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The Rev. Gerald "Gerry" Vincent Lardner, a Sulpician priest who taught preaching and later served as a missionary in Africa, died of cancer June 18 at Mercy Medical Center. He was 70 and lived in North Baltimore. Born in Baltimore and raised on...
When I met a woman I'll call "Mary" in Luwingu, a remote district in northern Zambia, she had already seen three of her children die. She did not know that she had contracted HIV until she arrived at the clinic where for the past few months I had been...
While her family feasted on turkey, Monkton resident Karen Starr spent Thanksgiving day stranded in an airport at Ndola, Zambia. After 11 days of African food and water, she was very sick and she was dead tired. Even so, Starr, who is now back home,...
From Wire ReportsLONDON - British authorities warned yesterday that terrorists could strike at any time as thousands of police officers flooded London's transit system, made more arrests and grilled suspects in their biggest investigation ever. With sleeper cells still...
Sun StaffSYDNEY, Australia - Four years out of Mervo High, James Carter yesterday became the first product of a Baltimore-area high school to compete in Olympic track and field since 1972. He easily qualified for the semifinals of the 400-meter intermediate...
ReutersACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana plans a Eurobond worth up to $1 billion to refinance debt and fund infrastructure projects, its vice president said, adding to the list of developing countries tapping yield-hungry investors to bolster their economies. "We are...
ReutersLUSAKA, May 14 (Reuters) - Zambia's Konkola Copper Mines, owned by London-listed Vedanta Resources, is restarting its Nchanga smelter, which halted production in April, the company said on Tuesday. Production at Nchanga, which produces 311,000 tonnes...
ReutersBy Carolyn Cohn LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) - Last summer, euro zone member Spain was struggling to borrow money for 10 years at a yield below 7 percent. Last week, Rwanda had no trouble. Rock-bottom interest rates in the developed world have left investors...
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....
Tags: Fossils, Paleontology, South Africa, Tanzania
Families from across the North Shore gathered over the weekend to pack beet seeds for people living in poverty overseas. Organized by Willow Creek Community Church, the seed-packing event attracted more than 3,000 volunteers, including 5-year-olds and a...
Florence Morning News, S.C.A young Florence family is headed off into the wilds of southern Africa for a year, or maybe more, of mission work that is all about following Jesus Christ's famous command to "sell what you have ... and follow Me." The "rich young ruler" in that...
Tags: Baptist, Trips and Vacations, Christianity, AIDS
The Spokesman-ReviewA group of Gonzaga University students is relying on chickens to expand the school's relationship with aid organizations in Zambia. Aubrey Weber, Joe Worthey, Max Bear and Jordan Madrid have formed a group called, Hope for Zambezi, which has already...
Tags: Lisa Brown, Students, Teaching and Learning
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