Author Archives: Bruce Carr

The Huge Airplane Crashes You Probably Don’t Hear About

One of the biggest newsmakers is a major airplane crash. On March 8, 2014, a Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew mysteriously fell from the sky (probably deep into the Indian Ocean), and there were no survivors. … Continue reading

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The Malayka Angel

If you graduated from a top-rated college, then law school, and hold licenses to practice law in two states, helping Ugandan soldiers who were injured while fighting on behalf of the U.S. Government in Iraq and Afghanistan is probably not … Continue reading

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This is My Normal

Nairobi, Kenya is one of the largest cities in the eastern half of Africa and has over four million people. I have not been there, but my younger son has five times. I also know other people who have visited … Continue reading

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This Soap Could Stop the Spread of Malaria

Malaria killed approximately 438,000 people in 2015, and 90% of the fatalities were in Sub-Saharan Africa. Many different techniques, including anti-malaria medications and bed nets, have been tried with varying success. An organization in New York City called Global Citizen … Continue reading

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Ugandan People Are Sending E-mails

It has been more than a decade since a friend helped me establish this website, and it has multiplied in both numbers since then. As stated on my home page, my purpose is “to bring together information to help in … Continue reading

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Unexpected Tanzanian Connections

Unless you know that Mt. Kilimanjaro is the largest mountain in Africa and is located there, have followed Jane Goodall’s studies about chimpanzee behavior, or know that the country has some big game preserves, you probably don’t know much about … Continue reading

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Unique Teams in the 2016 Summer Olympics

In only a short time from now, much of the world’s attention will be focused on the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Athletes representing nearly all of the world’s countries will be there in various competitions. … Continue reading

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Villages Need Schools and You Can Help

Like virtually every other developing country, Uganda is in desperate need of improved education at all levels. Although it has some excellent schools and universities, most of them are in urban areas. Yet most of its population are impoverished farm … Continue reading

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Were You Born in a Hut or a Hospital?

As an American speaking to other people who may be American or in other more advantaged countries, this might seem like a crazy question. “Everyone is born in a hospital,” you might say, “unless some emergency keeps them from getting … Continue reading

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What is Unique About January 1, 2016?

In most of the world’s countries, January 1 is celebrated as New Year’s Day. There may be large gatherings with parades, fireworks, or other festivities. Many people do not go to work or school. Often they think about what will … Continue reading

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