Africa 54

February 24, 2020 11:30 AM
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On this edition of Africa 54, South Sudan’s former rebel leader Riek Machar sworn in as the country's first vice president after agreeing to form a unity government with his long-time rival President Salva Kiir; The White House begins to implementing the public charge rule, under which low-income immigrants can be denied legal residency, visas or admission into the United States; Incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe claims victory in the Togo presidential election; Italy records the highest number of confirmed corona-virus cases in Europe, while cases in China push past 77,000.

A54 Sports:More young people in Uganda are tackling the sport of American football after learning the game from American volunteers in the country.As Halima Athumani reports from Kampala, some schools want to include the game into their sports curriculum, but there is an urgent need for coaches.