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Chinese investors focus on West Africa amid decline in total loans

South China Morning Post 24 Sep 2023
Research shows Chinese loans to African countries fell 37 per cent during pandemic years, but investments in West Africa have risen while lending to traditional top 10 borrowers has remained flat ... .

Harmonizing and Improving Statistics in West Africa - P169265 (World Bank Group)

Public Technologies 24 Sep 2023
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Tropical Storm Philippe forecast to strengthen as a new system emerges off Africa

Sun Sentinel 24 Sep 2023
Tropical Storm Phillippe is expected to gradually gain strength and a new system emerges off Africa as Tropical Storm Ophelia deteriorates to a post-tropical cyclone ... Saturday, Phillipe was located about 1,125 miles west of Africa’s Cabo Verde Islands, moving west at 14 mph with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph.

Chris Koney’s column: Discussing current global geopolitical situation with Russia’s ambassador

B & FT Online 24 Sep 2023
What are the key lessons and takeaways from the successful Russia-Africa Summit 2023? ... Moreover, the 2023 West Africa Economic Outlook report by the African Development Bank indicates that the major problem is not about the food supplies, but the energy crisis ... How has Russia-Africa relations been in the light of the current operation?.

Weighing in on Serial Proclamations of Loyalty

This Day 24 Sep 2023
Against the backdrop of recent military coups in West and Central Africa, Nigeria’s military high command is serially pledging its loyalty to the constituted civilian authority and warning its rank and file against any coup thoughts ... If these conditions are fulfilled, any attempt to thwart democracy will be resisted in Africa.

South Africa’s Great White Sharks Were Chased Away. That’s Great News.

The Atlantic 24 Sep 2023
Several years ago, in South Africa, the world was reminded that even great white sharks have something to fear ... Great white sharks started disappearing from some of their best-known habitats around South Africa’s False Bay and Gansbaai regions, in the country’s southwest ... In the white sharks’ absence, South Africa’s west coast is changing.

Winston Churchill and the initial scorn that Windrush created

Jamaica Observer 24 Sep 2023
A flood of immigrants from Africa, Asia, and the West Indies during the 1950s sparked anxiety throughout the United Kingdom, which had a white population of over 90 per cent at the time ... Sene Jameh, a black man born in Harlesden, west London, to Jamaican parents, is married to a woman of East Indian heritage.

Dozes dead in fire due to Benin fuel depot blast

La Prensa Latina 24 Sep 2023
The fire broke out in Seme-Podji town of the West African country around 9.30 a.m ... Gasoline smuggling is common between Nigeria, one of Africa’s top oil producers, and its neighboring countries. The West African country heavily relies of smuggled fuel from Nigeria with a substantial black market ... EFE. nkt-lbg-ssk Tags ....

One Fine Day by Matthew Parker review – compelling portrait of the British empire on the brink of decline

The Observer 24 Sep 2023
There were vibrant street celebrations in Lagos after the first election in British West Africa named three members of the Nigerian National Democratic party to the legislative council of southern Nigeria ... From Ocean Island, the narrative moves slowly west, hovering for several ...

Philippe (Pronounced fee-LEEP): Sept. 23, 2023

Dothan Eagle 24 Sep 2023
Phillipe formed from a tropical wave moving off the West Coast of Africa on Sept. 23, 2023. .

Tropical Weather-Atlantic

Victoria Advocate 24 Sep 2023
Tropical Weather-Atlantic for Sunday, September 24, 2023. Tropical Rainstorm Ophelia; Tropical Storm Philippe forms in the Atlantic ... Periods of heavier rain ... AccuWeather meteorologists are also tracking a tropical wave emerging off the west coast of Africa that could slowly organize through next week ... ....

Every album by Talking Heads ranked — from worst to best

The Times/The Sunday Times 24 Sep 2023
... film, Stop Making Sense, the New York-based band set literate lyrics about angst, uncertainty and social unease to quirky, spiky pop that slowly expanded to take in funk, soul, R&B, electronica and the beats and textures of West Africa.

One Fine Day by Matthew Parker review – compelling portrait of the British empire on ...

The Guardian 24 Sep 2023
As the Palestine mandate, administered by Britain, came into force, the empire was at its largest square mileage ... There were vibrant street celebrations in Lagos after the first election in British West Africa named three members of the Nigerian National Democratic party to the legislative council of southern Nigeria ... ....

I quit my job to travel the world for a year

Manila Bulletin 24 Sep 2023
Three hundred sixty-five days plus a 30-day extension after, I had travelled non-stop solo across Australia, Asia, Europe, and Africa, slept in countless beds in 34 countries, 117 cities, and accumulated travel stories and adventures to last a lifetime ... FRIENDS FROM ALL OVER The author with other travelers on a boat trip in West Africa.

Oil Merchant, Azudialu-Obiejesi’s Wondrous Taste 

This Day 24 Sep 2023
Life & Style .. Top oil merchant, Dr. Ernest Azudialu-Obiejesi, is the brain behind Nestoil Group, one of the biggest indigenous oil and gas servicing companies in Nigeria ... It was that experience that prepared him for the volatile business climate in Nigeria when he set up Obijackson West Africa Limited in 1982 ... .

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