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  1. How Giant African Rats Are Saving Lives in Old War ZonesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    MOROGORO, Tanzania-In the shadow of a misty mountain range, an elite special-forces unit is training for a dangerous mission: ridding the world's formerly war-torn regions of land mines. Members don't wear body armor or brandish metal detectors.

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  2. Rats better at diagnosing TB than standard testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Medical News Today

    ... young children. This is why a team - led by Georgies Mgode, of the Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania - set out to investigate alternative ways of detecting the disease. In the new study - which has been published in the journal ...

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  3. African giant pouched rats receive landmine detection training in Morogoro, TanzaniaRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    Staff members from APOPO train an African giant pouched rat for landmine detection in Morogoro, Tanzania, March 23, 2018. Tanzania-based non-profit organization APOPO has researched and pioneered the use of African giant pouched rat, a large rodent that can be found in most of sub-Saharan African nations, in landmine detection to free people from the terrors of the explosive remnants of war.

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  4. Fifteen years later, does Africa still need a Big Brother show?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Daily Monitor

    ... Kaggwa was a little known 30-year-old student, Mwisho Mwampamba was a self-employed 22-year-old from Morogoro, Tanzania who came second. Cherise Makubale was a 24-year-old procurement officer from Zambia. Cherise won the first sea-son of Big brother ...

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  5. The giant rats that love avocado - and can diagnose deadly TBRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2017 | Crofs Blogs

    ... Riziwan and the other giant African pouched rats that work at Belgian organisation Apopo's TB centre in Morogoro, Tanzania. Riziwan, now almost a year old, has been trained - almost since birth - to pick up the smell of the disease, which is ...

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  6. Could Giant Rats Help Fight Tuberculosis in Major Cities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Voice of America

    An African Giant Pouch rat is seen before a training session where the rats will learn to detect tuberculosis at a laboratory in Sokoine University for Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania, Jan. 31, 2006. Giant rats are probably not the first thing that come to mind to tackle tuberculosis but scientists hope their sniffing skills will speed up efforts to detect the deadly disease in major cities across the world.

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  7. .com | OR Tambo dreamt bigRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | News24

    ... together with 36 other South Africans, visited Somafco. This was the school the ANC started in Mazimbu in Morogoro, Tanzania. Though the school was established in 1977, it was only named Somafco in 1979 in honour of Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu, who was ...

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