Aliane Mugisha was a roadside hawker in Kigali when she decided to change her business, inspired by the local men who rode taxi bicycles. She did not know this would lead to a whole new cycling adventure. In The Young Cyclist, by filmmaker Yuhi Amuli, she shares her story of determination and focus – and its uplifting results.
World Cup Countdown gives you a global perspective from every region ahead of the Middle East’s first-ever FIFA World Cup. This episode focuses on Africa, with special reports from Dakar, Rabat and Soweto as well as expert analysis from broadcasters Usher Komugisha and Maher Mezahi.
World Cup Countdown gives you a global perspective from every region ahead of the Middle East’s first-ever FIFA World Cup. August’s episode focuses on Europe, with expert analysis from 2010 World Cup winner Javi Martinez and former Scotland striker Andy Gray.
101 East meets India’s young athletes racing for a better future. A sporting initiative is helping tribal communities achieve athletic success and with it, recognition and acceptance. 101 East meets India’s young athletes racing for a better future.
On beaches, in training grounds, and in gyms around Dakar, Kalanda sweats and strains as he trains hard for Senegal’s big-time wrestling competitions – determined to make it to the main wrestling arena. Filmmaker Oumar Ba’s intimate film, Kalanda: A Wrestler’s Dream, bears witness to his determination despite the odds, and sees him balance friendship and loyalty with hard-muscled competition.
This film explores Raja Casablanca’s history as an outlet for the city’s working-class youth and their displeasure with the country’s politics. It also searches for the revolutionary fans of Casablanca and reveals those who, by sheer weight of numbers, cannot be ignored.
This film from Al Jazeera follows the Slemani ultras. They have given a voice to women in a culture where they are often expected to adopt traditional female roles. These women have changed the face of football fans, as well as challenged cultural norms. They are non-violent, loud and proud, and most importantly they love football!