Gilbert O. Ogonji, former longtime professor of biology and chair of Coppin State University’s Department of Natural Sciences, died March 13 at his Silver Spring home from pulmonary fibrosis. He was 77. “Early on, he demonstrated a talent for leadership, teaching, mentoring and inspiring students and faculty to achieve,” the university said in announcing Dr. […]
Tag: Swahili Village
Swahili Village Restaurant and Bar offers authentic Kenyan meals and Kenyan ambiance. Venture in and be transported to a city in Kenya. Karibu. We serve nyama choma, tilapia, samosas, imported beer, and beverages. There is plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. Truly African. Serves a wide variety of African dishes. Lunch specials, Amazing happy hour […]
Kevin Onyona, chef and owner of Swahili Village, is convinced he has been losing customers because of his address on Baltimore Avenue in Beltsville. The problem isn’t limited to the Kenyan restaurant’s unfortunate location, which is situated behind a Shell gas station. The place is also small, and it requires customers to hike up steep […]
When Kevin Onyona took a flight to the US on September 23, 1999, his heart was pulsating, blood throbbing and mind racing for only one thing: his girlfriend in Maryland. But upon touching down at Washington Dulles International Airport two days later, his heart fell for a different temptation— the beauty that was America. He […]
Kenya is among the few countries selected to showcase their cultural diversity at the US fete dubbed 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. The event slated for June 25 to July 6, at the National Mall, Washington DC in the US, will offer opportunities to showcase Kenya’s tourism potential and cultures. The outdoor extravaganza will also showcase diversecultures and food, coming […]
The story of Kevin Onyona: Swahili Village,a Diaspora Restaurant in Maryland where Kenyan meals such as goat stew, collard greens & rice, cornmeal (Ugali) is served. Swahili Village offers authentic Kenyan meals with Kenyan flair. Nyama choma, tilapia, samosas, imported beer, and beverages.