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Canberra Times
The economics of 'Fairtrade': is it worth the mark-up?are paid to farmers in the developing world and I've seen the benefits firsthan
Canberra Times / Posted 35 minutes ago
are paid to farmers in the developing world and I've seen the benefits firsthand for coffee farmers in countries such as Uganda. Subsistence farmers on small plots of land typically grow food for their family and a bit of coffee on the side as a... Read more
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The Age
The economics of 'Fairtrade': is it worth the mark-up?are paid to farmers in the developing world and I've seen the benefits firsthan
The Age / Posted 2 hours ago
are paid to farmers in the developing world and I've seen the benefits firsthand for coffee farmers in countries such as Uganda. Subsistence farmers on small plots of land typically grow food for their family and a bit of coffee on the side as a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The economics of 'Fairtrade': is it worth the mark-up?are paid to farmers in the developing world and I've seen the benefits firsthan
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
are paid to farmers in the developing world and I've seen the benefits firsthand for coffee farmers in countries such as Uganda. Subsistence farmers on small plots of land typically grow food for their family and a bit of coffee on the side as a... Read more
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Marketing Interactive
Burson-Marsteller Hong Kong names new CEOof Hill+Knowlton Strategies East Africa, based in Nairobi, where he established
Marketing Interactive / Posted 2 hours ago
of Hill+Knowlton Strategies East Africa, based in Nairobi, where he established and ran operations in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Godsal also spent time in the United States on secondment as acting director of communications for American... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Elections in Africa and the bleak outlookgovernments built on the ruins of the civil wars in Angola, Burundi, the Congo,
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 hours ago
governments built on the ruins of the civil wars in Angola, Burundi, the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Uganda and Rwanda have all relied on armed political groups to stay in power. The ruling regimes were not only dated, but... Read more
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Inquirier.net
CITES: Elephant poaching in Africa falls, ivory seizures upto CITES, Botswana has the most number of elephants while populations in Kenya,
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 hours ago
to CITES, Botswana has the most number of elephants while populations in Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, and Uganda were holding steady or climbing. Nevertheless, CITES noted that illegal elephant killings remain high in Central... Read more
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Boston Globe
Gus Schumacher, 77, local and global farm-to-table advocateon technical appraisals for agricultural-related loans in countries including C
Boston Globe / Posted 5 hours ago
on technical appraisals for agricultural-related loans in countries including China, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Mr. Schumacher developed livestock operations in western Brazil, lent assistance to herders in Kenya, and risked his... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Students at middle school pretend to rape black classmates on Snapchataccording to Richmond CBS affiliate WTVR. Another caption says "We're going to
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
according to Richmond CBS affiliate WTVR. Another caption says "We're going to f- the black outta these black children from Uganda." An edited version of the video - and a full account of the outrage it was sparking - was broadcast on a local TV... Read more
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Business Insider
Middle school students used Snapchat to pretend to rape black classmates in the locker room — and it shows a dangerous trendand simulating sex acts on them. Another video was captioned "We're going to f-
Business Insider / Posted 10 hours ago
and simulating sex acts on them. Another video was captioned "We're going to f--- the black outta these black children from Uganda," according to The Post. The video shocked and upset members of 25,000 person suburb of Richmond, Virginia. The team... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Correction: South Sudan-Failure to Act storyfocusing on gender-based violence, run by the aid group International Rescue Co
Santa Maria Times / Posted 11 hours ago
focusing on gender-based violence, run by the aid group International Rescue Committee, in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in Uganda. When the region of Yei in South Sudan fell into ethnic cleansing in 2016, a handful of UN and US officials begged... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Correction: South Sudan-Failure to Act storyfocusing on gender-based violence, run by the aid group International Rescue Co
Sioux City Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
focusing on gender-based violence, run by the aid group International Rescue Committee, in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in Uganda. When the region of Yei in South Sudan fell into ethnic cleansing in 2016, a handful of UN and US officials begged... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Correction: South Sudan-Failure to Act storyfocusing on gender-based violence, run by the aid group International Rescue Co
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
focusing on gender-based violence, run by the aid group International Rescue Committee, in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in Uganda. When the region of Yei in South Sudan fell into ethnic cleansing in 2016, a handful of UN and US officials begged... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Deadly Somalia blast reveals flaws in intelligence effortsend of the year. They also are a concern for other countries in the region wher
