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Presidential award for Ugandan research stirs up debate

A presidential award for research into using the soapberry plant to kill mosquitoes has stirred up debate over …


Science and politics clash over Ugandan forest

Scientists and politicians are fighting over plans to give away part of a natural forest in Uganda to a sugar …


Wake up to sleeping sickness issue, say scientists

Scientists in Uganda have called for the international community to take more interest in sleeping sickness and …


Uganda gets GM testing tools

New US$50,000 equipment will allow scientists in Uganda and possibly nearby countries to test for genetically …


Network set to boost plant breeding technique

A network of public and private research centres will boost the adoption of plant tissue culture in ten East and …


Uganda 'needs biotech law' to save banana sector

A Ugandan agriculture official says that failing to adopt a biotech law could cost his country billions of dollars.


Mixed response to Uganda's biotech progress

Uganda's efforts to establish national biosafety measures drew blame and praise in equal measure at a meeting last …


US$30m 'millennium science initiative' for Uganda

Uganda will become the latest country to participate in the international Millennium Science Initiative, thanks to …


Climate change hits Africa's Mountains of the Moon

Glaciers in a mountain range straddling the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda are disappearing due to global …


Iranian faces trial in Uganda over AIDS 'cure'

A Uganda-based Iranian will stand trial next month for selling, without official approval, what he claims is a …


Uganda prepares for bird flu

SciDev.Net journalists report on efforts to face bird flu in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.


African science policy 'must address bioterror threat'

Policies for developing African science must consider the continent's lack of capacity to face the threat of …


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