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PEPFAR gives hope … and health [video]

The U.S. global AIDS relief initiative PEPFAR has helped millions of people since it was created in 2003. Meet one of them.
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Keeping weapons away from terrorists in Africa

From securing pathogens in research hospitals to eliminating small arms in conflict zones, the U.S. is helping African governments protect their people.
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First ladies share goals for children, wildlife conservation in Kenya

During her visit to Kenya, first lady Melania Trump visited a home for children separated from their mothers and fed a baby elephant at a rescue facility.
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Chile and Kenya offer fertile ground for social entrepreneurs

Business leaders looking to launch enterprises to make the world a better place will find support and opportunities in Santiago, Chile, and Nairobi, Kenya.
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See why Kenya’s child TB deaths are expected to fall

Kenya will be the first country to roll out a national program providing TB medicines in sweet flavors to encourage children to take their full doses.
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From Kenya to U.S. Army to Olympics in Brazil

See the #RoadtoRio for these Kenyan-born runners who immigrated to the U.S., joined the Army and now are set to compete in track and field.
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In Kenya, a new twist on old tech means ‘information is...

The Fly Sister Fly Foundation provides the Samburu community in Kenya access to educational and informational broadcasts through solar-powered radios.

Kenya: Africa’s innovation hub

Kenya is becoming known as the “Silicon Savannah,” thanks largely to its growing information, communications and technology sector.