Archive for July 19th, 2018

Dr. Jane Goodall Wins URI-Africa Peace Award

| July 19, 2018

The Africa Peace Award is given annually by United Religions Initiative-Africa to recognize committed and effective leadership bringing sustainable peace, security, environmental protection, sustainable development, democracy, good governance, interfaith harmony, and constructive dialogue to the African continent.

Nairobi, Kenya, July

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Turning a blind eye; visually impaired and blind women in Uganda are given an opportunity to save lives

| July 19, 2018

JOHANNESBURG, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Gifted Hands Network is an initiative created by Andrew Mukose, a young entrepreneur who wanted to solve two of Uganda’s most pressing problems – breast cancer and employment for the visually impaired.

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Harnessing the power of water

| July 19, 2018

Upholding human rights and dignity through sanitation

JOHANNESBURG, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shamiso Kumbirai, a young engineer, is making a huge impact increasing awareness of the plight of lack of sanitation in communities. “In Grade 10 I was …

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DRC’s Kabila Gives No Clues of His Future Plans

| July 19, 2018

The president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Joseph Kabila, said Thursday that there would be a presidential election on Decenber 23, but did not say what his political plans were.

Kabila told the nation in a televised speech …

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Homeland Security Extends Legal Protections for 500 Somalis in US

| July 19, 2018

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) decided Thursday to extend temporary legal protections to about 500 Somalis who sought refuge in the United States.

The majority of those affected live in Minnesota, home to the nation's largest community of …

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