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17:57
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Gulu University Gets UGX 500m Grant For Reproductive Health Research 1

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.
20:09
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Gulu Scientists Use Waterbuck Stench to Fight Tsetse Flies Gulu University 2 3

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.
13:20
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Gulu University To Process Mango Pulp Into Wine 3 2

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.
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Uganda’s First Satellite Nears Completion -Gov’t Dr. Monica Musenero 1 2

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.
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Gulu University to Receive Covilyce-1 Funding Next Financial Year Dr. Monica Musenero 1 3

Dr. Musenero says the fund for the herbal concoction has been included in next year’s financial budget pending appropriation from the Parliament.
13:55
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COVID-19 Drug Covilyce-1 Boosts Libido-Gulu Varsity Scientist Gulu University 2 1

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.
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Over 700 Road Signs Vandalized in Acholi and Lango Sub Regions Nwoya District 1 2

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.
15:23
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Covylice-I Impresses WHO Experts Covilyce-1 7 1 Top story

Prof. Joseph Okeinbunor, who led a delegation of scientists from the WHO Regional Office for Africa, said the innovation is a good gesture on their calls for more research on African traditional medicine.
09:15
09:15

Gulu University Renews Demand for Upgrade of Bioscience Laboratory 1 4

Dr. Echodu notes the University’s laboratory equipped with some of the latest scientific machines is one of the few recognized labs in the country, East Africa, and is internationally accredited for COVID-19 testing.
09:09
09:09

Lack of Funding Cripples Covilyce-1 Clinical Trials 1 2

While meeting a select Committee of Parliament on Science, Technology, and innovation at Gulu University’s Multifunctional Laboratory on Monday, Dr. Lamwaka, said no money has been remitted to the University.
07:06
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Ministry of Energy Wants Total Ban on Metal Scrap Business Northern Uganda 1 2

Sidronius Okasai Opolot, the Minister of State for Energy told URN in an interview that his Ministry is currently in talks with the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives to initiate a total ban on the buying and selling of metal scrap as one of the ways of ending the rampant vandalism of electricity infrastructure by the suspected scrap dealers.
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Gulu University Boosts Science Lab With UGX 197M Equipment 1 1

The equipment purchased in July last year with the University fund will aid practical education for third-year students pursuing Bachelors of Science in Education and majoring in Physics.
08:48
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Gulu Varsity Scientist Asked to Arrange for Covilyce-1 Clinical Trials Gulu University 2 1

Covilyce-1 was invented by scientists at Gulu University’s Faculty of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Studies (Pharm-Biotech) headed by Dr. Lamwaka last year. The scientists claim the herbal concoction which is in form of powder, nasal drops, (anal) suppositories, and (syrup) linctus clears covid-19 within 72 hours.
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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.
08:01
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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.
10:06
10:06

Gulu City Seeks UGX 3BN to Equip Cold Room at Main Market Gulu City Council 1 1

Catherine Lanyero, the Gulu City Commercial Officer says that the market’s cold room lies empty six years after commissioning the market. She says that this is frustrating the vendors whose businesses require the cold roo
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Construction of Staff Houses at Gulu Hospital Stalls building 3 1

Block Technical Services, a local construction company was awarded the contract in 2014 and the staff houses were expected to have been completed in 2017.
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Proposed Construction of Drainage Channel at Pece Stream Fails to Start wetlands 1 1

In 2017, a report by the Ministry of Water and Environment on disasters mapped Gulu City among the areas in Northern Uganda, which are potentially prone to floods. As a result, the former Gulu Municipal Council recommended the widening of the banks of Pece Stream and secured the funding from Fichtner, two years ago.
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Gulu City Council Signs Deal with GIZ for Landfill Construction Gulu Main Market 2 1

Robert Towler, the team leader of German Development Cooperation, says they that have developed an 18 year strategic program to improve garbage management, water and sanitation in the City.
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Extension Workers in Northern Uganda Form Coalition to Improve Farming Omoro District 1 1

The coalition named Northern Uganda Agricultural Extension Platform is aimed at closing the gaps of the extension services in the region.
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