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12:23
12:23

Northern Region Football Association Seeks UGX 75M for Activities FUFA 3 1

The funds are meant for organizing women football tournaments, paying salaries for the regional staffs and office rent in all the districts in both Lango and Acholi sub-regions.
16:35
16:35

Vitafoam Mattress Store, Processing Plant Razed to Ashes njeru municipality 3 3

Although police and the factory management have not yet ascertained the cost of damages caused by the fire, a store with about 10, 000 pieces of mattresses, cushions, raw materials and equipment was razed to ash. The fire which started at around 9 a.m., lasted about four hours.
13:42
13:42

Uganda Starts Construction of Aquatic Laboratory in Wakiso 1

Dr John Walakira, a Senior Scientist at the National Agriculture Research Organization (NARO) says the aquatic health laboratory will ease the burden of testing for fish diseases and disease producing agents like bacteria, viruses and another small organism in Uganda.
11:53
11:53

NWSC to Secure Boats to Facilitate Movement to Kachung Water Plant 3 1

Dr. Engineer Silver Mugisha, the Executive Director NWSC visited the plant on Wednesday to assess the effects of the floods following a report filed by the area manager.
11:24
11:24

Kole NRM Chairperson Succumbs to Coronavirus Disease Health Ministry 3

His sister, Lilly Auma, says the deceased started complaining of cough and flu last week on Friday. She says that he was taken to Lira Medical center where his samples were drawn for Covid19 testing.
21:01
21:01

Pictorial; Kachung Water Plant Submerged roads flooded 10

The plant which serves Lira catchment area is almost fully submerged by the floods, forcing the authorities to improvise ways of maintaining constant water supply in the area.
16:37
16:37

Karimojong Eat Expensive Imported Foods As Uganda Farmers Suffer UN 2 2

Currently, the food supplements being distributed to malnourished children and expectant mothers in Karamoja sub region as well as in refugee settlements are imported from Rwanda and Pakistan, and therefore the agency meets high costs; prompting UN Resident Coordinator Rosa Malango to push for locally manufactured supplements.
22:13
22:13

Lira Catholic Diocese Not Ready to Reopen Churches 2

Rev. Fr Innocent Valente Opio, the vicar general of Lira Catholic Diocese, says their Chapels and Parishes are yet to procure temperature guns, sufficient sanitizers and disinfection equipment among others.
15:06
15:06

UNMA Develops Weather Forecast App for Users Makerere University 2

Lillian Nkwenge, the UNMA Principal Public Relations Officer told URN from Gulu that the WIDS forecasts between a period of six hours to three months. She explained that the Application was developed to support planning for a day to day operations and also long term planning for farmers.
05:29
05:29

CSOs Ask Gov't to Recognize Herbal Medicines for COVID-19 Treatment patients 1 1

Geoffrey Okello, the Executive Director of Gulu NGO Forum says herbal medicines can support the treatment of patients with COVID-19 and he advised the government to examine those already in existence since so far, science has failed to discover a remedy yet the infection rates are soaring beyond control.
17:54
17:54

Ugandan Joint $100,000 Winner To Give Back For Food Security 3 1

When she saw the call for nominations early this year, Nakalembe says she never anticipated that she would win; she understood it to be targeting innovators who develop solutions that directly impact the farmer, like her co-winner Dr André Bationo from Burkina Faso developed a method of micro dossing that involves using very little environmental-friendly fertilizers to boast crop yields.
12:37
12:37

Gulu Community Taught How To Preserve Pork Gulu Univeristy 1

Gulu University Vice-Chancellor professor George Openjuru Ladaah says pork producers in the region haven’t yet capitalized on food value addition thus presenting a virgin market with limited competition.
16:00
16:00

COVID-19 Oxford Vaccine Trials Halted After Adverse Reactions 1

The vaccine which uses a modified virus to trigger the immune the system had been reported to be effective against COVID-19 after it was given to six rhesus macque monkeys. Previous trials showed that it was safe hence its advancement to large scale human trials.
17:09
17:09

UVRI Accredited Among COVID-19 Reference Laboratories in Africa COVID-19 Testing 1

According to Prof Pontian Kaleebu, the WHO accreditation gives other neighboring countries the confidence to send their COVID-19 samples to UVRI for testing
20:10
20:10

Steroid Hydrocortisone Increases Recovery Rates in Severe COVID-19 Patients COVID-19 Treatment 1

Findings show that patients who received a 50mg of the steroid had a better chance of surviving with minimal or no organ support on a ventilator compared to those not using the drug. Patients who were given the drug when their blood pressure was low had an 80 per cent chance of better outcomes.
18:19
18:19

UCU Secures Free Internet Services for its e-Learning Platform 2 2

UCU Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academics Rev Dr John Kitayimbwa says that as they ponder the way forward, a new arrangement was sought through which all students will be required to purchase MTN sim cards that will give them access to internet hotspots within the university campus.
19:15
19:15

New Digital Innovation to Improve Health Sector Management 1

The Health sector will benefit from two digital innovations to tame corruption in procurement, and improve accessibility to better health services, courtesy of the United Nations Capital Development Fund.
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