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Kenya
What do you do?
Reporter, Researcher, Other
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ICIPE-NIUTM/KEMRI
Fields of interest
science, agriculture, health, climate change, biodiversity, sustainable development, poverty reduction, biotechnology, engineering
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gdidah@yahoo.com
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http://www.icipe.org
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English
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Concerned about global health.

Owino D Gabriel's Blog

Obama tells Myanmar junta to free Suu Kyi

By VIJAY JOSHI, Associated Press Writer Vijay Joshi



Associated Press Writer



President Barack Obama on Sunday told Myanmar's junta to free pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi during an unusual face-to-face interaction with a top leader of the ruling military.



Obama delivered the strong message during his summit with leaders of 10 Southeast Asian nations, which included Myanmar Prime Minister Gen. Thein Sein.



White House press secretary Robert Gibbs… Continue

Posted on November 15, 2009 at 17:57

Myanmar is burning but we can do very little to help?

By Owino Owuor Gabriel



The response of the governments of Myanmar to the disasters that has invaded their people this month is disastrous. This criminally installed government by military force in 1988 has refused to open up for the world to see the destruction wrecked by Cyclone Nargis and has blocked foreign aid workers and has controlled the delivery of supplies of food and medicine. This military regime remains adamant, and even as another cyclone causes ravage on the devastated… Continue

Posted on May 18, 2008 at 10:17

Remembering Aung Suu Kyi.

For the past 11 years, Aung San Suu Kyi, a former elected leader and a Nobel Prize winner, has lived under house arrest in Burma, completely isolated. Suu Kyi won the 1991 peace price because of her calm but passionate advocacy of freedom and democracy in Myanmar. No government has acted adequately to support freedom in Burma and to offer succor to those risking all to bring what has been denied them for nearly 50 years. A few months ago the authoritarian military regime dismissed the UN's call… Continue

Posted on February 13, 2008 at 19:00

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At 9:38 on April 19, 2009, DANIEL AKOKO said…
Your research on the impact of reduction of Lake Victoria water levels on the breeding of malaria-transmitting mosquitoes was an enriching eye-opener. It confirmed the fears of riparian communities around the lake that an upsurge of malaria could stifle the gains so far made in combating the killer disease. I encourage you and fellow researchers at the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) to continue exploring effective biological control methods for malaria parasites/mosquito vectors.

Kudos!
 
 
 

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