Archive for September, 2016

Eating your placenta – is it healthy or just weird?

Eating your placenta – is it healthy or just weird?

Celebrities like January Jones and the Kardashians are doing it. But is the practice of placentophagy simply a fad, or are there actual health benefits to consuming one’s own placenta?

placentaAccording to one cookbook on the subject, you can mix your raw placenta with yoghurt and fruit in a blender and make a smoothie. Or add it to ground beef in a lasagna recipe. Or make chocolate truffles out of it. Dice it, slice it, sauté it with onions, dehydrate it and grind it up – it seems there’s no wrong way to eat placenta. Continue reading

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Religion in Zimbabwe – Tithing troubles

Religion in Zimbabwe – Tithing troubles

Even the most popular preachers of prosperity are facing tougher times

zimAug 27th 2016 | HARARE | Economist

THE booming voice of Apostle Rodney Chipoyera, the pastor of the Kingdom Prosperity Ministries, fills a decrepit cinema-turned-church in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital. Yes, times are tough, he tells his congregants, who sit in broken chairs wearing their Sunday best. The country may be bust, but if you stop tithing—giving a full tenth of your income to his church—you will be cursed. “You tithe, He blesses,” proclaims Mr Chipoyera. “You keep the tithe, the curse is initiated.” The congregation responds in ardent agreement: “I refuse to rob God in tithes and offerings!”      Continue reading

GT CULTURE-VULTURES GAIN STICKMAN OSCARS – By Waltie Ainsworth

GT CULTURE-VULTURES GAIN STICKMAN OSCARS

By Waltie Ainsworth

After a prolonged absence of more than two decades, a dance troupe from the Guyana National School of Dance is performing

Claire Goring

Claire Goring

in New York for the Labor Day festivities.  And as part of the annual celebrations the Guyana Cultural Association awarded some 18 of its esteemed artists with special awards.

Topping the list of awardees was Ms Claire Goring of Solo fame and brain. Claire Ann is a native of Victoria and has been with the GCA since its inception in 2001 and is currently working on establishing an Art and Culture Centre for young artists in the Diaspora.

CLICKTHIS LINK FOR COMPLETE LIST OF AWARDEES: http://guyfolkfest.org/awards/

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