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By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Widow in Uganda, Lezia Nakayiza Kicked out of Home Because of Her Faith

(International Christian Concern) –Lezia Nakayiza, a 54-year-old mother of seven, has had a very hard year. She lost her husband last September and was left to care for her children alone. Then this year, she More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Remembering Ex-Univ. of Delaware student Nate Henn killed in Uganda

A former college rugby player who toured U.S. colleges and churches urging people to help children in war-riven Uganda was among 74 killed by explosions that tore through crowds watching the World Cup final in the More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Safari vacations and wildlife tours in Africa

Africa is a vast continent with many options for a great safari experience. Whether staying in a luxury lodge or basic tented accommodation, you will experience comfort, delicious food and a wildlife experience More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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ICC details Dorika Kabuo, children’s persecution from husband after converting to Christianity

(International Christian Concern) Two years ago, Dorika Kabuo and her four children were chased from their home by the one they called “protector and provider,” Dorika’s husband. This happened after Dorika More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Africa: Islamic State terrorists attack leaves over 12 dead despite citizens battling ebola outbreak

(International Christian Concern) –On September 22, 2018, militants from the Allied Defense Forces(ADF), a terrorist organization based out of Uganda, attacked Beni, a small town in Eastern Democratic Republic More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 4th, 2018
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Uganda: Asuman Sekidde murders one-week-old twins because Regina Namatovu wouldn’t convert to Islam

A Christian woman has been brutally attacked with a machete by her Muslim husband for refusing to convert to Islam as murderous attack resulted in the butchering of the woman’s one-week-old twins. Regina Namatovu More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Marburg outbreak in Uganda: Five cases reported

The Ugandan Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) last week and WHO delivered an update on the outbreak yesterday. As of 24 October, five cases have been reported – one confirmed More...

By Grandpa Ernie On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Why is the US military not only in Niger, but 176 other countries?

Good afternoon, Gramps here, The world of cable news is just so full of nonsense. With so many important things to report on, in 2017 they frequently resort to this or that about what Donald Trump did and said. NigerImage/CIA Look More...

By Guest Author On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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‘Queen of Katwe’ review: Disney delivers another underdog story worthy of notice

Disney has found yet another true story demonstrating how the human spirit and determination can take one from the depths of despair to the heights of triumph.  Queen of Katwe, opening September 23, 2016, tells More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Uganda yellow fever outbreak: 30 suspected cases, 7 deaths

Health officials in Uganda initially notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of an outbreak of the mosquito borne viral disease, yellow fever (YF), in Masaka district. Image/CIA Uganda is situated in the “Yellow More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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Hand Grenade Explosion At Grand Anwar Mosque In Ethiopia

As reported by Stratfor, a hand grenade had been thrown into the Grand Anwar Mosque in the capital of Ethiopia, and as a result, 6 people got injured. Authorities had stated that the explosion took place right after More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, November 28th, 2015
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Guatemala: Locally acquired Zika virus infection confirmed

Following earlier reports on Outbreak News Today of local transmission of Zika virus in El Salvador, Mexico and Paraguay, the World Health Organization reports receiving notification of a laboratory-confirmed autochthonous More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
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Conjoined twins, Acen and Apio Akello, successfully separated at Ohio hospital

Twin girls born joined at the pelvic and hip region are recovering after separation surgery Thursday, Sept. 3, at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The girls are named Acen and Apio, but on Thursday they were carefully More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Beyoncé donates $125K to help get baby warmers to women in Africa

Beyoncé announced a $125,000 donation to Embrace Innovations, Jane Chen’s organization that designed and distributes her infant warmer, a low-cost alternative to the incubator that looks like a tiny sleeping More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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Uganda sends patients to US in an effort to learn more about nodding disease

Ugandan Health Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda said yesterday that 10 members of a family affected by the disease were going to the United States for additional medical testing to try to determine the source and More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Uganda hepatitis E outbreak continues, death toll up to 23

The Uganda Ministry of Health says the hepatitis E outbreak in the Karamoja region that started last year continues to grow and the death toll mounts, according to a News Vision report today. Image/CIA Nearly 1,000 More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, February 24th, 2014
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Uganda President, Yoweri Museveni signs anti-gay bill, calls homosexuals ‘mercenaries’ and ‘prostitutes’

Less than a week after the President of Gambia,  Yahya Jammeh gave a speech chock full of anti-homosexual rhetoric, the president from a African nation across the continent has just sign an “anti-gay” More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, January 6th, 2014
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Uganda hepatitis E outbreak sickens 344 in Karamoja, 13 dead

An outbreak of hepatitis E confirmed on New Year’s eve in the Karamoja region of Uganda has to date resulted in 344 people sickened and 13 fatalities, according to a report from the Ugandan news source, The More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, August 16th, 2013
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Uganda: Three deaths of suspected Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever being investigated

A spokesman for the Ugandan Health Ministry said Friday they are investigating the deaths of three people that are suspected of having Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), according to a Reuters report today. In More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 23rd, 2013
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Uganda Virus Research institute can now test for Ebola, Marburg

Photo/CDC The Commissioner Clinical Services in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Jacinto Amandua said that Uganda will no longer have to ship samples abroad for testing for serious viral diseases like Ebola and Marburg, More...


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