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2012-02-27 14:24:38 An Interview With NCD Focal Point At the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare on NCD Risk Factors, Achievements and Challenges [Foroyaa] In this edition of Health and Nutrition Bantaba, we are publishing the interview with Non Communicable Diseases Focal Point at the Ministry of Health & Social Welfare on NCD Risk Factors , Achievements and Challenges in The Gambia.

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Thursday, 08-21-14, 8:58Climb Every Mountain - Scaling Kilimanjaro for the Good of Rwandan Cricket[Daily Maverick]Cricket has grown rapidly in Rwanda over the last few years, despite the country having very limited facilities. Construction on a dedicated cricket stadium is due to begin in October after years of fundraising. The final step to make the dream a reality is a World Record attempt to play cricket on top of Kilimanjaro.
Thursday, 08-21-14, 8:48No Hope for Aids-Free Generation in Uganda As Controversial HIV Bill Is Signed Into Law[IPS]Kampala -HIV/AIDS activists are adamant Uganda will not achieve an "AIDS-free generation" now a "backwards" HIV/AIDS Bill criminalising the "wilful and intentional" transmission of the disease has been signed into law.
Thursday, 08-21-14, 8:29President Sacks Garang's Widow From Advisory Role[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudanese president Salva Kiir Mayardit, issued a surprise decree on Wednesday sacking Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior, the widow of the late John Garang, founding leader of the country's ruling party (SPLM).
Thursday, 08-21-14, 8:29Ugandan Army Demands U.S.$13 Billion to Continue Mission in S. Sudan[Sudan Tribune]Kampala -The South Sudanese government has failed to pay the Ugandan People Defence Forces (UPDF) for the past two months, casting doubt on the future of the mission, a well-placed military source told Sudan Tribune on Wednesday.
Thursday, 08-21-14, 8:23Nakumatt to Open 50th Branch in Arusha[Capital FM]Nairobi -Regional retailer, Nakumatt Holdings, will this weekend kick-off a series of consumer reward programmes to celebrate the opening of its 50th branch in Arusha, Tanzania, this Saturday.

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