UGANDA: New health initiative stresses HIV/AIDS fidelity

UGANDA: New health initiative stresses HIV/AIDS fidelity

WNN Improve It (WNN/IRIN) Kampala, UGANDA, AFRICA: A new Ugandan HIV-prevention campaign that frankly addresses sexual infidelity is generating heated debate over the direction the country’s HIV strategy should take. Billboards erected in various parts of the capital, Kampala, by Uganda Cares – a programme of the US NGO AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) – bear the […]

Advocacy for street children in Uganda can bring change

Advocacy for street children in Uganda can bring change

Joseline Amony – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN) Gulu, UGANDA, AFRICA: As Uganda joined the world to mark the International Human Rights Day on 10 December, a key concern remained. It’s how we can insure the rights of children in conflict and post conflict environments. In northern Uganda, children below the age of 18 have been the most […]

Ebola outbreak brings emergency medical teams to Uganda

Ebola outbreak brings emergency medical teams to Uganda

WNN Breaking (WNN/IFRC) NAIROBI, AFRICA/GENEVA: A deadly outbreak of hemorrhagic fever Ebola has been confirmed in Kibaale district, Western Uganda by the Ministry of Health of Uganda. So far, 13 people have died and 7 more cases have been diagnosed. Kibaale district has a total population of about 646,700 people and is located at around […]

Legal advocates U.S. work to save lives by breaking Ugandan ‘anti-gay’ bill

Legal advocates U.S. work to save lives by breaking Ugandan ‘anti-gay’ bill

WNN Breaking (WNN) NEW YORK, U.S.: In a backlash with legislative initiatives in Uganda’s Parliament in what many advocates say is “the denial of human rights” to homosexual minorities in the region, the death penalty has been reinstated in a bill that has been brought back to the table. The provision specifically asks that the […]