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Mobile Phone Use Among Women Associated With Higher Contraception Use

Mobile phone use among women is associated with increased use of contraception, lower gender inequality, and lower maternal and child mortality, according to a...

African Climate Activists Make an Urgent Appeal Regarding Global Warming

Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate and peers from other African nations on Friday made an urgent appeal for the world to pay more attention...

US Health Secretary Applauds Uganda’s Efforts to Control Spread of Ebola in East and Central Africa

U.S. Secretary for Health and Human Services Alex Azar has applauded Uganda's efforts to control the spread of Ebola in east and central Africa;...

Kenya, Uganda Sign Pact To End Cross-Border Conflicts Between Turkana, Pokot and Karamoja

BY GEOFFREY ISAYA President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni have witnessed the signing of an agreement aimed at promoting sustainable peace and...

Researchers in Uganda Launch Ebola Vaccine Trial for Two Years

Eight hundred health workers involved in the fight against the Ebola virus are receiving doses of a two-part vaccine. Researchers who launched a trial this...

Uganda Launching Largest-Ever Trial of Experimental Ebola Vaccine

Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a...

Porous Border Could Hinder Efforts to Control the Outbreak of Ebola

Several well-trodden paths crisscross this lush area where people walk between Congo and Uganda to visit nearby family and friends and go to the...

Number of Ebola Cases Spike Again in DRC, Uganda Approves 3 Experimental Treatment

Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border...

Uganda Confirms First Ebola Case Outside DRC Outbreak

A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring...

WHO Makes Progress In Controlling Ebola In Congo

Six months after the outbreak of Ebola was declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, the World Health Organization is expressing...

Uganda Readies Itself To Fight Off Ebola From The DRC Border

 In Uganda, officials have stepped up measures to prevent an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. Ebola has infected 319 people in the neighboring...

Uganda To Start Experimental Vaccine For Ebola Along With DRC

Uganda will begin administering the experimental Ebola vaccine to approximately 2,000 health care and front-line workers along its border with the Democratic Republic of...

Brian Gitta: A Malaria Test That Would Not Need Blood Samples

Languishing with fever and frustrated by delays in diagnosing his illness, Brian Gitta came up with a bright idea: a malaria test that would...

Girls in Uganda Make Reusable Sanitary Pads to Stay in School

Kampala, April 8, 2017: Providing sanitary pads to schoolgirls is a controversial subject in Uganda. During the 2016 election campaign, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni pledged...

A chess club which not only inspired many, but also gave birth to a prodigy

Katwe, Uganda, Mar 21, 2017: Fourteen years ago, Robert Katende started a chess club for the disadvantaged children in the slums of Kampala. Today,...

To counter Police Harassment, Uganda’s Sex Workers feel Phone is vital for their safety

NAIROBI, Sept 07, 2016: When Fatia, 25, leaves her home to sell sex in the grungy hotels and hastily parked cars of the Ugandan...

Airtel funds project to boost farming in Uganda

Since most of the farmers were illiterates, he said, "The phone messages are actually spoken messages in the relevant local language. So, as long as the farmers or fishermen know how to use a mobile phone, they can receive the messages by simply listening in."

Over 100 Indian migrants duped, abandoned in Uganda

Kampala: Over 100 Indians have been left on the verge of starvation after being duped by two agents who brought them to Uganda from...

India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians holds meeting with Sushma Swaraj

By NewsGram Staff Writer External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj chaired the fourth meeting of the Board of Trustees of India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians...

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