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Malaria Parasite Can Now Resist Main Line of Treatment: A New Study in Uganda Reveals

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Uganda located in East Africa along the equator is one of the safe countries to travel to especially for gorilla tours. Among the safety tips for travel to Uganda is to avoid malaria, the leading cause of death accounting for over 27% of lives in the country according to Uganda National Malaria Control Program. Other causes of...

Gorilla Tourism in Covid-19 Times

Global protocols for tourismAdventure activities, for example gorilla trekkingHow covid-19 threatens the survival of gorillasGorilla trekking rules and regulationsTaking selfies with gorillas amidst covid-19New gorilla tourism rules How Covid-19 has crippled tourism in Africa The outbreak of covid-19 and the subsequent global pandemic has largely affected...

Uganda Travel Guidelines Amidst COVID-19 Restrictions

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Important travel information to guide visitors and tourists to Uganda amidst Coronavirus-control measures In June, the government of Uganda announced a partial lockdown and travel restrictions under new measures to fight the second wave of Covid-19 which started in late May. Under the new circumstances, the government also issued new travel measures to...

UNEB Releases 2020 UACE Results

2020 UACE results
Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has released the 2020 results of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with female candidates outshining their male counterparts this time round. During the release of the results on Friday, UNEB Executive Secretary Mr Daniel Odongo mentioned that although female candidates were fewer, they managed to perform better...

What causes endless land wrangles in Uganda

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In Uganda, land is considered as the biggest asset one can ever own in their lifetime. Buying land is always the main target for everyone working including young people just beginning their career. Owning land in Uganda is considered as a key determinant in making wealth and the common formular followed is, make money, buy land...

Cheptegei wins Olympic gold in men’s 5000m final

Josua Cheptegei
Joshua Cheptegei has won an olympic gold medal in the men's 5,000 meters final in Tokyo on Friday. The 24-year-old won the race ahead of Canada's Mohammed Ahmed and USA's Paul Chelimo who finished second and third to claim silver and bronze respectively. Cheptegei, the world record holder in men's 5000 meters clocked...

Chemutai wins Uganda’s first gold medal in Japan Olympics

Uganda's Peruth Chemutai has won an olympics gold medal in the women's 3000 steeplechase in Japan. She has become the first Ugandan woman ever to win an olympic medal. The 22-year-old out-sprinted USA's Courtney Frerichs on the final lap to win by 20 meters and setting a new national record. Chemutai timed 9min...

Cheptegei and Kiplimo win silver and bronze medals in Olympics

Uganda's duo Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo have won silver and bronze olympics medals repectively in the men's 10,000 meter final on Friday. The duo came second and third after Ethiopia's Selemon Barega who took the gold medal. Cheptegei and Kiplimo's success means Uganda has won it's ever double medals in the Olympics...

Tourism remains open in Uganda despite lockdown

tourism remains open in uganda during lockdown
Uganda continues to welcome international tourists despite the imposition of a nationwide lockdown last week by president Museveni. The country's tourist sector remains open as both tourists and tour operators are called upon to follow strictly the measures put in place to control the spread of the pandemic. Second lockdown imposed

How to avoid conmen, thieves and fraudsters in Kampala

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Kampala is one of the busiest cities in Africa with a huge population of over 3 million people. The city is surrounded by a number of slums which mostly accommodate low income earners majority of whom operate in the city centre to earn a living. The city is mostly filled with young people below the age of...
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