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Poets in Paradise The Modern Day Seychellois Poets

Seychelles, an island known for its natural environment and exemplary green conservation stance, is also home to a small group of poets, who write more about life and the living environment than nature. Peter P...

Seychelles Tourism Academy

The prestigious magazine, Destination of the World News, recently named the Seychelles as the new ‘global hot-spot’. Attracted by the region’s pristine beaches and luxury resorts, many famous people visit these...

Galinha Cafreal Recipe

Galinha Cafreal (chicken marinated and fried)Background: Galinha is Portuguese for chicken. This recipe is believed to have originated from Africa. It basically means “grilled chicken”, although in Goa it i...

Nimbaya! A Story of Love, Courage and Determination

NIMBAYA! Photo: Victor Diazlamich “Choosing this name (NIMBAYA!) was intended to be a tribute to women’s beauty, strength, fertility and integrity.” NIMBAYA!, an all-female Guinean percussion troupe, shares ...

Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba. Photo: Pictorial Press Ltd / AlamyBreaking through lifelong barriers both personal and public, Miriam Makeba lived a courageous life unafraid of standing up for what was right. She did so wi...

Creole in Trinidad

Trinidad was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1498 on his third trip to the new world. He named the island “The Trinity” for the three hills he saw when he first landed. Spanish colonization has begun by 1...

Recipe for Coriander Chutney

Coriander ChutneyIngredients:2 cups coriander leaves, tightly packed 1 cup fresh grated coconut 4 green chillies/peppers 1 medium onion chopped fine 1/2 inch piece ginger 4 cloves garlic 1/3 tsp ...

Beyoncé Knowles: A Creole Queen

Beyoncé Knowles is one of the most popular female singers of all time. The Queen B, as some fans have come to call her, has seemingly found fame and success in all she does. In addition to a trophy case full of...

Ludovic Lamothe – The Black Chopin of Haiti

Ludovic Lamothe - The Black Chopin of HaitiLudovic Lamothe, the ‘Black Chopin’ of Haiti, composed many piano pieces, including Haitian meringues, and he played a key role in the development of Haiti’s musi...

Cane River Creoles of Louisiana

House at Melrose Plantation. Photo: Rinald MamachevKreol explores the generational developments over hundreds of years in the deep South of the United States. The Cane River Creoles of Louisiana establishe...

James Bond comes to life in the Seychelles

Ian Fleming (right) portrait on the setof 'GOLDFINGER' (1964) with SeanConnery and Shirley Eaton.Photo: Moviestore collection Ltd /AlamyThe greatest obstacle any writer will ever face is the limits of thei...

Epiphany: Breathing New Life into the Music Industry

EpiphanyStereotypes are a hard thing to shake in life. They exist in the minds of millions to classify and identify other genders, other ethnicities, or other groups. Stereotypes are often incorrect and to...

Creole of Sierra leone

Sierra Leone is a country located on the western coast of Africa between Guinea and Liberia. Formerly a British colony, it became an independent country in 1961. The modern center of Creole culture in Sierr...