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Published on January 27, 2011 No Comment
Murder of gay activist “needs urgent investigation”

Gay Ugandans say they are living in fear after the murder of David Kato, a prominent gay activist who opposed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill submitted to parliament in 2009.

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Published on January 22, 2011 No Comment

Continuous monitoring of the various functions in any operation improves harmony, which is key to higher efficiency. To achieve high-level synergy, internal audit acting under the auspices of quality assurance ought to play the bridge between different departments in organizations.

Published on December 9, 2010 No Comment

All the neighbours of Sudan are watching. Africa is watching. The whole world is watching. However, the Southerners strongly believe it is more to do with them and not the world.

Published on December 7, 2010 No Comment
A call to Ugandans to support homeland

Jackson Kaguri has a home in Lansing, Michigan, but remains deeply rooted in Uganda through his work with the Nyaka AIDS Orphan Project.

Published on November 28, 2010 No Comment
For the youth, for the little ones

A man who humbly calls himself “a boy from the village” runs a school for orphans that doesn’t just feed the children with knowledge, but also sustains their bodies with fuel, something most Ugandan schools don’t provide for their students.

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Published on September 1, 2010 No Comment
New strains of HIV spreading in fishing communities

A study of HIV-positive people in fishing communities on the shores of Lake Victoria in central Uganda has found that more than a quarter have “recombinant” viruses that might threaten both treatment and prevention efforts.

Published on August 1, 2010 No Comment

On a humid evening at a downtown Kampala hotel, I began my conversation with Amanda Onapito only to be interrupted when three cockroaches swam onto our table, one sliding into my juice cocktail.

Published on July 29, 2010 No Comment
Political will can solve malnutrition

“Children don’t vote,” said Dr Robert Mwadime, of Uganda Action for Nutrition, at a session on the subject before the three-day African Union (AU) meeting opened in Kampala, Uganda.

Published on July 10, 2010 No Comment

When Allan Paton penned his novel, “Cry the Beloved Country,” it was hailed for clearly mirroring the racial divide against a downtrodden populace.

Published on July 7, 2010 No Comment

When a report in May revealed that the Ugandan government was concerned about reports that, the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) were reorganizing in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), there was ample reason for skepticism.

Published on June 16, 2010 No Comment

The Obama administration is supporting Kenya’s draft constitution, which has a clause for “access to reproductive health” by providing funds through the United States Agency for International Development.

Published on June 6, 2010 No Comment
When do we tell children they are HIV positive?

A Ugandan draft policy recommending that HIV-positive children be informed of their status by the age of 10 has drawn mixed reactions from health workers.

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