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A potential cure for AIDS

Defeating HIV with a single injection A new study from Tel Aviv University proposes a novel AIDS treatment that could be turned into a vaccine or a one-time treatment for HIV patients. The research explored modifying type B white blood cells in the patient’s body to release anti-HIV antibodies in …

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Are you an `elite sleeper’?

It means you have a gene that allows you get full night’s sleep in just 4 hours | THE INDEPENDENT | Are you one of those lucky people who seem to be able to thrive on between four and six hours of sleep per night? You may be what UC …

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Banks to unveil Shs1tn export credit facility

It will boost manufacturing and bridge the funding gap to the sector that holds great potential for Uganda’s growth | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s commercial banks are planning to provide Shs1trillion in export credit facility to help local manufacturers boost their access to the regional markets. Sarah Arapta, the chairperson …

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The EACOP and Tilenga are win-win projects

Cheick-Omar Diallo, the TotalEnergies Spokesperson for the Tilenga and EACOP projects accompanied a French contingent of journalists on tour of Uganda’s oilfields and project affected persons. The Independent’s Ronald Musoke was on the four day visit (July 16-19) and spoke to him about his impressions. Tell us about your visit …

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Russia’s Lavrov visits Africa

The reasons for the charm offensive aren’t pretty | JOSEPH SIEGLE | Russia is the source of less than 1% of the foreign direct investment into Africa. Substantively, then, Russia brings little to the continent. But the fact that Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov made a high-profile trip to Africa …

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