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Don’t smoke while breastfeeding;doctors warn

Mental health experts warn that breast feeding mothers who smoke are at risk of developing severe health complications that may lead to death. They say such mothers also expose the breastfeeding babies to different complications and they are more likely to die before their first birthday. A senior consultant psychiatrist at Butabika Hospital Dr. Julius …

Museveni warns against war from election losses

President Yoweri Museveni

The practice of resorting to war to refute electoral results hinders the possibility of improving the election systems in Africa. This is according to President Yoweri Musevei who says it also wastes the limited resources on suppressing such wars. The President was today chairing the Special Summit of the Great Lakes Region Heads of State …

Police registers general decline in crime

Police Chief Gen.-Kale-Kaihura

The Annual crimes report released by police indicates a reduction in number of death cases related to domestic violence. According to the report the number of investigated cases reduced from 181 in 2011 to 154 in 2012. However the Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura notes that the number of unreported cases continue to be …

Prime Minister Mbabazi wins UK Libel case

Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has received substantial libel damages from theDaily Mail, a British tabloid, over an article that claimed his “cronies” took £10m in foreign aid. Amama Mbabazi instructed his lawyers over the claims in two Daily Mail articles published last October. The reports included one MailOnline article headed “Britain and Ireland suspend aid to Uganda …

Museveni pays tribute to the late Mustafa

Former Vice President Gen Mustafa Adrisi should be remembered for his decency even when he served with a group of bad people. These were the president’s remarks while paying tribute to the fallen leader. President Museveni said that Mustafa did not like killing people and that’s why he became a target of the same regime …