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Uganda launches gold refinery, amid fears of dirty minerals A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor has been launched in Uganda amid concerns about the source of its minerals. | Feb 20, 2017 4:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
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Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three U.N. agencies, which says the calamity is the resul
The Daily Sentinel | Feb 20, 2017 09:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Nacogdoches, Texas
Famine declared in part of South Sudans Unity state KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation.
Artesia News | Feb 20, 2017 08:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Artesia, New Mexico
2 more South Sudan officials resign, alleging graft, bias KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) Two top South Sudanese military officials have resigned while accusing the government of ethnic bias and corruption, the latest sign that President Salva Kiir is struggling to retain his coalition of support as the country's civil
Yahoo! News | Feb 18, 2017 7:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Another South Sudan official resigns, alleging graft, bias KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) A senior officer in South Sudan's army has resigned alleging corruption and a military fractured along ethnic lines. It is the third top official to leave in a week's time while criticizing the government of President¦
Journal Review | Feb 18, 2017 10:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
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Uganda warns of strain under huge South Sudan refugee influx Uganda warned Friday that its resources are strained by the more than 400,000 refugees who have poured into the country in recent months from South Sudans civil war a sign that its widely praised tolerance might be fraying.
Washington Post | Feb 17, 2017 1:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
[In Depth] Parasitic worm may trigger mystery nodding syndrome Between 1990 and 2013, thousands of children in war-torn South Sudan and northern Uganda suddenly developed a severe and puzzling form of epilepsy. When exposed to food or cold temperatures, affected children nodded their heads uncontrollably. Over time t
ScienceNOW | Feb 17, 2017 01:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Canada saved my life': Surge of LGBTQ refugees seek asylum in Edmonton For Adebayo Katiiti, returning to Uganda would be a death sentence. | Feb 16, 2017 8:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Uganda deploys troops to train Equatorial Guinea forces A Ugandan military official says Uganda's government has deployed scores of troops to Guinea" href="/topics/e/Equatorial_Guinea/index.html" class="tpc">Equatorial Guinea under an agreement to train the West African country's troops.
KHNL News 8 | Feb 16, 2017 10:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Honolulu, Hawaii
Mosquito netting is effective for hernia repair in a low-income country In a study conducted in rural Uganda, use of mosquito mesh reduced the cost of groin hernia repair surgery by more than $120 (nearly 120) compared with a commercial mesh, without sacrificing effectiveness
EurekAlert! | Feb 16, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend