Uganda: Government Launches Cancer Vaccination Programme

Uganda: Government Launches Cancer Vaccination Programme

Kampala — The government of Uganda has launched a vaccination campaign against cervical cancer – the most common type of cancer among Ugandan women – but there are already fears a nationwide rollout might be jeopardized by lack of funds. “We have begun the pilot vaccination exercise [targeting] cervical cancer. The exercise will continue for […]

Essien impresses on Real Madrid debut

Essien impresses on Real Madrid debut

Michael Essien made his debut for Real Madrid in Tuesday’s Champions League thrilling 3-2 victory at home against Manchester City. Essien was handed a surprise start by manager Jose Mourinho in an attacking midfield role in his first match of the season. He made a transfer deadline day switch from the European champions to the […]

South Sudan: First Paved Highway in South Sudan Constructed By USAID, Officially Opened

South Sudan: First Paved Highway in South Sudan Constructed By USAID, Officially Opened

Washington, DC — On September 12, U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan Susan D. Page and President of the Republic of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit inaugurated South Sudan’s 192-kilometer-long Juba-Nimule Road, the largest infrastructure project ever built in South Sudan, and the young nation’s first paved highway. The inauguration comes one day after the two […]

Zimbabwe: Aids Council Accused of Lacking Transparency

Zimbabwe: Aids Council Accused of Lacking Transparency

Paidamoyo Chipunza, Civil Society has criticised the National Aids Council for allegedly lacking transparency and accountability in managing the Aids Levy. This follows reports of erratic supplies of life prolonging anti-retroviral drugs countrywide, regardless of increased Aids Levy collections. NAC is accused of spending too much money on advocacy programmes, which in effect amount to […]