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Matt Kayem: Fraud or Creative Genius

The artist pays tribute to luminary Black African scholars and activists like Cheikh Anta Diop, Franz Fanon and Dr. Henri Clarke in his work | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Stuck Traveller was a conceptual, quite hypnotic installation that featured in the Kampala Art Biennale 2016 exhibition, that introduced the artist, Matt …

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Why are some painkillers less effective in females?

| THE INDEPENDENT | Male and female bodies are physiologically different in more than one way — from hormone levels to molecular processes. While they may feel similar levels of pain, differing underlying biological processes mean that the same treatment may not work for both. Researchers have been investigating whether …

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The fight to control malaria

Artificial light may become a new weapon | BERNARD COETZEE | The world has not yet won the war against malaria. While the total number of cases has declined from about 81.1 cases per 1,000 population to 59 per 1,000 since 2000, there were still an estimated 240 million cases …

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The ‘Muhoozi Project’

Testing the water or preparing the ground? SPECIAL FEATURE | KRISTOF TITECA | DEMOCRACY IN AFRICA | A particularly intense and visible campaign has been taking place in Uganda over the last few months to promote Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba – President Yoweri Museveni’s son – as the president’s successor. This …

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Uganda elections fake

Expert body lists them among worst on the globe Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda elections score one of the worst rankings in the world according to a recent report released by the Electoral Integrity project which measures the quality of presidential and parliamentary polls across the globe. Perceptions …

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Uganda Development Bank powers tourism

Country’s development institution drives sector post-pandemic recovery with targeted financing | RONALD WANDERA | The Covid-19 pandemic has claimed more than 6 million lives worldwide over the past 2 years. In Uganda, there were about 163,416 confirmed cases and 3,588 deaths as of March 9, 2022, according to Ministry of …

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