Australia’s 800m Olympic hope Peter Bol fled Sudan spent years in a refugee camp in Egypt

Peter Bol was four years old when his family fled war-torn Sudan to a refugee camp in Egypt.  After four long years in the squalor and poverty of the camp, his life changed forever when the family flew to a bright new future in Australia. Fast forward 19 years and Bol is still running – … Read more

I met boys from Sudan on a beach nearby. There’s only one word on their lips – England

The Sudanese young man who drowned trying to paddle a ‘toy blow-up boat’ to England with a shovel as an oar was following a dream shared by hundreds of African boys living in Calais. They believe the fantasy peddled by cruel human-trafficking gangs that the UK will offer everyone a sanctuary from poverty and war. … Read more