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Marie Stopes: vital to fill void left by US funding withdrawal

Pregnant and in school

Available statistics from Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU) show that it is giving a valuable contribution to our health services. Of the nearly one million people it has provided with family planning services, especially in maternal and reproductive health, nearly 400,000 unintended pregnancies have been prevented; about 90, 000 unsafe abortions; …

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Let’s not worsen Kasese’s tribal conflicts

One and half weeks ago, the Kasese kingdom of Rwenzururu flared up into incredible violence in which more than a 100 people were killed; the traditional ruler, Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere and scores of his subjects arrested, and Uganda brought into disrepute, as a result. Various media reports have gone …

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Lessons from the U.S elections

Thousands of people across U.S cities protested the election of Donald Trump extending the crisis gripping American politics

The fractious American general election has come and gone. In the last two years of the campaign, it held the whole world spell bound. The reasons for this are rather obvious. The US is the Number One world power; and the office of the American president is, therefore, globally paramount. …

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