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  • Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa

    Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania — Huddled with his younger brother, the young man laughs easily, conspiratorially, at the commotion caused by the presence of curious foreigners in his family's modest compound outside this small village.  But when you ask 19-...
  • Zoo's anti-rabies program attracts local donations, big and small

    Zoo's anti-rabies program attracts local donations, big and small
    Drink lemonade, save a lion. That, more or less, was the pitch made by two Gold Coast kids who set up a beverage stand on their front porch during this year's Air and Water Show to benefit the Lincoln Park Zoo's anti-rabies program near Tanzania's...
  • Chicagoan saves one dog at a time from rabies in Africa

    Chicagoan saves one dog at a time from rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania — Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen who are treated more like livestock than pets. But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania...
  • In a strange political collision, Obama and Bush meet in Africa

    In a strange political collision, Obama and Bush meet in Africa
    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – As he visited sub-Saharan Africa this week, President Obama often found himself in his predecessor’s shadow. Then, on Tuesday, George W. Bush was at Obama’s side. Obama and the former president stood together...
  • The Week Ahead: From Cape Town to Cairo, it's all about Africa

    The Week Ahead: From Cape Town to Cairo, it's all about Africa
    Obama goes to Africa to hail democracy and joint ventures Wednesday, June 26  -- President Obama embarks on a weeklong trip to Africa on Wednesday to show support for the continent’s developing democracies and to strengthen the U.S. role in a...
  • Obama: Spying among allies is 'how intelligence services operate'

    Obama: Spying among allies is 'how intelligence services operate'
    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania -- President Obama said Monday that national security officials are evaluating a report published this weekend claiming that the United States spied on its allies at the European Union, even as he dismissed espionage among...
  • Obama urges 'restraint' in Egypt

    Obama urges 'restraint' in Egypt
    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – President Obama said Monday that Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has more work to do to create a “responsive and truly representative” government, sidestepping the question of whether Morsi should step down...
  • Did dinosaur ancestors benefit from worst extinction on Earth?

    Did dinosaur ancestors benefit from worst extinction on Earth?
    Dinosaurs may have been wiped out by a mass extinction about  65 million years ago, but an earlier extinction event may have given their predecessors a leg up on the competition, according to a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....
  • Muslim athletes, fasting, and the Olympics

     
    Religion News Service reporter Omar Sacirby writes about Muslim atheletes competing in the Olympics during Ramadan: Surprisingly, winning one when you’re fasting for Ramadan is not that much harder.  At least, not for Suleiman Nyambui of Tanzania,...
  • On trip, Obama brings out the African in the American

    On trip, Obama brings out the African in the American
    DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Midway through a three-country trip to Africa and shortly after an emotional tour of his hero Nelson Mandela's Robben Island prison cell, Barack Obama was greeted by another revered African leader, Desmond Tutu, with the words:...
  • Editor's column: Fashion forward with Same Sky

    Editor's column: Fashion forward with Same Sky
    It's interesting how life works sometimes. I'm getting a chance to relive a cherished volunteer experience through an event this weekend. For several months during 2007, I volunteered in a rural village of Tanzania, at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. A...
  • Chicago, Tanzania's tie

    Chicago, Tanzania's tie
    For a series starting in Sunday's Tribune, Tribune reporter Steve Johnson and photographer Chris Sweda traveled to Tanzania to report on efforts to eradicate rabies. Steve explains why: “I was intrigued to learn that what most people think of as a...