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Light African Dessert Walnuts Honey and Figs

Light African Dessert Walnuts Honey and Figs North African Dessert Walnuts Honey and Figs  Light sweet African dessert of walnuts, honey and figs are a delightful way to amaze your guests and are so delicious you will serve this easy fig walnut recipe at every party.   Light African Dessert Walnuts Honey and Figs Ingredients 5 large dried figs 5 whole walnuts  3 tablespoon honey Directions Cut open fig lengthwise and place the whole walnut inside. Close the fig and drizzle honey on top. Sprinkle with crushed walnuts and enjoy!

Tippu Tip Notorious African Slave Trader

Arab slave trader Tippu Tip made himself very wealthy in the internal slave trade and ivory trading business by specializing in traveling to the interior of Africa buying and capturing slaves. Arab Tippu Tip Notorious African Slave Trader Explore and Understand Africa Through Her Food and Culture Rev. Dr. David Livingstone was a reverend, doctor, Scottish explorer and Victorian missionary for Britain who was the first European to cross the width of southern Africa. Livingstone opposed the slave trade after witnessing its horrors firsthand in Africa. Tippu Tip and Livingstone paths crossed while Livingstone was searching for the source of the Nile River. Arab slave trade is a fact of history Hamid bin Mahamed bin Juma Borajib best known as Tippu Tip was the most notorious Arab slave trader. In the 1840 Tippu Tip was born in Zanzibar and at a very young age, he became involved in the internal slave trade and ivory trading business.  Most of the thousands of slaves taken by Tippu Tip

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