Tagged in: July 2019

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NBA launches multi-million dollar push into Africa

With Africa’s youth demographic providing a huge potential source of both fans and players for professional basketball, the US’s National Basketball Association (NBA) has ambitious plans for expansion across the continent, as David Thomas reports.

Sudan’s gold: Hemedti’s untold power

The power of Mohamed “Hemedti” Hamdan Dagolo, who has led the violent suppression of demonstrators in Sudan, is based not only on leadership of a militia but also his control of valuable gold resources.