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Senior one student in Kasese delivers in the bush

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Kinyabwamba-Kahembe village in Kitswamba sub-county, Kasese district are reeling from shock after finding a senior student of Hima Progressive High School in Hima town council, hiding with her new born in the bush. The teenager whose name has been held because she is …

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How will abortion rights fight affect U.S. midterms?

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | A recent leak on abortion rights from the U.S. Supreme Court has given Democrats a cause to rally around, which could energize the party’s base for the midterm elections in November. Earlier this week, a leaked document said that the U.S. Supreme Court has voted to …

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CSOs want pregnant learners in school beyond stipulated three months

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Society Organizations are demanding that child mothers should be given chance to stay in schools beyond the three months of pregnancy as recommended by the government. In 2020, the Education and Sports Ministry drafted guidelines to help thousands of girls impregnated during the prolonged …

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Boyfriend stabs lover to death for aborting pregnancy

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 17 year-old girl in Gulu city has been stabbed to death by her boyfriend for terminating a pregnancy. The deceased has been identified as Miriam Akello, a first-year student pursuing a certificate in Accounting and Finance at East African Institute For Management Science. The …

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