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13:05
13:05

Weather Update; Green Signal Issued for Activities on Lake Victoria 1

The Authority has issued Green weather alert for Friday morning indicating that moderate winds from the South East will prevail over Entebbe and the Northwest zone. Isolated thunderstorms are expected in few places in the afternoon following occurrences of light rains in the morning. Friday night sky will be partly cloudy as small waves prevail on the Lake.
11:36
11:36

Former Workers Seek Compensation for Injuries Sustained at Isimba Dam 2 1

The project employed about 3,000 personnel to work as welders, joineries, porters, project accountants, electrical and mechanical engineers, cooks, cleaners, masons and security guards. These were mainly support-staff to experts involved in the construction of the gravity dams, spillways and tailrace aprons, wall cladding of powerhouse building, roofing, decoration and tiling in the powerhouse, among others.
19:56
19:56

Accurate Marine Weather Forecast Excites Fishermen economic activity 5 1 Top story

Festus Luboyera, the Executive Director Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA), the implementing agency of the Highway Project, says at least 2,000 people are killed by bad weather on the Ugandan side of Lake Victoria annually.
17:14
17:14

Weather Update: No Severe Weather Alert Over Lake Victoria 1

Uganda's Meteorological Authority - UNMA has issued Green weather alert for Thursday night and Friday morning for fishermen and marine transporters operating in all the four marine zones in Lake Victoria.
14:47
14:47

UNDP Asks Gov’t to Address Uganda’s Labour Skill Gaps 1 8

Elsie Attafuah, the UNDP Resident Representative says skiling the population should start at early childhood development to enhance household incomes and improve quality of life necessary for driving economic development as envisioned under the framework of the Vision 2040.
17:01
17:01

Weather Update: UNMA Maintains Green Flag on Lake Victoria 2

The Authority’s latest 24-hour weather update, running from 6 p.m. on Wednesday to 6 p.m. on Thursday indicates that isolated thunderstorms are expected before midnight and later on Thursday morning over the Entebbe and the North West areas.
11:54
11:54

Weather Update; No Severe Weather over Lake Victoria 1

In Entebbe and the North West, mainly light rains with good visibility and moderate winds expected during daylight on Wednesday. Similar conditions are expected over the Rakai and the South West Zone.
12:49
12:49

No Severe Weather Expected over Lake Victoria Marine Zones

This means conditions of the Lake will remain favourable for fishing activities until about 6 pm when another forecast will be issued for Tuesday night.
12:42
12:42

New Weather Radar to Boost Thunderstorm Forecasting 3 1

The new RADAR uses transmitted radio signal aimed by an antenna in a particular direction and a receiver that detects the echoes off any objects in the path of the signal.
17:39
17:39

Uganda’s Historical Climate Data Undergoing Digitization 5

The data mostly collected on paper from various weather stations across the country remain inaccessible to the World Meteorological Authority. This, in turn, has affected modelling of the future Climate map for the country.
08:53
08:53

Spatial Rainfall to Persist-Meteorology Authority 5 1

The current spatial rainfall distribution being experienced across the country will persists over many parts as moist winds from the Coast of Indian Ocean and the Pacific descend on Uganda.
15:00
15:00

Universities Asked to Support Vocational Institutes with Grounded Vehicles Makerere University 3 2

Jacob Opolot, the committee chairperson told URN that during one of the meetings with officials at Makerere, they were informed that it was the Ministry’s request to retain the vehicles such that they can be taken to the various technical institutions.
07:34
07:34

Agriculture Officials Confiscate Fake Agro-Inputs from Gulu Shops 3 1 Top story

Deo Okello Latigo, an Agricultural Inspector, says the inputs were seized during an inspection in six Agro-Input shops including Mak-Kweri, Okado, Gang Pur, Pur Lonyo, Lapur Pe Tur, and Lute Agro-Input Investment, all in Gulu town.
17:12
17:12

German Experts Review Gulu Municipality Structural Plan 2 1

Francis Barabanawe, the Gulu Municipal Town Clerk says that they secured funding from KfW, a German state-owned development bank, to undertake review of the structural plan.
16:42
16:42

Education Minister Urges Tertiary Institutions to Embrace Online Courses Robert Odok Ochieng 1 4 Top story

Muyingo says tertiary institutions all over the world are offering online courses for continuing education that allows people to work and study simultaneously.
08:00
08:00

Wakiso Farmers Find Magic Manure in Rabbit Excretion 1 3

John Kyeyune, the Chairperson of Kabumba Hunger Free Cooperatives Society Limited, a multi-purpose cooperative society in Busukuma Municipality in Wakiso district, says rabbit excretion has transformed the way they undertake agriculture.
12:33
12:33

How SafeBoda’s Cashless e-Wallet is Changing Lives of Riders bank of uganda 6 1 Top story

Nicholas Kamanzi, a FinTech Lead at SafeBoda says Cashless is a SafeBoda wallet that allows riders to top each other but also to save with ease. He says unlike mobile money, cashless transactions are devoid of transaction fees which make it easy and better for the users to do business.
15:09
15:09

Chinese Firm Sets Up First Mobile Phone Manufacturing Plant in Namanve 8 2

Ares Chow Yu Qing, the Executive Director ENGO Holdings Limited says the firm will unveil the first generation of products manufactured and assembled from the plants to the market before close of 2019.
17:19
17:19

Amuru to Benefit from UGX 70b Irrigation Scheme feasibility studies 2

Michael Lakony the Amuru LCV Chairperson disclosed that the project will see water dams constructed in Opara, Pabbo, Patiko and Attiak sub counties.
11:57
11:57

Construction of UGX450M ICT Laboratory at Kalongo Hospital Stalls 2 4 Top story

Dr. Godfrey Smart Okot, the Director Dr. Ambrozoli Memorial Hospital, says the fate of the ICT laboratory remains uncertain since they lost the funds earmarked for its construction in AGARU SAACO.
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