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2014-04-16 23:14:12

Lynsey Kenogo, born in Kenya, has been homeschooling online for a year in Uganda and now plans to attend the main campus, in Westlake Village, California. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Lynsey Kenogo has been taking her online, sophomore-level courses with Oaks Christian Online High School for the past year. She found the Oaks Christian main campus website online in 2011 while living in Rwanda. After emailing with the Director of International Students, she decided to...

2014-04-15 16:23:41

LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How does a small, low-power TV station in Southern California grow into the largest faith-and-family broadcaster in the world? It happens step by step, with faith, perseverance, and strategic partnership. Matthew Crouch, Vice President of global religious television leader Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), recalled that when his parents, Paul and Jan Crouch, launched TBN in 1973, they had little idea the worldwide impact their...

2014-03-27 08:34:33

New Advocacy Grants Will Strengthen Reproductive Health Rights in Nicaragua, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Uganda NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the launch of a multi-faceted $50 million reproductive health program to prevent maternal deaths and help more women freely and safely make decisions about when to have children. At the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, Michael R. Bloomberg committed $50 million to Family Planning 2020...

2014-02-11 16:23:21

Renowned Ugandan activist Frank Mugisha will present Sou Sotheavy with the award on stage at the prestigious Teddy Awards ceremony in Berlin this Friday BERLIN, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The David Kato Vision & Voice Award is proud to announce that the 2014 award will go to Cambodian transgender activist Sou Sotheavy. Now 75 years old, she has spent the last two decades working to establish a national network of organizations to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...

2014-01-16 23:28:45

Hospice Foundation's "Road to Hope" documentary will explore the unique challenges of orphaned children after caring for their dying parents in poverty-stricken areas of Sub-Saharan Africa. With more than 60 hours of footage shot in Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan, the film will be edited by University of Notre Dame Film, Television & Theatre Professor Ted Mandell, who edited and co-directed the award-winning short documentary "Okuyamba." (PRWEB) January 16, 2014...

2014-01-16 00:20:23

More than 100,000 farmers to benefit in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heifer International received a $25.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project and assist more than 136,000 farm families in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/DC47421) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131202/DC25851LOGO-b)...

2014-01-15 12:26:00

More than 100,000 farmers to benefit in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heifer International received a $25.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project and assist more than 136,000 farm families in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Heifer International will work with and invite new investors from the public and private sectors to raise an additional $16 million over five...

2014-01-09 08:29:10

Partnership reveals improved maternal health outcomes in Uganda and Zambia pilot districts WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of women dying during pregnancy and childbirth declined sharply over one year in eight pilot districts in Uganda and Zambia where Saving Mothers, Giving Life has deployed a battery of life-saving interventions, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-led public-private partnership announced today. The first annual report, a...

2013-12-30 23:23:52

Stranded in Sub-Saharan Africa, orphaned by an AIDS epidemic, thousands of children are left on their own, needing a shepherd to save them. The Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU) meets many child caregivers as they work to make palliative care accessible to those who are dying throughout the country; as US partners of PCAU’s work, Center for Hospice Care/Hospice Foundation have a new initiative called The Road to Hope, which provides ongoing support for children who have lost...

2013-12-19 12:31:05

LONDON, December 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ozwald Boateng OBE, international designer and co-founder of the Made in Africa Foundation and Chris Cleverly, CEO, alongside David Adjaye OBE, architect of the Smithsonian Institute, Washington and the Nobel Peace Centre, Oslo, presented their vision to the Government of Uganda on the Foundation's lead project: the urban regeneration of 160 acres of the Naguru-Nakawa areas of Kampala, Uganda. (Photo:...


Latest Uganda Reference Libraries

Ugandan Red Colobus, Procolobus tephrosceles
2012-06-21 13:36:08

The Ugandan red colobus (Procolobus tephrosceles) is a primate native to Africa. It is an Old World monkey that was not classified as its own species until 2001. Its range includes five areas of Uganda and Tanzania that equal 621.3 miles. These areas include the edge of Lake Victoria in Tanzania and Kibale National Park in Uganda, where the largest population is thought to be located. The preferred habitat of this monkey depends on its location, and it some areas, sustainable habitat is...

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2008-10-18 12:24:29

The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

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2007-01-01 15:46:44

The Grey-cheeked Mangabey (Lophocebus albigena) is an Old World monkey found in the forests of Central Africa. They range from Cameroon down to Gabon and across in western Uganda. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey is a dark monkey. It looks in shape overall like a small, hairy baboon. Its thick brown fur is almost black in its forest home. It has a slightly golden mane around the neck. The sexes are similar, with the males slightly larger than the females. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey lives in a...

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2006-03-06 13:49:52

The Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus) is a member of the starling family of birds. It is commonly found in North East Africa - including Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

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