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Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Uganda When the refugees arrive at this camp near the border with South Sudan, the beans provided by the United Nations are their only source of protein. There is no milk, not even for the toddlers with distended bellies who...
KHNL News 8 | 2 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Honolulu, Hawaii
Timeline: Zika's origin and global spread The following timeline charts the origin and spread of the Zika virus from its discovery nearly 70 years ago: 1947: Scientists researching yellow fever in Uganda's Zika Forest identify the virus in a rhesus monkey 1948: Virus recovered from Aedes africanu
Yahoo! News | Aug 27, 2016 10:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How an Italian Agency Cleverly Imitates Silicon Valley to Fund Entrepreneurs in Uganda If you took a trip to Bulambuli Valley in Uganda, you would stumble upon a small town filled with entrepreneurs. The people there are not unlike those you would find in Silicon Valley—hardworking, innovative individuals risking everything to bring t
MediaWeek | Aug 25, 2016 3:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Riots, Power Outages And Physical Assault Won't Stop This Entrepreneur Shanley Knoxs grit is tested as her company launches a new cow horn factory in Uganda
Forbes.com | Aug 25, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'We just want to live' South Sudanese refugees bear scars of brutal civil war | Patrick Kingsley Hundreds of unaccompanied minors are among the 80,000 people who have fled to Uganda since July, when civil hostilities resumed in South SudanLets avoid cholera by washing our hands, reads a sign in a refugee camp just south of Ugandas border with South S
The Guardian | Aug 25, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Uganda Opposition Leader to Meet Diaspora in Britain, US Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye is urging the country's diaspora to continue to push for democracy in Uganda. I think that they have two or three roles. One is to continue their engagement with the governments of the countries where they stay and
Voice of America | Aug 25, 2016 08:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Kerry Urges Deployment of 'Protection Force' in South Sudan South Sudan was at the top of the agenda as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Monday with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and foreign ministers from Kenya, Uganda, Sudan, Somalia, and South Sudan in Nairobi, at the start of a three-country tour. The
Voice of America | Aug 22, 2016 10:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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AP EXPLAINS: How South Sudan rebel's flight adds to turmoil KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) South Sudan, the world’s newest country, is in political limbo after rebel leader and former vice president Riek Machar fled earlier this week. His whereabouts remained unclear Saturday after a spokesman for Machar and the Unite
The Seattle Times | Aug 20, 2016 09:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
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AP EXPLAINS: How South Sudan rebel's flight adds to turmoil KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) South Sudan, the world's newest country, is in political limbo after rebel leader and former vice president Riek Machar fled earlier this week. His whereabouts remained unclear Saturday after a spokesman for Machar and the United
Yahoo! News | Aug 20, 2016 09:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is Uganda the best place to be a refugee? The countrys unusual open policy gives refugees land, education and a chance to work but instability in neighbouring nations is putting pressure on resourcesWhen they fled to Kampala from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in February 2008, Robert
The Guardian | Aug 20, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend