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2014-01-13 12:27:23

South Sudanese Medical Students Escape War-Torn Country to Begin Studies in Grenada GRENADA, West Indies, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American leaders at the international St. George's University unveiled a collaborative program to allow 11 students from war-torn South Sudan to study medicine in Grenada, West Indies. St. George's University is offering free tuition, housing, and a special program to prepare the students for medical education and for their ultimate return to...

2005-09-14 04:58:00

By Katie Nguyen AKUEM, Sudan (Reuters) Akol Deng Akol expected the end of Sudan's 21-year civil war to end the hunger that usually takes hold when the rains stop. But eight months after peace was agreed between southern rebels and the northern Khartoum government, Akol's home region of Bahr el Ghazal is recovering from its worst food shortage since a famine killed at least 60,000 people seven years ago. Tackling seasonal cycles of hunger is a critical challenge the yet-to-be-formed...

2005-06-27 12:48:56

By Matthew Green PALIANG, Sudan (Reuters) - Sprawled on the ground with hisface pressed into the earth, the boy looked like he mightalready be dead. Naked but for a pair of bangles on his ankles and whitedust caking his skin, the four-year-old had collapsed a fewsteps from a group of starving children sheltering under atree. It was as if he had been discarded. Working as a reporter in Africa, it's not uncommon to seepeople dying. For it to be a child, in a village in southernSudan, during...

2005-06-27 11:32:37

By Matthew Green PALIANG, Sudan (Reuters) - Sprawled on the ground with hisface pressed into the earth, the boy looked like he mightalready be dead. Naked but for a pair of bangles on his ankles and whitedust caking his skin, the four-year-old had collapsed a fewsteps from a group of starving children sheltering under atree. It was as if he had been discarded. Working as a reporter in Africa, it's not uncommon to seepeople dying. For it to be a child, in a village in southernSudan, during...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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