Athlete Refugee Dominic Lokinyomo: ‘I want to be the first refugee to get a medal’

Dominic Lokinyomo in Asaba

Dominic Lokinyomo was eight when his family fled the violence of Sudan’s civil war, and not yet nine when they were separated. To help dull the pain of that separation, he took up sport and began to run. That early passion eventually landed him at the UNHCR KENYA-sponsored Tegla Loroupe Training Camp for Athlete Refugees… Continue reading Athlete Refugee Dominic Lokinyomo: ‘I want to be the first refugee to get a medal’

Ifeanyi Okowa – Seven Portraits

Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, Asaba, Nigeria, August 2018

Here are seven shots of Ifeanyi Okowa, the Governor of Nigeria’s southern Delta State, taken during a ceremony at the Government House in the state capital Asaba.  Okowa, 59 (born 1959), a trained medical doctor, has served as governor of Delta State since early 2015. Asaba, Nigeria, 1 August 2018

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Closed for the season.

Piran Café will reopen in the European fall, refreshed,  with a new look, bigger and probably even better.  See you then.  

On the Road: Vinistra Wine Fair, Poreč, Croatia

I’ll be bopping about various corners of Croatia’s Istrian peninsula for the next several days, focusing mainly on the VinIstra Wine Fair in Poreč, which this weekend is celebrating its 25th edition. A report and/or several tasting notes will follow over the next few weeks; in the meantime follow along on my Facebook page and… Continue reading On the Road: Vinistra Wine Fair, Poreč, Croatia

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