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Scientist introduce injectable HIV drug for effective therapy

Scientist introduce injectable HIV drug for effective therapy

An injectable antiretroviral therapy (ART) consisting of two drugs (cabotegravir and rilpivirine) administered every four or eight weeks may be as effective as a daily oral dose of the drugs in maintaining viral suppression in patients with HIV, according to a new phase 2 trial published in The Lancet. In the study, patients were given […]

Old Kampala SS in new leadership following last week’s student strike

Old Kampala SS in new leadership following last week’s student strike

OLD Kampala Senior Secondary School has today Monday July 24, 2017 witnessed a change of leadership of the school following wrangles that had threatened to tire the school apart pitting some teachers and Old student’s association against the out-going head teacher Azida Ntegana Nsubuga. The rivalry had culminated into a student strike last week that […]

Late Sam Owori dedicated his life to serve humanity

Late Sam Owori dedicated his life to serve humanity

Last Friday evening was one of the darkest days to the Ugandans and World of Rotary International following news of the death of the late Samuel Frobisher Owori, a Ugandan who was months away from becoming the second African to head one of the most successful humanitarian movements- Rotary International. Owori had on October 1, […]

Another four people killed along Masaka road.

Another four people killed along Masaka road.

Four people died today morning along the Masaka – Mbarara road when a taxi had a head on collision with a Toyota Premio. According to the Police’s Patrick Onyango, the accident happened on Sunday morning at about 5am at Nkalwe, Kkingo sub county involving taxi number UAW 361S from Kyankwanzi heading to Kisoro with a […]

Gospel superstar singer Don Moen debunks death rumors

Gospel superstar singer Don Moen debunks death rumors

Re-known American Gospel Singer, Don Moen, has come out to refute claims that he had died of stomach pains by tweeting about him and his family in a presumed countryside. News of his purported death had on Wednesday been awash on social media before Moen finally debunked it with a photo with his family members. […]

Teenage pregnancy still major contributor to population growth in Uganda

Teenage pregnancy still major contributor to population growth in Uganda

As Uganda joined the rest of the World yesterday Monday June, 11, 2017 to commemorate the World Population Day, authorities have come out to admit that early pregnancies is still one of the most crucial challenges that hinders sustainable development. Early pregnancy is said to be at 25% and this has stagnated for the last […]

Drought pushes food prices up in Eastern Africa as livestock prices fall

Drought pushes food prices up in Eastern Africa as livestock prices fall

The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has raised an alarm over the current ravaging d rought throughout East Africa that has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a heavy burden to households and special risks for pastoralists in the […]

Gambia’s Barrow to be given instruments of power from neighboring Senegal

Gambia’s Barrow to be given instruments of power from neighboring Senegal

Gambia’s President-elect , Adama Barrow is set to be sworn in later today at country’s embassy in neighboring Senegal. In message, posted on twitter earlier today, 19th January 2017, Adama Barrow’s, invited the general public to attend the ceremony. Last-ditch efforts by regional leaders to convince President Yahya Jammeh to step down as president failed […]

URA defends payout to civil servants as MPs call for a probe.

URA defends payout to civil servants as MPs call for a probe.

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has come out to defend the reward of over $1.6m (about 6 billion Uganda shillings) to civil servants who participated in a Uganda government legal battle with a UK-based Heritage Oil Company. In a press statement released on Thursday, Sarah Birungi Banage, the Assistant Commissioner Public and Corporate Affairs with […]

Museveni tells farmers in Kabale to irrigate year round to beat drought

Museveni tells farmers in Kabale to irrigate year round to beat drought

President Yoweri Museveni has encouraged farmers in the country, who are engaged in crop production, to instill in their minds the culture and practice of growing crops all year around using any improvised means of irrigation scheme to combat drought spells. “The science of pumping water from a water source to a reservoir at a […]

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