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  • Mountain gorilla deaths linked to respiratory disease in humans

     
    A virus that causes respiratory disease in humans has been linked to the deaths of wild mountain gorillas, according to a study conducted by researchers in Africa and two U.S. universities....
  • Obama, who said he saw a civilian slaughter looming in Libya, marks the anniversary of Rwanda's massacre

     
    Deaths of some 800,000 people in 100 days went largely unnoticed at first....
  • Cassandra Freeman at the Florida Film Fest

     
    Her big break was a Spike Lee film. She's been on Broadway and been a regular on TV's “Numb3rs.” But for her latest role hasĀ  Florida native Cassandra Freeman playing a national heroine — of Rwanda. Rose Kabuye is a sort of Oskar...
  • Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center announces season

     
    The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida, located in Maitland, has announced its upcoming educational and cultural season. Developed to create an awareness of the impact of intolerance, its programming focuses on understanding the...
  • Andy Serkis on ‘Apes’ and his place in the world of performance capture

     
    “I don’t think there’s such a thing as a performance-capture or motion-capture actor,” Andy Serkis says. “Any actor can do it. I’ve just embraced it, is all.” Indeed he has. The 47-year-old English actor still...
  • U.N. official to speak on genocide, human rights at Holocaust Center

     
    The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida will host Renata Sivacolundhu of the United Nations this Tuesday, Sept. 20. She'll talk about lessons of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, human rights and public responsibility. “We welcome...
  • Humanitarian's speech inspires students to help

    When Courtney Liss heard a humanitarian with first-hand experience of the Rwandan genocide was visiting her school to speak to students, she planned on going, but knew the subject would be depressing. By the end of it, the 16-year-old left feeling a...
  • West Michigan Couple Rebuilding Rwanda

    West Michigan Couple Rebuilding Rwanda
    Matt and Jeana Nash met years ago while studying at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids. In 2008, they adopted a little girl from China named Emma. Three years ago, they made the decision to adopt again, focusing on Rwanda. “Little did we...
  • Can a better cook stove make a better world?

    Can a better cook stove make a better world?
    There's an extraordinary environmental business experiment going on in the East African nation of Rwanda that involves cooking stoves, banana leaves, fuel pellets and a 22-year-old Connecticut man who wants to help change the world. The project Eric...
  • UCF hospitality students empower Rwanda's future women leaders

    Nearly 8,000 miles of land and sea separate students at UCF's Rosen College of Hospitality Management from the students at the Akilah Institute for Women in Kigali, Rwanda, but that did not stop Assistant Professor Manuel Rivera's event management class...
  • Unintended victims of Gates Foundation generosity

    Unintended victims of Gates Foundation generosity
    A neighbor shaved Matsepang Nyoba's head with an antiquated razor. Blood beaded on her scalp. Tears trickled down her cheeks, but not because of the pain. She was in mourning, and this was a ritual. Two days earlier, her newborn baby girl had died in the...
  • Tracy Kidder tries to transcribe human lives

    Tracy Kidder tries to transcribe human lives
    Tracy Kidder's 2003 book, "Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World," inspired legions of young people to go out and do something for the poor and disenfranchised. It also lighted a fire under donors --...