Daily Archives: October 5, 2019

Will Sudanese Accept New Women’s Soccer League?

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Twenty-one-year-old Marilyn Zakarya is one of the players in the Sudanese women’s football league that launched this week. Zakarya came from South Sudan to follow her dream in Khartoum. But she is worried whether Sudan’s conservative society …

South Africa, Nigeria mend relations and agree trade deals

PRETORIA, South Africa and Nigeria signed 30 trade and cooperation agreements, weeks after a wave of violence against Nigerian nationals in Johannesburg and Pretoria had strained relations between Africa’s top two economies.

In September, mobs armed with makeshift weapons attacked …

Global Fund Gives Kids in Crisis-Plagued Sahel Chance at Education

GENEVA – A global education fund is providing tens of thousands of Sahelian children in crisis with a quality education, bringing hope to boys and girls who have known nothing but violence and sorrow in their young lives. Education Cannot …

Cameroon Opposition Leader, Supporters Released

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Hundreds of prisoners, including an opposition party leader, were freed Saturday in Cameroon after Cameroon President Paul Biya ordered a halt to court proceedings against them.

Supporters sang and shouted at the Yaounde military tribunal as opposition …

Cameroon Opposition Leader, Supporters Released

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Hundreds of prisoners, including an opposition party leader, were freed Saturday in Cameroon after Cameroon President Paul Biya ordered a halt to court proceedings against them.

Supporters sang and shouted at the Yaounde military tribunal as opposition …