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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 | 5 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Thanks to Reid for help getting home from Uganda Nevadans may or may not agree with Sen. Harry Reids politics, but our family can attest that Reid and his office represent Nevadans well when called upon. Tom Baker, who worked in the political arena for many years and is a family friend
Las Vegas Sun | 16 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Las Vegas, Nevada
Has Yoweri Museveni walked the talk on funding family planning in Uganda? | Richard M Kavuma Health experts in Uganda are divided about how far the president has made good on the promises he made at the London family planning summit four years ago Critical moment for family planning as funds come under pressureFor decades, activists in Uganda cal
The Guardian | Jul 28, 2016 1:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Uganda Unveils its First Solar-powered Bus A solar-powered bus described by its Ugandan makers as the first in Africa has made its public debut. Kiira Motors' electric bus was displayed recently at a stadium in Uganda's capital. Kayoola is the brand name for the new bus, which is powered by solar
Voice of America | Jul 28, 2016 04:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China's Billions In Africa To Help US And ROK: Exclusive With Uganda's Finance Minister, Part III China is investing heavily in Africa, and East Africa is no exception. In an exclusive interview with me on Tuesday last week, Ugandas Finance Minister, Mr. Matia Kasaija, discussed billions of dollars of Chinese investment, and opportunities in every sec | Jul 27, 2016 11:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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S. Sudan Fighting Forcing Thousands to Flee to Uganda The U.N. refugee agency reports more South Sudanese refugees have fled into Uganda in the past three weeks than in the first six months of this year. The UNHCR says more than 37,000 people have crossed the border since fighting between South Sudans rival
Voice of America | Jul 26, 2016 5:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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More than 37,000 flee South Sudan for Uganda: UN More than 37,000 people have fled South Sudan for neighbouring Uganda in the last three weeks following intense fighting between rival troops that left hundreds dead, the UN's refugee body said Tuesday. An already shaky 2015 peace deal signed after a
Yahoo! News | Jul 26, 2016 11:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Some 4,000 South Sudanese fleeing into Uganda daily — UN warns Recent fighting in South Sudan has forced 37,491 people to flee to Uganda in the past three weeks, averaging more than 4,000 a day in the past week, the United Nations refugee agency warned today.
UN News Centre | Jul 26, 2016 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Number of people fleeing South Sudan violence hits one-day record, officials say By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 8,300 refugees fled violence in war-torn South Sudan and crossed into neighboring Uganda in a single day this week, setting a one-day record for this year, United Nations officials said o
Yahoo! News | Jul 22, 2016 11:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Field of dreams: Uganda's journey to the Softball World Championships in Surrey, B.C. What do a B.C. softball coach, a 12-year-old from St. Louis and a team of upstart Ugandan softball players have in common? They share a vision and a dream of growing the game in the East African nation. And despite their doubters, that dream is playing ou | Jul 22, 2016 11:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend