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Jollof Rice Wars

The question of which country makes the best jollof rice has been causing heated debate on social media across west Africa.

This week BBC Trending shines a spotlight on the social media scene in war-torn Yemen. We focus on the recent detention of one prominent political analyst, and ask what his case and others like it, reveal about of freedom of speech in the country.

And, the question of which African country makes the best jollof rice is one that has been causing heated debate online. Following this week’s celebration of World Jollof Rice Day we speak to people with strong opinions about their favourite recipes.

Presenter: Megha Mohan
Producer: Anisa Subedar

Image: A dish of jollof rice / Credit: Shutterstock

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Sun 27 Aug 2017 09:32GMT


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