Owari - African bead game - Wizzy home page Oware - Mancala World This traditional African game is still played in Barbados. This is perhaps one the oldest African traditions here. During holidays men can be seen playing..young people marvel at the skill of these men. The game is called Warri in Barbados. Warri is a very popular oil-producing city in Nigeria. Is this game played by Afro Americans?