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  • The History of Jollof Rice

    In this short story about Jollof rice, we discuss the origins and history of the most famous dish in west Africa; Jollof Rice and we try to find out where it originally came from, Nigeria, Ghana, Gambia, Senegal or any other west African nation. And whilst we're at it, we also learn how to prepar...

  • Benin 1897: A Brief History

    A short 8 minute film exploring the great ancient Kingdom of Benin and its subsequent pillaging by British forces. The film was created for Digital Benin & Markk Hamburg Museum in Germany.

  • The Kingdom of Dahiomey

    In this episode of the Amazons of Dahomey, we learn about how the Dahomey kingdom first came about. How a section of the fon people left their lands and migrated to Allada, and how a succession dispute led to the discovery of Abomey, Port Novo, Whydah and eventually the creation of the Dahomey Ki...