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Anti-Atwine protesters case pushed to next month

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Law Development Center (LDC) Magistrate Court has pushed to April the case in which two people are accused of inciting violence by dropping a casket demanding the immediate resignation of the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, Dr. Diana Atwine for allegedly mishandling COVID-19 response funds. …

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Obesity rising in Africa

In many African households, carrying a pot belly is a sign that this person is wealthy and well-fed but that is false | THE INDEPENDENT | One in five adults and one in 10 children and teenagers are projected to be obese by December 2023 in 10 high-burden African countries if …

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COVID-19 takes a heavy toll on women’s health

| THE INDEPENDENT | Disruptions to essential health services due to the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt broadly. As the world marks International Women’s Day March 08, a new World Health Organisation (WHO) analysis finds that women’s health services are far from being fully restored, with 40% of African countries reporting …

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