Vincent Makori reports on the European Union praise in tripling its funding for search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea. Kenya launched a major police recruitment drive. Malawi president comments on the South Africa xenophobic attacks. It's Music Makers Friday and today we feature Ghanaian hip-hop sensation Edem. VOA’s Sonny Young meets with a special Olympian from Botswana. Watch the show Monday-Friday @ 1630 UTC/GMT. Visit VOAnews.com and visit us on Facebook.