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Families flee from South Sudan to Uganda in Africa’s biggest exodus since 1994 Rwandan genocide

At least 832,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Uganda since fighting erupted in July last year, in the biggest cross-border exodus in Africa since the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Overall, the fighting has uprooted more than three million people, and by July 5.5 million – nearly half the population – are unlikely to have a reliable food supply, according to the United Nations. The influx of refugees is testing the generosity of Ugandans, many of whom, including President Yoweri Museveni, were once refugees themselves. One top government official said that…

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APR Energy Celebrates Community Development Project in Senegal

DAKAR, Senegal – As part of its commitment to enhancing the quality of life in the communities where it operates, APR Energy – a global leader in fast-track power solutions – presented a refurbished and lighted outdoor basketball and volleyball facility to the Ngor community of Dakar, the capital of Senegal.   APR Energy has worked with the national utility Senelec to provide electricity to Senegal residents and businesses since 2011. As a partner in the U.S. Power Africa initiative, APR Energy has installed more than 1,000 megawatts of generating…

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