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What Ugandans Ought to Know About Coronavirus Pandemic

posted onMarch 17, 2020

By Kiriinjju Magezi

Coronavirus is a family of viruses which causes illness in animals or humans. In humans, coronavirus is known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

Museveni Roots for End of HIV/AIDS by 2030

posted onOctober 29, 2019

Magezi Kiriinjju

In the 1980s when Dr. Luc Montagnier of Pasteur Institute, a French research organization was busy feuding with Dr. Robert Gallo of the American National Cancer Institute over who found the virus that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Ugandans were grappling with what had befallen them. A strange ailment was wrecking havoc on communities leaving entire families wiped out, villages abandoned, orphans and old people helpless, the medical community and politicians bewildered.

GCIC is bridging access to service delivery in Uganda through Digital Media

posted onAugust 29, 2019

By Opolot Nicholas L’akwang
Uganda’s National Vision 2040 underscores the need for Uganda to re-orient itself to make Information and Communications Technology (ICT) the main driver of its economic growth. For these targets to be multiplied and realized, Ministry of ICT and National Guidance has formulated enabling policies that will guide not only the development of ICT but also the foundations on which ICT stands. That foundation is connectivity for all to bring about affordability and digital inclusion in the economy.

OPINION: Cooperators in Uganda are a force to reckon with.

posted onJuly 8, 2019

By Kainomugisha Carol
On 6th July 2019, cooperators all over the world gathered to celebrate the 96th International Day of Cooperatives under the theme “COOP 4 DECENT WORK”. The day is always celebrated every 1st Saturday of July which marks a centenary of the formation of the International Cooperatives Alliance.