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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Behaviour Change Communication can fight HIV among youth

Behaviour Change Communication can fight HIV among youth

Youth under the age of 30 constitute 78 % or more than three quarters of Uganda?s population (Youth Map Uganda 2011). With majority of the country?s p…

Opposition cries foul as Egypt constitution finalised

Opposition cries foul as Egypt constitution finalised

An Islamist-led assembly was expected to finalise a new constitution on Friday aimed at transforming Egypt and paving the way for an end to the recent…

Ugandan oil and the fallacy of local content

Ugandan oil and the fallacy of local content

The furor and debate of months past on the issue of oil seems to have reduced to public murmurs, boardroom chatter and the occasional parliamentary de…

ARVs may help people live longer but…

ARVs may help people live longer but…

According to the 2011 demographic and health survey, majority Ugandans are knowledgeable about HIV/AIDS, modes of HIV transmission, testing, counselli…

Financing energy projects,lessons from Umeme IPOs

Financing energy projects,lessons from Umeme IPOs

The just concluded Umeme Initial Public Offer and its subsequent oversubscriptions from all quarters is a clear testimony of the public?s interest in …

Pregnant HIV-positive mums will get free ARVs ? Gov?t

Pregnant HIV-positive mums will get free ARVs ? Gov?t

All pregnant women will get free anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs to stop the transmission of the HIV virus to the unborn babies.…

Mali Islamists capture town near Mauritania border

Mali Islamists capture town near Mauritania border

Ansar Dine, an Islamist group linked to Al Qaeda has moved into a town near Mali’s border with Mauritania after separatist Tuareg rebels withdrew with…

Lyantonde health centres open only four hours a day

Lyantonde health centres open only four hours a day

Residents of Lyantonde, in Masaka district have complained that most health facilities open at 10:00am and close at 2:00pm.…

Midwives warned against harsh treatment

Midwives warned against harsh treatment

Midwives have been warned against treating husbands of expectant mothers harshly.…

Children are more prone to worms

Children are more prone to worms

Approximately 12 in every 100 children are allergic to eggs. This kind of allergy mostly stresses parents as they try to find the most appropriate nut…

When did you last deworm?

When did you last deworm?

You may have experienced itchiness around the rectal area and wondered why, but before you rush to the doctor, have you thought about the last time yo…

Remarrying after losing a loved one is part of positive living ? Watiti

Remarrying after losing a loved one is part of positive living ? Watiti

Dr. Stephen Watiti is one person you can call the face of HIV/AIDS in Uganda, going by the passion with which he has, over the years, disseminated inf…

Only the Congolese people can save Democratic Republic of the Congo | Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja

Only the Congolese people can save Democratic Republic of the Congo | Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja

Congo DRC cannot rely on its illegitimate government or the international community to protect its people and resources

M23, the 23 March movement, is the fourth incarnation of Paul Kagame’s proxy group for Rwanda’s territorial …