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Appointments Committee Vets Electoral Commission Members Makerere University 1

The nominees include Justice Simon Byamukama (Chairperson), Hajjati Aisha Lubega (Deputy Chairperson), James Peter Emorut, Stephen Tashobya, Anthony Okello, the former Kioga County MP, Dr. Simba Ssali, a Don of Political Science at Makerere University, and Caroline Bainamaryo.
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Commonwealth Speakers Conference to Discuss Climate Change, Peace And Security Makerere University 1

Citing armed conflicts in the Middle East, various parts of Africa, parts of Eastern Europe, and Asia, Among observed that consensus building and effective parliamentary diplomacy is an effective remedy to disunity and a recipe for a more harmonious, tranquil, and stable society.
11:43
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Museveni Cancels Makerere University Land Offer in Nakasongola

In 1989, President Yoweri Museveni instructed the Ministry of Lands and Surveys to allocate 10 square miles of land to enable them to set income-generating activities and education multi-faced agricultural projects.
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Joyce Mpanga,“Madam Firsts”,Politician, Educationist and Buganda Loyalist Buganda Kingdom 1 6 Top story

Joyce Mpanga was the third girl in East Africa to get a University degree and the first Ugandan woman to win a US Fulbright scholarship. This Obituary has audio of the late retrieved from URN archives.
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Rotarians raise funds for Makerere Peace Centre Makerere University 1 2

The proceeds are to be used by the Makerere University Africa Peace Centre to train more Peace Fellows." 111 fellows from 35 African countries have already been trained by the Centre that plans to upgrade the course to a Masters Degree Progamme.
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Youth Warned About Overreliance on Artificial Intelligence education 3 1 Top story

Speaking to URN (Uganda Radio Network) on the sidelines, Kakumba reiterated that, while AI offers numerous advantages, it poses a substantial threat to creativity, especially among Uganda's youthful demographic, which comprises a significant portion of the nation's population.
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Right-to-Information Activists Ask Gov’t To Restore Facebook Twaweza East Africa 1 3

It follows a ban on Facebook imposed by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in January 2021, after the social media giant deleted accounts operated by government officials on grounds of seeking to manipulate public debate prior to general polls.
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Gov't Drafts Guidelines for Post-COVID Treatment Long COVID 2

Dr. Ivan Kimuli, the head of Clinical Services at the Institute told journalists at a media briefing that they have been receiving daily visits from individuals with symptoms related to post-COVID effects. Many of them complain of a persistent cough that does not respond to treatment and breathing problems, leading some to rely on inhalers for relief.
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A Journey of Hope: Triumphing Over Ectopic Pregnancy Gulu University 4 6 Top story

“This is a rare thing and she is very lucky but one thing that saved this baby from termination was the wrong diagnosis that would indicate that it was a normal pregnancy. It’s a miracle and I must be happy that we have this first case in the region where we can see life coming out,” Dr Pebalo explained.
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Data Deficiency Threatens Conservation Efforts for Endangered Wild Species in Northern Uganda climate change 3 1

In an interview with Uganda Radio Network, Dr. Achilles Brunnel Byaruhanga, a Herpetologist and Principal Investigator with Nature Uganda, expressed his concern about the lack of data in the North. He explains that the absence of proper studies and conservation efforts puts these amphibian and reptilian species at risk of extinction.
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New Study Highlights Huge Burden of Alzheimer’s Disease among Uganda’s Elderly Makerere University 3

Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative condition that causes the brain to shrink and brain cells to die, slowly destroying memory and thinking skills, and eventually, the ability to carry out activities of daily life. It is the commonest form of dementia.
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Museveni Attending Budget Reading Virtually Following COVID-19 Diagnosis Makerere University 3

In an interview, Dr Misaki Wayengera, a virologist at Makerere University told URN that it’s hard to trace where the president could have gotten infected but rather explained that there’s generally a surge in flu-like illness currently, which is not a surprise as this is a seasonal issue to do with the influenza virus life cycle.
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Prof. Tamale To MPs: The Anti-Gay Law Will Equally Haunt You Makerere University 3 4

Prof. Tamale drew parallels between the Anti-Homosexuality law and the Public Order Management Act of 2013, which aimed to regulate the freedom of assembly and peaceful demonstrations.
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New Survey Puts National Epilepsy Prevalence at 1.69% Makerere University 3

In this survey, the first of its kind to determine the national prevalence of the disease, researchers reached out to 36,439 heads of households from enumeration areas used by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics for the national census.
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Makerere University Moots Single's Club 4

Octogenarian Father Makoboza Charles Lwanga is behind the idea of the Catholic Singles Club Makerere University. He believes that the club will provide a more suitable approach than using unorthodox avenues to search for a partner.
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COVID-19 Vaccines in Current Form May Not Work for Future Variants-Experts corona virus 3

Rachel Achilla, a technical officer Laboratory, Emergency, Preparedness, and Response Program at the WHO Regional Office for Africa says the XBB family of variants from the omicron lineage only emerged about four months but has since spread far and wide it has a mutation that easily makes the virus bind to cells.
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University Council Asks Nawangwe to Account for Convocation Funding Makerere University 1

In a letter to Prof Nawangwe, Council Chairperson Lorna Magara said the decisions by the Council were in response to what he called the adverse developments surrounding Makerere University Convocation, including the elections for the Executive Committee.
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Experts Propose Vending amid Mixed Opinion on School Feeding Makerere University 1 8

Dr Margaret Kabahenda, a researcher in the Department of Food Technology and Nutrition that while the government has put a lot of effort into curbing malnutrition among babies, those gains are undone shortly after children start school because many of them go hungry for all the hours they spend at school.
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Researchers Push Integration of Nutrition Education in the Curriculum food and nutrition 2 1

Speaking at a meeting attended by researchers and policy makers on Friday, Dr. Margaret Kabahenda, a lecturer in the Department of Food Technology and Nutrition at Makerere University noted that while government has put a lot of effort in curbing malnutrition among babies, those gains are undone soon after children start school.
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Scientists Exporting Participants’ Samples Without Consent – study Makerere University 3

In this survey, Mwaka says they analyzed 3298 protocols involving both local and international researchers but had been reviewed by Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNSCT). He found that while some two hundred and forty-three samples were exported, one hundred and eighty-six were shared with foreign institutions but had no export certificate on file.
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