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New limbs, new life for South Sudan amputees

Juba, South Sudan | AFP | Stephen, 12, romps confidently around the sunlit courtyard, weaving in between wheelchair-bound patients as he plays with the other children, his prosthetic leg barely a hindrance. When he was five years old, the car he and his family were travelling in hit a landmine …

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Hundreds get free medicals ahead of Kabaka’s birthday fete

Ndejje, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 700 people have received free medical services, in a drive organized to precede Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi’s 64th birthday, this Saturday.  The main celebrations are scheduled to take place at Ndejje Secondary School in Luweero district. Most of the patients attended to …

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Health Ministry replaces Super Cereal blended flour

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ministry of Health has replaced Super Cereal maize blended flour with Super Cereal Plus and Ready- to- use Supplementary Food-RUSF packs and sachets respectively. The move follows the suspension of the distribution of Super Cereal flour by the World Food Programme-WFP last month. The …

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KADAGA: I am getting better

  Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has assured Ugandans that she is on course for full recovery from an illness that has had her hospitalized at Aga Khan in Nairobi, Kenya since last month. “I am glad to report that due to God’s Mercy …

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