On this edition of Africa 54, more than 150 people in northern Nigeria are missing and feared drowned, after an overloaded boat ferrying passengers to a market sank in the Niger River, according to local officials; French President Emmanuel Macron recognizes his country's role in Rwanda's genocide and hoped for forgiveness at a memorial in Kigali.
A54 Sports: In the first games of the Basketball Africa League’s quarterfinals, Egypt's Zamalek triumphed Cameroon’s Forces Armées et Police Basketball with an 82-53 victory. In a much closer game, Angola's Petroleos de Luanda came out on top against Morocco's AS Sale in a 79-72 win. Africa 54’s Jackson Mvunganyi recaps the highlights.
TopicsArts, Culture, Entertainment and Media
Program TitleAfrica 54
Expiration DateJune 26, 2021 1:18 pm EDT
Embargo DateDecember 31, 1969 7:00 pm EST
Brand / Language ServiceVoice of America - English