An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar

After traveling through Ethiopia, Sudan, and Libya, Omar got on a boat in the hopes of reaching Italy, finding a coach, and making it to the Olympics. But the boat carrying her ran out of fuel, according to media reports. She failed to grab a rope tossed by an Italian navy ship rescuing passengers,…


Keffi’s Birthday Treat

A story by Professor Wole Soyinka at age 19.