Tag Archives: Personal life

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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30Mar/17

Scientists map Arabica coffee genome

Researchers have mapped the genome for Arabica coffee in an effort to unlock its delicious secrets and protect it against disease and climate change in the future.
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21Mar/17

After tasting success at home, Malawi winery looks to foreign markets

Linga fruit wines are produced from eight types of fruits locally grown by smallholder farmers in Malawi. The fruit wine brand started in 2006, has grown popular at home over the years and has now found its market in the United Kingdom with prospects the demand could grow to other countries in the future.

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21Feb/17

British heterosexual couple lose bid to have civil partnership instead of marriage

A British heterosexual couple lose bid to have civil partnership instead of marriage

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12Dec/16

Women from South Africa’s townships make profits promoting cookies

A group of women from disadvantaged backgrounds in South Africa have found a way to support their families by baking and selling cookies through an initiative that employs women from townships and enables them learn new skills and earn a regular income.

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10Dec/16

The secret’s in the spice, says German mulled wine producer as visitors flock to Christmas markets

As visitors to Nuremberg enjoy mulled wine at its famous Christmas market, one local producer reveals the secrets of making a good “Gluehwein”.

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23Nov/16

Frozen turkeys and hot oil don’t mix

Safety officials warn Americans this Thanksgiving holiday not to put a frozen turkey directly into a deep fryer at risk of lighting the house on fire. Continue reading

20Nov/16
Professor Kevin Verstrepen from the University of Leuven and VIB Center For Microbiology

Create the perfect beer using genetics

Scientists are using modern genetic technology to breed yeast strains that promote the best brewing characteristics — in the quest for the perfect beer. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

31Oct/16

Models wow Paris catwalk wearing chocolate creations

Models take to the catwalk in Paris wearing chocolate-inspired designs for the opening of the city’s annual trade fair “Salon du Chocolat.”

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26Aug/16

Poles in Britain donate blood to strengthen ties with UK

Polish migrants across the United Kingdom donate blood, in a national week long post-Brexit campaign to strengthen solidarity between Poles and Brits.
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