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What type of oils or fats should I use in cooking?

There are many types of oils and fats on the market with different chemical properties and health benefits. For most people, the choice of oil is based on price and flavour. For good health, it may not be obvious which oils and fats to choose for cooking and preparing our …

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Fruits and Vegetables

Vitamins and minerals in fruit and vegetables Fruit and vegetables for good health Fruit and vegetables and protection against diseases Types of fruit Types of vegetables Legumes Colours of fruits and vegetables Selecting fruits and vegetables Fruit and vegetable serving suggestions for your family’s health Preparation and cooking of fruit …

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Africa: Politicians Don’t Do Shame Very Well

Analysis By Judith February In every government, there are those who prize the trappings of a ministerial position above their own integrity, who are intoxicated by power and loyal to leader and party no matter what. British Prime Minister Theresa May has called an early election for 8 June despite …

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Dynamics of Marriage

DERBY DERBY SAYS Marriage is like FUFU preparation ! Fufu making traditionally uses two crops- CASSAVA and PLANTAIN   Marriage traditionally involves two people- MAN and WOMAN! Two different people coming together to live as one.   The cassava comes from the GROUND   and the plantain comes from ABOVE! Two different …

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Country Spotlight – Zambia

In the Country Spotlight segment, we’ll be highlighting an African nation every Monday, with interesting facts and figures Our first spotlight is on……Zambia! DID YOU KNOW?…. The Republic of Zambia is a landlocked country, neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, …

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Ramadan Timetable 2016

The Following timetable has been provided by the East London Mosque and is applicable for London. The start and end dates of Ramadan vary depending upon the sighting of the moon. Date Day Ramadan Fajr Sunrise Zuhr Asr Magrib / Iftar Isha/ Taraweeh 6thJune Monday 2:46 4:43 1:04 5:21 9:17 …

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Africa: How Black Bin Bags and Common Sense Helped End Ebola

ANALYSIS Rather than formal health systems, it was local common sense, allied to local ingenuity, that was crucial in ending Ebola. Is it time for a bottom-up citizen science? In an essay famous among anthropologists, Clifford Geertz once tried to tie the notion of ‘common sense’ to culture. By insisting …

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Africa: ‘The Earth Is Not Flat – It Is Urban,’ Says UN Report

While cities have emerged over the past 20 years as the world’s economic platforms for production and innovation, helping millions escape poverty through better jobs and improved quality of life, mass urbanization has also led to overcrowding, deepened inequalities and triggered a raft of environmental and health challenges, according to …

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