In Sierra Leone, we met the Minister of Culture. Here’s what she told us about the country:
In Sierra Leone, we met a few people who tagged Nigeria Jollof as Salty and Sour, and as usual, urged us to try out Sierra Leone jollof because it was ‘the best’. This video chronicles our journey to find a restaurant that had Sierra Leone jollof rice; it was scarce.
Every place, town or city, has many faces. For Toke, one face for Lagos is Afrika Shrine and a nice restaurant. Kayode is an Afrika Shrine guy too, but replace the nice restaurant with a night of shots and loud music in clubs. Tosin and Kayode share similar interests, but throw in Amala at Iya […]
Fact: Salone is the common nickname and derivation of Sierra Leone. It is a word synonymous with national identity for Sierra Leoneans. Ever since we got into Sierra Leone, we’ve had very high expectations for Sierra Leonean Jollof. Especially after this declaration of war video. Surprisingly, it was a little hard to find this Jollof. […]
And might also taste better.
Hint: It's about a two decades old intervention.
Over the past 32 days on the road, we’ve been extorted, delayed at borders, gotten shitty treatment at hotels, and yet nothing has angered me more on this trip than the state of the highways (if one can even call them that) since we left Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Getting into Liberia was a nightmare. And […]
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