Culture September 10, 2018 at 05:00 pm

7 phrases that you thought were American but actually come from Africa

Farida Dawkins | Contributor

Farida Dawkins September 10, 2018 at 05:00 pm

September 10, 2018 at 05:00 pm | Culture

Red Tilapia fish swimming in a pond…iStock

Tilapia

Tilapia is a species of fish from the tilapiine cichlid tribe. They were also said to be farmed in Egypt.

Tilapia fish are commonly found in freshwater ponds, streams, lakes and rivers.

The word tilapia is the Latinization of the word, Tswana – the Tswana or Setswana language spoken in Southern Africa.

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