“A New Birth of Freedom” commemorates the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. The words, echoing across 200 years from Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg address, express Lincoln’s hope that the sacrifice of those who died to preserve the United States would lead to “a new birth of freedom” for the nation.
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In a place where children fight wars, fight each other, fight for their lives, we find hope in the power of music, dance, and laughter. Go to the War/Dance website and find out how you can help.
Uganda Fast Facts:
- 236,040 square kilometres, slightly smaller than the UK
- 28 million people, with an average life expectancy of 52 years
- Official languages are English and Swahili, but Luganda is the most widely spoken
- 4.1% of the adult population is HIV-positive
- 35% of the population lives below the local poverty line
- 1.7% are internet users, and 5.4% own a mobile phone
- 70,746km of roads, 23% of them paved
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