Daily Archives: March 29, 2020

African Students Stuck in China: ‘Our Pleas Are Falling on Deaf Ears’

WASHINGTON – Michael Girma wants to go home.

The 25-year-old student misses his sister and brother. He misses his mother, and his friends 5,000 miles away.

Since late January, Girma …

Mali Votes in Long-Delayed Parliamentary Election

Voters in Mali went to the polls Sunday to elect members of the 147-seat National Assembly.  

The parliamentary election in the war-torn West African country, which should have taken place after President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s 2018 reelection, has been postponed several …