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IMPORTANCE OF PAYING ATTENTION TO EVIDENCE

Mar
21
Editor’s Note

The March 2021 issue is devoted to the significance of paying attention to evidence. Though the selected articles cover different areas of human endeavors, they do complement each other to illustrate the point regardless of whether it concerns diseases, social relationship or physical matter.

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POPULIST RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS TAKING TOLL ON TANZANIA’S STATURE

Mar
21
By Peter Kagwanja, Chief Executive, Africa Policy Institute.

History will judge the stewards of Tanzania’s Fifth Republic harshly for their imprudent response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since Dar-es-Salam announced its first confirmed case of coronavirus on March 16, 2020, its leadership has stridently walked a populist path.

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WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE DECIDING TO BE OR NOT TO BE VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19

Mar
21
By Okot Nyormoi, Editor

Children's vaccinationVaccines have been around for years and it is no secret that they have saved millions of humans from death, debilitation, and disfigurement. Thanks to vaccinations, young people today may not even know about diseases such as tetanus, polio, smallpox, measles, and yellow fever.

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FORESTALLING FUTURE VIRUSES MUST BE AND COULD BE DONE INEXPENSIVELY

Mar
21
By Jonathan Power, a Foreign Affairs Columnist

Almost forgotten in the story about the Coronavirus is the story of AIDS. The drive to deal with it, the search to find medicine to cure it, and the self-discipline by homosexuals only began in 1981, when the disease was discovered, and its causes understood.

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CELEBRATING WORLD ENGINEERING DAY IN UGANDA, AN ENGINEER’S PERSPECTIVE

Mar
21
By Eng. Ambazimana, Honorary Secretary, UIPE Kampala Branch.

Eng.  Ambazimana

March 4th is Engineering Day. Engineering is the application of science to the optimum conversion of the resources of nature to the uses of humankind. The theme for this year's celebration of Engineering Day is ENGINEERING FOR A HEALTHY PLANET.

 

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HAPPY WOMEN'S DAY 2021! A REFLECTION

Mar
21
By Robert Adongakulu, former Parliamentary Candidate, Laroo-Pece, Gulu City, Uganda.

Robert Adongakulu

As we celebrate this year's IWD on March 4th, let us acknowledge that women have, among other things, three key strengths that set them apart: ability to multi-task, emotional fortitude and a low propensity for gross corruption.

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