The Email Scammers Who Use Voodoo to Fleece Their Victims
We spoke to director Ben Asamoah about his new documentary, 'Sakawa'.
Daniel Dylan Wray
This Vegan Chocolate Bar Comes with a Proud Ghanaian Legacy
South London entrepreneur Raphael Dapaah’s grandparents owned cocoa plantations in Ghana. Now, he and his siblings run a chocolate business committed to paying cocoa farmers a fair wage.
West African food
How a New Generation Is Building on Britain's Long History of West African Food
And why there’s so much more to explore, from Nigerian egusi soup and Ghanaian kelewele to Senegalese thieboudienne.
How to Improve Your Summer BBQ, Ghanaian Style
Forget stale buns and plastic cheese, Zoe Adjonyoh's beef chichinga skewers bring a dose of West African spice to the grill.
Beef Chichinga Skewers Recipe
"The lyrically named chichinga is a very popular street food, essentially Ghana’s answer to shish kebab: meat that has been rubbed in a spice mix, then skewered and grilled."
This Ghanaian Bakery Has a Delicious Secret
No one knows exactly what goes into the traditional West African bread at Uncle John’s Bakery, but people travel from all over London to try it.
Keyzuz is a Ghanaian DJ Hoping to Bridge the Gap Between Genres
Spinning straight out of Accra, she's moving the sound away from hiplife and Afrobeats and planting the seeds of electronic.
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
J Hus Emanates Power in His Video for "Spirit"
The Ghana-shot clip follows his Mercury Prize nomination from last week.
These Ghanaian Dumplings Are Deep-Fried Perfection
Made with grated cassava and fried until crisp and golden, you’re Ghana want to make these.
Zoe Adjonyoh Wants You to Step Inside Her Ghana Kitchen
We talk to the London chef about her new cookbook, which showcases the West African-inspired dishes from her wildly popular Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen supper club and pop-up restaurant.
Cassava Dumplings (Agbeli Kaklo)
Made from grated cassava, this is one of Ghana’s favourite savoury snacks (and has a banging texture and crunch).
Grains of paradise make a great addition to any fish marinade, especially if roasted before grinding, as their nutty flavour enhances rather than overpowers delicately flavoured fish like cod.