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 2020-08-07 09:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Kwania Receives Shs. 1.7B for Upgrading Two Health Centers...

Bazil Okello Onac, the Kwania District Chairperson has asked residents to be patient with government regarding service delivery in their area. He assured them that government is committed to fulfilling its pledge as far as infrastructural development is c...

 2020-08-07 09:15 

WTOP

Britain braces for record-breaking high temperatures...

LONDON (AP) — Britain braced for record-breaking temperatures Friday as forecasters warned the public to take additional care in the......

 2020-08-07 09:12 

WTOP

The Latest: French investigators seeking Beirut blast clues...

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A team of 22 French......

 2020-08-07 09:05 

WTOP

Chesapeake Bay lighthouse repairs nearly complete...

Maryland's Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse near Annapolis is the last surviving screw-pile lighthouse that is still in its original location, and still being used for navigational purposes....

 2020-08-07 09:05 

VOA

Mexico Megachurch Leader Remains Jailed...

Bail for the leader of a Mexican megachurch nearly doubled to $90 million after prosecutors expanded charges against him, including child rape, and possession of child pornography.The new bail ruling by a Los Angeles judge ensures Naason Joaquin Garcia, o...

 2020-08-07 09:05 

WTOP

UK vows action after record-high migrant crossing of Channel...

LONDON (AP) — The British government vowed Friday to strengthen border measures after a record daily number of people crossed......

 2020-08-07 09:03 

WTOP

Monsoon flood, mudslide kill 5 in India, disaster teams sent...

NEW DELHI (AP) — A mudslide triggered by heavy monsoon rain and flooding killed at least five people in southern......

 2020-08-07 09:03 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A Cooking Camp Chef's Recipe For Remote Education: Make It Ambitious...

Online instruction is hard, right? Well there's a teacher—a chef, actually—who appears to have cracked the code. She says her cooking classes for kids work better now than when they were in person....

 2020-08-07 09:02 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Coronavirus Cases Are Surging. The Contact Tracing Workforce Is Not...

NPR surveyed all 50 states about their contact tracing work. The workforce has barely grown since mid-June while cases have skyrocketed....

 2020-08-07 09:01 

WSHU

'We're Risking Our Lives': Front-Line Federal Workers Sue For Hazard Pay...

For the first few months of the coronavirus pandemic, correctional officer Kareen "Troy" Troitino says things were "pretty relaxed" at FCI Miami. There were no cases of COVID-19 at the low-security federal prison, which currently houses so...

 2020-08-07 09:00 

Radio New Zealand

Lockdown climate benefits not lasting, scientists warn...

Reduced emissions during lockdown will not produce lasting benefits without further action, a leading climate change policy expert says....

 2020-08-07 09:00 

WTOP

My Story: A. Scott Bolden...

Editor's note: We are starting a new feature called "My Story," in which business executives share their personal and professional......

 2020-08-07 09:00 

WTOP

Viewpoint: For the love, keep your masks on!...

This quarantine has certainly made me want to see all of your smiling faces in person once again. But not......

 2020-08-07 09:00 

WTOP

The week in bankruptcies: One entity in Greater Washington...

The Washington Business Journal offers a weekly roundup of bankruptcy filings in the region based on public records collected by......

 2020-08-07 08:59 

VOA

Russia's Race for Virus Vaccine Raises Concerns in the West...

Russia boasts that it's about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations planned as early as October using shots that are yet to complete clinical trials -- and scientists worldwide are sounding the alarm that th...

 2020-08-07 08:58 

WTOP

The Latest: Switzerland signs vaccine deal with Moderna...

GENEVA — The Swiss federal government has struck a deal with Moderna to supply Switzerland with 4.5 million doses of......

 2020-08-07 08:57 

Uganda Radio Network

MPs Defer UGX 990B Loan for Irrigation, Enterprise Development...

The project is expected to benefit 63,200 smallholder farmers in Isingiro, Kanungu, Lamwo, Lira, Tororo, Mukono, Wakiso, Mpigi, and Rukungiri districts. Under the project, the government plans to build two new large-scale public irrigation schemes in Kabu...

 2020-08-07 08:55 

WTOP

Australia leader refuses to attack political foes over virus...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Friday rejected demands from within his own conservative party to publicly attack......

 2020-08-07 08:53 

WTOP

US kids, parents perform DIY tests for coronavirus science...

In a comfy suburb just outside Nashville, a young family swabs their noses twice a month in a DIY study......

 2020-08-07 08:52 

WTOP

Racial equity, police reform discussed in Virginia town hall...

Community and state leaders, law enforcement, activists and experts spoke during a town hall on racial equity and policing reform organized by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam....

 2020-08-07 08:45 

Uganda Radio Network

Naguru Police Kids Soccer Academy Struggles to Secure Home Ground...

Isaac Sikubwabo, the assistant team captain of Police FC's Under-17 team says the academy requires both moral and financial support to improve its ability to identify and promote talent in the country....

 2020-08-07 08:31 

WTOP

Perez to miss 2nd F1 race after positive coronavirus test...

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Sergio Perez will miss a second Formula One race at Silverstone this week after again testing......

 2020-08-07 08:28 

WTOP

Summer hockey is looking like a very young man's game...

After making his playoff debut at age 19 and winning the Stanley Cup at 20, Brandon Saad knows all about......

 2020-08-07 08:28 

Radio New Zealand

Softly softly from Labour; full steam ahead for the Nats...

Analysis: National entices voters with big infrastructure projects, Judith Collins rips into Jacinda Ardern and Parliament passes a bill that could affect every tenant in the country....

