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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
12:12

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.