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COVID-19 affects sperm quality in men – Study

Washington, USA | THE INDEPENDENT | Men infected with COVID-19 might experience a short-term reduction in sperm count, according to a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. The study shows that some men infected with COVID-19 might find it hard to impregnate a woman after recovering from the …

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Re-opening the economy: What it means for startups

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  While addressing the nation on December 30, 2021, President Yoweri Museveni lifted the two-year lockdown and fully opened all the sector of the economy. With most of the business returning to normal operations this month, start-ups within the education, creative and transport sectors received …

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US Embassy cancels visa interviews over surge in Covid-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The US Embassy in Kampala has temporarily suspended routine visitor visa interviews following a recent spike in Covid-19 cases in the country. The suspension comes in the wake of the third wave of the pandemic declared by the Ministry of Health on 7 January …

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Residents storm Mbalala police protesting New Year arrests

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have fired teargas to disperse angry residents who stormed Mbalala Police Station Saturday, protesting the shooting and detention of revelers on December 31st, 2021. The revelers alleged that Coleb Asiimwe, the OC Mbalala Police Station last night shot and killed  a 15-year-old girl …

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