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In a global transportation price comparison, the United States ranked as the 22nd least expensive country out of the 51 compared by bus, train and plane travel.
As the World Health Organization ramps up its response to the unprecedented outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa, the wider United Nations, led by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, has launched a system-wide coordination initiative to assist Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone in their efforts to halt the spread of the virus, ... (more)
It was a scene that repeated itself every time we arrived at a new village in rural Uganda.
WILSON WITH BET THE BORDER COLLIE WHO ROUNDS UP TURKEYS AT CEFN MAEN FARM NEAR RAGLAN A MONMOUTHSHIRE doctor who pioneered affordable medical equipment in Africa and was given an OBE by the Queen has been described by friends as a "courteous, whimsical and very loveable man", after he died of cancer earlier this year.
Pat Daily was able to live her philosophy during a visit to East Africa in 2007: "Life has much more interest, meaning, joy and purpose when you know you are helping and making a difference in the lives of others."
At first glance, "All Our Names" seems to be a straightforward immigrant story. A young man, carrying the name of Isaac on his passport, has come from Uganda to Laurel, a small Midwestern town, on a one-year student visa.
Unless a sustainable national electronic response centre is immediately established in all the African states where the dreaded Ebola virus is ravaging people and economies, controlling it may be a wild goose chase.
Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late Tuesday as the West African country battled to stop the spread of Ebola in the capital.
The public health expert coordinating U.N. efforts to fight Ebola says he's heading to Washington and then to West Africa to determine the best ways the world body can support affected people, communities and governments.
Chenin Blanc, the most widely planted grape in South Africa, is a varietal once considered by some to be "cheap and cheerful quaff," but it is now gaining an appreciation around the globe.
President Michael Sata is expected to leave the country for medical treatment abroad this evening, a State House source tells Zambia Reports.
Metair chief executive Theo Loock says the group is working hard on entering into small partnerships in Africa.
Lately, I have been doing a lot of reading about the power of role models in determining one's success or failure.
This photo provided by Jeremy Writebol show his parents, David and Nancy Writebol, who are Christian missionaries in Liberia.
Ebola-affected countries should immediately begin exit screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings, the U.N. health agency said on Monday.
Every so often, a movie comes along and reminds us of the primacy of the pretty picture, the importance of the image in telling a motion picture story.
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