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Ottawa aid worker leads vaccination efforts in rural South Sudan

In the impoverished, war-torn and disease-affected rural communities of South Sudan, a toddler still cries when she gets her measles shot.

In that respect, the children there have much in common with children here in Canada, who all squirm and scream when a needle plunges into their arms, not fully appreciating the seriousness of the ailment it prevents. 548 more words

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Neglected housing complex grapples with wandering children

Wedged between Westbrook Mall, a golf course and a new trio of shining glass condominium towers, Shaganappi Village is a modest collection of public-housing townhouses with a yellow mid-rise building. 1,236 more words

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Racially charged 'bullying' leads to public housing relocation

Public-housing officials have relocated a Caucasian family after they went public with allegations of racially charged bullying by their neighbours.

Internal documents suggest the stone-throwing and harassment by children running rampant had escalated at the Shaganappi Village complex after the family aired their complaints. 543 more words

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Darfur's Deep Descent Into Chaos

Violence in Sudan’s Darfur has surged to levels not seen in a decade, with more than 150,000 people driven from their homes this year alone. The region’s long-suffering residents are also bearing the brunt of a measles epidemic. 1,461 more words

Rise in Dollar Rate, Slows Trade in Juba

Business in Southern Sudan is said to be on the rocks due to the continued depreciation of the South Sudanese Pound (SSP) over the dollar, traders there have said. 537 more words


Unique friendship helps city police bridge cultural gap

When he was 11 years old, Stephen Deng escaped war by walking for six months to a refugee camp, where he ended up staying for 12 years. 1,918 more words

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Latest novel - Future Hope

Latest novel – Future Hope

Future Hope is Winfreda Donald’s third novel in The Long Shadows Series. The story continues to trace the separate lives of Freya and Alexander. 96 more words

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