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 hours ago
end of the year. They also are a concern for other countries in the region where al-Shabaab is active, such as Kenya and Uganda. In 2016, 723 people died in 395 attacks in Somalia, up from 46 dead in 36 attacks in 2010, according to a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
South Sudan-Failure to Act storythe largest exodus of civilians in Africa since the Rwandan genocide in 1994. M
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 hours ago
the largest exodus of civilians in Africa since the Rwandan genocide in 1994. More than 1 million people have now fled to Uganda, mostly from the Yei region. And while there is no tally for how many people have died in South Sudan, estimates put... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Correction: South Sudan-Failure to Act storythe largest exodus of civilians in Africa since the Rwandan genocide in 1994. M
The Register Citizen / Posted 11 hours ago
the largest exodus of civilians in Africa since the Rwandan genocide in 1994. More than 1 million people have now fled to Uganda, mostly from the Yei region. And while there is no tally for how many people have died in South Sudan, estimates put... Read more
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ajc.com
Va. middle schoolers pretend to rape black classmates on Snapchatto Richmond CBS affiliate WTVR. Another caption says "We gonna (expletive) the
ajc.com / Posted 12 hours ago
to Richmond CBS affiliate WTVR. Another caption says "We gonna (expletive) the black outta these African children from Uganda." An edited version of the video — and a full account of the outrage it was sparking — was broadcast on a local TV... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
"Africa's Pathway Out of Poverty" - By Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, World Food Prize Laureate Luncheon, October 20, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowasupport of the Rockefeller Foundation, I was allowed to use a $500,000 grant fr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
support of the Rockefeller Foundation, I was allowed to use a $500,000 grant from the Foundation to support a rural bank in Uganda to agree to lend to these farmers, as an experiment. The deal was simple: they would lend the Foundation's funds on... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Va. middle schoolers pretend to rape black classmates on Snapchatto Richmond CBS affiliate WTVR. Another caption says "We gonna (expletive) the
Dayton Daily News / Posted 12 hours ago
to Richmond CBS affiliate WTVR. Another caption says "We gonna (expletive) the black outta these African children from Uganda." An edited version of the video — and a full account of the outrage it was sparking — was broadcast on a local TV... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Va. middle schoolers pretend to rape black classmates on Snapchatto Richmond CBS affiliate WTVR. Another caption says "We gonna (expletive) the
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 12 hours ago
to Richmond CBS affiliate WTVR. Another caption says "We gonna (expletive) the black outta these African children from Uganda." An edited version of the video — and a full account of the outrage it was sparking — was broadcast on a local TV... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Virginia school football team forfeiting season after video shows 'disturbing' actsSnapchat, according to WTVR, with text saying, “We gonna (expletive) the black
KTXS Abilene / Posted 14 hours ago
Snapchat, according to WTVR, with text saying, “We gonna (expletive) the black outta these African-American children from Uganda.” Team officials said they are still going to hold practices, despite the forfeiture, but they will discuss code of... Read more
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birminghammail
Man City v Wolves live stream and TV detailsbeIN Sports Arabia 1 HD Tanzania Kwesé Sports 1 Trinidad and Tobago ESPN2 Car
birminghammail / Posted 14 hours ago
beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD Tanzania Kwesé Sports 1 Trinidad and Tobago ESPN2 Caribbean Tunisia beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD Uganda Kwesé Sports 1 United Arab Emirates beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD United Kingdom BBC Radio 5 Live Extra, BBC Radio... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Assertive UPDF to Expand Al Shabaab Hunt in SomaliaAsan Kasingye addressing the media about the murders recently. Uganda's specia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Asan Kasingye addressing the media about the murders recently. Uganda's specialized military and intelligence units will this week expand their overt and covert operations in Somalia in the wake of a massive bombing that killed almost 400 people in... Read more
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African Football
Uganda FA officially hunts for new Cranes coachFrank Acheampong of Ghana challenges Nicholas Wadada of Uganda during the 2018
African Football / Posted 15 hours ago
Frank Acheampong of Ghana challenges Nicholas Wadada of Uganda during the 2018 Fifa World Cup Qualifiers Russia on 07 October 2017 at Mandela Stadium, Namboole, Kampala. ©Ismail Kezaala/BackpagePix The Federation of Uganda Football Associations has... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Virginia football players record disturbing locker room videocamera. The video itself had a caption that read “We’re going to (expletive) th
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 16 hours ago
camera. The video itself had a caption that read “We’re going to (expletive) the Black outta these African children from Uganda.” Police were called in to investigate. The school board released a statement last week saying the team will not be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania Urged to Release Lawyers in Same-Sex Crackdownpromoting homosexuality in the East African country. The human rights defenders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
