Category Archives: Sports

Uganda Para-Badminton Players Strive for Paralympics Despite Limitations

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Uganda’s Para-Badminton team is preparing for the World Championships in Basel, Switzerland, later this month. The team has the second-highest ranked player in Africa and aims to …

African Teens Inspired, Motivated by Basketball Without Borders

DAKAR, SENEGAL – 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 …

South Africa Mourns ‘White Zulu’ Johnny Clegg

The so-called White Zulu — so named for his use of indigenous South African music and dance � passed away at age 66, after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Musician …

Kenyan Football Team Aims for World Dwarf Games

Kenyans affected by dwarfism are using football (soccer) to fight stigma. The Short Stature Society of Kenya formed East Africa’s first dwarf football (soccer) team just over a year ago, …

Mauritania Constitutional Council Confirms Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as President

Mauritania’s constitutional council confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as president, amid concerns of election impropriety by opposition leaders.

On Monday, the West African country’s constitutional council announced Ghazouani had won the …