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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Uganda Takes Lead in Sickle Cell Disease Management

Uganda Takes Lead in Sickle Cell Disease Management

When Evelyn and her boyfriend had dated for four years, they decided to get married. They were young and so in love, the only medical check-up they bothered to take was HIV.

Their first son …

Uganda: Motorists Dash to Kyambogo for Permits Ahead of New Financial Year

Uganda: Motorists Dash to Kyambogo for Permits Ahead of New Financial Year

With just a day to the start of the new financial year (FY 2016/17), yesterday hundreds of motorists braved the scorching heat, waiting for hours at Face Technologies offices in Kyambogo, as they hustled to …

Uganda: 4,000 Girls Miss Out On Cervical Cancer Vaccination

Uganda: 4,000 Girls Miss Out On Cervical Cancer Vaccination

About 4,037 girls aged 9-13 have missed out on cervical cancer immunisation due to shortage of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine.

The free exercise was launched last year to reduce on the high cases of …

Uganda: Man Sues TASO for Declaring Him ‘HIV Positive’

Uganda: Man Sues TASO for Declaring Him ‘HIV Positive’

The High court in Kampala has summoned management of The Aids Support Organisation (TASO), to defend itself over allegations of acting in a non professional way when they allegedly declared an 'HIV-negative' man as 'HIV-positive'.…

Africa: Ugandan Scientist Among U.S$250,000 World Food Prize Winners

Africa: Ugandan Scientist Among U.S$250,000 World Food Prize Winners

A Ugandan is among four scientists who have won the $250,000 World Food Prize for their effort in fighting malnutrition.

Uganda's Dr Robert Mwanga, Dr Maria Andrade of Mozambique, and Dr Jan Low of Peru …

Rendeavour agrandit le développement de la Lekki Free Trade Zone

Rendeavour agrandit le développement de la Lekki Free Trade Zone

Le PPP avec le gouvernement étatique de Lagos développera un complexe urbain de 1000 hectares

LAGOS, Nigéria, 29 juin 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Rendeavour et le gouvernement étatique de Lagos (Lagos State Government), représenté par Lekki

Rendeavour extends Lekki Free Trade Zone development

Rendeavour extends Lekki Free Trade Zone development

PPP with Lagos State Government will develop 1,000-hectare urban development

LAGOS, Nigeria, June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Rendeavour and Lagos State Government, represented by Lekki Worldwide Investments Limited, have announced an expansion of Rendeavour’s urban …

Uganda: Deo Serwadda New Villa Boss

Uganda: Deo Serwadda New Villa Boss

The search for the next Villa coach is over after the club announced the signing of Deo Serwadda on Sunday morning, writes MOSES MUGALU.

Serwadda beat off competition from former Villa midfielder Joseph Mutyaba to …

Uganda: Four More NRM MPs Fall

Uganda: Four More NRM MPs Fall

Every election petition court ruling since June seems to bring joy and relief to the opposition as more ruling NRM MPs are thrown out of Parliament.

Yesterday was one of the worst days in court …

Uganda: How Decentralization Policy Was Killed in 10 Years

Uganda: How Decentralization Policy Was Killed in 10 Years

Is decentralization goal going offside?

A nearly-10-year steady cut in government funding to local governments since 2006 has crippled service delivery in districts and drawn indignation from a largely-hapless local leadership.

By 2006, government transfers …

Uganda: Bunyoro MPs Attack Museveni On Dubious Campaign Promises

Uganda: Bunyoro MPs Attack Museveni On Dubious Campaign Promises

Bunyoro leaders angry that the president's campaign promises captivating on the road network may have been sheer rhetoric, writes JOSEPHINE NAMULOKI.

President Museveni's re-election campaign in Bunyoro promised a lot in infrastructure, including six major …

Uganda: Western Union, Moneygram Meet Biggest Foes in New Online Players

Uganda: Western Union, Moneygram Meet Biggest Foes in New Online Players

Sending and receiving money across the border used to be a preserve for two international firms, Western Union and MoneyGram.

But with the advent of mobile technology, the future of these two firms remains questionable …

Independence Day: Resurgence Main Characters Use QQ IM Service for Video Call between the Earth and the Moon

Independence Day: Resurgence Main Characters Use QQ IM Service for Video Call between the Earth and the Moon

SHENZHEN, China, June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — On June 24, the Hollywood sci-fi disaster blockbuster, Independence Day: Resurgence, officially hit China’s cinemas more than 20 years after the release of the original.

Not only does