African Roots of Trinidad & Tobago’s Christmas Cuisine

  Our cuisine like our peoples, over time has become a melting pot of indigenous, Spanish, British, French, African, Indian, Chinese, Lebanese, and in more recent times, German and Italian influences. However, this article pays tribute to the culinary creativity of our African ancestors who crossed the Atlantic in chains, with meal preparation a distant memory.…

Total African Nations Championship Will Embrace Technology

While football federations in Europe and the Americas are yet to be convinced about FIFA’s implementation of goal line technology and video assistant referee (VAR) systems, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) plans to use both technologies in 2018 during the Total African Nations Championship. During a CAF meeting in Cairo, officials resolved to roll…

Cool Runnings: Nigerian Bobsled Team Heads to the Winter Olympics

The 1993 Disney film Cool Runnings, starring the legendary Canadian comedic actor John Candy, told the curious story about the national bobsled team of Jamaica and the squad’s unlikely appearance in the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. Although the premise of Cool Runnings was based on the oddity of a bobsled—or bobsleigh—squad hailing from a Caribbean…