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17:17
17:17

Gulu Main Prisons Relocates Inmates to Nwoya Nwoya Prisons 1 1 Top story

Margaret Orik Obonyo, the Northern Regional Prisons Commander, says hundreds of inmates comprising both male and female were relocated to Nwoya Prisons on Wednesday to reduce congestion at Gulu Main Prisons.
20:47
20:47

Gulu Lobbies for UGX 327m Medical Supplies to Combat COVID-19 business community 1 1

Gulu district has so far responded to 36 suspected cases of Coronavirus. 17 of these received discharge certificates after completomg the 14-days’ mandatory quarantine as required by the Health Ministry.
18:56
18:56

Schools Embrace Virtual Engagements in the Face of COVID-19 country 5

President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus, which, according to experts, moves faster in large gatherings. At the time of the closure, the learners were just half way into the term which started on February 4, 2020 and was due to end on May 1, 2020.
12:12
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Kaberamaido Technical Institute Gets UGX 4b World Bank 1

Kaberamaido Technical Institute was established in 1984 and sits on a 58- acre land. The school, with an enrolment of 237 students has been operating under difficult conditions due to inadequate structural space and tools for training.
07:47
07:47

Gov't Asked to Suspend OTT 4 3

The Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Orthodox Church in Uganda (EOC), the Most Reverend Jacinto Kibuuka announced that they had suspended the physical gatherings in favour of virtual, cum-new spaces for ministry outreaches.
10:19
10:19

Kitgum Production Department Unveils Artificial Insemination Program 1 2

Dr Alfred Kinyera, the senior district veterinary officer, says the move to adopt artificial insemination is meant to boost the quality of the indigenous local livestock breeds which will be cross-bred with high-quality cattle breeds like Friesian, Jersey, Ayrshire Brown, Boran and Sahiwal among others.
19:24
19:24

Ugandan Scoops Overall 2020 Commonwealth Youth Award 1

He has reached more than 800 women and young people, and 600 of them now make and sell briquettes in Uganda as part of his effort to promote the transition from wood fuel to affordable fuel briquettes. They generate bio-gas from bio-waste and recycle non-bio-waste products to create arts, crafts and basic household items.
11:14
11:14

Private Schools Struggling to Implement New Curriculum Soroti District 4 1 Top story

Bertha Asekenye, the Head Teacher Jeressar High School, a privately owned academic giant in Teso, says they don’t have sufficient text books for learners. She observes that while they have started teaching the new curriculum, it demands a lot for both teachers and learners.
14:31
14:31

Global Science Conference Cancelled due to Corona Virus Fear

At this conference that was to happen from March 10 to 13th, two Ugandan Researchers were to be awarded Africa’s best scientists whereby Dr. Agnes Kiragga who heads the Statistics Unit of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) was to be awarded for her innovation of using data and machine learning to predict HIV infection patterns among high risk groups such as women and girls.
09:56
09:56

Construction of UGX 40b Aquaculture Park to Commence in Apac European Union 2 2

According to the project design, the project meant to cover 556 acres of land acres of land will consist of 81 fish ponds, an ice plants and hatcheries in the 1st phase of the project that will run for a period of 4 years.
07:31
07:31

CID Investigates Loss of UGX 492m from Apac Municipality 2

According to records, 90 million shillings was meant for wage (Health and Administration), 72 million for Development Grant and 330 million shillings for the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development- USMID project.
13:02
13:02

Confidential Reporting Application Helping Victims to Report Sexual Gender Based Violence 1 3

According to the 2016 Uganda Demographic and Health Survey, 22% of Ugandan women between 15 and 49 experienced sexual violence and only 13% are able to report to authorities and seek support annually. This translates to a large number of sexually violated women who prefer to suffer in silence and not seek support.
15:51
15:51

Bundibugyo Teachers Join WhatsApp Groups To Share New Teaching Guides curriculum 5 3

Silver Kyomuhendo, a science teacher at the government aided Bubukwanga secondary school in Bubukwanga Sub County, explains that her school hasn’t received some teaching guide and materials like text books from the Ministry as planned. She says to resolve this problem they have been forced to start WhatsApp where they can share the material.
10:23
10:23

No Country is Safe from Coronavirus –WHO 1 3 Top story

Outside China, there were 3,474 cases in 44 countries and 54 deaths, the WHO Directir General Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus said, highlighting with concern that for the past two days, the number of new cases in the rest of the world had exceeded the number of cases in China.
07:14
07:14

Staffs at Aduku UCC Strike Over Unpaid Salaries 1 2 Top story

Patrick Bete, a lecturer in the Record and Information Management department, says he last received payment in June last year and his efforts to push for his salary haven’t yielded results. Bete now says he has lost morale of performing his duties since he is unable to send his children to school due to delayed payment.
15:36
15:36

UWA To Resume Electric Fencing Around Queen Elizabeth National Park Elephants 4 2

Pontious Nzuma, the Chief Warden Queen Elizabeth National Park, says they are set to continue with the work in a few days’ time. He says some sections will be erected to cross rivers and landscapes characterised by hard underlying rocks.
20:27
20:27

Government Reinstates Mandatory Vehicle Inspection 1 2

In 2016, government contracted Swiss firm, Société Générale De Surveillance SGS to conduct mandatory vehicle inspection to ascertain their road worthiness with the aim of reducing carnage on Ugandan roads.
19:03
19:03

Apac Municipality Receives UGX 487M under USMID 2

According to Ogwang, the money will be used to furnish the office, finance the physical planning and urban system development, specialised technical plan and equipment, assess comparative advantages of localities and development of investment profiles. However, the Municipality is expected to receive an overall total of 34 billion shillings under the 3 years project that will end in the Financial Year 2021/2022
18:22
18:22

UCU Pilots e-Voting App to Ease Campus Polls 1 3

UCU Web and e-learning Administrator Edwin Byarugaba explains that the e-voting system was developed on the request of the Director of Students Affairs-DOSA to mainly solve voting challenges at the university. This resulted in their new app named ‘e-Chagua,’ conjoined from a Kiswahili word meaning voting.
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