A collection of news and information related to Western Africa published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 257 » View baltimoresun.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-22 Next >
To Funlayo Alabi, Shea Radiance is much more than a business. It’s a mission. Started in their Ellicott City home by Funlayo and her husband, Shola, Shea Radiance sells skin and hair products made from shea butter. Since the company’s...
Tags: Clarksville, Nigeria, Walmart, Howard County, Whole Foods Market
Happy President's Day, dear readers. Monday, Feb. 18 is the official observance, but President George Washington's birthday is Feb. 22. Slice that cheery pie from Goll's Bakery, 234 North Washington Street, 410-939-4321 and toss a silver dollar across...
Algerian forces claimed a decisive victory this weekend over al-Qaida-affiliated Islamist militants who took over a giant natural gas plant near the country's border with Mali last week and threatened to kill hostages and blow up the facility. But the...
Tags: Mali, Energy Resources, Rebellions, Africa, France
Roman Catholic bishops convening in Baltimore joined students and volunteers Sunday to transform a Harbor East hotel corridor into a food-packing operation to benefit West African orphans and battered women. Measuring out thousands of plastic bags of dry...
Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton: Relay for Life for Western Howard County to celebrate cancer survivors June 8Over the past few months I have been sharing news of preparations for the annual Relay For Life of Western Howard County. It seems that the event is now just right around the corner and the community is invited to participate in this free, fun-filled...
Howard County students spent part of their weekend celebrating Black History Month with a bit of friendly competition. Students from 15 elementary and middle schools took to the stage on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Veterans Elementary School in Ellicott City to...
Residents and vendors from the many corners and cultures of Baltimore descended on the campus of Polytechnic Institute/Western High this weekend for the annual Baltimore International Festival. "I just believe that people need to meet other people," said...
Award-winning Carroll County photojournalist, fine art photographer and author Phil Grout will appear for the opening of his latest exhibition Friday, May 4, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Off Track Art in Westminster. The exhibit, "Child of the Universe," is a...
Motown was in the spotlight on last night's show, with "thrilling comebacks" and "disappointing setbacks." Tom says "Our stars know there's 'nowhere to hide.'" We start with a Motown Medley from Harold Wheeler, the DWTS singers and the pro troupe. The...
Tags: Music, Dance, Entertainment Events, Concerts, Justice System
When she was a child growing up in Lothian, Lyndra Pratt loved spending time with her grandmother, Margaret Ann Easton, at Easton's nearby farm. Naturally, Pratt was curious about this woman she loved so dearly. What, she wondered, had her grandma's life...
At a time in their lives when young people feel the pressure of "what's next?" Larry Shirley, of Towson, and Barbara Cook, of Cockeysville, enlisted in the Peace Corps. That decision changed the course of their lives. The same could probably be said...
Apr 16, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 13, 2013 |Story| Patuxent Homestead
Jan 22, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Nov 18, 2012 |Story| Associated Press
Nov 11, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 27, 2012 |Story| Patuxent Homestead
Feb 14, 2012 |Story| Patuxent Homestead
Aug 7, 2011 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 3, 2012 |Story| Patuxent Homestead
Apr 24, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Sep 16, 2011 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Sep 19, 2011 |Story| Patuxent Homestead
Original site for Western Africa topic gallery.