Rice is a staple in West Africa. Beyond Jollof rice, West Africans consume rice in as many forms as we can. Plain old white rice with sauce or stew, fried rice not to be mistaken with fry rice which is a whole other thing, tuwo and masa, the list is endless. We’ve talked a lot […]
I don’t like nightclubs. They’re noisy, the music is too loud, some people look like they should be in bed, and it’s pointless if you don’t drink anything that’s not alcohol. Add to that, everything is overpriced. But somehow, Toke, Kayode and Tosin would do anything for a good night out in one of these […]
On leaving Kayes for Bamako, Mali: The first thing I remember after getting into the Black was getting to the ferry. Kayode says while I slept, the road had some of the most beautiful views and rock formations. Views are sweet, but sleep, on days like this, is sweeter. Our ferry carried two Hilux trucks, […]
Every time we’ve spent more than a day trying to get to a new city or country, we’ve been caught unaware. We’d plan to spend a couple of hours on the road and end up spending days. Like with Liberia and Guinea Bissau. But with Mali, we knew right off the bat that getting to […]
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