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14:47
14:47

Global Electric Car Sales Grow Strongly, 2024 Sales Set To Reach 17 Million Climate Change 2 3 Top story

By the end of 2023, electric car sales had reached 14 million representing 35% higher than the sales in 2022. China accounted for more than 60% of the global sales.
11:50
11:50

Uganda's Chemical Weapon Compliance Hindered by Coordination, Expertise Gaps 2

Since 1993, Uganda has been a state party to the CWC, committing to implementing measures to prohibit the use, development, production, stockpiling, or transfer of chemical weapons or their precursors, except for specific purposes such as research, medical, or pharmaceutical use.
09:30
09:30

Farmers in Karamoja Get Walking Tractors 3 3

Dr Paul Okullo, the Nabuin Zonal Agricultural Research Institute Director said that the idea of walking tractors was conceived after realizing that most farmers had less than five acres of land which is not cost-effective for big tractors.
16:09
16:09

Female Students Tasked to Embrace Science and Technology 3

Eng Zaria Tibalwa Waako the Chief Executive Officer of Electricity Regulatory Authority-ERA noted that over the years, there has been a low turn-up of girls pursuing science and technology courses at higher institutions of learning
18:38
18:38

Uganda to Reduce Annual Carbon Emissions by 8,000 tons 2 2

Statistics from the Ministry of Water indicate fluctuations in the country's carbon emissions over the years, with a 4.52% decline recorded in 2020 compared to the previous year.
07:09
07:09

Government, Tech Companies Strategizing to Curb ICT Infrastructure Vandalism law 2 2

Vandalism remains a substantial challenge to the country's social and economic development, leading to network outages that disrupt online transmissions, including cell phones and banking systems, resulting in revenue loss. Vandalism also extends to hydroelectric installations, with equally severe consequences.
17:05
17:05

Nigeria’s Blue Chip Tech Vows to Enhance Digital Growth in Uganda 5 1

Baryomunsi said some locally-made products are yet to penetrate the market despite being cheaper, but adds that the aim of the government is to ensure a smartphone costs as low as 40,000 shilling in two years.
17:36
17:36

First Training Center for Road Equipment Operators Commissioned 2 3

On Thursday, Fred Byamukama the Minister of State for Works and Transport commissioned the training center constructed at 10 acre piece of land acquired at Kakinzi village in Butuntumula sub-county, Luwero district.
15:27
15:27

EU Skills African Scientists in Geo-science and Mapping to Build Continent's Capacity African Union 3 4

The young and mid-career scientists were competitively selected from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Rwanda, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan, Zambia, Angola, Malawi, Botswana, Mozambique and Egypt.
08:07
08:07

Kwania Farmers Embrace Micro- Scale Irrigation Program government program 6 1 Top story

Taddeo Mivulo, the Kwania District Senior Agricultural Engineer, provided insights into the functionality of the irrigation system, noting that five farmers have already fully paid for and are being connected to the system. He emphasized the importance of proper maintenance to prevent damage to the systems.
07:39
07:39

Nabilatuk Turns Detention Facility into Youth Center for Boosting Digital Literacy 4 2

Kizito Tebanyang, founder of Tocau Karamoja, highlighted the initiative's potential to enhance computer literacy and education in the district. He emphasized the center's role in aiding youth in catching up with technology, offering free guidance and teaching services to those interested in learning computer skills and conducting research.
19:23
19:23

Kiira Motors Seeks UGX 524 Billion to Finance Five Year Business Plan Uganda Vision 2040 1

The entity’s core business objective is to develop, make and sell sustainable mobility solutions (motor vehicles, parts, systems and services) in Africa.
17:51
17:51

Plastics Manufacturer Plans Shift To Bio-Degradable Packaging 2 1

Under this project, Luuka Plastics is to produce bio-degradable plastic packages for Jakana and Rena, using technology from India.
23:33
23:33

Uganda's IT Market Too Slow For Speedy Sector - Experts 5

Ali Monzer, the outgoing Chief Technical Information Officer at MTN Uganda says the technology world is running very fast and much faster than the Ugandan consumer can adapt.
19:21
19:21

Climate Ministers Meet In Denmark Over Next Climate Actions global warming 6 1

Uganda which holds the position of Chair of the Group of 77 and China (G77 +China) is being represented by State Minister for Environment, Beatrice Anywar.
11:32
11:32

Uganda Gets 13 Nile Water Stations 3

Florence Adongo, the NBI Executive Director says that Uganda is the fourth country in the region to receive the hydro-meteorological systems.
18:55
18:55

Cooperators Welcome Digital System to Registration of Cooperatives. 1 4

Alex Asiimwe, the Chairperson of Mbarara Grapes Farmers Cooperative, praised the transition to a digital system noting that the previous practice of travelling to Kampala to file annual returns and make amendments to the Cooperative By-laws was inconvenient for cooperators.
14:56
14:56

MPs Want Probe into UGX 27.6Bn Cash for Suspended Silkworm Project 1

James Kubeketerya, the MP for Bunya County East Constituency, revealed that in the Financial Year 2023/2024, Parliament appropriated 27.6 billion to enhance sericulture. He now wonders how the money has been utilized since the project was suspended.investments.
14:14
14:14

Europeans Provide UGX 156 Bn for Telecom Towers 1 Top story

The 10-year financing will support the installation of 506 new telecom towers in different parts of Uganda.
12:07
12:07

Embrace Solar-Powered Telecom Towers-EU 4 1

The station in Busawula, Wakiso District off Entebbe Road is only powered by a solar power unit with a capacity of 11 kilowatts, and a standby diesel-powered generator. The EIB-funded facility is part of a wider project by TowerCo of Africa Ltd to build more renewable energy-powered telecommunication infrastructure
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