii (cute) culture among London teenagers through her music and fashion. And Japanese home-style and kawaii cuisines such as Matcha, Izakaya, Ramen and Temaki, are also being brought to the cafes and restaurants of London, along with the Japanese culture of socializing by sharing food.
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