Highlights / uganda

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics

Children fleeing DR Congo conflict to Uganda report widespread rape

One out of ten children fleeing a vicious flare up of fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say they were raped during their journey to Uganda, according to a new assessment by Save the Children. More 73,000» 

Health, International, Politics, Society

Children of war; happier in conflict than in peace?

It seems a strange situation, children who were happier in a rebel camp at war, than they are after they gain their freedom. These are children who were abducted as child fighters or female sex slaves, and camp workers, and» 

Economy, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Amazingly simple, low-cost Canadian surgical innovation

Some medical-engineering students at the University of British Columbia have come up with a unique, simple low-cost solution to a long-standing medical problem facing surgeons especially in developing countries and in emergency conflict situations. The students who have founded their»