THIS WOMAN WRITES Wind Power -- for and by Small, Ordinary People
Sunday I spent the entire day reading.
For hours and hours I absorbed myself in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, co-written by William Kamkwamba, the proponent of the tale, and Bryan Mealer. I was dra... Posted on 4/23/13 at 1:40 PM
CULTURE BUILDS COMMUNITY | JAMESTOWN ARTS CENTER Join Me Super Bowl Sunday and Travel to a Distant Land
I'm excited about an event happening on Sunday and no, its not the SUPER BOWL. But, never fear, you won't miss the game since this event happens at 1:00 pmand you'll have plenty of time to get home. (... Posted on 1/30/13 at 5:41 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Impressed With China
So did my year in China have me looking back with appreciation for its history and spirit? Or were the pollution and big government detractors of my enjoyment?
Days before I left to go to China... Posted on 10/20/12 at 11:40 AM
OUR LILY TREE Get your panties in a bunch...
Panties Lunch (This is a copy/paste post- but I don't care...Please help and share)
WHAT:Invite some friends, enjoy some lunch, bring some panties, or a bunch!
WHY:Girls in South Sudan stop attending... Posted on 1/30/12 at 12:57 PM
GOD TRACKS Healing 16,000 hearts
When Carl and Julie Gaede sold their house and nearly all of their belongings three years ago and moved to Uganda, they didnt know their decision would change 16,000 lives. They only knew that God h... Posted on 10/25/11 at 1:35 PM
K.K. Mugambe looks at economic development as a step toward political stability.
Mugambe, CEO and founder of Village Hopecore International, spoke to Jamestown College students at an assembly in Voorhees Chapel Thursday.
Intervening in a volatile and brutal crisis, President Barack Obama said Friday he has dispatched 100 U.S. troops to central Africa to support a years-long fight against a guerrilla group accused of horrific atrocities. Obama said they were sent to advise, not engage in combat, unless forced to defend themselves.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pressed some of the world's last remaining friends of Moammar Gadhafi to abandon Libya's strongman and join the growing international demand for him to cede power.
By Matthew Lee, The Associated Press
, June 13, 2011
LUSAKA, Zambia — China's massive investments and business dealings in Africa have not always met international standards and steps should be taken to ensure that Chinese interests on the continent do not conflict with those of the African people or take advantage of them, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday.
By Matthew Lee, The Associated Press
, June 10, 2011
Jamestown College students will go abroad this week with all they’ve learned in their college years.
Nine JC students of various majors will visit the city of Chogoria, in the African nation of Kenya, this week through June 3.
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — The man who refuses to leave Ivory Coast's presidency faced new threats to his grasp on power Saturday after regional leaders threatened to remove him by force if necessary.
An acclaimed outdoorsman who wrote movingly about testing himself against nature is presumed dead after a crocodile snatched him from his kayak while he led an American expedition from the source of the White Nile into the heart of Congo.
HOLLISTON, Mass. (AP) — Hiding from merciless militiamen and trekking through unforgiving mountainous terrain, Madhel Majok escaped the mass slayings and genocide of the Sudan that killed his parents. The 9-year-old orphan fled to neighboring Kenya, where he then survived vigilante shellings on his crowded refugee camp.
The Barnes County Historical Society Lecture Series Season 12 presents professor Don Hoff of Valley City (N.D.) State University speaking on “Cheetahs and Other Wildlife of Namibia, Africa” at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Barnes County Historical Society Museum, 315 Central Ave. N., Valley City.
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