Daily Archives: August 4, 2019

Mozambique, Cote d’Ivoire make legal strides for women and children’s rights

In July 2019, Mozambique and Cote d’Ivoire became the latest countries in sub-Saharan Africa to strengthen laws to empower girls and women.

Mozambique passed a law to criminalize child marriages. Cote d’Ivoire pushed for gender equality by amending a marriage …

Sudan Protesters Sign Power-Sharing Deal With Military

KHARTOUM � Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders signed a hard-won constitutional declaration Sunday, paving the way for a transition to civilian rule after more than seven months of demonstrations and violence.

Under the agreement, signed at a ceremony in …

African Teens Inspired, Motivated by Basketball Without Borders

DAKAR, SENEGAL – For one intense week, 40 boys and 20 girls from 29 African countries were chosen for a highly selective program to train with current and former players from the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women’s National Basketball …