Search Results : "Uganda"


Blog Post Results (121-140 of 4254)

Uganda: Bourse predicts higher volumes

The Uganda Securities Exchange expected three equity, two corporate bond listings and a doubling of the annual trading volume in 2015, spurred by institutional investors, the bourse said yesterday. ||| THE UGANDA Securities ExchangeShow More Summary

Uganda Is Close To Passing Another Draconian Anti-Gay Law

This measure is even worse than the infamous Anti-Homosexuality Act. The post Uganda Is Close To Passing Another Draconian Anti-Gay Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Uganda's New Homophobic Bill Is Even Worse Than Last Year's Anti-Homosexuality Act

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A government committee in Uganda has drafted a new anti-gay law, one that has the potential to be even more draconian than the country's (now-invalidated) Anti-Homosexuality Act. The Guardian reports: According to a leaked copy of the new draft law,...

UGANDA: New Anti-Gay Law Drafted

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Guardian: The Ugandan government could introduce new wide-reaching anti-gay laws before the end of the year, which could see people jailed for up to seven years for “promoting homosexuality”, activists warned on Saturday. The move comes nearly a year after Ugandan politicians passed legislation that could have imposed life sentences on gays. Show More Summary

Uganda draws up new Draconian anti-LGBT law: activists

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Uganda’s ruling party has drawn up new anti-gay legislation and could push it through parliament before the end of the year, rights activists said Saturday. The move comes nearly a year after Ugandan MPs passed a bill that would have seen gays face up to life in prison, only to see the bill...

Miss Uganda Contestants Must Milk a Cow

5 months agoHumor : Neatorama

(Photo: Rebecca Vassie/AP) There’s no swimsuit component in the new Miss Uganda contest. But there is a talent show. Specifically, if you’re a contestant in this national beauty pageant, you're required to milk a cow. Pictured above is one contestant learning how at an agricultural college. Show More Summary

What People Need to Know About Africa and Ebola

Africa is a continent, not a country, and it is big! I cannot tell you how often I meet someone and tell them I am from Botswana, and they ask if I know so and so, "I think he lives in Uganda." There has been a wave of hysteria in the media about Ebola and how it is raging through Africa. Show More Summary

Uganda officers suspended over 'sex crimes'

Ugandan army launches investigation into 15 officers on AU mission in Somalia accused of sexual exploitation.

Preventing postpartum hemorrhage

Sublingual misoprostol is inferior to intramuscular oxytocin for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) in women undergoing uncomplicated birth at a regional hospital in Uganda, according to new trial results. The randomized non-inferiority trial showed that PPH incidence in the misoprostol arm exceeded that in the oxytocin arm by 11.2 percent.

Preventing postpartum hemorrhage

Sublingual misoprostol is inferior to intramuscular oxytocin for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) in women undergoing uncomplicated birth at a regional hospital in Uganda, according to trial results published in PLOS Medicine. Show More Summary

Uganda Beyond the Gorillas: From Boda Boda to Bunyonyi

By Audrey Scott While mountain gorilla trekking is the big draw and anchor experience for many people visiting Uganda, the country offers a lot more in terms of atmosphere and experiences. Prior to our trip to Uganda, we’d heard from...Show More Summary

JM Eagle CEO Walter Wang Tours Millennium Villages in East Africa

5 months agoUtilities / Water : Water Matters

JM Eagle CEO Walter Wang visited Millennium Villages in Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda to see the impact of clean and reliable water systems made possible through his company's donations.

Chelsea Handler Quits Instagram After Topless Pic Removed

Chelsea Handler is saying “Adios” to Instagram after a topless pic making fun of Vladimir Putin was removed from her account. The author-comedienne, who can be seen in the special Uganda Be Kidding Me on Netflix, bid farewell with one final post on Halloween night. Show More Summary

Ugandan LGBT Activist Sam Ganafa Avoids Homophobic Court Trial

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In November of 2013 as Uganda’s parliament moved forward in its decision to turn its anti-homosexuality act into law, Sam Ganafa was arrested along with three other LGBT rights activists. Ganafa, who leads Spectrum Uganda, an Ugandan LGBT organization that...

It’s been a Big Year for Uganda, For All the Wrong Reasons

By Emily McGranachan, Member of Amnesty International USA’s LGBT Human Rights Coordinating Group While pundits in the U.S. lament the political stalemate on Capitol Hill, legislatures elsewhere have had a banner year. Take Uganda, for example, where no fewer than three … Please continue reading.

Study finds knowledge poor about stroke in Uganda

CLEVELAND -- A study published in the journal International Scholarly Research Notices (ISRN) Stroke found that overall knowledge about stroke in Uganda was poor, although knowing what to do for a stroke – go to the hospital – was good. read more

Study Finds Knowledge Poor About Stroke in Uganda

A survey of 1,600 residents in Uganda found that overall knowledge about stroke there was poor, although knowing what to do for a stroke - go to the hospital - was good. Three-quarters of those surveyed did not know any stroke risk factors and warning signs, or recognize the brain as the organ affected.

Uganda Is Using Adult Circumcision Rituals to Attract Tourism

The launch of the 2008 Imbalu ceremony in Mbale. Photo via Flickr user buhugu.org This August, thousands of locals and foreigners descended upon the hills and plains of the rural Mbale District, a typically sleepy land of coffee, corn, and carrot farmers in southeastern Uganda. Show More Summary

Ebola Is Not A Political Issue

A hospital isolation ward in Gulu, Uganda, during the October 2000 outbreak I view Ebola as an enemy. This is war. Now is not the time to politicize Ebola and attack our leadership. We can discuss how this health crisis could have been...Show More Summary

Ebola Is Not A Political Issue

A hospital isolation ward in Gulu, Uganda, during the October 2000 outbreak I view Ebola as an enemy. This is war. Now is not the time to politicize Ebola and attack our leadership. We can discuss how this health crisis could have been...Show More Summary

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC