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2008-08-07 06:00:41

Text of report by Mary Karugaba entitled "More oil discovered in Butiaba region" published by Ugandan newspaper The New Vision website on 7 August Tullow Oil has discovered more oil and natural gas deposits at Kasamene-1 exploration well in Butiaba region in the Lake Albert Rift Basin [western Uganda]. Aidan Heavey, the chief executive, in a statement yesterday, called the discovery the most important result to date in the Butiaba exercise. "While the deep exploration objective in the...

2008-07-27 06:00:30

Text of report by Anthony Bugembe entitled "Uganda hailed on nuclear energy" published by Ugandan newspaper The New Vision website on 27 July The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is satisfied with Uganda's commitment and progress in using nuclear energy in the health sector. "Uganda has so far implemented about 80 per cent of the IAEA programmes for 2008. This is ahead of most of the African client countries. We are waiting for the next step of setting up a regulatory agency on...

2008-07-19 03:00:33

Text of report by Anthony Bugembe entitled "Govt sets guidelines to check distribution of expired drugs" published by Ugandan newspaper The New Vision website on 19 July The Ministry of Health will not accept donations of drugs that expire within 12 months of entering Uganda. "Some facilities (especially regional hospitals) have received donations negotiated by local leaders. The donations have to comply with the government requirement of a minimum of 12 months of shelf life," Dr Stephen...

2008-07-09 06:00:30

Excerpt form report by Barbara Among entitled:"Swaziland to buy ARVs from Uganda" published by Ugandan newspaper The New Vision website on 9 July His Majesty King Mswati III of Swaziland, who is on a four-day state visit, yesterday toured the new anti-AIDS and anti-malaria drug plant in Luzira, Kampala.Swazi Foreign Affairs Minister Moses Mathedelene said the Swazi government would initially buy drugs from Uganda when the factory starts full production. "This visit is part of our efforts...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'