Ghana Places Third At The 2018 Jollof Festival Washington D.C.


Jollof rice, a common dish among African cultures has recently become popular among modern African and African Diaspora communities due to almost every west African-country claiming to own the best Jollof.

On Saturday 7th July, African countries in the Diaspora battled at year two of the annual Jollof wars to discover the best jollof rice in the African Diaspora community.

Ghana came third in this year’s battle, followed by Sierre Leone and Liberia taking second and first place respectively.

The event organized by Afropolitan Insights sees most popular African countries participants such as  (Senegal, Gambia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Togo, Cameroon, Mali and Ghana), the Jollof rice has made headlines this year over which country prepares the delicacy best.

This year’s event was full of fun, drumming and dancing as the festival was geared to engage the buzzing African, the Caribbean, and African-American food community through a celebratory delicacy — Jollof — in a friendly and pseudo-competitive atmosphere.



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