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Month: April 2019

Rwanda Must Pick a Side in its GMO Debate
Genetically Modified Foods

Rwanda Must Pick a Side in its GMO Debate

Like a phoenix, Rwanda is fast rising towards a future that is inclusive, innovative and self-reliant. It is in this vein that last year, the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) began drafting a law seeking to regulate the country’s use of genetically modified organisms if and when it adopts their use. This policy framework would guide the import, distribution, and cultivation of genetically modified crops in the country. Not many Rwandans are excited about the prospects of GMOs, even as a measure to ensure food security in the region, as the Ministry of Agriculture says. While some groups’ sentiments are around the long-term effects of consuming genetically modified foods, many are more concerned, and legitimately so, about the politics of this industry given that only a han...
5 Home Remedies for a Dry Cough
Remedies

5 Home Remedies for a Dry Cough

Many may not know that cough­ing can help clear ir­ri­tants and in­fec­tions from the body, but when it per­sists, a dry cough can de­vel­op and be­come quite an­noy­ing. Some of you are prob­a­bly try­ing phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal drugs for your cough, while some may be in­ter­est­ed in a more nat­ur­al rem­e­dy. If you’re plan­ning on us­ing nat­ur­al reme­dies, it is im­por­tant to re­mem­ber that herbs and sup­ple­ments can af­fect med­ica­tions and cause un­want­ed side ef­fects. If a cough per­sists for a few weeks then you should seek med­ical ad­vice. Here are a few nat­ur­al reme­dies that you can try to kick that stub­born cough. Hon­ey and lemon This com­bi­na­tion has been a time-ho­n­oured way to soothe a sore throat. If Granny ever heard you were ill, she’d pull out the tea...