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Arabella Edge

Arabella Edge is a writer and novelist whose first work, The Company, received a 2001 Commonwealth Writers Prize. 

Diary | June 2001 – Arabella Edge

June 2001, no. 231 01 June 2001
April 16, Ghana. We arrive to the pandemonium that is Accra Airport. It is as if a coup has happened and everyone is fleeing the country. The general dilapidation of the place seems vaguely familiar. Suddenly, I remember a BBC documentary series on airports around the world, which featured Accra. Nick changes US$100 at an exchange rate of 7000 cedis to one greenback. He returns with a huge wad of ... (read more)