Africa 54

January 06, 2020 11:30 AM
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On this edition of Africa 54, The Somalia-based al-Shabaab terrorist group kills three United States Department of Defense members in Kenya; Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei presided over prayers to mourn the country's top general; Residents in Burkina Faso mourn after 14 people killed and 19 wounded after a bus run over an improvised explosive device; Some blind and visually impaired in Nigeria say they still struggle against poverty and bias.

A54 Sports: In tennis, Dominic Thiem overcame the disappointment of his season-opening loss on Saturday and clinched a tie win for Austria on Monday evening in Sydney, Australia at the ATP cup.  The world number four defeated Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 7-6 to lead Austria to a 3-0 victory against Argentina.