promoting homosexuality in the East African country. The human rights defenders drawn from South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda were arrested as they attended a legal consultation in the capital Dar-es-Salaam. They face life imprisonment.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruthless Boxer Kautondokwa Retains Titlesupporting bout Mikka Shonena won the WBO Africa welterweight title on a unanim
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
supporting bout Mikka Shonena won the WBO Africa welterweight title on a unanimous points decision against Juma Waiswa of Uganda. Shonena was in control from the start landing jabs and left hooks at will but he could not put the rugged Ugandan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Plans Under Way to Rescue River Nile From Threatformed by Nile Basin countries of Burundi, DR Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rw
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
formed by Nile Basin countries of Burundi, DR Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, but the cooperation now needs to come together to save the river that provides food, energy, livelihood and water for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stakeholders in Kigali to Discuss Nile Basinthe crucial forum that is being held in Rwanda for the second time in ten years
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
the crucial forum that is being held in Rwanda for the second time in ten years. NBI is an intergovernmental partnership formed by Nile Basin countries of Burundi, DR Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, The Sudan, Tanzania and Ugan... Read more
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The North West Star
Money can buy happiness if you spend it on these three thingsguaranteed way to boost happiness. Norton says this seems to be universally tru
The North West Star / Posted 21 hours ago
guaranteed way to boost happiness. Norton says this seems to be universally true, with an experiment repeated in Canada and Uganda yielding the same results. People were given either $5 or $20, or the amount in Ugandan currency with the equivalent... Read more
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NZCity
In Uganda, Joseph Kony's former child soldiers and survivors rebuild lives after years of terrorThe people of Gulu, in northern Uganda, give thanks for peace. It's Sunday morn
NZCity / Posted 21 hours ago
The people of Gulu, in northern Uganda, give thanks for peace. It's Sunday morning at St Joseph's cathedral on the outskirts of town. Hundreds of families are gathered in their Sunday best. "I don't think there is a family in this part of the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The brutal legacy of African warlord Joseph KonyIn Uganda, Joseph Kony's former child soldiers and survivors rebuild lives afte
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 hours ago
In Uganda, Joseph Kony's former child soldiers and survivors rebuild lives after years of terror The people of Gulu, in northern Uganda, give thanks for peace. It's Sunday morning at St Joseph's cathedral on the outskirts of town. Hundreds of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One Year Later, Rakai Quake Victims Still Wait for Govt AidKisaakala Village in Kyotera District was destroyed by the September 10, 2016 e
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Kisaakala Village in Kyotera District was destroyed by the September 10, 2016 earthquake that shook the villages near the Uganda-Tanzanian border, his only prayer was to get a good samaritan to help him reconstruct it. President Museveni visited... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Sorcerer 'Vanished' From Luzira Upper PrisonMathias Sewanyana was one of the first famous Ugandans to escape from the Maxim
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Mathias Sewanyana was one of the first famous Ugandans to escape from the Maximum Security Prison, Luzira, in Kampala. He escaped from the famous Upper Prison in 1955 but was re-arrested. Popularly known as Kibuka Kiganira Omumbale, Sewanyana was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Will LCI Election Be a Referendum On Removing Age Limit?could the Local Council elections, slated for next month, turn out to be a more
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
could the Local Council elections, slated for next month, turn out to be a more accurate barometer of whether majority of Ugandans want the age limit removed to enable President Museveni to continue in power? Will people, in a protest vote, vote... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Age Limit Debate Exposes NRM As a One-Man Partyabout him and without him, there is no NRM. Here is why. In 2005, a referendum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
about him and without him, there is no NRM. Here is why. In 2005, a referendum was held purportedly to establish whether Ugandans wanted a restoration of a multiparty political dispensation. This was after many years of brutalising and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Police Raided NGOs, Froze U.S.$1,9 Millionfor Strategic Studies (GLISS), a policy think tank, and Arthur Larok, the count
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
for Strategic Studies (GLISS), a policy think tank, and Arthur Larok, the country director of Action Aid International-Uganda, on the other hand. The gist of the intelligence information, which sources within the group told us, was to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Guidelines On Age Limit ConsultationsIt is, therefore, obvious that this colour is both unhealthy and incites violen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
It is, therefore, obvious that this colour is both unhealthy and incites violence. In line with our mandate of protecting Ugandans, red may not be allowed at consultations. Consider using the colour of the sun, which is friendly and less... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Businesses On Edge As Kenya Heads Back to an ElectionUgandan businesses are expected to be on the edge as Kenya heads back to what c
