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Yellow fever screening at Busia border irks traders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan traders are crying foul over the ongoing screening for yellow fever at the Busia Kenya-Uganda border. The Ugandan traders say it is becoming very expensive for them to do business in neighboring Kenya due to lack of yellow fever vaccination cards. Those without …

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Child car seat fitting

How to make sure it is correctly done | THE INDEPENDENT | Research suggests that more than 70% of all child car seats are incorrectly fitted, or the wrong size. Here’s everything you need to know about making sure your child car seat is fitted correctly. A twisted belt, resting …

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Number of people testing for HIV drops- Aids commission

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of people testing for HIV across the country has been declining steadily over the past three years, according to Uganda AIDS Commission-UAC. Records from UAC show that 10.7 million people tested in the 2016/2017 financial year, 8.8 million in the 2017/2018 …

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Exciting student art

It’s multi-disciplinary, full of potential | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Exhibitions by art students often throw up surprises. Young artists are adventurous, innovative and revel in what is trending in the art world to cross boundaries. An ongoing exhibition by second and third year Industrial and Fine Art students of Kyambogo …

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Ebola spreads to DR Congo’s South Kivu province

First confirmed Ebola cases in DR Congo’s South Kivu province Bukavu, DR Congo | AFP |  The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country’s year-old epidemic, one of which was a fatality, the provincial government said Friday. “Two cases …

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