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Eastern Africa

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  • For Pikesville-raised Becky Perlow, path around world winds upward to Mount Kilimanjaro

    For Pikesville-raised Becky Perlow, path around world winds upward to Mount Kilimanjaro
    For Becky Perlow, the next destination looms 19,341 feet above sea level. The goal? Reaching the top of Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro, located 3 degrees south of the equator and deemed by many the highest free-standing and "walkable" mountain in the world.
  • Pat Hiban's new book on how to succeed in business hits bestseller lists

    Pat Hiban's new book on how to succeed in business hits bestseller lists
    When Pat Hiban puts his mind to something, he makes it happen. That's how he became a brand-name Realtor in Howard County, and that's how he turned his book, "6 Steps to 7 Figures," into a bestseller. "I always thought in my mind that I should write a...

    Compassion without boundaries: The generosity of Howard countians in faraway places

    Compassion without boundaries: The generosity of Howard countians in faraway places
    Schools, homes, shoes and jobs. Love. Hope. As myriad as the needs of those swept up in poverty, abandonment and disaster are the people who pour out their time and treasure to help. In Howard County, we have a commendable reputation for helping our own,...

    Wendy Chioji takes surviving to new heights

    Wendy Chioji takes surviving to new heights
    Wendy Chioji, you just climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. What will you do for an encore? "I am training for a June Ironman and a July climb of Mount Fuji with my dad," the former WESH-Channel 2 anchor says. Oh, and she's hosting another "Surviving &...

    Investment inflows, spending spur Sub-Saharan GDP growth rise

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Growing investment in Africa's natural resources and rising household spending will accelerate economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa to 5.2 percent in 2014 from 4.7 percent last year, the World Bank said on Monday. New oil and gas...