First Global Challenge - updates

Rappler's latest stories on First Global Challenge


6 from Burundi robotics team reported missing in Washington

Jul 20, 2017 - 10:14 PM

Police post to Twitter photographs of the 6 – 4 young males and two females who participated in the First Global Challenge robotics competition

MISSING. Photos of the missing Burundi team from DC Police Department Twitter account.

Afghan girls robotics team land in U.S. after visa U-turn

Jul 16, 2017 - 12:09 AM

The reversal comes after public outcry over the Afghan girls inability to attend the 3 day FIRST Global Challenge competition

BOUND FOR U.S. Afghan teenagers from Afghanistan Robotic House walk towards Herat International Airport on July 13, 2017, before embarking for the United States. Hoshang Hashimi/AFP