Dealing with pain addiction

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BY GABRIEL ISAAC OTUK Andrew Sentongo (not real name) got a traumatic injury  before taking pain killers  to ease pain. But taking painkillers did not relieve him  of the pain for several days.  He continuously took the painkillers.  But whenever he  abandoned them,  the pain would resurrect  and become  so  unbearable that he  decided to visit the doctor at the clinic. He was  told that he should have reported to a health facility the  previous day. How to deal with pain Pain is a very common condition. At least, a…

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Team UCU set for East Africa University Games in Nairobi

Will the Lady Canons retain the title? (Photo by Ronald Awany)

BY FRED HIDULA Over 12 Uganda Christian University (UCU) teams are set to compete at this year’s East Africa University Games from December 17-21 at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi. The probable list of teams meant to represent the university include; volleyball (men and women), athletics, badminton, chess, taekwondo, netball, tennis, rugby, wood ball, basketball (men and women). The other teams that are not yet confirmed are football (men and women), swimming, handball among others. The team’s will depart on the December  14. UCU finished third overall…

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Mihigo back to winning ways

BY STAFF WRITER Badminton ace, Daniel Muhigo, returned to winning ways in the Nyanza Open Badminton Tournament on October 23 at Agha Khan Hall in Kisumu, Kenya. Mihigo paired with Ugandan teenage sensation, Brian Kasirye to beat UCU counterparts, Isaac Senfuka and Freddie Kirabo, 2 – 0. However, Mihigo lost to Kenya’s John Wannyoike 2 – 0 in the men’s singles before teaming up with UCU’s Mable Namakoye to win bronze in the mixed doubles. “It was a good performance and experience for me and the rest of the team….

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