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11:53
11:53

Kwania Farmers Advised to Clap, Shout at Desert Locusts 7 3 Top story

Daniel Tonny Otile, a local farmer in Abwong A in Abwong parish, says he was shocked to find countless desert locusts in his 6 acre cassava plantation.
11:18
11:18

Scientists Call for Immediate Research into Coronavirus Vaccines

Global health experts point out that even as the disease that started in Wuhan City in China but has spread to other countries has so far affected over 42,000 people and killed over a thousand others , major pharmaceutical companies such as Johnson and Johnson and Merck have not yet shown interest in funding any vaccine development.
12:13
12:13

Government Losing Billions to Underutilised Internet Backbone Infrastructure 1

In the 2006/2007 financial year, Government through the National Information and Technology Authority-NITA-U secured funds to put-up a National Data Transmission Backbone Infrastructure to provide connectivity to Government entities, Ministries and Departments across the country.
07:51
07:51

Top Scientists Convene to Slow Coronavirus Spread 1 1 Top story

Records indicate that the deaths, due to Corona Virus stood at 1, 017 people in China and one death outside China, in the Philippines. The World Health Organizations says that 393 cases have so far been reported in 24 countries.
18:50
18:50

Gov't to Train District Agriculture Officers on Desert Locusts Fight 2

According to Tibejuka, the first meeting will take place in Moroto district on Wednesday. The district has been designated as one of the operation centres.
11:22
11:22

Researchers Demand for Collective Action to Fight Paratuberculosis Makerere University 4 1

The disease is caused by bacterium Mycobacterium avium subspecies. It affects livestock such as cattle sheep and goats.
08:07
08:07

Local Leaders Question the Significance of Soroti Solar Plant umeme 3 1 Top story

Stella Martha Ocakara, the Head Teacher Opuya Primary School says that even the pledge of the solar management plant to construct for them six staff houses hasn’t been realized.
18:31
18:31

Irene Sewankambo Named Acting UCC Boss as Mutabazi Bows Out Parliament 1

Mutabazi who has served for two five-year terms will not have his contract renewed when it expires this Sunday, February 9, 2020, according to information obtained by Uganda Radio Network.
07:21
07:21

UGX 18 Billion Nimule One-Stop Border Post Opened service delivery 3 1

The US$ 5 million, approximately 18.3 million Uganda Shillings’ facility was on Thursday handed over to the Government of South Sudan by TradeMark East Africa.
15:27
15:27

Early Rains Disorganize Farmers in Soroti Climate Change 2 1

Paul Oonyu, a farmer in Gweri sub county says although the rains appear serious, he cannot risk planting anything on the ground because he is not sure of its reliability. Oonyu claims that farmers have lost to such rains when they get excited to cultivate.
12:26
12:26

Unknown People Vanish with Construction Material from Lakang Bridge PRELNOR 2 1 Top story

Now, a security guard at the construction site says unidentified people carried the iron bars from the site on Monday and took them to Adjumani district. He explains that the men who were backed by armed personnel vowed to collect the remaining material and transfer it to Adjumani district.
15:34
15:34

Turkey Seeks to Import Labour from Uganda 3 1

The export of labour has become increasingly recognized worldwide as a pro-poor export strategy with significant development impacts especially in the poorest countries of the world according to the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda. By January 2019, Uganda Labour export was estimated to bring into the country up to USD 1.2 billion (about 5.5 trillion Shillings).
16:22
16:22

Young Innovators Appeal for Regular Mentoring in Science, Technology Gulu High School 3 1

The youths appealed during the ongoing science and technology innovation high-tech camp at Gulu High School. The two weeks’ camp organized by Oysters and Pearls Uganda, a Gulu based science and technology NGO has brought together more than 30 youngsters from secondary schools across the country.
16:49
16:49

Northern Uganda to Endure Unstable Electricity Supply Until April 1 3 Top story

According to Umeme LTD and Uganda Electricity Distribution Company LTD, Achwa II hydroelectric station in Pader district will create a second power supply source that will put an end to persistent load shedding.
10:45
10:45

Climate Crisis Affecting Quality of Life and Fueling Discontent - Report

According to the report, Africa has continued to suffer from near-stagnation. In a third of developing countries dependent on commodities, average real incomes are lower today than they were in 2014 and, in several sub-Saharan African countries, the number of people living in extreme poverty has risen.
12:13
12:13

ICT Ministry Seeks UGX 92b to Assign Addresses on Locations service delivery 1

Vincent Bagire, Permanent Secretary Ministry of ICT says the move is aimed at ensuring security, accessibly, service delivery and also help enhance the location of places in the country.
13:19
13:19

60 Airport Taxis Written Off in Drive to Reduce Carbon Emissions 1 1 Top story

This is in line with an agreement between taxi operators, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority and the International Air Transport Association – IATA to improve the mode of transport at different airports across the country.
11:31
11:31

Sanlam Sues Travel Agency for Failing to Clear Insurance Premium 1

Sanlam provided comprehensive insurance for the Travel company's motor vehicles between 2017 and 2019, they. But the company allegedly failed to make all payments due for the service offered, leaving an outstanding bill of 55.5 million Shillings.
15:22
15:22

UNRA Advises Motorists to Avoid Using Masaka - Kampala Highway 2 1

But Mark Ssali, the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA Spokesperson says heavy traffic flow on the road is instead inconveniencing the ongoing works by their technical teams which may slow down the work progress.
11:42
11:42

Engineers Blame Masaka Road Defects to Poor Construction, Delayed Maintenance performance 4 1 Top story

Badru Kiggundu, a seasoned Civil Engineer, Academic and Consultant, says most of the defects that manifest reflect the mistakes that could have been done during the designing or construction phases. He says while designing a road, every aspect is looked at even giving room for possible future changes but this couldn’t have been catered for.
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