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Fighting HIV/AIDS

Uganda’s tough choice between prevention and treatment Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Uganda will in 2019 launch two researches aimed at preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS. The first, dubbed ‘Deliver’,will be based on ring laced with the HIV drug Dapivirinebeing placed in the vagina and an oral drugTruvadataken daily …

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Global HIV prevention conference kicks off in Spain

Scientists explain why they haven’t found an HIV vaccine yet Madrid, Spain | FLAVIA NASSAKA | A global HIV conference opened on Oct.22 in Madrid, Spain bringing together researchers to discuss strides made in prevention of infections. Dubbed HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) 2018, the week long event which  happens …

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The Arab wants you

The pleasure and pain of a Middle East job Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Rayan Kaahwa has lost count of the money he has spent chasing a job in Dubai. It started in May when he was lured to abandon his small retail shop to pay $700 to a labour …

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Infections that won’t go away

Here is why your diagnosis, treatment could be wrong Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Martin Muhangi often gets headache, fever, joint aches and sometimes stomach ache. He has been given medicine from hospital but the ailments persist. But the bank teller in Kampala is more frustrated because the doctors keep …

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Bobi Wine’s torture

How `people power’ hit national stage with protests Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | As he left the Chief Magistrate’s court in Gulu on Aug.16, Arua Municipality MP-elect Kassiano Ezati Wadri , chanted, “We shall overcome, We shall overcome” as a group of people peeping through the court’s wire mesh fence …

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Wadri’s Arua win

The mistakes of FDC, NRM Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Arua Municipality MP Kasiano Wadri appeared assured of victory from the start. “I have already won this election,” he told The Independent a week into the official threeweeks of campaigning, “I will just need to do a little panel beating …

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What’s wrong with condom campaign?

Why government officials say you, probably, shouldn’t give your girl a Kiss Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Do you prefer your man sweet like chocolate, fresh like strawberry or classic like ……… You decide! That is according to a new series of adverts which, on TV and billboards, features an …

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Let Court decide, CCEDU tells EC

Behind the case of NGO blocked for crossing the line in election observation Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Since it was suspended from conducting voter education and election monitoring on July 09, a local NGO – Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU), has been in and out meetings …

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