Nigeria’s women's football team, the Super Falcons, dominate the African Women’s Championship - winning 9 out of 11 recognized titles. But the players complain of low salaries, delayed paychecks, and being treated as second class players to the men’s team, as Timothy Obiezu reports from Abuja.
It is a tradition in some families for boys to join the Boy Scouts of America. And now it's becoming a tradition for girls, too. In February, girls were officially allowed to join all activities in the Boy Scouts, now called Scouts BSA to reflect the change. But the girls and boys are in separate troops. VOA's Deborah Block visited two all-girl troops in the Washington area to see how they are liking scouts so far.
A new film called "The Burial of Kojo" is a tale of family tensions with an overlay of magical realism. Set in Ghana, it is the first feature from Blitz Bazawule, a Ghana-born rapper and director. As Mike O'Sullivan reports from Los Angeles, the film got its start as a crowd-funded project and is being widely distributed on Netflix.