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#WorldChocolateDay, Dark Chocolates and More

Since 2009, 7th of July marks world chocolate day. While admitting that some of us are chocolate addicts, for me, this day is a big excuse to consume some of my favorite organic dark chocolate. This day also serves as a special occasion to add voice to condemn the irresponsible child labour practices on cocoa…

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The Workshop


Welcome to the oil-soiled field where men toil daily for bread. It’s a Tuesday and I am greeted by half dusty and tarred entrance along with three boards with hand written signs hanging unevenly; “Live-chickens for sale”, “Musa the panel beater” and “scrap metal buyer”. The space is littered with rocks, noise, stench, scraps and…