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17:32
17:32

Repeated Katosi Water Works Irks Mukono Town Traders 1 2

Joseph Tayebwa, the owner of Bilal Restaurant says they are yet to suspend work until works are completed. He notes that they adhered to the plan of construction works last year but they have been surprised again to see the contractor removing pipes and relaying them again.
19:48
19:48

Smart Ride Struggles to Establish Itself in Gulu City 2

Smart Ride requires a passenger or client to request transport services through a mobile application that can only be installed on a smartphone. It was launched in May 2020, with the hope that within three months, it would be well established, according to Michael Ebong, the founder of the transport service.
11:27
11:27

Mukono Residents Protest Delayed Compensation By SGR 1 2

The residents from the villages of Kigombya and Kiwugo argue that, ever since SGR officials earmarked their property for compensation in 2016, they are yet to be compensated.
16:28
16:28

Pineapple Farmers Struggling to Repair, Buy Dryers For Value Addition 1 2

The dryers, which are fitted with polythene and wire mesh, are used to dry pineapples. Muhammad says the polythene material used to cover the dryer used to cost Shillings 60,000 before the COVID-19 pandemic but now costs Shillings 200, 000.
14:56
14:56

Kasese Youth Justify Demand for Kiira Plant to Make Kayoola Buses 5 3

They argue that the presence in the Rwenzori region of key minerals needed in the automotive industry makes Kasese the ideal location as their extraction from the bulky raw materials would make the plant viable as the operation cheaper than if they had to transport the ores long distances for smelting.
21:23
21:23

Bundibugyo Power Distribution Company Loses Contract Over Mismanagement, Debts 3 1 Top story

Paul Mwesigwa, the Managing Director UEDCL, says they will overhaul the working structures to ensure effective service delivery.
18:17
18:17

UCU Boosts Medical and Dentistry School with UGX 1.4 Billion Equipment 2 1

Part of the consignment worth 1.46 Billion Shillings shall be delivered to training hospitals that are used by UCU students for internship training. They include Mengo, Namirembe, Mukono General Hospital and the Allan Galpin Health Center II-AGHCII, the university’s health facility.
13:45
13:45

Gulu University Laboratory Accredited to Test COVID -19 COVID -19 testing 1 2

Dr. Richard Echodu, the Gulu University Laboratory Director told URN in an interview that the Laboratory is level two and that it shall be run by a total of 15 qualified staff who underwent COVID -19 testing training. He said three out of those staff hold PhD in Laboratory Technology.
11:29
11:29

Minister Vows to Fight Contractor if he Gives 'Kick Back' to Anyone 4 2

Dr. Acheng cautioned the officials and other people involved in the project against corruption saying most times, it’s the leaders and senior civil servants who cause shoddy work by asking for "kick back"
16:48
16:48

3D Printed Money-Identifier Excites Visually Impaired Persons 4 2

The money identifier is a wallet-size device made of only plastic. It has a pouch and cutting behind it, to help the user slot their money and pull it way down to the device, respectively, before folding it to determine its denomination. The front part of the device has six tactile lines, representing all the paper notes in Uganda. The lines were designedly drawn, such that if you fold a particular note, it ends on the line it was intended for.
15:35
15:35

Mukono Midwife Recieves Rotary Vocational Excellence Award 4 1

She says that she will never forget a night at Mukono dispensary in the year 2000 when she delivered 18 pregnant mothers alone in a single night.
15:01
15:01

Why Ugandans Are Still Using VPN Despite Restored Access to Social Media

Individuals also can use VPN to access network resources beyond the Local Area Network (LAN) or even the Wide Area Network commonly referred to as WAN. “There are adverts running on VPN, and whenever you download or use an app, the data you buy has a percentage the app owners earn. When You connect to a VPN, all your connections go through the country where the server is located, so the adverts and long connections make you use more data”, says Mr. Kahangi.
05:49
05:49

Government to Inject Shs 3.5billion to Construct Lango Palace 4 1

Hon. Grace Freedom Kwiyocwiny, the Minister in charge of Northern Uganda explained that the construction that is now being undertaken by CMD Investment Limited had stalled for many years due to a number of challenges including cultural institutional conflicts.
19:29
19:29

WHO Asks Countries with New Covid-19 Variants Not to Halt Planned Vaccinations

According to WHO many vaccines under production might not have an effect on the variant and as such vaccination cannot be stopped. With Pfizer and Astraenca vaccines having similar results, the UN health agency wants African countries to disregard findings from studies and continue with planned vaccinations
15:51
15:51

Engineering Students Decry Diffculties of Internship Makerere University 5 1

According to the students, some of the challenges include trainers asking for money, lack of appropriate equipment for training, inadequate technical staff to supervise the students at their places of internship among others.
10:11
10:11

Gov't to Resume Pilot Digital Class Project 2

According to the Commissioner Science, Technology and Innovation Advancement and Outreach, Arthur Makara, the project is to be restarted immediately schools are opened fully for the lower primary classes.
12:27
12:27

Teachers in Lira Trained on Revised Curriculum new curriculum 4 1

Anna Mary Apio, a teacher at Rachele Comprehensive Secondary School believes that the new curriculum will help students apply the skills acquired directly unlike the past where students are trained to pass exams.
17:34
17:34

UNRA "Still Studying" the Widening Cracks in Moroto - Nakapiripirit Road 2

Mr. Francis Kiyonga, the LC5 chairperson Amudat District, said they have raised issues concerning the widening cracks on Moroto, Nakapiripirit road in the various meetings with UNRA team but no proper answer is given to the leaders.
19:06
19:06

Health Workers in Lira Trained on COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic Test MInistry of Health 2 1

The training follows an initiative started by the Ministry of Health in improving accessibility to testing services for purposes of ensuring that all cases are detected and attended to at the earliest stage.
18:43
18:43

Lack of Funds Leave Scientists Stranded with Innovations Innovation Funding 1 2

They are now asking the government to change its approach so that their prototyped ideas are transformed into products that can be commercialized onto the Ugandan market.
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