A smugglers’ haven in the Sahara (13/38)
AGADEZ, NIGER —
23-year-old Mpoma Bedding Chovis is a native of Cameroon. He worked as a construction worker in his native country but dreams of becoming a professional soccer player. He tried out for division one in Cameroon but said that he was cheated on several occasions by would-be soccer recruiters. "My only dream is to become a professional footballer."
The convoy he was riding in through the Sahara desert ran into a police check-point outside the...more »
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