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U.S. says operation in Somalia kills key ISIS leader

Washington, USA | Xinhua | A U.S. military operation killed a number of Islamic State (ISIS) members in Somalia on Wednesday, including a key leader of the extremist group, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Thursday. Among those killed was Bilal-al-Sudani, “an ISIS leader in Somalia and a key facilitator for ISIS’s …

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NDA impounds medicines worth UGX 100M in operation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has impounded 406 boxes of substandard assorted medicines worth 100 Million Shillings. The head of enforcement at NDA Samuel KyomukamaIn said that the drugs were impounded from the districts of Iganga, Kamuli, Buyende, Jinja, Kaliro, Namutumba, Kayunga, and Jinja City. Kyomukama …

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Mpanga growers tea factory resumes full operations

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In 2017, the factory was sinking into debt and on the verge of closure. The factory had a debt of 6.4 billion shillings owed by several service providers including financial institutions. According to the factory’s annual report for 2021, the company made a loss …

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Soroti medics separate Conjoined Twins ignored at Mulago

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A team of medics at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital has successfully separated conjoined twins, one of whom had died at birth. The team led by Dr. Joseph Epodoi, the Consultant Surgeon, entered the theatre at 11:00am Friday to conduct the complicated operation that lasted …

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No smoking four weeks before operation cuts risks: WHO

  Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | Patients who stop smoking at least four weeks before an operation significantly reduce the risk of having postsurgical complications because their blood flow improves, according to a study published Monday. The World Health Organisation (WHO) study argued that minor or non-essential operations on regular smokers …

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