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Saved by Kisubi Hospital

Heart disease patient narrates experience at new surgery Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Johannes De Heer can manage to smile and chuckle a bit although he has just undergone a heart surgery. The 61-year old got a heart attack on Jan. 11 and was rushed to Naguru Hospital in …

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Health: Medical negligence

What can be done about it? Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Health professionals are ethically obliged to attend to someone presenting an emergency, says Dr. Apollo Odeke Epuwatt a Physician at Mulago hospital. But when someone comes to the hospital not presenting an emergency, it is up to the …

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Balance investments in infrastructure and human capital

Massive infrastructure development alone without well trained and skilled personnel will not help the country achieve desired economic growth targets. Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA AND JULIUS BUSINGE | This was the message directed to the government during the recently concluded infrastructure conference in Kampala titled ‘infrastructure and human capital …

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Fight over Minimum Wage Bill

The arguments for are as varied as those against the minimum wage  Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | A fresh fight is looming between workers’ unions and representatives in Parliament and the government over new proposals to have a minimum wage law. President Yoweri Museveni returned the proposed Minimum Wage …

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Homosexuality not Genetic, says study

Lokodo pleased, LGBTs say study misunderstood Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Uganda’s Minister for Ethics and Integrity Fr. Simon Lokodo has welcomed results of a recent massive study that shows that the so-called ‘gay gene’ is a total myth. “Of course there is no person born gay,” said Lokodo …

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Uganda’s horticulture earnings could drop

Several agriculture produce consignments shipped to Europe have been destroyed citing poor quality kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Uganda’s horticulture export earnings are likely to drop this year. Sector players are blaming this on the unfavorable weather patterns and changes in product standards and certifications in the key market …

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Controversy over National Coffee Bill

Proposed law alone is not a solution to the challenges facing the coffee industry Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | One of Uganda’s favourite crop, coffee, could soon be heavily regulated as the government takes a step to amend the existing law. The proposed law, National Coffee Bill, 2018, seeks …

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