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Soroti fruit factory sales recover from Covid-19 effect

Soroti, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The management of Soroti Fruits Factory in Teso region has registered good recovery in its sales that had nearly collapsed after government shut down several sectors as a preventive measure on Covid-19. Douglas Kakyuku Ndawula the factories executive director during an interaction with URN said …

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Breast cancer overtakes lung cancer as world’s commonest

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Breast cancer has overtaken lung cancer as the world’s most commonly diagnosed cancer, the World Health Organization has revealed in a new statement released in the lead to World Cancer Day marked today globally. Breast cancer among women accounted for 11.7 per cent of the …

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COVID-19 exposes true cost of corruption

Transparency International reveals that persistent corruption is undermining health care | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | The 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released on Jan 28, by Transparency International reveals that persistent corruption is undermining health care systems and contributing to democratic backsliding amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Countries that perform well on …

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