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Rotary gives hope to children with Rheumatic Heart Disease

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to 150 Ugandan children suffering from Rheumatic Heart Disease have been given a new lease of life thanks to Rotary International. The international service organization has committed a 1 billion Shillings (USD 272,500) grant towards correcting the life threatening complication caused by throat-bacterial infections. …

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French 9-year-old beaten to death ‘for not doing homework

Mulhouse, France | AFP |  Four relatives of a nine-year-old boy who was apparently beaten to death in eastern France were arrested Wednesday over suspicions he was killed for refusing do his homework, prosecutors said. The boy’s mother, 20-year-old sister, 19-year-old brother, and the brother’s girlfriend were taken into custody …

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ARTS: Child scrap collectors inspire artist

Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Scraps of metal, plastics, rubber and more are everywhere in Kampala; especially in low income areas where dumping many people cram into small spaces, leaving no room for proper garbage disposal. These are the treasure troves of scrap dealers who rummage through the heaps waste …

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UN says war-torn Yemen ‘living hell’ for children

Amman, Jordan | AFP | Conflict-ravaged Yemen has become a “living hell” for children with thousands dying every year from malnutrition and easily preventable diseases, a top UN official said Sunday. Geert Cappelaere, regional director for the Middle East and North Africa at UN children’s agency UNICEF, called on the …

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