Africa poised to host the World Cup for a second time

The FIFA World Cup, the biggest gathering of international football teams every four years to compete for the coveted World Cup, could be played on African soil for the second time. South Africa became the first African country to host the World Cup in 2010 and it was a beautiful spectacle with the Vuvuzela andContinue reading “Africa poised to host the World Cup for a second time”

UN demands release of Eritrean journalist Dawit Isaak jailed since 2001

The United Nations has called on the Eritrean government to release journalist, playwright and writer Dawit Isaak who was jailed since 2001 during a political crackdown. The 2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize winner was last sighted in 2005 since his arrest and his whereabouts are unknown. “The case of Mr. Isaak is emblematic ofContinue reading “UN demands release of Eritrean journalist Dawit Isaak jailed since 2001”