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14:40
14:40

Scientists Launch Tool to Guide Future Use of Ebola Vaccines Ministry of Health 2 5

The tool called Ebola Vaccine 3C Gap Analysis and Dissemination Tool that was launched in Lira is supposed to clearly define conditions under which the Ebola vaccine can be used.
15:21
15:21

COVID-19 Community Surveillance Study Begins in Kalungu District 4 1

Professor Rob Newton, the Principal Investigator in the research survey has observed the need for testing laboratories to reduce the time-lag between actual testing and release of sample results to enable the suspects to establish their status in the short time possible.
11:26
11:26

Uganda to Start Using Bronchodilators, Saliva Tests in COVID-19 Management 1 2

The specific drug which remains unknown will help patients with severe forms of the disease that cannot breathe well, get enough air.
23:14
23:14

New Farming Technology Gives Hope to Fight Hunger in Karamoja Napak District 1 3

With funding from USAID, NaSARRI has introduced six new varieties of sorghum, millet and green grams, their yields have impressed residents in Napak District. This, according to experts, will reduce hunger crisis in the region that is heavily dependent on food aid from World Food Programme.
17:23
17:23

Soldiers Learn Railway Sleeper Making to Support Standard Gauge Railway Construction 2 1

The rails are made out of metals, iron bars and concrete. According to Asiimwe the government needs 110 dollars to buy one bar from abroad but a locally manufactured rail can cost 47 dollars. Each kilometer of a railroad takes about 1660 sleepers.
12:41
12:41

Lira District Given Tents to Accommodate Covid-19 Cases Ministry Of Health 3 1

Dr Edmond Acheka, the Assistant DHO in-charge of maternal and child health says that the tents can accommodate 60 beds. He adds that they are going to boost their capacity to admit more patients especially from within the local community.
10:01
10:01

One-Stop Center Opened in Lira City Lira City Council 1 4

The purpose of the One-stop Centres is to provide important services at a single location and to save time for both the clients and government officials.
18:09
18:09

Lack of Honesty Will Kill Online Shopping in Uganda - Experts 4

The director of technical services at the National Information and Technology Authority, Vivian Ddambya advises the online traders to mind what the market thinks about them, because then, they will have a good image.
11:56
11:56

Virtual Campaigns: NRM Dominates Twitter with Aid of Suspected Bots NUP 3 4 Top story

Using Botometer, a social media observatory tool created at Indiana University which can detect suspected bot accounts, URN reporters found out that five of the top ten accounts tweeting about NRM manifesto messages and events are suspected bot accounts. Botometer places the likelihood of the accounts in question to be bots above 72 percent.
21:12
21:12

COVID-19: American Company Moderna Say their Vaccine is 95 Percent Effective WHO

According to data released by the biotechnology firm today, phase three clinical trials that were carried out show that the drug is effective at preventing illness and stops cases from becoming severe
12:33
12:33

Gulu Face Shield Innovator Scoops Danida Alumni Prize 1

The 30-year-old Entrepreneur was nominated for the prize for his quick, highly innovative and sustainable response to the covid-19 pandemic.
12:21
12:21

UNRA to Construct 27 Bridges in 2021 at UGX 203 Billion 4 1

Eng. Lawrence Pario, the Head of Bridges and Structures in UNRA, says construction of the new bridges will start in April 2021 when the ongoing bidding process is finalized.
12:13
12:13

Lack of Smart Phones Failing Confidential Reporting Application in Bududa 3

Michael Weswa the LCI Chairperson Kisata village says that less than five people out of the 317 people in his village have smartphones. According to Weswa, victims of sexual and gender-based violence should for the meantime continue reporting cases to the police.
18:20
18:20

All Solar Products in Uganda to Undergo Conformity Tests -UNBS 2

Winnie Onziru, Senior Standards Officer at UNBS says that developing Uganda’s solar standards are not in themselves sufficient to clean Uganda of fake solar products unless conformity tests are done in Uganda.
09:59
09:59

Installation of CCTV Cameras Starts in Lira City Lira City Council 5 1

The Uganda Police Force’s engineering department this week started erecting poles for the CCTV cameras to be placed on. They will be installed in prime locations which include Odokomit, on Lira -Kampala highway, Lira-Kitgum road, and Lira-Soroti road among other areas.
08:22
08:22

MPs Seek Review of DRC Road Funding Plan loans 4 2 Top story

The Ugandan government announced earlier that it would finance projects to surface a 223-kilometre road in the DRC as part of plans to boost trade between the two countries.
07:27
07:27

Uganda Solar Sector Standards Review Underway solar power 2 3

Patricia Ejalu, the Deputy Executive Director at Uganda National Bureau of Standards-UNBS, is optimistic that the review will allow solar product users, traders and manufacturers to have an input into the process and ease enforcement of the new standards. This, she adds, will guarantee the safety of solar product users.
11:46
11:46

Automotive Engineer Edward Hightower Joins Kiira Motors 1 2

Hightower is the Managing Director of Motoring Ventures, an investment, growth, strategy, and operations advisory firm focused on driving value plus impact in automotive and manufacturing businesses around the world. He has worked in developing automobile products for the last 10 years in China, India, Brazil, South Korea and Mexico.
19:39
19:39

Ugandans Rush Half-Baked Innovations onto Market - Experts 4

Simon Mawer, the Managing Partner at Blue Wren, a UK Based computer software company says many innovators end up frustrated when their innovations do not succeed on the market. But he attributes this to the fact that the owners of these innovations rush their products without going through the right steps, including market research and product experimentation.
18:40
18:40

UNRA to Buy Mobile Bridges for Emergency Situations by July '21 2 1

According to UNRA Six billion shillings has been set aside to purchase the four metallic portable bridges within the next nine months. They are metallic, 40-meter-long portable bridges that are adjustable and relocated to areas with emergencies.
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