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lennon once complained that the worst thing about being in the beatles was not being able to have a pint and the phil and paul mccartney return there and 2018 to play a surprise kid. coming up next is news africa with christine you can keep up with all the latest news and information around the clock on our website at speed of you dot com i'm told me all a lot of folks thanks for joining us. coach
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chinese problems off on fear the worst as the coronavirus spirits. turn to be. the few children still. do have everything in. a fright. they say their governments have abandoned their. students afraid for his life. even with the cost blow by blow will need a former child soldier teaching boxing to rehab in his hate others. hello i'm christine wonderwall come to africa to have your company ugandan students are making an urgent appeal to their governments to evacuate them from there among nearly 5000 africans living in the chinese province that is the epicenter off the
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virus outbreak the virus is reported to have infected around 45000 people the number of deaths in china is over 1100 countries like morocco and libya have evacuated their citizens but many sub-saharan african governments have failed to do the same. and i'm joined now by thomas kunz he's a medical student in will han thomas has been urging the ugandan government to evacuate him and 67 of the ugandans stranded in will hunt hi thomas welcome to news africa what is your current situation and how is it taking its toll well according to jewish new year is. the streets are empty shops are closed restraints are closed to get supplies the few stores are still open i didn't have anything in. my. thomas is getting actual twitter feeds either you've expressed some real frustration they look at some the stuff that you've
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tweeted alice what are you spending your days doing are you afraid what is and just how do you feel about what's going on right now. everyone is too afraid to go out. you don't know where you could meet every time you go out you risk. contacts with an infected person so we basically spend all day said maybe watching a few movies social media talking to your family that'll. do you know why your government has not evacuated you and others. i think mine the last week the president said he has believed cheney is a full control of the situation and there's no need to evacuate well our prime minister you can an ambassador to china said we are safer here because if we don't uganda we pose
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a great risk to their country because they're in no capacity to contain the virus in case one of us is infected and and spread it in the country can you understand that argument is if it doesn't do you at least appreciate that or does that make not no sense at all so you know it doesn't make any sense at all. the. other countries that have been about getting their citizens have been following the protocols straight sure that effected people don't mix with the population by current inning sit ins for about 14 days which is the estimated incubation period of the. corps another heiress said should by ice when you do that you get isolate those were effected from those who are fine right thomas what do you want your governments to do. the only way they
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could intervene for us is by a vote you have to have been to one ugandan stranded in 100 no shows the situation will only get worse from here right very quickly tom as you hinted at this in one of your tweets what risks are you taking in talking to the media. was as one not looking into one interview and the things they tweet so being expelled. i did to us the deportation but since we had a look now and they can't be deported. all right that's thomas kinds you know in one province in china thank you so what does the ugandan government have to say about why they've so far refused to in left their nationals in china to safety reports again as mogambo has mall from kampala behind me is the office of the prime minister which is actually next to the ugandan parliament where lawmakers of heidi
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very emotional debate about the issue of evacuating ugandans from china due to the corona virus outbreak the lawmakers of test the government to explain and evacuated ugandans immediately in her response a minister assured blow me because that a government is equally concerned but it is not seated she sees that evacuating ugandans is an option that the government is looking at but she could not call me to a cell phone but she sees that china should as well be given a chance to help ugandans without necessarily having to bring them back at all no not all parents under lottie's are amazed that this it realty by spoke to told me that bringing back her brother should be looked at as a priority to before the government can consider anything goes but until the government makes a final decision the fate of the ugandans in china remains in balance. ok now moving on tonics story swarms of billions of locusts are ravaging crops in east africa and the u.n. is warning there is risk off catastrophe officials say immediate action is needed
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before more rainfall in the weeks ahead brings fresh vegetation to feed new generations of the pests efforts to contain the pest in windy in central kenya. experts say there's just a short window to prevent the worst of these low costs still on the ground there feeding and grouping together but it's only a matter of time to fall they're able to fly. it's time for the international community to understand. we know otherwise we would. there would be my level of acute food insecurity there would be 1000000 more people who require food assistance and it will take years to grow import the situation once this one can fly it becomes difficult to control the insects desert
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locusts can cover distances of up to 200 kilometers a day the insects that constantly multiplying each female can lay about $100.00 x. after 2 weeks millions of new help us in much and the cycle goes on and on and on and so just think of a swarm that covers manhattan from the south to the north and this is just a medium sized swarm and it's not really a big swarm for desert locust that swarm in one day can eat the same amount of food as the entire population of kenya. unusual rainfalls at this time of the year the breeding conditions extremely favorable for the locusts and extremely on federal for farm us. we have really depend on this farming season we have to be even if the one beginning in april is short and not as productive we depend a lot on this one we worry that the locusts will destroy our harvest and we end up
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going hungry the rest of the year we sing for when we have the next cropping season after devastating large areas in somalia ethiopia and kenya the swarms have now reached uganda and us threatening south sudan and tanzania. now a boxing champion in the democratic republic of congo has set up what he scored the friendship club to help former child soldiers and a vulnerable young people go to himself a former child soldier says he wants to help survivors come to terms with their past and show them there is an alternative to violence. need to live the but also known as keyboard mundell a former child soldier and a boxing champion here in goma in eastern democratic republic of congo he is where every morning is he walks or trains from his home to the work and stadium neighbors and strangers call it must. as it passes by he will mongol share this experience
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and skills we should keep in film a child who just started a project called the friendship boxing club club delahunty. i want them to be off the street and to our mentality the muslims of the control of themselves and create their own jobs and we have to help them achieve this so they can help their communities this is why i am proud to train the. lies of the heart of a region reaching mineral resources which was also the site of one of the deadliest conflicts in recent history. chemo mungle now 41 was recruited by the regular army when he was a miner was later recruited by a rebel group who wanted to overthrow a dictator who says. he 14 the militia until. he lost his left eye during an air raid it was then that he decided to drop the gun in pick up the boxing clubs j.p. morgan won by
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a longtime member of the club was adopted by cuban mongols after his parents were murdered by the armed groups but he said it's a place for. me to club me tears like a family to us the experiences that i had as a child soldier are like the experiences of being a criminal of killing people of ripping people those experiences that i can't really bring into my life but thanks to the master today i belong to the club is like a father to me. in a region where thousands of young people have been often skipper mungo has become a respected world wardell for young people many of whom are dealing with serious traumas inherited from my life marked by violence. but if boxing and training are for more physical and emotional therapy fixing cars provides another means of survival and income for people mungle and his army of young boxers.
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i really like that work is. most of these kids and car mechanics i teach them this job is to train them in boxing and after practice is over we'll come back to work as mechanic on the books. back at the training site is preparing his people is for a regional autonomy and his protege j.p. morgan is fighting for a region or title the emphasis is not only on physical training but also on foster tricia and me to head after on the club l.m.t. is all about transforming feelings of wins and frustration and replacing them with new i suppose we should. find that day of the. right our right. after an inviting clash. shamu to j.p. reid. pizza with the retreat and a fresh we have
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a big fights made for the club members. it's another active mind it might be us more than to the difficulty of journeys that many of the keathley trains our own food paths a tree a promise he's from richmond to get money and survival and salves as these potions to keep on fighting. and that's it for now from africa you can catch all our stories on our facebook page well leave it's a day with these pictures of swarms of locusts playing in the horn of africa see you next time. to the conflict zone just to sebastian. my guess newsweek hero.
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