A new sleeping sickness drug has been introduced, a research group announced in Kampala on Tuesday. Nifurtimox-Eflornithine Combination Therapy is the first new medicine in 25 years against a disease that affects 60 million people in sub-Saharan Africa, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) group said in a statement.
Kampala City residents have been warned over possible floods as the rains begin to intensfy, The town Clerk, Ruth Kijjambu has warned. Ruth confirmed that heavy rains have been predicted to last till
Uganda has received the highest forein investment in East Africa and is currently the fastest growing country in the region, the United Nations survey has shown. The report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTD) showed that Uganda’s FDI grew from $733million to $787 million between 2006 and 2008.
It has been reported that the Los Angeles County coroner has ruled Jackson's death a homicide. Captain John Kades, of the coroner's department, said he was not in a position to confirm or deny the report.
Jamaica's Usain Bolt shattered his own 100 metres world record to win the World Championship final in Berlin in a breathtaking 9.58 seconds. Bolt took a staggering 0.11 seconds off the 9.69 mark he set winning gold at the Beijing Olympics a year ago . In contrast to the Olympic final when he was able to coast over the line, Bolt was pushed hard on the blue track at Berlin's Olympic Stadium.
MAKERERE University has re-advertised 15 courses after it failed to admit the required number of private students. The courses are believed to be in the faculties of computing and information technology (ICT), forestry and nature conservation, veterinary medicine, science, arts and adult and continuing education.
THE Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has started mandatory registration of all makers of bottled water and juice. Meeting the manufacturers at Hotel Africana in Kampala, the standards body announced the introduction of a safety mark (S-mark) to appear on all products that meet minimum safety requirements.
- Sexist British tourist set on fire in Greece.
- Bank sets up and disappears overnight with customers money.
- Ugandan Domestic League's most expensive player
- Lufthansa Airlines back in Uganda since the 70s
- ARV treatment found to protect against malaria in Uganda
- World's oldest man Dead
- Nelson Mandela at 91 inspires the world
- Mobutu's 5.1m dolar assets to be returned tgo family
- Kenya siezes Poached ivory and rhino horn