Daily Archives: August 4, 2019

In Shock and Tears, Mogadishu Mourns Loss of Slain Mayor

Mogadishu residents are mourning the loss of their mayor, who died Thursday of injuries suffered in a suicide bombing July 24 that killed at least six other people. Abdirahman Omar Osman, 53, simply known as "Injineer Yariisow," which translates

Sudan Protesters Sign Power-Sharing Deal With Military

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 t...

African Teens Inspired, Motivated by Basketball Without Borders

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 Association (WNBA). ...