7 Reasons Ancient African Fonio Grain Should Be A Part Of Your Alkaline Diet

If you have never tried fonio grain, you are not alone. A few weeks ago, a Queen named Elizabeth asked me why Fonio grain was not on our list of Melanin diet foods. The answer was that I never suggest items that I have not personally tried and gotten benefit from – and I had never tried or even heard of fonio grain. Now that I have tried it, I am a true believer. Here is what I learned about fonio along with 7 reasons you should throw out white…

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The secret places travel writers go to regenerate, British Airways High Life SA.

Waiting to exhale. Unplug and disconnect. In this month’s British Airways ‘High Life South Africa’ in-flight magazine, one of my bests Pippa de Bruyn, speaks to a collection of my favourite travel writers – and me – about the secret places we go to regenerate. Pick up a copy when flying BA, or read on below. ‘Travel isn’t always pretty,’ wrote Anthony Bourdain in No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach. ‘It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes…

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Donald Trump – Good For The “Black” Community.

You are here: Home / News / Donald Trump – Good For The “Black” Community. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) Alright first off yes, Trump is overall better for the African-American community than a Democratic President. I have to take a giant pill the size of a basketball for my nausea but yes I said it and I can prove it. Second no I am not on crack, a mental case, brainwashed, a coon nor a Cointel Pro operative. Third no I am not getting paid…

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New Elections Polling Data Suggests Widespread Disillusionment Amongst South African Youth

New polling data has provided unique insight into the principles, attitudes, concerns and ambitions of young South Africans (ages 18-24) ahead of the nation’s rapidly approaching general elections on May 8th. The verdict? South Africa’s young people are increasingly concerned about their future, as well as the future of their country, presenting the Rainbow Nation’s democracy with systemic challenges today faced by numerous countries across the globe. Commissioned by the Ichikowitz Family Foundation, a South African charitable organization, the findings revealed that respondents feel limited by the choices on the ballot. 58%…

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Mali gets new government

(AFP) — Mali’s president has named a new government after its predecessor resigned last month amid widespread protests over an upsurge of deadly inter-communal violence, a presidency statement said. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Sunday announced the new executive of 37 members under Prime Minister Boubou Cisse, who was appointed on April 22 to oversee the formation of a “broad-based” government. Last week, Cisse signed a pact with opposition and majority party representatives in the capital Bamako, declaring their willingness to set up a “politically-inclusive” new government. Cisse’s predecessor Soumeylou Boubeye…

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How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer

by Chiara Townley for Medical News Today A recent study concludes that medicinal herbs found in Mauritius contain chemical compounds that inhibit the propagation of cancer cells. Although science has made a great deal of headway in the treatment of cancer, there is still a long way to go. Some researchers, investigating new and innovative treatments, are casting their nets wide. One such group includes scientists from Mauritius, the United Kingdom, and the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) in Vladivostok, Russia. Together, they have been testing medicinal herbs from the islands of…

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Winners of the Digital Lab Africa Pitch Competition announced

Digital Lab Africa (DLA), a springboard and incubation platform for African creatives in digital content, has announced the 10 winning projects of this year’s edition of the DLA accelerator programme. Initiated by the Embassy of France and French Institute in South Africa (IFAS), DLA is managed by the South African technology hub Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, with support from the Agence Française de Développement (AFD). From among 500 applications from over 30 sub-Saharan countries, 10 creatives from countries such as South Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Mali and Ghana were selected. These…

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Fintech technology a potential driver of African economies, over traditional sectors

The report, commissioned by ICAEW and produced by partner and forecaster Oxford Economics, provides a snapshot of the region’s economic performance. The regions include; East Africa, Central and West Africa, Franc Zone, Northern Africa and Southern Africa. According to the report; East Africa is expected to remain the strongest growing region with a 6.3% economic expansion this year. Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda are all expected to record real GDP growth above 6% this year, largely due to infrastructure investment and the expansion of financial and telecoms services. African economic…

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