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19:23
19:23

Kiira Motors Seeks UGX 524 Billion to Finance Five Year Business Plan Uganda Vision 2040 1

The entity’s core business objective is to develop, make and sell sustainable mobility solutions (motor vehicles, parts, systems and services) in Africa.
23:33
23:33

Uganda's IT Market Too Slow For Speedy Sector - Experts 5

Ali Monzer, the outgoing Chief Technical Information Officer at MTN Uganda says the technology world is running very fast and much faster than the Ugandan consumer can adapt.
14:56
14:56

MPs Want Probe into UGX 27.6Bn Cash for Suspended Silkworm Project 1

James Kubeketerya, the MP for Bunya County East Constituency, revealed that in the Financial Year 2023/2024, Parliament appropriated 27.6 billion to enhance sericulture. He now wonders how the money has been utilized since the project was suspended.investments.
14:09
14:09

Parents Asked to Protect Children from Harmful Technology 1

Prof Jane Mulema the Chairperson of Interim Lubaga Cathedral National Foundation, re-echoed Fr Male and Pope Francis messages about technology warning parents that they may regret in the future if they do not act now to protect children from disastrous technology.
10:28
10:28

COP28: Countries Endorse Declaration On Food Systems And Climate Change slow food 1 Top story

The declaration comes amidst concerns that unsustainable food production and consumption patterns are a common thread, running through many of the greatest challenges facing humanity today.
07:38
07:38

Gov’t Issues New Timeline for Completion of Karuma Hydroelectric Project 3 1

Okasaai told URN that as of now, four out of the six units are fully operational and synchronized to the national grid. The fourth unit is pending completion by the end of November while the sixth unit will be ready in 2024 to enable optimum functionality of the decade-long hydroelectric facility.
07:45
07:45

Commercial Production of E-Mobility Passenger Vehicles Possible by 2040 - Experts 2

The experts made the projection during an Energy and Electric Mobility Conference convened by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development to mark the 19th Annual Energy and Minerals Week 2023 at the Munyonyo Commonwealth Speke Resort in Kampala on Tuesday.
08:30
08:30

How Important is It to Choose a Lubricant for a Vehicle? 6

Eng. Kaganzi advises that before a motorist puts oil into their car, it is important to find out what the car manufacturer recommended on the labels of the car so that it matches the specifications indicated on the labels of the lubricant.
10:40
10:40

TotalEnergies Calls for Discussion of e-Mobility Infrastructure 5 1

An innovative solution to use artificial intelligence to identify optimal locations for the installation of EV charging points won the premier ‘TotalEnergies Uganda rEVolution hackathon
10:33
10:33

UN Agencies in Uganda Push for Inclusive Digital Economy 1 4

The Uganda Innovation Week 2023 due next month is aimed at seeking solutions to these challenges, as it will primarily focus on networking and partnerships, connecting entrepreneurs to potential partners, investors, and clients.
10:51
10:51

Researchers Study New Digital Tool To Help Farmers Do Better Forecasts 3 1

The researchers who are led by scientists at the Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) say they plan to develop a tool that uses USSD codes and can be used by both smart and feature phone users to seek information or offer alerts on what’s happening in the community and get swift feedback.
08:38
08:38

Researchers Strategize on Getting Under-served Communities Use Data 3

Elizabeth Birabwa Aliro, a Senior Researcher at the Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC), says that government-run entities like the Uganda Bureau of Statistics-UBOS generate a lot of content that if paid attention to would help the country make development strides but policymakers don’t make sense of it to be able to use it.
12:28
12:28

Health Ministry Raises Concern over Poor Handling of Lab Results lab techs 2

The Ministry notes that some lab experts issue results negligently disregarding implications that these actions could have.
10:35
10:35

Legislators Criticize URA Boss Over UGX 65Bn Failed IT Procurements PPDA Act, 2003. 1 2

Currently, lawmakers on the Parliament's Public Accounts Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities, and State Enterprises chaired by Joel Ssenyonyi are scrutinizing URA over irregularities in the Auditor General’s Report FY 2021/2022 report.
12:29
12:29

Swiss Company Enters Uganda to Power Payments Revolution 1 4

BPC (banking, payments, commerce) supports and provides payment platforms for financial institutions, eGovernment, eMobility among others, including building national switches
09:44
09:44

Makerere, Musenero Call for Increased Research Funding 6

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the Makerere University Vice Chancellor, says they have consistently received about Shillings 30 billion without default and that they are satisfied with what they have been able to achieve so far. Musenero says they still have to increase production of the electric buses as demand is rising, conduct clinic trials for vaccines, and many others, unfortunately, the budget has been cut b almost 90 percent.
15:05
15:05

Gov't Seeks UGX 1.9 Trillion Loan to Extend Internet Backbone Digital Innovations 6

Japheth C Kawanguzi of Innovation Village, says there are many young people who have tried innovations and some have living examples of their innovations, but that do not have jobs or significant incomes.
15:35
15:35

Content Creators Call for Better Internet Policies to Enhance Their Earnings social media 7

Aida Agwang, a content creator and social media influencer, who is mobilizing her scattered peers and prospective online entrepreneurs, says Ugandans are not ably taking advantage of the available resources.
18:42
18:42

New Bill Proposes UGX 200m Security Deposit for Money Remittance Businesses 3 1

Henry Musasizi, the Minister of Finance in charge of General Duties told URN that the proposed Bill seeks to increase the minimum capital requirement for Forex Bureaus from 20 million Shillings to 50 million Shillings while for money remittance business from 50 million Shillings to 200 million Shillings.
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