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First all-oral treatment for sleeping sickness...

According to experts, Fexinidazole will support international efforts to eliminate sleeping sickness, a fatal neglected tropical disease endemic to Africa....

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Newly approved pill rapidly cures sleeping...

The new drug, fexinidazole, which comes as a simple pill, cures all stages of the disease within 10 days.

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Waterbuck perfumes can put off tsetse fly...

Tsetse flies cause a disease called nagana in livestock and sleeping sickness in humans.

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Gov’t moves in to rid Karamoja of tsetse...

“We are in this region to find out first what type of tsetse flies there are, what diseases they carry and their age."


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In pictures: 24 years of King Oyo...

Rukirabasaija Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV has occupied the Toro kingdom throne for nearly two-and-a-half decades now. We take a look at how far he has come.