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Nabbanja under fire over New York expenses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja is under fire over unpaid expenses she incurred while on her official travel to New York during the UN General Assembly in September. A letter penned by Uganda’s Ambassador to the UN, Adonia Ayebare, to the Office of the Prime …

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Poliovirus found in NYC wastewater

Los Angeles, US | Xinhua | The New York State and New York City (NYC) departments of health said Friday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have identified polioviruses from sewage samples in the largest city of the United States, suggesting likely local circulation of the virus. …

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Biden signs order to let some 9/11 documents go public

  Washington, US | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order directing his government to review and release some documents related to the FBI’s investigation into the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The order directs the Justice Department and other federal agencies to review documents …

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Beyond tooth decay

Why good dental hygiene is important Kampala, Uganda | DAVID MCNAMEE | Most of us are aware that poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath – but not brushing your teeth could also have consequences for more serious illnesses. In 2010, researchers from New …

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Uganda House in New York gets mural on youth employment

New York, US | THE INDEPENDENT | As part of its 100th anniversary, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has painted a mural at the Uganda Embassy in New York in recognition of efforts by government to solve youth unemployment. The painting depicts a young woman draped in a headscarf in …

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