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HIV /AIDS, risk perception and the fading individual responsibility

Uganda, Dec. 8 -- Every year on December 1, nations all over the world observe World Aids Day to show support for individuals who are infected with the virus, to raise awareness of prevention among th... Read More


Ebola: What will it take for us to learn?

Uganda, Dec. 8 -- It's been a few months since reports of an Ebola outbreak hit the front pages of leading dailies and other media platforms in Uganda and beyond. Initially limited to one district an... Read More


The harsh reality of the boy-child

Uganda, Dec. 8 -- Growing up in Africa has become more and more of a harsh-reality for the boy child. The cultural constructs coupled with the societal expectations threaten to endanger the freedoms a... Read More


UMA members kneeling before Museveni was disgraceful

Uganda, Dec. 7 -- While it should not matter, permit me to disclose that I am Kenyan, although I trace my ancestry to Uganda. History tells me that in the 1700s, the Abakunta ancestors-Kiboyye and Wit... Read More


Are GMOs the answer to food insecurity?

Uganda, Dec. 7 -- Following the recent lift of the ban on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in Kenya, a number of GMO opponents viz environmentalists, ecologists among others have come out against... Read More


HIV diagnosis in Uganda has evolved

Uganda, Dec. 7 -- Last week, we celebrated World Aids Day. It's important to note that Uganda became the first African country to identify 'Slim Disease' in 1982 in Kasensero fishing village on the sh... Read More


Of sophisticated corruption cartels and schemes

Uganda, Dec. 6 -- I have, since 2004, fervently listened to Capital Gang, a generally political radio talk-show hosted by Capital FM every Saturday. For anyone keen on keeping well abreast with politi... Read More


Lecturers need to adopt new strategies

Uganda, Dec. 6 -- A couple of weeks ago the media was awash with reports of interdiction of a lecturer who was recorded on phone slapping a female student at Makerere University. The lecturer was rep... Read More


Museveni's trip to Vietnam spot on

Uganda, Dec. 5 -- President Museveni and his delegation trip to Hanoi, Vietnam, for bilateral discussions with his counter part, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc creates immense investment opportunities for... Read More


Ways to prevent drug resistance

Uganda, Dec. 5 -- The World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) is a global campaign commemorated annually between November 18 and 24. The campaign aims at improving awareness and understanding of ant... Read More