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14:47
14:47

Uganda Vulnerable to More Disease Outbreaks-MOH 4 1

Dr Allan Niyonzima Muruta, the Commissioner for Integrated Epidemiology and Surveillance at the Ministry of Health, says that the country remains vulnerable to serious disease outbreaks, hence the need to make a considerable investment towards building the required response capabilities at different levels in the health services delivery chain.
16:54
16:54

Ministry of Works Unveils Equipment for Constructing Roads in DR Congo 3 5

The Commissioner for Roads and Bridges at the MoWT, Eng. Stephen Kitonsa notes that on Friday this week the project steering committee shall hold a meeting in DRC where the contractor (Dott Services Limited) shall be introduced to leaders and officially the campsite shall be handed over to the contractor so as enable shifting of the equipment from Namanve.
13:25
13:25

Two Candidates in Uganda's COVID-19 Vaccine Race Reach Animal Trial Stage WHO 4 1

The vaccines manufactured under the Presidential Scientific Initiative on Epidemics (PRESIDE) are using different technologies; One is using the ChAdOx1 also known as the Adenovirus-vectored technology, used in the development of the AstraZeneca vaccine while the others are using the Messenger RNA technology (mRNA) that was used for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines.
07:18
07:18

Government Develops Software, App to Fight Ghost Workers, Corruption in Public Service 5 1

Dubbed the Human Capital Management system, the software will capture the data of all civil servants from the day they are enrolled and will be accessible through a phone App dubbed the people’s HR from the play store.
16:38
16:38

Musenero Explains UGX 8m Mouse for Covid-19 Vaccine Test 6 1

The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Monica Musenero has defended the cost of mice that are going to aid the process of developing a Covid-19 vaccine in Uganda.
18:05
18:05

NITA-U to Set Up Regional ICT Hub in Luwero Town Internet 5 1

Collins Babirukamu the Director of E-Government Services at NITA U says that that the programme will kick off in the next three weeks with the extension of fiber optic cables and installing computers in the community hall.
19:14
19:14

Gov't Asked to Make Science Education Free 6

Makerere University Business School Principal Wasswa Balunywa says the digital industry is doing well in creating jobs, but he is worried that it is promoting imbalanced transformation.
12:33
12:33

Journalists Blocked from Select Committee Probing Musenero Covid-19 vaccine 3 2

Dr. Musenero requested that the presentations on the status of the ongoing Covid-19 vaccine research be heard by MPs on camera because they need to protect intellectual property.
11:02
11:02

DNA Test Confirms Relationship Between Claimants, Victim of Machete Attacks 2 1

Since mid-September, the claimants have been stuck in Lwengo district following a sharp row stemming from their opposition to being subjected to DNA tests by the Police, which they accused of being biased.
15:38
15:38

Kitgum Boda Boda Riders Hike Fares As Petrol Prices Soar 1 3

The pump price for a litre of petrol has risen sharply in the last one week at various fuel stations in Kitgum Municipality and across the country.
14:14
14:14

Study on COVID-19 Herbal Drug Complete 1 1

The drug which was tested on more than 100 patients at Mulago National Referral Hospital was being promoted as having antiviral, anti-inflammatory and immunological properties and that it will help in the cure of many other infections apart from COVID-19.
09:55
09:55

Scientists Commit To Do More Research, Attend Fewer Workshops EU 5 1

Kikaire says the main objective of the third round of EACCR is now to see scientists do research in the five focus areas, encourage junior scientists to spearhead these research projects, and most importantly close the gender gap by giving at least half of the scholarships for short courses, masters degrees to females.
12:55
12:55

Kasese to Get Bus Assembling Plant 5 1

Metu Katabazi, the Chairperson of Metu Zhongtong Bus Company is optimistic that in the next five years, the company will be able to build capacity to manufacture over 100 buses.
17:11
17:11

Residents Demand Fresh Assessment of Property Damaged by Katosi Water Pipe Burst 2 2

Residents argue that several damaged properties were ignored yet they also need to be compensated.
16:01
16:01

How Online Technology is Enhancing Human Trafficking 1 Top story

Traffickers are currently using technology to profile, recruit, control and exploit their victims as well as using the Internet, especially the dark web, to hide illegal materials stemming from trafficking and their real identities from investigators.
12:54
12:54

Govt Considers Automated Identification for HIV Patients 4 1

The central tracking system, which is under development will give each HIV patient a unique identifying code, from which they can be centrally monitored at any services delivery point across the country.
12:27
12:27

Student Loan Application Centre Unveiled in West Nile 3 3

The Higher Education Financing Scheme was started in 2014 with funding from the government of Uganda to support needy students who are admitted to Universities and Tertiary Institutions, to access education at Diploma and Degree levels. students are expected to pay back the money as soon as they join the world of work.
16:25
16:25

Alupo Directs Ministry Of Energy to Find Investor for Kilembe Mines 6 2

Alupo gave the ministry up to two weeks to have advertised for investors. Alupo said that if an investor is sought, it will control resource wastage. She added that letting the mines waste away denies Uganda a lot of revenue but also slows down the progress of Kasese district.
22:27
22:27

Uganda Can Export IT to Europe - Romanian Experts 4

Romania is offering to give both technical and market linkage support, while Uganda should be be able to develop it products for the market. NITA-U Executive Director, Hatwib Mukasa says Romania’s partnership with Uganda will open up the foreign market for Ugandan IT innovators or developers in Europe because it its status as a hub of innovation in Europe.
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