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African Proverb

African Proverb
Distance diminishes the elephant

South African Freedom Amasi Scones Recipe

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Many South Africans grew up drinking sour fermented milk or Amasi it is regarded as a traditional food. Making scones with Amasi adds unique flavor.

In the book Long Walk to Freedom, written by Nelson Mandela he mentions how he hurriedly left his hideout at a white friend’s apartment when he was one the run from the South African Apartheid government after he overheard two Zulu labors comment that it was strange to see milk on the windowsill left out to ferment.

The two labors were referring to amasi or fermented milk, an ancient probiotic drink popular with many South African tribes but especially with the Xhosa, Afrikaans and Zulu. Amasi is sour tasting, great for baking and can be used as a substitute for buttermilk.

African food recipes are easy to make at home.

South African Long Walk To Freedom Amasi Scones Recipe.
Ingredients
2 cups cake flour, sifted
½ cup butter, softened
1 cup fresh blueberries
1 large egg
1 cup Amasi
¼ cup cream
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt

Making of African Apostolic Church of John Maranke

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The late Muchabaya Momberume popularly known as Johane Marange in the year 1912 founded the African Apostolic Church of John Maranke.
Muchabaya Momberume the story of an African religious pioneer

About Johane Marange The Johane Marange Apostolic Church is most known for pioneering the famous white garments, teaching Old Testament laws, beards and bald hairstyle.
Johane Marange was born Muchabaya Momberume and his father was named Fuleni. While working for Chief Marange, Fuleni fell in love with his daughter in Mafararikwa leading to the birth of Arnold, Cornolius and Muchabaya and some girls.

Fuleni, could not afford to pay lobola or a bride price to Chief Marange. As a result, Chief Marange decided to adopt Muchabaya, the youngest of the boys, as payment. That is how he became Muchabaya Marange.

Although missionaries had the monopoly on who could preach, Johane Marange's church managed to get registration and the church was established in 1912. From then, he was told by the Ho…

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