Category Archives: Games

COVID-19 Diaries: What to Do With the Kids This Summer?    

My teenagers have found their pandemic rhythm: Light school work in the morning, watch videos, make music, eat, walk the dog. Repeat.   But summer looms. How are my teenagers going to “face the hours,” as the dying Richard says in the movie “The Hours?” The endless, sunny beautiful California day? And the day after?

NASCAR to Resume Season May 17 with 7 Races in 10 Days

NASCAR announced Thursday that it will resume its season without fans starting May 17 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina with the premier Cup Series racing three more times in a 10-day span. NASCAR joins the UFC as the first major sports organizations to announce specific return to play plans since the coronavirus pandemic shut

After Weeks on the Run, Eritrean Footballers in Uganda Plead for Resettlement

WASHINGTON – The fate of four Eritrean football players seeking asylum in Jinja, Uganda, remains uncertain, weeks after they fled their hotel during a tournament. The players had been set to compete with the Eritrean National Team in the Cecafa Under-2…

After Weeks on the Run, Eritrean Footballers in Uganda Plead for Resettlement

WASHINGTON – The fate of four Eritrean football players seeking asylum in Jinja, Uganda, remains uncertain, weeks after they fled their hotel during a tournament. The players had been set to compete with the Eritrean National Team in the Cecafa Under-2…

Kenya Vows to Cut Emissions as Dirty Stoves, Fuels Kill 21,500 a Year

NAIROBI More than 21,500 Kenyans die each year from cooking with traditional fuels like charcoal and firewood, new government data showed on Tuesday, as authorities pledged to meet a global goal of universal access to clean cooking energy by 2030.The h…

Nigerian Firefighters Battle Huge Blaze at Market in Lagos

LAGOS, NIGERIA Nigerian firefighters were trying to extinguish a major fire at the Balogun market in central Lagos on Tuesday.Thick black smoke and flames were shooting up from five-story buildings surrounding the market as firetrucks attempt to get ac…