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Growing number of Ugandan men opting out of circumcision

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There has been a drop in the number of men opting for safe male circumcision- SMC over the past three years. Information from Uganda AIDS Commission shows that 703,997 men were circumcised in the last 2018/2019 financial year compared to 747,244 in 2017/2018. In …

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Prof. Omaswa wins Global Health Award in Tokyo

  Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Uganda’s Prof. Francis Gervase Omaswa has won the third Noguchi Africa Prize Award in the category of medical services to Africa and the world. He has today received the Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize from Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of …

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Missing NGO staff found dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have recovered the body of Maria Nagirinya who went missing two days ago. Her body was discovered on Friday near a swamp at Nakitutuli along the Mukono-Kayunga road in Nama Sub County. The body was found covered with dry grass and had cuts …

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GOVT: Tullow Oil must pay all taxes due

Government, Total respond as Tullow’s $900M deal flops Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Energy Ministry has stressed that Tullow must pay Capital Gains tax before it can be allowed to sell part of its stake to Total and CNOOC Uganda.  Tullow confirmed earlier Thursday that their Sale and Purchase …

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TOTAL committed to Uganda despite Tullow blow

Paris, France | THE INDEPENDENT |  Oil giants Total have re-affirmed their commitment to progressing the development of the Lake Albert oil resources, despite their Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPAs) with Tullow collapsing today. Tullow Oil plc announced earlier that it has been informed that its farm-down to Total and CNOOC will …

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