China: flipping the (non)-interfering coin

Africa as a natural resource rich continent has attracted many non-African states to invest and trade. Both Western countries and China have been engaged in Africa for centuries (Dorman, 2014). However, there have been significant differences in terms of approach. Western diplomacy is characterised by interfering with the alter nation’s…

Queen Bee?!

The 'Gender Gap' policy, with its purpose to increase the number of women up to 30% in top positions on the workforce, has been reached in Dutch governmental organizations (note: not in business life). Now what? It's not that all of a sudden we have become more he for she;…

Fantastic Four Soups

It's getting colder in the northern hemisphere. And I don't like it. But, I do have to admit that I am able to enjoy a cold Autumn Sunday afternoon as it serves a perfect experimental getaway in the kitchen. There is no day during Autumn and Winter that goes by…

Brainiac Capetownian food

Whenever I would arrive in Cape Town, I would always make sure to pay a visit to Nü lunchroom in Green Point. Not only do they serve very healthy and tasty food, but most of their dishes consists of yoghurt as part of the ingredients; and all their smoothies have frozen yoghurt…

Petition: Racial justice in the US

Last week, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling “joined a long list of black people in America whose seemingly mundane actions have led to their deaths by Police Officers. The #WeAreHereMovement partnered with Mic and many other friends and supporters to highlight these horrifying, “23 Everyday Actions Punishable by Death if You’re Black…

Omelette Berbère

Ingredients 2 eggs 2 potatoes 2 tomatoes 2 (red) onions 2 cloves of garlic 1 cup green olives 1 cup chickpeas 1 cup lima beans 1 red pepper 1 green pepper 1 tsp ras el ganout 1 tsp paprika powder 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsp cumin powder 1 tbsp…