Africa to FCC: ‘It was time for me to go for my goals’

December 5, 2016 Kyle McFadden 0

The pensive but eager teenager peered out the tiny airplanewindow, watching everything he ever knew vanish beneath the clouds. For thefirst five minutes, Bilal Hassane Souley’s upbringing — all 18 years of it –flashed before his eyes as he flew out of Diori Hamani International Airport ofNiamey, Niger.Later, he recalled this moment the most agonizing 300seconds of his life. But as Hassane Souley peered down at the fading city hewould forever call home, he knew boarding a flight halfway around

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