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Dozens turned away from Entebbe airport over the weekend

  Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Close to 50 people who traveled to meet or see off travelers at Entebbe International Airport over the weekend were turned away. It followed a statement issued by Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA on Saturday indicating only three people including the air bound passenger will …

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Music promoters vow to defy police ban on christmas concerts

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Music promoters and concert organizers have defiantly responded to the ban released by police warning to arrest whoever is intending to participate in parties organized in the Christmas festive season and said they will continue with their programs and organize. On Thursday Police warned event’s …

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Kitgum district to ration mosquito nets

Kitgum, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Several households in Kitgum District have missed out on the distribution of the Long-Lasting Insecticide Treated nets from the Health Ministry in the ongoing campaign.  This came as the numbers of people meant to benefit from the Mosquito nets surpassed the number of mosquito nets …

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Testosterone capable of preventing diabetes in men: study

Canberra, Australia | Xinhua | Researchers from the University of Adelaide in South Australia (SA) have found that testosterone can prevent diabetes in men. The study, published on Wednesday, was the largest investigation of testosterone treatment ever undertaken. After two years of treatment, it found that 21 percent of 413 men …

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