Saturday, August 20, 2022
Wardheer News

Mo Farah’s story draws horror, understanding in Somalia

By Omar Faruk  MOGADISHU, Somalia — Many Somalis are reacting with horror — and a sense of understanding — at British runner Mo Farah’s tale of being trafficked to Britain as a child and forced to look after other children. Olympic … Continued

Mo Farah: Police investigate trafficking revelations

By Christy Cooney The Metropolitan Police say they have opened an investigation into Sir Mo Farah’s revelation that he was trafficked to the UK as a child. The force says specialist officers will assess information the former Olympic athlete gave … Continued

Igathe apologises to Somali community over his remarks

by PURITY WANGUI Nairobi Jubilee governor candidate Polycarp Igathe was forced to apologize for his remarks that seemed to have irked a section of Nairobi residents. Igathe, who was accused of profiling communities, clarified that his comments should not be understood to … Continued

Great Ethiopian Run hits the streets again after 2-year hiatus

25,000 men, women dressed in green, yellow, and red sporting jerseys bring sense of optimism to city impacted by conflict Seleshi Tessema   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, The Great Ethiopian Run, a 10-kilometer (6-mile) international road race, returned to the streets … Continued

Afcon 2021: Caf discuss state of pitch in Douala

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) met on Tuesday to discuss the poor state of the pitch in Douala and whether Africa Cup of Nations matches may need to be moved from the arena. Cameroon’s largest city has hosted just … Continued