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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 2 6

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.
12:34
12:34

Inadequate Equipment Hampers Trauma Care at Gulu Hospital Gulu City 1 4

Dr. Joyce Anena Oyet, the in-charge of the Accident and Emergency Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that the hospital lacks a CT Scan, Intensive Care Unit –ICU facilities, medical supplies like X-ray films and enough staff, which affects trauma care.
12:46
12:46

LRRH Still Transporting Refilled Oxygen Cylinders from Kampala lack of oxygen 1 4

Although the hospital has an oxygen plant, its production does not match the demand especially during the surge of COVID_19. The current plant which has the capacity to produce 30 oxygen cylinders is now producing at least 25 yet the unit uses approximately 60 cylinders per day.
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16:50

Universities Asked to Invest in Research UCU 2 1

Speaking at the 6th annual East African Communications Association-EACA conference convened virtually at Uganda Christian University, Okwakol said that institutions should consider developing approaches favouring companies offer mentorship to students.
17:38
17:38

UNBS Gets Mobile Labs to Enhance Product Testing Speed MTN Uganda 2 1

The testing of the products has often been delayed because of the movement of samples from the production sites to the UNBS testing labs in Kireka, which led to more expenses on the part of the producers.
11:55
11:55

Delayed Funding Frustrating Research on Lake Victoria financial year 1 2

Each State is required to pay annual subscription fees of USD 485,000. The funds facilitate studies that guide countries on how best to preserve the different Lake Victoria species from extinction. The member states include Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi.
15:04
15:04

Belgium Joins in to Rescue Uganda's Young Innovators 4

The United Nations Capital Development Fund, UNCDF further says many innovations are made because the innovators get an idea, without thinking about the market, and so despite an exciting product, it is rendered useless.
11:34
11:34

Injunction on Ibuje Rock Affecting Rwenkunye-Apac- Lira Road Construction Ibuje sub county 6

Dickens Kennedy Odongo, the chairperson of all LC V chairpersons in Lango, says the Attorney General should intervene in the matter and ensure that the injunction is reviewed because it denies the community a chance of utilizing a natural resource.
11:03
11:03

A Sneak Peek of Kabaale International Airport Construction

The constructor hopes to complete construction by February 2023.
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08:01

Umeme Stuck with 250,000 Power Connection Applications Umeme LTD 3 4 Top story

the Umeme Managing Director, Selestino Babungi, says that they are distressed with over a quarter-million applicants whom they can’t connect because the Government has not honoured its obligation of providing the vital fund.
07:35
07:35

4000 Teachers Vaccinated in Lira City 4

Jasper Abura, the Principle Education Officer of Lira City explains that the department has met its set target and still hopes to have more teachers vaccinated. He notes that non-vaccinated teachers will not access learning institutions.
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20:01

MOE Gets Equipment to Enable Long Distance Learning for BTVET Institutions 2

The equipment which consists of laptops, data storage sticks, projectors and smart boards was given to 10 institutions. These include; Ntinda Vocational Institute, Nakawa Vocational Institute, Rucid Organic College, Lwetanga Farm Institute, Sesse Farm Institute, Busitema Univerity and Kaberamaido Technical Institute. Other institutions include: National Instructors College Abilonino, Bobbi Polytechnic and Bukalasa Agriculture College.
15:51
15:51

WHO Recommends Two Antibiotics for COVID-19 Treatment

The recommendations are based on evidence from ongoing trials that show the two antibodies reduce the risk of hospitalisation and duration in symptoms if those at the highest risk of acquiring severe disease for instance unvaccinated persons, the old or immunosuppressed patients.
09:06
09:06

Umeme Decries Vandalism in Tooro Region 2 2

Babungi said that Umeme is spending at least 7 billion shillings annually in the region to repair or replace vandalized equipment.
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17:16

Uganda's Digital Economy Growth Hampered By High Cost of Data-Report 1 5 Top story

The report shows that Uganda has invested significant amounts of money in developing ICT in the country, but there is a lack of coordination between the government policies and the aspirations of the private sector.
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13:39

Mukono Residents Want Garbage Dumping at New KCCA Landfill Halted 1 2

KCCA bought land at Dundu measuring 134 acres to serve as the Greater Kampala Garbage dumping site and an integrated waste management centre with processing plants for electronic waste, biogas, fertilisers and plastic recycling.
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J&J COVID Vaccine Found to Offer More Protection After Booster Dose

A statement issued on the company's website on Tuesday on findings from the EMSEMBLE study which has 45,000 participants from around the world shows another shot of the vaccine administered 14 days after the first jab offer 100 percent protection against severe or critical COVID-19, 75 percent protection against symptomatic COVID globally
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