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Day: May 8, 2020

Health: Best Tips To Help You Quit Smoking

Health: Best Tips To Help You Quit Smoking

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By Elite  Reporter Dropping that cigarette you're so much used to smoking is not easy. Actually, although most people think it's only men who smoke, a lot of women in Uganda are increasingly becoming smokers. But if you have been smoking for a long time and now you want to drop it, here are tips from our health experts that will help you; Find Your Reason To get motivated You need a powerful, personal reason to quit. It may be to protect your family from secondhand smoke.  Or lower your chance of getting lung cancer, heart disease, or other conditions. Or to look and feel younger. Choose a reason that is strong enough to outweigh the urge to light up. Prepare Before You Go 'Cold Turkey' There’s more to it than just tossing your cigarettes out. Smoking is an addict
Tragic: Dozens Perish As Heavy Rains Cause Landslides In Rwanda

Tragic: Dozens Perish As Heavy Rains Cause Landslides In Rwanda

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By Elite Reporter Over 65 people have died in Rwanda after heavy rains caused landslides on Thursday night that damaged houses and washed away bridges, according to officials. The country has, in recent weeks, been hit by torrential downpours that have led to floods and landslides that crushed homes built on mountain slopes, with similar scenes playing out across East Africa. In a statement on Thursday, Rwanda's Ministry of Emergency Management said major rains the night before were the worst in months and caused "a number of disasters" in seven districts: Gakenke, Nyabihu, Muhanga, Musanze, Ngororero, Rulindo and Rubavu. "Up until midnight, 65 death cases had been registered due to floods. The rains also led to damage of infrastructure like roads, 91 houses, 5 bridges and sev...