 2020-08-07 08:25 

WTOP

The Latest: ICC reports surge in video views during pandemic...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ What did cricket fans do......

 2020-08-07 08:22 

WTOP

Lakers not exactly rolling along as playoffs approach...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — This is the land of in-between for the Los Angeles Lakers. Games right now......

 2020-08-07 08:21 

WTOP

China sentences fourth Canadian to death on drug charges...

BEIJING (AP) — China has sentenced a fourth Canadian citizen to death on drug charges in less than two years......

 2020-08-07 08:21 

WTOP

Protesters seek to block eviction of left-wing Berlin bar...

BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of police faced off against protesters trying to stop the eviction Friday of a left-wing bar......

 2020-08-07 08:20 

WTOP

Wine of the Week: Pinot Grigio wines to beat the heat...

Continuing last week's theme, WTOP wine expert Scott Greenberg has another option for cooling down the palate in the summer heat....

 2020-08-07 08:19 

WTOP

Traditional Afghan council meets on release of 400 Taliban...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A traditional council met Friday in Afghanistan's capital to decide whether to release a final 400......

 2020-08-07 08:18 

Radio New Zealand

Eastern Bay of Plenty iwi 'fully divided' on Treaty settlement negotiations...

At least three hap have written formal requests to Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little to stop negotiating the Whakathea Treaty settlement with its pre-settlement trust....

 2020-08-07 08:16 

WTOP

Day Turns Up Heat in Warmer-Than-Expected Round 1 of PGA...

Bad backs, creaky knees, hardly any applause and one guy who even snapped his driver in two — there was......

 2020-08-07 08:15 

WTOP

Rescuers in Lebanon recover more bodies days after blast...

BEIRUT (AP) — Rescue teams were still searching the rubble of Beirut's port for bodies on Friday, nearly three days......

 2020-08-07 08:09 

WTOP

Marlins' 6-1 start is reminiscent of the 1899 Perfectos...

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly was talking about this week's doubleheader sweep at Baltimore that involved a parade of relievers,......

 2020-08-07 07:58 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

The Week's Best: Stories You May Have Missed...

We know that rferl.org isn't the only website you read, and it's possible that you may have missed some of our most interesting journalism from the past week....

 2020-08-07 07:58 

WTOP

Minuto a minuto: el mundo supera los 19 millones de casos de covid-19...

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 2020-08-07 07:58 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

'They Don't Reveal The True Statistics': Northern Iranian Province Hit By COVID-19 Spike...

Iran's Alborz Province has been hit by a spike in COVID-19 cases. Citizen journalists in the provincial capital, Karaj, have sent video to RFE/RL's Radio Farda and say authorities are not revealing the true scale of the pandemic....

 2020-08-07 07:50 

VOA

Journalist Group Calls on Belarus to Release Blogger, Other Reporters Before Elections...

The Committee to Protect Journalists on Thursday called on Belarus to immediately release a blogger arrested a week ago and allow him and other reporters to "freely and safely" cover Sunday's presidential elections.The organization's Europ...

 2020-08-07 07:30 

Radio New Zealand

Sri Lanka election: Rajapaksa brothers win 'super-majority'...

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has declared victory in the country's parliamentary election....

 2020-08-07 07:29 

Radio New Zealand

Support sought for Solomon Islands journalist...

A crowd funding page has been launched to support the former editor of the Solomon Star newspaper, Ofani Eremae....

 2020-08-07 07:29 

Radio New Zealand

PNG kidnap victim sent to orphanage...

A 12-year-old girl, rescued from alleged kidnappers in Papua New Guinea by other children, is being put up for adoption....

 2020-08-07 07:29 

Radio New Zealand

EU gives Covid support to Fiji...

The EU has provided a support package of $US23.4 million to help Fiji address the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2020-08-07 07:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Panic As Stray Hippopotamus Roams Kasese Village...

Umar Tusiime a local in the area says the hippo has been roaming the area since June this year....

 2020-08-07 07:21 

Radio New Zealand

Aaron Cruden says sayonara to NZ rugby...

Cancer survivor and World Cup winner, the curtain will fall on Aaron Cruden's time in New Zealand rugby this weekend....

 2020-08-07 07:20 

VOA

Ivory Coast President Accepts Nomination for Controversial Third Term...

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has formally accepted the nomination of the ruling party to be its presidential candidate in October's election.Opponents say a third term for Ouattara is against the constitution.Ouattara told supporters of the...

 2020-08-07 07:17 

Radio New Zealand

Government allocates $1.5m funding for 19 marae across Wairoa...

Ngti Kahungunu ki Wairoa descendants are overjoyed they can do up their wharenui, while also attracting their rangatahi back to their marae, with more than $1.5 million from the Provincial Growth Fund....

 2020-08-07 07:07 

Radio New Zealand

Oranga Tamariki fronts up to Waitangi Tribunal hearing...
 2020-08-07 07:00 

Radio Australia

Rio Tinto "missed opportunities" to stop ancient Pilbara cave destruction...

Mining giant Rio Tinto has made stunning admissions of fault at an inquiry into the destruction of ancient Aboriginal rock caves in Western Australia....

 2020-08-07 06:55 

WTOP

Asian shares skid amid virus woes, China-US trade tensions...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Friday in lackluster trading, as trade tensions between the U.S. and China......

 2020-08-07 06:51 

Uganda Radio Network

Busia COVID-19 Task Force Halts Activities over Lack of Funds...

Busia Deputy Resident District Commissioner Paul Kalikwan says they are currently constrained because of lack of funds and can hardly respond to any community alert. According to Kalikwan, it was inappropriate for the government to allocate the same amoun...

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