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Bawumia, Ghana hasn’t become the Dubai of West Africa, it is now armed robbers' paradise

Ghana Web 15 May 2021
The fact that Ghana has been one of the peaceful countries in West Africa and also corrupt has invited many foreigners and citizens from the neighboring countries to invade the country and commit all sorts of crimes, ranging from illegal mining to armed robbery with impunity.

West Indies confirm series against South Africa, Australia & Pakistan in 2021

Webdunia 15 May 2021
West Indies will host South Africa, Australia and Pakistan in back-to-back series from June to August 2021, Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced on Friday (May 14).The Test and T20I series against South Africa, which was rescheduled from 2020, will kickstart West Indies' international summer.

Cricket West Indies announces bumper home summer; Australia, South Africa and Pakistan to tour

DNA India 15 May 2021
In a CWI release, the Cricket West Indies CEO Johnny Grave said, "Following the successful hosting of the all-format series against Sri Lanka earlier this year, we are delighted to announce that we are set to welcome South Africa, Australia and Pakistan to the West Indies ... South Africa tour of West Indies.

We have $200m for you to borrow – ECOWAS Bank to governments, businesses

Joy Online 15 May 2021
The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development has called on governments and private sector companies in West Africa to borrow funds from institutions within the African continent ... Mawuli Benson, CEO of Glofert Limited – an agriculture chemical manufacturer also pledged on behalf of the private sector to support in eliminating hunger in West Africa.

Relaunch of United Airlines demonstrates confidence in Ghana’s aviation industry – Yaw Kwakwa

Ghana Web 15 May 2021
This is a demonstration of the confidence placed in Ghana as the preferred aviation leader in airport business in West Africa.” ... Network and Alliance at United Airlines said the decision to operate in Ghana will further expand its Africa route and aviation business network.

Africa’s children are paying for COVID-19 with their futures

Reliefweb 15 May 2021
But for people living in sub-Saharan Africa, the pandemic magnifies a long list of troubles ... Unlike the coronavirus, Africa's debt crisis is not novel ... Written by Matthew Cummins, Social Policy Regional Adviser for UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa, and Paul Quarles van Ufford, Social Policy Regional Adviser for UNICEF West and Central Africa.

Australia all set for T20I, ODI series in Caribbean

Sify 15 May 2021
St Lucia, May 14 (IANS) Australia are all set to tour West Indies for a five T20 International (T20I) and three One-day International (ODI) series from July 9 till 24, in preparation for the T20 World Cup to be held later this year in India ... The Steve Smith-led side had defeated the West Indies in the final by 58 runs.

Setting a New Jazz Standard

Wall Street Journal 15 May 2021
In May 1921, James P ... He listened intently to church hymns and to ring shouts, dance music whose call-and-response patterns traced back to West Africa ... .

Drama and beauty, hot sun and cool surfing: how Madeira stole my heart

The Guardian 15 May 2021
However, that’s not all the rocky archipelago off the west coast of Africa has to offer, as I found out when I visited for five weeks in November last year ....

Scott East

Enterprise-Journal 15 May 2021
Charles Scott East, 63, of Tylertown, died May 12, 2021. Memorial services for Charles Scott East will be held at a later date ... He was born Sept ... starting in 1970 until 2002 in West Africa, then in Dubai from 2006-08 as product line manager, and lastly in Saudi Arabia from 2009- 19 as a general manager ... Mr ... .

In Morocco’s Tarfaya, surfers give kids a taste of waves and freedom

The Arab Weekly 15 May 2021
Tarfaya once had a sandy landing strip for French biplanes to carry mail into West Africa, and the aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupery may have been inspired by his time there when writing the famous children’s story “The Little Prince.”.

"Super proud of this bindass bunch": Ravi Shastri On India's No.1 Ranking

Cricket Country 15 May 2021
New Delhi. India cricket team’s head coach Ravi Shastri praised the team for retaining the No ... 1 ... Pakistan (94) are fifth, while West Indies (84) have jumped two places to sixth. South Africa (80) and Sri Lanka (78) have dropped a rung each to seventh and eighth positions respectively, followed by Bangladesh (46) and Zimbabwe (35) ... .

French Embassy premiers three animation films

B & FT Online 15 May 2021
Fort Amsterdam -by Kojo Derban, Architect and Researcher; and Begho a Market Town in 16th Century West Africa -by Daniel Kumah and Victoria Aryee, both Archaeologists -University of Ghana, were produced by AnimaxFYB Studio, which is a Ghanaian Animation Studio, with coproduction ...

How an Olympic dream got hit

Hindustan Times 15 May 2021
Towards the end of last year, when it was off-season in Europe, there were discussions to hold a camp for javelin throwers in South Africa at the North-West University (NWU) in Potchefstroom, a renowned throws training centre, but a new strain of Covid-19 was surging through South Africa at the time and the idea was shelved.

Friendship Force returns to Let’s Eat Out meetings

Lincoln Journal Star 15 May 2021
STORY AND PHOTOS SUBMITTED BY BRUCE KEIM for the Neighborhood Extra. The Friendship Force of Lincoln (FFL) has been impacted by COVID 19, with normal club meetings postponed or held by Zoom. But as vaccinations continue and pandemic mandates ease, club members are getting back to normal ... Brewer is originally from Liberia, West Africa ... 56th St ... .