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IN THE INDEPENDENT: The Zigy Wyne death

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Zigy Wyne death: ‘Kiwani’ in Kampala streetspeak means “something fake.” Musician Bobi Wine coined the word in 2007 as the title of his song that won that year’s award for best Afro beat single. …

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Uganda heart institute to get own home

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Construction of the Uganda Heart Institute-UHI’s own home will start in the next financial year. Construction and furnishing of the facility has been budgeted to cost 259 billion shillings which will be realised by the government and foreign funding. The institute has occupied the fourth …

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Sh36 billion needed to complete Mulago Specialised Hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has been told that the Ministry of Health needs Sh36 Billion to complete Mulago Specialized Hospital. Lower Mulago Hospital which was part of the Mulago National Referral Hospital has been converted into Mulago Specialized Hospital to offer specialized services. Presenting a report in Tuesday …

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HIV and young girls

New study starts on choice in prevention methods Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Something unusual is happening at the Makerere University – John Hopkins University (MUJHU) research collaboration facility at Mulago hill in Kampala. The walls of the aging building have been freshly painted white with carefully coated patches …

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Patients, survivors share agonizing tale of managing cancer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Alice Nankinga, 22, had a sunny personality which classmates, friends and family keep referring to while reflecting on the past before she was diagnosed with Cancer.  But her dreams and happiness were shattered when, while in senior one, she frequently fell sick. Six years later, …

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