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Ugandan businesses are expected to be on the edge as Kenya heads back to what could be a heated electoral period this week, with worries that the smooth flow of goods along East Africa's main transport corridor could be disrupted. With opposition... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kamoga Asks for Bail in Court of AppealKirya and Mustapha Bahiga and attempting to murder Prince Kassim Nakibinge, the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Kirya and Mustapha Bahiga and attempting to murder Prince Kassim Nakibinge, the titular head of the Muslim community in Uganda, Haruna Jjemba, Najib Ssonko and Mahmood Kibaate, they didn't have the same luck when it came to the terrorism... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Must Outdo Evelyn Anite and Declare Museveni Godthey were handing our country over to God to nurture and care for. Idi Amin als
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
they were handing our country over to God to nurture and care for. Idi Amin also tried to practise a democracy made in Uganda in order to neutralize the one imposed by imperialists. Such a statesman he was! But, nevertheless, he, like others... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Time We Correct Bloody System We InheritedAfrica. Apart from the colonisers, his worst critics were within the continent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Africa. Apart from the colonisers, his worst critics were within the continent, the likes of President Yoweri Museveni in Uganda and even the South Africans. We cannot solve systemic problems by improvising solutions. The reason Kenyans are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruling Party Not Sure if it Can Win Age Limit VoteChange's 36 and Democratic Party's 15 will vote against. The other opposition p
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Change's 36 and Democratic Party's 15 will vote against. The other opposition party with representation in parliament, Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC), appears split down the middle of its six members. With widespread reports of regime MPs being... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Revolutionary Ruling Parties in Africa Are Unwilling to Break From the Pastsame vein, student inquirers consisting of a fairly representative microcosm of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
same vein, student inquirers consisting of a fairly representative microcosm of age limit politics recently asked whether Uganda is "a free democracy" or "a dictatorship". While we may not yet be under the throes of the latter, we may have reached... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kampala Must Learn From Mogadishu Truck Bombinghas come alive to the newest terrorist threat to date; the use of weaponised ve
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
has come alive to the newest terrorist threat to date; the use of weaponised vehicles. One question though lingers; is Uganda prepared for this new threat? Uganda has been a terrorist target before in 2010 and is still a target because we are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MTN, Airtel, Ntel, 13 Other Firms Scramble for 9MobileCompanies, with cellular communications operations in the Democratic Republic o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Companies, with cellular communications operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), The Gambia, Sierra Leone and Uganda. Other firms that submitted EoIs are Obot Etiebet & Co, belonging to a former petroleum minister, Mr. Don Etiebet;... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'My Son Was Shot Dead By Police at Age Limit Rally'hours. The violence reminded one of the April 2011 Walk-to-Work killings when,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
hours. The violence reminded one of the April 2011 Walk-to-Work killings when, again, the police unleashed lethal force on Ugandans peacefully protesting against high fuel prices and the rising cost of living. On one hand, the police was firing at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Town Engulfed in Teargas As Police Disperse Age Limit Rallyof the local leaders, said. Ms Kizza, condemned the police behaviour and urged
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
of the local leaders, said. Ms Kizza, condemned the police behaviour and urged people to support the on-going struggle by Ugandans to "save the constitution." "This is unconstitutional but we don't have to relent until we have won," she said. Mr... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
120 million premature deaths - How many more reasons do we need for action?with you two stories of young people living with or dying from NCDs, Leticia fr
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
with you two stories of young people living with or dying from NCDs, Leticia from Mexico City, and Robert from western Uganda. Leticia, Mexico City, Aged 14 Last week I met a 14-year-old girl, Leticia, in Mexico City, living with morbid... Read more
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Boston Globe
Middle school students pretended to rape black classmates on Snapchatgoes on in the football locker room.” One caption says “We’re going to f--- the
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
goes on in the football locker room.” One caption says “We’re going to f--- the black outta these black children from Uganda.” An edited version was broadcast on a local TV station. The school board decided it had to act. On Facebook, the... Read more
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FOX News
Stop throwing cash at poor nationswhich was loaded with contributions from Western nations. And in 2012, the Uni
FOX News / Posted yesterday
which was loaded with contributions from Western nations. And in 2012, the United Kingdom suspended $18 million in aid to Uganda after an investigation revealed that leaders of that African nation were using the money improperly. Even when there... Read more
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