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Short Takes: Leslie Smith named new director of Omaha's Land Bank

Omaha World-Herald 19 Mar 2023
The Omaha Municipal Land Bank has named Leslie Smith as its new executive director. Leslie Smith has been named the new director of Omaha Municipal Land Bank. Smith joins the Land Bank after years working in Memphis. She launched Blight Authority Memphis Inc ... Her work has taken her around the globe, including to Ukraine, Russia, Vietnam and Uganda ... .

Save the planet – New York City’s youth demands swifter actions

The Villager 04 Mar 2023
Hillary Taylor Seguya, a climate activist from Uganda, is campaigning against the construction of a crude oil pipeline in East Africa. The pipeline, built by French oil giant Total and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), would be the longest in the world, stretching 900 miles from Uganda to Tanzania.

Natural disasters that hit the world hard in 2022 | DETAILS

India TV 22 Dec 2022
The worst disasters of 2022 fell across the spectrum, from floods in India and Nigeria, to drought in Uganda and earthquakes in Afghanistan. Here are 10 'deadliest' natural calamities that shook the globe in 2022. ... above 200 in northeastern Uganda alone, media reports.

25,000 pounds of books shipped

Castanet 25 Nov 2022
The NITEO Africa Society, a charitable organization that enriches life-wide literacy communities through books, capacity-building resources and reciprocal partnerships across the globe, is shipping 25,000 pounds of books to Uganda.

Empowering Communities to Protect Their Ecosystems

Treehugger 13 Oct 2022
Since 1994, Tacare has been implemented in hundreds of communities across Tanzania, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of the Congo, and Senegal, with hopes that it could be scaled around the globe.

Zero Tolerance brews spirit of community with coffee, cacao roasted in-house

The Oklahoman 12 Oct 2022
Dave Cathey Oklahoman ... It was in a tent in Kabul that the seeds of Zero Tolerance Coffee and Chocolate first were sewn ... 29, 1675 ... I would make it for her ... Conversation soars from Ethiopia to Guatemala points around the globe. Zero Tolerance currently offers beans from Guatemala, Costa Rica, Sumatra, Uganda, Mexico, India, Kenya, Colombia and Nicaragua.

The tyranny of Idi Amin -- and limits of a British welcome

CNN 18 Sep 2022
In early August 1972, Uganda's brutal military dictator Idi Amin ordered the expulsion of the country's entire Asian population -- including my grandparents ... In their final weeks in Uganda, my grandparents Rachel and Philip wept as new owners took their beloved dog, an Alsatian named Simba.

Buni’s Misplaced Agenda

This Day 28 Aug 2022
Notes for File ... Buni was represented by the state’s Deputy Governor, Alhaji Idi Gubana ... Recall that the state had in 2021 spent over N800 million on foreign scholarship for 316 students in various universities across the globe. While 233 were sponsored to India, 83 others are studying in United Kingdom, Sudan and Uganda, among others ... .

Letter to the Editor | Return land to native nations

The News-Gazette 29 Jul 2022
As people across the globe swelter in this unseasonably hot summer, the climate crisis is on many of our minds ... Climate-related catastrophes are occurring across the globe, and it is consistently the locations hardest hit by colonialism that are suffering the deadliest effects. Uganda is in the midst of famine ... Colonialism drives climate change ... .

‘Anyone – you, me, everybody – could be Dalia’: Garsington’s refugee community opera

The Guardian 28 Jul 2022
... children, including refugees, with others in Uganda, Bangladesh and Syria, and she was eager to continue connecting and engaging young people across the globe in intercultural dialogue.

Museveni seeks spy satellite and nuclear power plant from Russia

Business Day 26 Jul 2022
Uganda is seeking Russian assistance to develop East Africa’s first nuclear power plant and expand its space-research capabilities, President Yoweri Museveni said ... “We have talked of co-operating in space, space science; Uganda would like a small satellite to see what is happening around the globe, then nuclear energy,” he said.

Penelope Cruz Stuns In Pink Floor-Length Dress

Inquisitr 23 Jul 2022
The Oscar winner truly captivates anywhere she goes! Penelope Has Heart And Lots Of It! Penelope has volunteered all over the world, including Nepal, Uganda, and India, just to name a few. She helps poverty-stricken and ill people around the globe and has taken it upon herself to ...

Startup news and updates: daily roundup (July 21, 2022)

Your Story 21 Jul 2022
SUGAR Cosmetics aims at doubling revenue in the coming year ... BILITI’s TaskmanTM (BEV) is a popular last-mile delivery vehicle which is deployed in 15 countries across the globe including Japan, the US, the UK, France, Portugal, Germany, Lebanon, Uganda, Kenya, Senegal, Nepal, Bangladesh, Dubai, and India, and has covered over 20 million miles ... ....

Former Obama White House aide, David Anderson appointed Chicago's Honorary Consul to Uganda

Longview News-Journal 13 Jul 2022
Obama, has been appointed Chicago's Honorary Consul to the Republic of Uganda, by the Ugandan Office of the President, Diaspora Affairs effective July 1, 2022 ... Anderson is currently leading a delegation in Uganda with Chicago native and Oscar winning actor Terrence Howard ... ABOUT UGANDA�.

World-traveling Detroiter Jessica Nabongo shares journey in new memoir

Finger Lakes Times 15 Jun 2022
Nabongo is now sharing the story of her incredible quest around the globe in a new memoir out called "The Catch Me If You Can ... Nabongo, the daughter of Ugandan immigrants who has dual American and Uganda citizenship and got her first passport at the age of 4, said she initially never set out to crisscross the globe.

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In this photo made from video provided by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, a Russian navy boat launches an anti-ship missile test in the Peter The Great Gulf in the Sea of Japan
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