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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.