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Waakye refers to one of the most common foods in Ghana which is a combination of rice and beans. Ghana or Republic of Ghana is a West African country. Ghana is bordered by Ivory Coast to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east, and the Gulf of Guinea to the south.

Wu is another name for in Bissa . Wu is a stiff white porridge made of millet, sorghum or maize flour flour and is a staple food of the country. Bissa is the tribal language of the Bisa tribe of Burkina Faso and the northern tip of Ghana and Togo. Bissa is also spelled Bisa. Wu is also known as Sagabo in Moore.

Witblitz refers to South Africa's potent home-made distilled alcohol, much similar to the American Moonshine. Witblitz means "white lightning" in Afrikaans. Moonshine is home-distilled alcohol and Ameican Moonshine is typically corn liquor made in cheap, homemade stills of a relatively simple design. Witblitz is pronounced as "vit-blitz".

Warga refers to sweet green tea which the people of Guinea-Bissau love to drink aside from the palm and cashew wine found in the country. Guinea-Bissau is situated in Western Africa between Guinea and Senegal.

Walkie Talkie refers to the South African name for cooked chicken feet and heads which is sold as street food.

Wafels met Slagroom is the Dutch for waffles topped with cream, one of the Netherlands popular desserts.

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