Acholi Paramount Chief David Onen Acana II acknowledges that the region is experiencing severe impacts of climate change which has affected agriculture and notes that through the adoption of green technology, such adverse effects can be reversed.
The President noted that the VAMED Engineering Gmbh team had brought in cheaper finances with an interest rate below 1 percent proposed for the project compared to the 5 percent interests the Finance Ministry has been signing in the past.
Justice Owiny-Dollo notes that the advent of ICT is fundamentally changing the way people work, learn, and interact and notes that as Judiciary they can’t afford to remain behind where they had been in the past two decades.
“This is a rare thing and she is very lucky but one thing that saved this baby from termination was the wrong diagnosis that would indicate that it was a normal pregnancy. It’s a miracle and I must be happy that we have this first case in the region where we can see life coming out,” Dr Pebalo explained.
In an interview with Uganda Radio Network, Dr. Achilles Brunnel Byaruhanga, a Herpetologist and Principal Investigator with Nature Uganda, expressed his concern about the lack of data in the North. He explains that the absence of proper studies and conservation efforts puts these amphibian and reptilian species at risk of extinction.
Willy Chowoo, the Head of Training and Digital Content at Content Tech Media (CT Media) in Gulu city says the training seeks to equip the sign language interpreters with basic knowledge to become agents of fact-checking for the deaf community in the region.
Isaac Odongo, the Project Officer at Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Uganda (SHAU) says the majority of children born with the condition in the region are considered as curses by their parents or community members.
Dr. Francis Pabalo Pebolo, a lecturer at the university says the patient simulator will help to equip the medical students with practical skills before they progress to handle expectant mothers and babies.
The University produced 12 tons of mango pulp in a pilot project last year which was aimed at mitigating post-harvest losses in fresh mangoes in Acholi Sub-region. But close to nine tons of mango pulp remain unutilised in the Agribusiness lab.
The funding channeled under the Norwegian Partnership Programme for Global Academic Cooperation (NORPART) project will see four students offered a fully paid Master's scholarship program for two years in Norway.
Dr. Francis Pebalo, a lecturer and the Head of the Reproductive Health Department at Gulu University told URN in an interview that a total of 28 researchers out of several applicants won seed grants to conduct various research studies on reproductive health.
Prof. Echodu of Gulu University told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that the innovation is in response to the risk tsetse flies pose to livestock and humans, especially in areas surrounded near national parks.
Dr. Christopher Muggaga, a lecturer in the Department of food science and post-harvest Technology at Gulu University, says the COVID-19 pandemic affected the marketing of the mango pulp due to the lockdown restrictions.
Dr. Musenero told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that the satellite PearlAfricaSat-1 whose construction started two years ago and is being undertaken by three Ugandan space engineers alongside Japanese engineers and other space experts from around the world, will be handed to other space experts on May 10 for inspection and rigorous testing.
Covilyce-1 was developed by scientists led by Dr Lamwaka at Gulu University’s faculty of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Studies (PharmBiotec). The herbal remedy was initially developed to treat other respiratory illnesses but the scientists announced publicly last year that it can cure COVID-19 symptoms.
Henry Komakech, the Manager Uganda National Roads Authority –UNRA Gulu Office told URN in an interview that the vandalism of the road signage has been very rampant along the major roads in the region from 2020 to date due to the rising demand for metals by scrap dealers.