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10:49
10:49

Prof Nawangwe Petitions Parliament to Increase Student Allowances Makerere University 1

Currently, each student in Public Universities and Tertiary Institutions gets an annual allocation of 936,000 Shillings, translating into a daily allocation of 4500 Shillings for each of the students. But according to Prof. Nawangwe, the rate was established two decades ago and does not correspond with the current cost of living in the country.
08:50
08:50

Isimba Hydropower Station Shutdown to Last Three Weeks electricity supply 1

In a notice to the general public Tuesday, Ruth Nankabirwa, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development revealed that Plant was shut down on Monday August 8th 2022 following operational challenges that led to the flow of water into the power house.
11:18
11:18

Traditional Hospitals Open Their Doors to New Surgical Procedures But... 3 2

Now traditional hospitals such as Nsambya, Lubaga, Mulago and Kibuli are starting to use minimally invasive surgical techniques that are also referred to as pinhole surgeries.
16:04
16:04

Scientists Move to Manufacture Another TB Vaccine 2 1

Dr Abel Nkolo, the head of the Defeat TB programme in Uganda says a new vaccine is needed because the current vaccine cannot protect people from TB infections.
12:18
12:18

Ugandan Doctor Using Herbs to Treat Mental Illnesses 2

As of 2020, an estimated 15 million Ugandans were mentally ill, according to findings from a study carried out in Northwestern University's Medical journal, Globemed. The study showed that only about 35 percent of the 15 million were on treatment.
18:46
18:46

Museveni Vows to Defend Musenero 1 1

Museveni says that he will defend the minister who is a decorated and a world-renowned scientist. Museveni told legislators and invited guests at the budget reading that he will defend the minister until everyone against her will be forced to go into hiding.
11:16
11:16

Research Reveals How Bottled Water Could Harm Teeth 1

While the researchers don't discourage the use of bottled water, they advise consumers to be picky on the type of bottled water they go for bearing in mind the likely consequences to oral health. Concern over the effect of bottled water on oral health is emerging globally as consumers shift from sweetened soft drinks to bottled drinking water.
10:47
10:47

Energy Ministry Tasked to Explain Rural Electrification Delays loan request 1

Busujju County MP David Lukyamuzi raised the matter in Parliament on Thursday, saying that the government contracted Tisan Company in 2019, to supply and distribute electricity in Kitongo parish. Mityana District. He, however, added that the project was abandoned after covering only 50 per cent of the planned area.
18:11
18:11

Uganda's First Satellite Complete, awaits Launching into Space 3 1

In April 2020, Uganda began the path to launch its first satellite into space by sending three graduate students to obtain training in satellite design, manufacture, and testing as part of a multinational program initiated in 2015 by the Kyushu Institute of Technology in Japan.
08:01
08:01

Audit Attributes Malaria Deaths to Incompetent Health Workers 1

According to the audit carried out by the health ministry, some of the malaria deaths reported at Lira and Mbale Regional Referral Hospital between 2021 and 2022 could have been avoided.
07:58
07:58

Government to Roll-out Malaria Vaccination in 2023 - Dr. Aceng health budget 1

Malaria is responsible for over 30 per cent of the total outpatient visits and 20 per cent of all hospital admissions. The country also recorded a total of 20 million cases and a death toll of 30,900 people in 2020 alone, including over 70,000 children under the age of five
16:20
16:20

UVRI Investigating Low COVID-19 Cases

The study is expected to last four years and will look at what contribution the different COVID-19 variants have played in the spread of the disease on the African continent.
09:57
09:57

Makerere University Law Students to Face Committee over Exam Malpractice 1 3

The allegations arise from online exams for the academic year 2020/2021 second semester.
17:32
17:32

15.9 Million Ugandans Could Have Been Infected with COVID-WHO COVID-19 Testing

The study whose findings are based on 151 seroprevalence studies carried out on the continent between January 2020 and December 2021 shows that the COVID- infections were 97 times more than the reported cases.
12:40
12:40

Teach Us to Use Smartphones, Exports Agency Boss Tells Dealers 5

Michael Oketcho, the Director of Trade information at the Uganda Exports Promotion Board, says that most Ugandans use mobile phones to make and receive calls because they do not know how much a phone can do.
16:33
16:33

COVID-19 Was A Wake Up Call to Ugandan Scientists Ministry of Health 4 2

Scientists argue that the outbreak of covid-19 led to the country's first attempt to manufacture a vaccine for a disease. In addition to this, due to the ban on the importation of some medicines, chemotherapists began looking into a cure for covid-19.
15:42
15:42

Museveni Directs Release of UGX 3Bn for Clinical Trials of Ivermectin on COVID-19 Infection Ministry of Health 1

Prophylactic Ivermectin is a broad spectrum anti-parasitic agent, included in the World Health Organization - WHO essential medicines lists for treatment of several parasitic diseases such as onchocerciasis (river blindness), and scabies among others.
12:06
12:06

Makerere University Students, Staff to Get Laptops on Hire Purchase Stanbic Bank 4 1

According to the MOU, the learners and staff will be able to purchase laptops between 2.5 Million to 5 Million Uganda Shillings depending on one’s preference.
17:33
17:33

SEACOM Integrates Africell Infrastructure to Power Broadband Expansion 5 1

Africell quit the Ugandan market late last year following a string of losses and consistent accumulation of debts, and SEACOM acquired some of its assets.
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07:26

Competing Ministries, Policies Failing ICT Growth - Study 5 1

The study reveals that only 72 percent of the country is covered, with the Central Region having the best 4G coverage at 84 percent, followed by the East with 80 percent. Western and Northern Regions are below the national average at 61 and 58 percent respectively.
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