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Children in West Africa are working night shifts to fuel a $100-billion chocolate industry that has failed to crack down on child labour, a US government-commissioned report found

A new report commissioned by the US Department of Labour has revealed the staggering level of dangerous child labour in the $US100 billion chocolate industry. The report, from University of Chicago researchers, found that 1.56 million children in Ghana and the Ivory Coast were working in the industry. Most of […]
Children in West Africa are working night shifts to fuel a $100-billion chocolate industry that has failed to crack down on child labour, a US government-commissioned report found
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The best jollof rice: Nigerian, Ghanaian or Senegalese?

We went to three of New York City’s highest-rated West African restaurants to settle the debate over which country makes the best jollof rice. We went to a Joloff, a Senegalese restaurant in Brooklyn; Amarachi, a Nigerian restaurant in Brooklyn; and Accra, a Ghanaian restaurant in Harlem. Ijeoma Kola, a […]
The best jollof rice: Nigerian, Ghanaian or Senegalese?
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The story of a US National Guard soldier from Ghana who died trying to save people in a deadly Bronx fire is being shared as a counterpoint to Trump’s ‘shithole’ comments

President Donald Trump said that immigrants from Haiti and Africa come from “shithole” countries. Emmanuel Mensah, an immigrant from Ghana and member of the Army National Guard, died while trying to save people from a building in the Bronx over the holidays. People are sharing his story as a way […]
The story of a US National Guard soldier from Ghana who died trying to save people in a deadly Bronx fire is being shared as a counterpoint to Trump’s ‘shithole’ comments