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African independence mainly took place in the 1960s

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African independence is the liberating attitude of being able to survive alone, freedom from the control of a foreign nation, having the choice to govern your country by your own people after centuries of being a foreign colony. African independence, which mainly took place in the 1960s, meant indigenous Africans were finally able to exercise self-government over the territory in which their ancestors, ancestors lived riding the continent of the relics of colonization and apartheid. On September 9, 1999, 54 African countries, in their quest for unity, economic and social development called for the establishment of an African Union. The vision of the African Union is that of an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the global arena. African Union Flag Listing in alphabetical order of 54 African Independence Dates Algeria July 1962 from France Angola November 1975 from Portugal Botswana September 1966 fr

Sukuma Wiki Collard Greens African Food Recipe

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Collard Greens African Food Recipe Where do collard greens originate from; collard greens are not actually an ingenious African vegetable, they are a northern European green vegetable. The word collard is a corruption of the German kohlwort, meaning any cabbage with no head. Culture and food of Africa would not be complete without including the African food recipe Sukuma Wiki Collard Greens. In the African Great Lakes region and many parts of East Africa, sukuma wiki or collard greens is a common dish. Sukuma Wiki is a favorite Collard Greens dish to serve with any number of American and African dishes. 20 minute Fresh Collard Greens African Food Recipe Total time from start to finish 30 minutes Ingredients 2 pounds collard greens, chopped 1 cup vegetable broth 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 large white onion, chopped 3 ripe tomatoes, chopped Salt to taste Directions In a large pot, add oil heat on medium high then add onions sauté 2 minutes. Add greens and vegetab

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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My father and mother are historians of African culture and history and their influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

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