Minnesota Orchestra Honors Nelson Mandela By Bringing Music To South Africa
The Minnesota Orchestra will be the first major U.S. orchestra to play in Soweto, South Africa. The orchestra’s tour of the country grew out of its conductor’s work with youth orchestras there.
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How To Get Women To Trust The Police? ‘Gender’ Desks
In Tanzania and Zanzibar, the rate of sexual assault is high. And even the police admit they don’t do a good job responding to complainants. So they came up with a plan.
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1 Man Killed In Uganda After Clash Between Presidential Guards And Opposition Supporters
In Uganda, a deadly showdown between opposition supporters and members of the president’s entourage ended with a leading opposition politician in detention and his driver dead.
To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit
In the past century, many Americans have lost the ability to sit in a way that doesn’t strain their backs. Specialists say we could take a lesson from excellent sitters from other cultures.
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Chasing A Dream: An Ambulance Service That People Can Trust
As Sierra Leone’s first national ambulance service revs up, there are a few bumps in the road.
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