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Where to Stay in Africa

Ocean Green Beach Villas is a gated retirement, vacation rental, Airbnb community located on 14 acres of beach and tree lined land facing the Atlantic Ocean, in Prampram, Ghana.  You want to visit Africa but where do you start? Is it safe? What are the living conditions compared to the USA? Acting on the internal urge to return to the motherland, two of my friends travel to Ghana on a regular basis and discovered Ocean Green Beach Villa Estates located in Prampram, Ghana. Luxury pool villa in Prampram Ghana In Washington, D.C., in September 2018, Ghana’s President and chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Nana Akufo-Addo declared in 2019 the Year of Return of Diasporas' to Ghana.  At that event, President Akufo-Addo said, “We know of the extraordinary achievements and contributions Africans in the diaspora made to the lives of the Americans, and it is important that this symbolic year, 400 years later, we commemorate their existence and their sacrifice

Heqet the Egyptian goddess of childbirth

Heqet (also spelled Heqat, Heqit, Heket, or Hekit) is an ancient Egyptian goddess associated with fertility, childbirth, and rebirth. She is typically depicted as a frog or a woman with the head of a frog. In Egyptian mythology, Heqet was believed to have played a role in the creation of the universe, and was also associated with the annual flooding of the Nile River, which was seen as a symbol of new life and fertility. She was often invoked by women during childbirth, as it was believed that she could assist in the safe delivery of babies. Heqet was also associated with resurrection and the afterlife, as the ancient Egyptians believed that she could help souls transition to the afterlife. She was often depicted holding an ankh, the symbol of life, in one hand, and a scepter or a lotus in the other. Heqet was a popular deity throughout ancient Egyptian history, and was worshipped in temples and shrines throughout the land. Her cult reached its height during the Middle Kingdom (c

Kru San Pedro African Seafood Recipe at Home

Sautéed fish is a traditional fish recipe among the Kru San-Pédro communities on coastal Côte d’Ivoire and is the perfect new recipe to try with friends. Kru people are an indigenous people of Africa. The Kru belong to small independent tribal communities in Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone whose occupations were predominantly experts in navigating and sailing the Atlantic Ocean. Kru San-Pédro Sautéed Fish Fishing is an important economic activity in Côte d'Ivoire, a West African country bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the south.  The Côte d'Ivoire coastline stretches for over 500 kilometers and supports a variety of fish species, making it a prime location for commercial fishing.  Côte d'Ivoire fishing industry is divided into two main sectors: industrial and artisanal fishing. Industrial fishing is dominated by large companies that use advanced technology and equipment to catch fish in large quantities.  Artisanal fishing, on the other hand, is carried out by sm