Category Archives: Sports

Sudan Protesters Call for Civil Disobedience

Protest leaders in Sudan are urging people to participate in acts of civil disobedience to put pressure on the military after the deadly disruption of their recent sit-in. The Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA), which led the demonstrations that ...

Infantino: FIFA, AFD to Promote Women’s Soccer in Africa

FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) have pledged ahead of the June 7-July 7 World Cup in France to promote women's soccer in Africa on a long-term basis, the governing body's president Gianni Infantino said on Tuesday."I am happy

Infantino: FIFA, AFD to Promote Women’s Soccer in Africa

FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) have pledged ahead of the June 7-July 7 World Cup in France to promote women's soccer in Africa on a long-term basis, the governing body's president Gianni Infantino said on Tuesday."I am happy

UN Chief Condemns Killing of Protesters by Sudanese Security Forces

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned a Monday attack by Sudanese security forces that broke up a protest site in Khartoum and killed or wounded dozens of people."He condemns the use of force to disperse the protesters at the

UN Chief Condemns Killing of Protesters by Sudanese Security Forces

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned a Monday attack by Sudanese security forces that broke up a protest site in Khartoum and killed or wounded dozens of people."He condemns the use of force to disperse the protesters at the

Rights Groups: Abuses on the Rise in Syria’s Afrin

Rights groups are expressing concerns over the increasing abuses against civilians by rebel forces in the northwestern Syrian city of Afrin.Last week, a 10-year-old boy with Down syndrome, who was kidnapped by a rebel group, was killed along with his

Kenyan Villagers Use ‘Digital Wells’ to Cope with Record Drought

NAKURU, KENYA Kenya is facing one of the worst stretches of drought in years, causing underdevelopment, fights over water, and fears of starvation. However, a village in western Kenya is using a high-tech solution to water scarcity with

Uganda Seeks $927 Million to Support Refugee Population

The Ugandan government and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees are calling on the donor community to extend $927 million to support the over 1.2 million refugees living in Uganda. But the appeal is complicated by the alleged misuse of