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n Major Breakthrough, Scientists in UN-Backed Initiative Decode Tsetse Fly Genome

World Malaria Day is marked by good news that mortality rates for children are down in Africa by 50%, but there is official push for near-zero of this preventable disease. Other positive news is the breakthrough on vector tsetse flies that carry disease & death to livestock & sleeping sickness in humans.
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Blog Report: WILL SUDAN OIL DEAL EASE HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCY? By Ambassador Mo
Urged on by the African Union, South Sudan & Sudan have apparently resolved at least part of their dispute over transfer of petroleum. South Sudan had accused Sudan of “stealing” it’s oil which was being transported via pipeline to north to Port Sudan & export. While petroleum may have helped both Sudan & South Sudan move forward from poverty toward development, it has manifested itself more as oil on a long simmering fire.
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