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US Joins Uganda to Co-sponsor a Non-binding International Declaration Opposing Abortion

US Joins Uganda to Co-sponsor a Non-binding International Declaration Opposing Abortion

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 The United States joined Brazil, Egypt, Hungary, Indonesia and Uganda on Thursday to co-sponsor a nonbinding international declaration opposing abortion, in a rebuke of the UN Human Rights Council, which has enshrined abortion access as a universal right. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar participated in the virtual signing ceremony. The Geneva Consensus Declaration aims to promote women's health, "defends the unborn and reiterates the vital importance of the family," Pompeo said at the ceremony. Access to abortion is widely restricted in the other countries to co-sponsor the declaration. "There is no international right to abortion," Pompeo said. Though the document does not directly address same-sex marriage, the only co-spon...
Is it Hydroxychloroquine or Restrictions for Uganda’s low Coronavirus Cases!

Is it Hydroxychloroquine or Restrictions for Uganda’s low Coronavirus Cases!

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Hydroxychloroquine has been touted by some — including President Donald Trump — as a treatment for COVID-19. But studies have found it is not an effective treatment and may cause serious side effects for some patients, as we’ve reported. False claims about the drug nevertheless continue to circulate on social media. An article shared on Facebook from the website palmerfoundation.com.au is headlined, “Hydroxychloroquine is why Uganda, with a population of 43M, has only 15 COVID-19 deaths.” “Uganda, a country in east-central Africa, has a 2018 population of 42.729 million, which is 13% of the United States’ population of 328.239 million in 2019,” the article says. “And yet Uganda has 1,603 COVID-19 cases and just 15 deaths (h/t Rush Limbaugh), wh...
WFP Chief seeks Millions from Donors for Food

WFP Chief seeks Millions from Donors for Food

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UNITED NATIONS: Even before the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), World Food Programme (WFP) chief David Beasley was warning the world would face its worst humanitarian crisis in 2020 since the Second World War. That was due to wars in Syria, Yemen and elsewhere, locust swarms in Africa, frequent natural disasters, and economic crises including in Lebanon, Congo, Sudan and Ethiopia. Then came COVID-19 which quickly became a pandemic, escalating the need for food — and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says it is still not under control. Beasley, who caught COVID-19 in April, has spent the months since he recovered reaching out to world leaders and visiting stricken countries with a new warning: Millions of people are closer to starvation because of the deadly combination of c...
21 Arrested over holding sex party in Kireka.

21 Arrested over holding sex party in Kireka.

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Police in Kampala Metropolitan Area have raided and arrested 21 suspects who participated in a sex party. The party was taking place in a private house located in Kireka, Kira Municipality. Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango said that they got intelligence information about the party and planted informants to monitor and inform the force when the party has started. “Towards midnight, the police were notified that the sex games had started and we swung in action.  We got the participants red handed,” Onyango said in a statement on Sunday. “They have been arrested and detained at Kira Division Police Station on charges of disobedience of lawful orders on Covid-19 and doing acts that are likely to cause the spread of the infectious dise...
Health: Best Tips For Stress Management

Health: Best Tips For Stress Management

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By Our Reporter Stress is the body’s reaction to harmful situations whether they are real or perceived. Stress management is a set of techniques and programmes intended to help people deal more effectively with stress in their lives by analyzing the specific stressors and taking positive actions to minimize their effects .Very many people go through a lot of stress due to different reasons. Symptoms of Stress Loss of sexual desireChest pain and rapid heartbeatPanic attacksSocial isolationFatigue   Feeling over whelmedWeight gain or lossDifficulty in sleepingInability to focusChanges in appetite and many others. Dangers Of Stress Severe stress among people can result into disastrous repercussions and here are some of the problems that can arise because of st...
How to Have a Healthy Relationship

How to Have a Healthy Relationship

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When you have been in a relationship for a long time, it can be difficult to keep the relationship healthy. Either you or your partner may lapse into bad habits that cause arguments. Communication is key to a healthy relationship, and both partners should be equally invested in the relationship to ensure its success. While relationships can be hard work, they are also incredibly fulfilling and worth the effort. Communicating with Your Partner 1.Express honesty and openness. When you talk to your partner, tell them about your day. Be completely open with what bothers you and what you enjoy. Be specific about your emotional wants and needs. By opening yourself up, you’re expressing vulnerability and trust in your partner. Furthermore, by being so open with them, you invite them t...
This Happens to your Body when you eat Ginger Every day for a Month

This Happens to your Body when you eat Ginger Every day for a Month

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We didn’t know ginger is so healthy We all know that fruit and vegetables are really good for us. It is known that we should eat colored food several times a day, but did you know that certain spices also have many health benefits? Take ginger, for example. When you eat ginger every day, a lot of good things happen to your body. Ginger Ginger is a spice with a very strong taste. Ginger is not only very tasty, but also has a lot of good qualities. Ginger contains gingerol, shogaol, zingiberene and a whole range of vitamins and minerals. It is therefore not surprising that ginger has a long medicinal history. Centuries ago, ginger was used to cure all kinds of ailments. In addition, eating ginger regularly also helps to keep your body healthy. Good qualities Ginger contains g...
Ivan Kakooza of Nexus Bar Najjera has Died.

Ivan Kakooza of Nexus Bar Najjera has Died.

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The owner of a popular hung out in one of the Kampala Suburbs of Najjera, Ivan Kakooza has died owing to Cororna Virus this morning at Mulago Referal Hospital. Affect seeking for medical attention after getting difficulty in breathing that he was told by doctors at Mulago that his lungs were inffected due to Covid -19; close friends to Ivan have told this website  “Yes, it is true, Ivan is gone,” Kaitesti told reporters early Friday morning. The cause of death is still unknown. However, Kaitetsi said Ivan had been unwell lately. “He has not been coming to work for the last two weeks. He was not doing fine,” Kaitetsi added. Kakooza, who was in his early 40s, is said to have passed on at Mulago National Referral Hospital. His body is currently in th...
Ugandan Bats Discovered as First Relatives of rubella virus.

Ugandan Bats Discovered as First Relatives of rubella virus.

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At night in a Ugandan forest, a team of American and African scientists take oral swabs from insect-eating cyclops leaf-nosed bats. In a necropsy room near the Baltic Sea, researchers try to determine what killed a donkey, a Bennett's tree-kangaroo and a capybara at a German zoo -; all of them suffering from severe brain swelling. Neither team was aware of the other, yet they were both about to converge on a discovery that would forever link them -; and help solve a long-enduring mystery. They were each about to find two new relatives of the rubella virus, which had been, since it was first identified in 1962, the only known member of its virus family, Matonaviridae. In Africa, this relative is ruhugu virus, named for the place where it was found, Ruteete Subcounty, and the ...
Ruparelia Group Unveil Patented Sanitizer To Boost Fight Against COVID-19

Ruparelia Group Unveil Patented Sanitizer To Boost Fight Against COVID-19

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By Our Reporter The fight against the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) has opened the eyes of very many Ugandans about the need for sanitizers and as such, the Ruparelia Group of Companies has produced a marketable sanitizer that is being used to boost the fight against the virus. Mr. Rajiv Ruparelia, who is the Managing Director of the Ruparelia Group of Companies, unveiled the sanitizer, which is branded with the company’s ‘RR’ label, on Thursday, at the Crane Chambers. This is the new Rexenol Hand Sanitizer He revealed that the Rexenol hand sanitizer, which was approved by the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) comes in several packages that include 300Ml, 500Ml, 3 and five litres, depending on the clients’ demand. He explained that the Rexenol sanitizer will be dis...