Category Archives: Sports

Kenya’s First Football Team of People Living with Albinism

Growing up with albinism, 24-year-old Allan Herbert, a Kenyan journalism graduate, knew he was different. While he did not experience the same stigmatism and discrimination of his peers living with albinism, he had to be shielded from the sun by his pe…

Kenya’s First Football Team of People Living with Albinism

Growing up with albinism, 24-year-old Allan Herbert, a Kenyan journalism graduate, knew he was different. While he did not experience the same stigmatism and discrimination of his peers living with albinism, he had to be shielded from the sun by his pe…

Ugandan Coach Scouts for Major League Baseball Talent in Africa

George Wilson Mukhobe has worked as a baseball coach in Uganda for the last decade, and for the last three years as a Major League Baseball scout in Africa.He says there is impressive talent in Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda.But Mukhobe says…

Algeria win Africa Cup of Nations

CAIRO Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secured a 1-0 win against Senegal in the final in Cairo.Baghdad Bounedjah’s shot took a huge deflection off Salif Sane and looped over goalkeeper Alfred Gomes.Senegal…

AFCON2019: Senegal faces Algeria in finals; Tunisia battles Nigeria for the third place

CAIRO The AFCON2019 finals is a battle between West and North African countries, Senegal and Algeria respectively.Senegal after beating Tunisia 1-0 in the first semi-finals will at the finals meet Algeria who beat three times Champions, Nigeria 2-1 in …

Kenya’s Ice Hockey Team Determined to Qualify for 2022 Winter Olympics

NAIROBI – Kenya’s only ice hockey team is still trying to earn a bid for the 2022 winter Olympics, being held in Beijing. In a two-day friendly event held in Nairobi last weekend, the team qualified for the finals but fell to team USA in a nail biter. …

Central African Republic Facing Acute Food Shortages

GENEVA – A new report finds nearly half of all people in the Central African Republic are suffering acute food shortages. The latest assessment by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, a joint effort by eight U.N. and International non-gov…

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 f…