Scientists Explain How Michael Jackson Pulled Off Smooth Criminal Tilt

Michael Jackson’s gravity-defying Smooth Criminal dance move was down to core strength and an illusion, scientists have found. The late singer was famous for being able to tilt 45 degrees, seemingly without anything to hold […]

EBOLA: Uganda Worried Over Pilgrims From DR Congo

The Joint Operations Command-JOC and the Health Ministry will keep a close eye on pilgrims from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC entering Uganda for the Martyr’s day celebrations for health and security reasons, URN has […]

PICTURES: Mbale – Tirinyi Highway Washed Away By Floods

Heavy rains and the resultant flash floods have washed away a section of Mbale- Tirinyi Highway bringing to ahalt all motorized traffic on the road. Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) issued a statement announcing that […]

Rapist Confesses: I Always Wanted To Bonk White Girl

A boda boda rider nabbed on allegation that he raped a teenage German tourist has reportedly made a startling admission of the crime. Fahad Kasadha, 29, now in custody at Kawempe Police Station has confessed […]

IHK Speaks Out On Death Of TV Star, Nambazira

Independent medical facility, International Hospital Kampala (IHK) has released a statement defending its record following the death of former WBS TV star Nuliat Nambaziira that many put on carelessness at the facility. Nambaziira, died early […]

Cuban Doctors Not Yet Approved – Min. Aceng

The Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has clarified that the plans to  to recruit Cuban doctors have not been approved by Cabinet. Aceng made the clarification during a Parliament  sitting on Tuesday, 15 […]

Police Receive New Rules On Tear Gas

In a surprise announcement, the new Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander has issued new guidelines on the use of tear gas by police officers. KMP commander Moses Kafeero told Field Force Unit officers that their deployment […]

WHO To Use Ebola Vaccine In Congo

The World Health Organization said on Friday it hopes to deploy an experimental Ebola vaccine to tackle an outbreak in a remote area of Congo to prevent it spreading, particularly to the provincial capital of […]

WHO: Congo Ebola Deaths Reported Back In January

Cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in an area of Congo that is facing an Ebola epidemic as far back as December and the first deaths were reported in January, a spokesman for the World […]

Medical Interns Strike Over Allowances

Medical interns in Uganda have withdrawn their labour from 29 regional hospitals citing failure by government to pay their outstanding allowances. Dr Robert Lubega, the president Uganda Medical Interns Association says more than 800 intern […]

Ebola vaccine gives 100% protection, study finds

Ebola vaccine gives 100% protection, study finds An experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus was found to be 100% effective, according to a study published in The Lancet on Thursday. The results offer hope of […]

Gov’t shouldn’t phase out Health Centre IIs — Kadaga

Gov’t shouldn’t phase out Health Centre IIs — Kadaga The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon Rebecca Kadaga, has warned that government’s move to close health centre IIs will increase maternal and infant mortality rates in […]

Civil Society Activists Want HIV Law Amended

Civil Society Activists Want HIV Law Amended By Serestino Tusingwire As Uganda commemorates World Aids Day, Civil Society Organizations advocating for the rights of people living with HIV want government to amend the 2015 HIV/AIDS […]

Civil Society Statement at the World AIDS Day commemoration

Civil Society   Statement at the World AIDS Day commemoration H.E, the president of the republic of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, protocol observed, ladies, gentlemen and others. We the civil society organizations working in health and […]

Australian woman gets pregnant twice in 10 days

Australian woman gets pregnant twice in 10 days An Australian woman who was told she might never become pregnant says she has given birth to twins conceived 10 days apart. Kate Hill was receiving hormone […]

Zika virus ‘no longer an emergency’ – WHO

Zika virus ‘no longer an emergency’ – WHO The mosquito-borne Zika virus will no longer be treated as an international medical emergency, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared. By lifting its nine-month-old declaration, the […]

AmatheonAgri, Anaka Hospital Team Up To Boost Community Health In Nwoya

AmatheonAgri, Anaka Hospital Team Up To Boost Community Health In Nwoya Large-scale farming and food company, AmatheonAgri Uganda, is joining hands with the Anaka Referral Hospital to provide medical services to 14 villages in Nwoya […]

Parliament to lobby for improved Maternal Health — Kadaga

Parliament to lobby for improved Maternal Health — Kadaga The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga has pledged to lobby government to deliver better maternal health services to the population. Officiating at the Basamia […]

Airtel Uganda carries out health outreach in Mbale district

Airtel Uganda carries out health outreach in Mbale district Residents of Mbale district and surrounding communities received free health care services over the weekend when Airtel Uganda, in partnership with the Hind’s Feet Project carried […]

National Drug Authority blacklists 6 drugs

National Drug Authority blacklists 6 drugs National Drug Authority will withdraw licences for drug dealers who will be found selling any of the six drugs which they have recalled from the market. While addressing a […]