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Africa's Deadwood: The gold rush is on in Uganda

...that they hoped contained gold - started about five years ago, according to veteran dealers.It's now like a Deadwood in Africa.In a mining camp in the village of Lujinji, prostitutes stand provocatively near the entrance of a nightclub which has rooms...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-03/africas-deadwood-gold-rush-u
Nation and World
Virginia Ginny, Ginna Sue Copland DVM

...horn player, bush pilot, author, animal lover and world traveler, traveling to Australia, New Zealand, China and South Africa. Beyond any shadow of a doubt Juneau was her home. She loved Alaska and delighted in looking out at Auke Bay every day. In...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175459068
Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for second day

...Budapest in support of combating racism and strengthening state support for the new arrivals from the Middle East, Asia and Africa."The government is carrying out policies which are inhumane, un-Christian and lack solidarity," said Veronika Kramer...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-03/migrant-tempers-fray-hungary
Nation and World
Hungary opens trains for migrants, but only to camps

...transportation hub that has been turned into a squalid refugee camp.People fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East, Asia and Africa rushed into the Keleti train terminal when police unexpectedly withdrew Thursday morning, ending a blockade designed to stop...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-04/hungary-opens-trains-migrant
Nation and World
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait

...than 150,000 arrivals this year, was determined to seal its borders to unwelcome travelers from the Middle East, Asia and Africa.Human rights activists criticized the action as futile and reckless, given that eastern European gangs have mobilized fleets...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-02/hungary-bars-migrants-trains
Nation and World
Lecture to discuss African food security

...hosts agricultural consultant Roland Bunch for a lecture on Africa's growing problems with food security.The lecture takes...and in person. His lecture tonight will address the problems Africa faces in feeding its population and what might be done to solve...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-26/lecture-discuss-african-food-security
Local
Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

...Ethiopia - President Barack Obama arrived in East Africa with no big American aid packages, no ramped...delivered only by a Western leader viewed in Africa as a local son."The future of Africa is up to Africans," Obama said during a trip...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-29/obama-delivers-frank-words-about-afri
Not For Web
Bolt leaves 'em laughing and a new star comes out in 400

...ground, gasping for breath and getting his pulse checked by a medic.This is how 23-year-old Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa made a name for himself at the world championships Wednesday night, while also inserting that name on the "People to Watch...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-27/bolt-leaves-em-laughing-and-new-star-c
Sports
Today In Sports History for Aug. 28

...tournament in more than 2 1-2 years and beats Ruxandra Dragomir 6-3, 6-1 in first round of the U.S. Open.1999 - South Africa's Penny Heyns, racing alone in a special 50-meter breaststroke time trial, breaks her eighth world record in 11 swims...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-28/today-sports-history-aug-28
Sports
Little League World Series news

...AUSTRALIA, Sydney; CANADA, White Rock, B.C.; CARIBBEAN, Santiago de los Caballero, Dominican Republic; EUROPE & AFRICA, Kampala, Uganda; JAPAN, Tokyo; LATIN AMERICA, Barquisimeto, Venezuela; MEXICO, Mexicali Baja CaliforniaDouble EliminationThursday...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-26/little-league-world-series-news
Sports

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