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‘Beauty Beyond the Skin’: First Ever Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa

East African nations of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania came together to host the first-ever edition of Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant. The contest’s motto was ‘Beauty beyond the skin’.

East African nations of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania came together to host the first-ever edition of Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant. The contest’s motto was ‘Beauty beyond the skin’ Thirty Contestants from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania came together to participate in the first edition of Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant in the Kenyan capital city of Nairobi.

Ebola vaccinations begin in Uganda amid the latest outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

A Congolese health worker administers Ebola vaccine in DRC, August 2018

Uganda, the neighbour of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is on high alert amid DRC’s latest Ebola outbreak As the Democratic Republic of Congo battles its Ebola epidemic, Uganda, its eastern neighbour, has decided to begin vaccinations of its health workers. Parts of the Ugandan western border are about 100 kilometres away from the epicentre of the outbreak. Health Minister Jane Ruth

Cholera outbreak kills, Uganda to conduct major cholera vaccination drive

Cholera outbreak

With an on-going Cholera outbreak, the government of Uganda is to conduct a campaign to vaccinate more than 360,000 people. The campaign will be run in the areas of Hoima district with the support from WHO (World Health Organisation) and partners. The outbreak has hit the refugees, who have fled from the violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo and host

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