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Poetry

The Forest’s rhyme

Even before mists and dews evaporate The green forest was awake, tending to her residents But the cold iron snake will have none of her benevolence

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Africa culture/tradition Igbo culture

Significance of Breaking the Kola nut

Onye wetara oji wetara ndu (Igbo) He who brings Kola brings life… Kola nut is a symbol of hospitality and friendship in Nigeria. While other food can be cooked, the Kola nut needs no special preparation before presentation. It’s a bitter fruit of the Kola tree¶, grown all over tropical Africa. In Igbo land, Kola […]

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