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Winnie Byanyima’s diplomacy

How Besigye’s wife negotiated a deal between Museveni and Kagame Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Dec. 03 2019, Winnie Byanyima, the executive director of the United Nations Aids (UNAIDS) programme, was at the airport in Kigali, Rwanda, when she received a telephone call. She was told President Paul …

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Fighting HIV stigma through beauty pageantry

Participants in the Y+ pageant are groomed into anti-discrimination ambassadors and given life skills to tap into opportunities Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Robina Babirye is an articulate young lady who has garnered a large following on Facebook. She is not a television presenter or an aspiring politician. Babirye …

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Stunted HIV prevalence rate worries health experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Health experts are worried about Uganda’s current stagnant HIV prevalence rate. According to experts, Uganda seems to be stuck at a HIV prevalence rate of 6.2 percent that has remained stagnant for the past four years. Between the late 90s and early 2000, Uganda’s …

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