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02:47
02:47

Goree' Island in Senegal a Reminder of the Historic Atlantic Slave Trade 4 4

Slaves in their thousands were taken to Goree Island and kept in the House of Slaves, before finally being shipped to British, French, Spanish, Dutch, and Portuguese colonies of the Americas
12:06
12:06

ART Complacence Undermines Progress In HIV/Aids Fight unaids report 2013 3

A study done by the University of Washington, USA reveals that HIV/Aids killed over 50,000 Ugandans in 1990, a figure that came down to 48,250 people in 2010. The findings appear to differ from a UNAIDS report released in July 2013 indicating that Uganda continues to perform poorly in the fight against HIV/Aids.
13:07
13:07

PLWAHs Demand Withdrawal of Bitter ARV Combination arvs 3

Margaret Happy, who is on ARV therapy says they contacted Hetero Labs Limited, which manufactures the drugs by they were told it is not on the list of medicines supplied to Uganda.
11:44
11:44

NUDIPU Condemns Police brutality on Demonstrating PWDs wandegeya 3

PWDs claim that the land on plot 175 Bombo Road in Wandegeya was given to them by President Museveni in 2005. However, records indicate that the Salvation Army holds the lease title to the same land.
13:40
13:40

CSO's Release a Shadow Report on Aids Response 3

The report highlights priority actions like earlier HIV treatment and viral load monitoring in line with new global guidelines, improved quality of treatment, ending harmful policies and investment in providing treatment among high risk populations.
15:28
15:28

Recruited Health Workers to Get on the Pay Roll ministry of health 3

Asked on how many of the recruited health workers have actually reported to their duty stations, Aceng said they are still waiting for a report from the public service ministry to determine the number.
07:41
07:41

NEMA Drafts Policy to Regulate E-Waste Disposal 4

Namara explains that such metals could build up in fatty tissues and reach toxic levels over time. She warns that if such metals are allowed to leak into the environment, they may contaminate water sources and soil.
15:17
15:17

Use of PrEp in Uganda Needs Interim Guidelines hiv/aids treatment 2

According to Dr. Patrick Ndase a regional HIV Prevention Research expert with the Microbicide Trials Network, if the sero status of the HIV negative partner has to be maintained then a drug like PrEp could just be the right answer, but the Ministry of health should issue interim guidelines.
15:28
15:28

Unique Identifier Could Monitor New HIV Infections 3

Effective administering of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) requires establishing an electronic identifying mechanism to revamp the existing HIV/Aids Referral Systems.
12:53
12:53

New Media to Blame for School Strikes - Head teachers 4 1 Top story

Dr. Yusuf Nsubuga Director Basic and Secondary Education at the Ministry of Education and Sports argues that, it is high time head teachers found a way to tap into the new media as a valuable academic asset rather than banning it.
16:29
16:29

Uganda Making Inroads in COMESA Free Trade Area common markets 2

As a member of FTA, countries trade on a full duty free and quota free basis. Uganda as one of the 19 members of COMESA FTA, is exposed to regional markets, where it can export its products and in return get high export earnings. Kyambadde says that with FTA, Uganda has created trade interconnections that have enabled easier movement of goods and labour.
15:23
15:23

Mixed Reactions as Motorcycle Registration Exercise Commences boda boda operators 3 2

While Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) maintains that the exercise is meant to streamline the industry, there is sharp criticism among boda boda riders claiming that they were not consulted and sensitized about the arrangement.
07:59
07:59

Rwanda,Tanzania To Meet Over Refugee Expulsion eaca 3

Leaders from Rwanda and Tanzania are set to meet this week in the Kagera region to resolve a diplomatic row that ensued after Rwandan immigrants were expelled from Tanzania.
07:03
07:03

Rwanda To Take Over EAC Chair In November 3

Uganda is set to end its chairmanship of the East African Community during the November 15th Head of State Summit, and hand the rotational tenure to Rwanda.
12:05
12:05

Disclosure and Discordance - Grey Areas for Option B+ option b plus 3

Many women fear to disclose their status because of stigma or that their husbands would stop supporting them financially, or worse get another woman if they are discordant.
10:12
10:12

UBC On Digital Transmission Pilot the digital switch 2

Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) has completed the initial stage of installing digital transmission equipment, and is piloting both the digital and analogue signal before making the switch.
08:01
08:01

Morphine Still Needed to Avert Pain – Medic naguru hospital 3

Morphine also comes from a class of drugs that can cause addiction and therefore its use therefore many medical practitioners are cautious about prescribing them. However Dr. Luyirika says that if the drug is administered for the correct purposes the chances of getting addicted are limited.
06:26
06:26

Uganda Showcases Mobile Civil Registration Systems 3

Delegates from 10 African countries have been in Uganda to learn the best practices on the use Mobile Vital Record System (MVRS), a mechanism to store data on births and deaths. Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) working with Uganda Telecom and the UNICEF implemented the MVRS in 2011 to ease the process of civil registration when it became unclear whether all estimated 1.5 million births each year are documented.
05:46
05:46

Mobile Civil Registration Could Replace Census - Official population census 3

Uganda could do away with the 2014 population census if the mobile civil registration technology by the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) is used accurately to register all births and deaths. Bemanya Twebaze, the URSB Registrar General, argues that in developed countries, governments do not require to carry out national census which is costly and time consuming, since population records are updated on a daily basis.
15:03
15:03

PWDs: Domestic Laws On Disability Found Wanting 3

A Public Lecture on the Rights of People with Disabilities has highlighted the need for states to domesticate international conventions on the issue.
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