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The Dry Season in Burundi – Time to Celebrate! II of III (Rural Notables – An Engagement, Pt.ii)

Originally posted on DIANABUJA'S BLOG: Africa, The Middle East, Agriculture, History and Culture:
Revised 12 July 2014 After all of the food had been prepared and the entertainment arranged for  Yvonne’s engagement party, it was time for the guests…

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The Dry Season in Burundi – Time to Celebrate! II of III (Rural Notables – An Engagement, Pt.ii)

Revised 12 July 2014 After all of the food had been prepared and the entertainment arranged for  Yvonne’s engagement party, it was time for the guests to arrive and the celebration to begin. Links to sauteed ndagala (whitebait) recipe that was … Continue reading

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The Dry Season in Burundi – Time to Celebrate! II of III (Rural Notables – An Engagement)

Revised 4 July 2014 When Yvonne, the daughter of my cook/paravet,  became engaged to one of our staff, a huge celebration was organized in the compound.  During this ceremony a dowry is given to the future bride’s family by the future … Continue reading

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