3 brothers from Congo hope to bring Butler Soccer a region title

By Tyler Greever | whas11

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Butler boys soccer head coach Mario Carrillo estimates he’s coached players from about 15 different countries. The Air Force veteran said his current Bears roster, which is chasing a fourth region title in five years, is made up of about 85% of players with international backgrounds. And they all share a common thread.

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Biden is the Right Candidate for Moroccan-Americans this November

By Leila Hanafi and Sarah Alaoui | Morocco World News

Washington D.C.- The stakes in a presidential race have never been as high as the ones before us this November, with incumbent Donald J. Trump facing former Vice President Joseph Biden.  Never before has an election felt so urgent and so personal.

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On The Daily Show Trevor Noah Explains The Meaning Behind #EndSARS And Nigerian Police Protests

Celebrities like Kanye West, Beyonce and Rihanna have all publicly responded to the nationwide protests occurring in Nigeria in recent weeks using the #EndSARS hashtag, but in case SARS and the protest movement to abolish it is unfamiliar to you, Trevor Noah broke it down in simple terms on last night’s episode of The Daily Show With Trevor Noah.

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There’s a lot riding on the outcome of the US presidential election in terms of Africa’s relations with China

A Trump victory in the 3 November US elections is likely to see the US intensify its attempts to roll back China’s successful Africa policy. A Biden administration will find areas in which its US-Africa policy will converge with that of China. The US and China will be more likely to cooperate within multilateral forums and will actively seek a multilateral approach to global challenges, such as peacekeeping and health matters.

By David Monyae | Daily Maverick

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#EndSARS: Canadian Association of Nigerian lawyers suggests ways of resolving the crisis –

By The NEWS

The Canadian Association of Nigerian Lawyers (CANL) in Toronto, has made some observations and recommendations on how to resolve the #EndSARS mayhem that has made Nigeria a centre of global attention.

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Trump tweets that US will Remove Sudan from Terror List

By VOA News

U.S. President Donald Trump says the United States will remove Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism after the country follows through on an agreement to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to U.S. terror victims and families.      

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Beyoncé, Rihanna, Burna Boy, More Voice Outrage at Protest Killings in Nigeria

By Jazz Monroe | Pitchfork

Artists around the world have voiced support for Nigerian demonstrators after soldiers fired upon protest crowds yesterday (October 20), killing at least one protestor. Several more are thought to have been killed, the BBC reports, citing Amnesty International.

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Ethiopian brothers find sanctuary in Petaluma

By BOB PADECKY | THE PRESS DEMOCRAT

There was blood, oh yes, there was blood. There was dehydration and malnourishment and scars so deep on the bottom of their feet, they are still there now, 10 years later, and will remain there forever. This is what happens when two very young boys walk barefoot for 185 miles in the South Central Ethiopian highlands.

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How the EndSARS movement is spreading in DC

By  Tolu Oluwadiya | wusa9.com

WASHINGTON — Oct. 1, 2020 marked a significant celebration for Nigeria. It was the 60th anniversary of their independence from Great Britain back in 1960. Tired, frustrated and demanding a change, Nigerians fought and won their freedom from their British colonizers.  Fast forward 60 years, and a new generation is equally tired, frustrated and still demanding change, this time from their own government. Just days after Independence Day, protests broke out all across Nigeria demanding the end of a special police unit known as SARS, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.

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America to Remove Sudan From List of Terrorist States

By Lara Jakes, Declan Walsh and Eric Schmitt |NYTimes

WASHINGTON — The State Department will take Sudan off a list of countries that sponsor terrorism, clearing the way for the East African nation’s fragile government to seek international assistance and, potentially, normalized relations with Israel — a diplomatic goal for President Trump before the election next month.

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