Thomas Sankara ‘A United Front Against Debt’ Speech At The African Union Summit In 1987

At this moment I would like for us to speak about another pressing issue: the issue of debt, the question of the economic situation in Africa. It is an important condition of our survival, as much as peace. And this is why I have deemed it necessary to put several supplementary points on the table for us to discuss.

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Zura Karuhimbe – The ‘witch’ Who Saved Lives During The Rwandan Genocide

Karuhimbi risked her life by sheltering refugees from those wanting to see them dead. Her little house became a safe haven for Tutsis, Burundians and even three Europeans trying to escape violence during the genocide. She reportedly hid people under her bed, in a secret space in the roof, and there are reports that she dug a hole in her fields for people to hide in. She would even shelter babies who had been rescued from the arms of their dead mothers after being left to die. The exact number of people she sheltered is unknown, but it is believed to be around 100-150.

A Ugandan Engineer Nsamba Christopher Has Built The World’s Largest Baby Incubator, Carries 10 Babies At A Go.

A Ugandan innovator, researcher and engineer Nsamba Christopher, the founder and director of the African Space Research Program, is in the final stages of building what is going to be the largest and technologically advanced baby incubator in the world. It’s manufacture from the backyard of his home in Ntinda; where he built his workshop.

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