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11:26
11:26

Internet Usage Significantly Increased In Last One Year-Report 5 1

Titled “The State of Digital Rights and Internet Users in Uganda”, the report shows that the number of internet users in Uganda drastically increased to 20 million by September 2020 from less than 18million a year before.
13:20
13:20

NIRA Decries Old Equipment, Low Staffing 1 3 Top story

A team of NIRA officials, who met the Minister at their Eastern Regional Offices in Mbale City on Friday, said that they are struggling to operate with very old equipment procured over 10-years-ago.
11:43
11:43

ICT Minister Inspects Communication Network At Busia One Stop Border 4 6

The minister told journalists that the interference in the communication network isn’t only bad for business but is also a security threat to the area. She promised to relay the challenges to the telecom regulator, the Uganda Communication Commission-UCC for quick intervention.
15:12
15:12

Karamoja Aerial Survey Sensitization Flops: Only UPDF Trying 3 1

But in their sensitization, the soldiers sometimes fail to answer technical questions from the communities whose members are eager to know what the aerial survey will bring to their tables. The communities ask of their entitlements in the mining sector and why the planes are flying at lower altitude.
17:30
17:30

Innovations Fund Receives UGX 30 Billion for Science Research 4 1

Prof. William Bazeyo confirmed the funding saying that the innovations targeted are those that address the National Development Plan (NDP 3) that was launched last year.
15:49
15:49

Kwania, Alebtong Register Low Uptake of Covid-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health 1 3

Dr. Tonny Odung, the Alebtong District Health Officer blamed the poor uptake of the vaccine on people spreading negative information about the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine that is being used. He has asked the targeted frontline workers to disregard all the misinformation, saying the vaccine is safe.
07:43
07:43

Rwekunye–Apac Road Workers Protest over Pay, Poor Working Conditions 3 2

The workers argue that they lack protective gears which expose them to accidents and are underpaid. Casual labourers are paid 4,500 to 6,000 Shillings per day, which they say is inadequate compared to the cost of living.
12:03
12:03

UNBS in Nationwide Standards Awareness Drive to Curb Fake Solar Products entrepreneurs 1 3

Simon Kilama, a solar energy consumer from Nwoya District welcomed the initiative but castigated the Bureau for taking too long to enforce the standards. Godfrey Akena, the Chairperson Omoro Town Council Business Community Association wondered why non-compliant products are allowed in the country.
20:24
20:24

Lira City Launches Second Phase of USMID Project 2 3

The second phase, budgeted at a total cost of 37.6 billion shillings, will cater for works along Obangakene road measuring 0.18km, Noteber 0.251km, Aber 0.204, Olwol 0.534, Uhuru Rd. 0.3km and Boundary road 2.177km.
14:08
14:08

New Continental Digital Address Platform Unveiled to Ease Services, Trade 3

Known as the Africa Digital Address System, ADAS, the platform developed by a Ugandan based tech startup seeks to combat the challenges of providing services to people without proper formal addresses, according to the developers. With it, anyone can create, personalize and possess simple and unique addresses.
14:10
14:10

Pictorial: Over 300 Students Graduate at Lira University 11

The colorful ceremony which is being held at the University’s graduation ground is virtually being attended by Hon. Janet Kataha Museveni, the Minister for Education and Sports as the chief guest and Minister of State for Sports Hon. Denis Hamson Obua among other dignitaries.
18:00
18:00

Excitement as Masindi Port Ferry Resumes Operation Months after Suspension 2 2

Anthony Okucu, the UNRA Lira Station Engineer says the ferry has resumed normal operation and is capable of conducting 22 trips a day. He asked the travelers to resume their normal travel schedules.
17:54
17:54

900 to Get Free Electricity Connection in Gulu and Kitgum 2 1

Jonan Kiiza, the Head of Communications at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited revealed that the government procured 2,000 under the free electricity connection policy and that the meters are undergoing quality test for certification at Uganda National Bureau of Standards and that more meters shall be procured.
15:08
15:08

UMEME Replaces Over 15,000 Postpaid Meters to Curb Power Theft in Acholi Gulu 2 1

Doreen Ogenga, the Operations Manager for UMEME in Gulu and Kitgum, says they replaced the postpaid meters between September and November last year.
13:06
13:06

UPDF Passes Out 81 Military Communication Experts 2

Fifth Infantry Division Commander Brig William Bainomugisha advised the graduates to exercise sobriety and discipline while on duty to avoid any breach of secrecy by an enemy radio interceptor in all Military communications.
11:20
11:20

Aircraft Arrives for UGX115BN Karamoja Aerial Survey 1

The first of the three aircraft to be used in conducting the exercise landed at Entebbe at 7:00pm on Sunday, three days after the launch of the airborne survey and mineral mapping in Karamoja on Thursday.
07:29
07:29

Islanders Welcome First Hybrid Power Project 5 2

Ronald Jaggwe, the deputy Executive Secretary for Science, Technology Innovation Research and Development, says they expect the project to be up and running within six months. He says that they expect to replicate the project in other parts of the country, which cannot be connected to the main power grid.
13:50
13:50

Lira City to Privatize Garbage Management 1 4

According to the proposal, the city council will relinquish the responsibility for garbage handling to the private firms whose services will have to be directly paid for by the residents that wish to have their waste materials collected.
11:42
11:42

COVID-19 Triggered The Digital And E-commerce Turning Point COVID19 1

In years to come, we will look back at 2020 as the moment that changed everything. Nowhere else has unprecedented and unforeseen growth occurred as in the digital and e-commerce sectors, which have boomed amid the COVID-19 crisis.
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17:28

Kasese Youth Polytechnic Gets New Dormitory, Workshop 3 5

In the past, the institute lacked a dormitory for male students, workshop and operating without stable power and water, which affected the enrollment of learners.
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