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Thomson-Okanagan residents fill thousands of shoe boxes

Castanet 04 Feb 2023
During the next few weeks, children in Ukraine, the Philippines, Central America, and western Africa will be receiving shoeboxes packed by caring Canadians ... residents can still pack shoeboxes for children in need by visiting www.PackaBox.ca.
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Thompson-Okanagan residents fill thousands of shoe boxes

Castanet 04 Feb 2023
During the next few weeks, children in Ukraine, the Philippines, Central America, and western Africa will be receiving shoeboxes packed by caring Canadians ... residents can still pack shoeboxes for children in need by visiting www.PackaBox.ca.
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UTech, Jamaica to install its new chancellor Feb 13

Jamaica Observer 04 Feb 2023
GOVERNOR General Sir Patrick Allen, who is a statutory visitor of the University of Technology, Jamaica, is expected to address the gathering to install a new chancellor on February 13 ... Carney has also been involved in various philanthropic efforts in Jamaica, South Africa and Haiti, focusing on health care and children's needs. .
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The 10 greatest modern poems

New Statesman 04 Feb 2023
“You, Very Young in New York” by Hannah Sullivan ... i want the fate of Lazarus for Renisha, want Chucky, Bo, Meech, Trayvon, Sean & Jonylah risen three days after their entombing, their ghost re-gifted flesh & blood, their flesh & blood re-gifted their children. i’ve left Earth, i am equal parts sick of your go back to Africa & i just don’t see race.
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African leaders urged to renew commitment to ending AIDS in children by 2030

People Daily 03 Feb 2023
Opening the ministerial launch of the Global Alliance to End AIDS in Children by 2030 in Africa at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Center in Dar es Salaam, Mpango said "we must not remain complacent as 2030 is at our doorstep.".
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African leaders unite in pledge to end AIDS in children

Business Ghana 03 Feb 2023
... are pillars of the Alliance,” said Lilian Mworeko, Executive Director of the International Community of Women living with HIV in Eastern Africa on behalf of ICW, Y+ Global and GNP+.  “We believe a women-led response is key to ending AIDS in children.”.
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Invisible children: Onerous registration requirements leave countless without birth certificates

Mail Guardian South Africa 03 Feb 2023
Issuing birth certificates to children where parents are non-nationals also does not make them citizens or permanent residents of South Africa — children take the nationality of their parents ... in South Africa are provided with a birth certificate, no matter who their parents are.
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India to spend $79.6 million to strengthen drug regulatory system

Live Mint 03 Feb 2023
The death of at least 70 children in Gambia and 19 children in Uzbekistan last year have dented that image ... Food and Drug Administration and foreign regulatory authorities have launched an investigation into the source of contaminated cough syrups that have killed more than 300 children in Africa and Asia.
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Former Trump official led feds to Telegram group livestreaming child abuse

Ars Technica 03 Feb 2023
New details have been revealed through recently unsealed Cook County court documents, showing how federal investigators in 2020 gained access to encrypted Telegram messages to uncover “a cross-country network of people sexually exploiting children.” ... California, and South Africa.
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AirtelTigo Touching Lives and International Sickle Cell Centre (ISCC) throw light on the basics of ...

B & FT Online 03 Feb 2023
SCD affects 25 million people worldwide but 85% of the global estimates live in sub-Saharan Africa. In Ghana alone, 18,000 children are born each year with sickle cell disease. Although SCD has a long history in Ghana and other parts of sub-Saharan Africa, there are still a lot of misconceptions and misinformation about the condition. Dr ... Dr ... Dr ... ....
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Roundup: African leaders urged to renew commitment to ending AIDS in children by 2030

China.dot.org 02 Feb 2023
Opening the ministerial launch of the Global Alliance to End AIDS in Children by 2030 in Africa at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Center in Dar es Salaam, Mpango said "we must not remain complacent as 2030 is at our doorstep.".
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In Nigeria, an NGO is Making Children Born with Cleft Smile Again

This Day 02 Feb 2023
In this report, Arinze Chijioke tells the story of how Smile Train, a non-governmental organization is providing free cleft surgeries for children born with cleft deformities in Nigeria ... While an estimated 19,000 children are born with the condition annually in Africa, about 6,186 babies are born with it in Nigeria every year.
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This Week in WWII History ... Lest We Forget

Biltmore Beacon 02 Feb 2023
3, 1942 – In North Africa, British forces evacuated Mechili while Indian troops evacuated Derna, Libya ... 5, 1942 – In North Africa, Axis forces captured Derna and Tmimi, Libya ... 6, 1942 – In North Africa, German troops captured Benghazi, Libya ... The British government announced that 35,000 Jews, mostly children, would be allowed to migrate to Palestine.
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44th Annual Groundhog Supper Feb. 4

La Junta Tribune Democrat 02 Feb 2023
4 from 5 to 7 p.m ... Children five and under eat free ... Money made from this annual event supports local missions, missionaries Larry and LeAnn Sellers from the Ivory Coast of Africa, and five children, two from the Philippines, Nepal, India and Tanzania ... .
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'This Is a Winnable Fight': Leaders Across Africa Pledge to End AIDS in Children by 2030

Common Dreams 01 Feb 2023
Declaring the fight against HIV and AIDS infections in children "winnable," public health officials from across Africa on Wednesday convened in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania to discuss the steps needed from policymakers and the healthcare sector to eradicate pediatric cases by 2030.
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