Uganda: Monstrous Landslide Wipes Away Three Bududa Area Villages

2 03 2010

Tarsis Kabwegyere, the minister for relief and disaster preparedness, said they recovered 90 bodies and more than 300 people were still missing and presumed lost.





Bill Gates: Here, Now, Mosquito Death Ray to Help Reduce Disease

13 02 2010

“This system can toast millions of mosquitoes in a few minutes.” ~ Dr. Jordin Kare





Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Ten years, Ten Billion Dollars for Vaccines

31 01 2010

“We started our foundation because we believe we have a real opportunity to help advance equity around the world; to help make sure that no matter where a person is born, he or she has the chance to live a healthy, productive life.” ~ Melinda Gates






World Health Organization: Pandemic Viruses have Replaced Seasonal Flu

19 01 2010

“Our lives are like a candle in the wind.” ~ Carl Sandberg





5-Year Peace in Sudan on Thin Ice

9 01 2010

“Jaw jaw is better than war war.” ~ Winston Churchill





Earth Welcomes the Year 2010

1 01 2010

“New Year’s is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anybody save as a scapegoat for promiscuous drunks, and friendly calls and humbug resolutions.” ~ Mark Twain






Somali Pirates Release Ship, Hostages

28 12 2009

According to Ecoterra International, a group that monitors shipping off Somalia, at least 10 foreign vessels and 228 seafarers are still being held by pirates.