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15:27
15:27

EU Skills African Scientists in Geo-science and Mapping to Build Continent's Capacity African Union 3 4

The young and mid-career scientists were competitively selected from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Rwanda, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan, Zambia, Angola, Malawi, Botswana, Mozambique and Egypt.
07:54
07:54

Uganda Get More Ebola Sudan Trial Vaccines Ministry Of Health 2 1 Top story

The consignment included two perks, both constituting 4160. One perk included 2160 doses of the rSSV-Merc-IAVI from the United Kingdom while the other included 2000 doses of the ChadOx1 produced by Oxford University in conjunction with Jenner Institute in collaboration with the Serum Institute of India.
10:18
10:18

UCAA Staff to Raise UGX 150M for Learners with Visual Impairment 4 4

Dubbed the “2022 Aviation Run”, the marathon will take place on May 29 at Entebbe Mayor’s Garden. The marathon first took place in 2019 as an annual event to help the needy in and around Entebbe municipality. Participants run 5 kilometres and 10 kilometres.
10:39
10:39

Geological Museum Struggles to Replace Stolen Mineral Samples After 30 Years investment 4 3

Richard Kigwe, a Geologist at the facility explained to URN that for the last three decades, the lost glory of the museum has not yet been fully restored to the required level because vital samples were either robbed or tampered with.
17:38
17:38

UK Sponsors Five African Female Scientists for Health Research 4

The National Institute for Health Research is among key partners of the East Africa Consortium for Clinical Research-EACCR. The partnership involves 23 research institutions and universities in Uganda, Kenya, Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Ethiopia, and the consortium's Secretariat is hosted at Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI.
09:55
09:55

Scientists Commit To Do More Research, Attend Fewer Workshops EU 5 1

Kikaire says the main objective of the third round of EACCR is now to see scientists do research in the five focus areas, encourage junior scientists to spearhead these research projects, and most importantly close the gender gap by giving at least half of the scholarships for short courses, masters degrees to females.
11:22
11:22

Researchers Demand for Collective Action to Fight Paratuberculosis Makerere University 4 1

The disease is caused by bacterium Mycobacterium avium subspecies. It affects livestock such as cattle sheep and goats.
15:34
15:34

Turkey Seeks to Import Labour from Uganda 3 1

The export of labour has become increasingly recognized worldwide as a pro-poor export strategy with significant development impacts especially in the poorest countries of the world according to the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda. By January 2019, Uganda Labour export was estimated to bring into the country up to USD 1.2 billion (about 5.5 trillion Shillings).
13:19
13:19

60 Airport Taxis Written Off in Drive to Reduce Carbon Emissions 1 1 Top story

This is in line with an agreement between taxi operators, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority and the International Air Transport Association – IATA to improve the mode of transport at different airports across the country.
19:05
19:05

Uganda’s Aviation Body Struggling to Retain Aeronautical Engineers 1 3

According to a report by the Civil Aviation Authority, several of the aeronautical systems engineers are paid between 23 million and 30 million Shillings, a much lower wage, compared to their counterparts in the Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency, International Civil Aviation Organization and the United Nations.
13:10
13:10

Docking Piers Rotting Away 3 1

Piers currently in an appalling state include the Buwaya pier for the Buwaya ferry, the Buvuma – Kiyindi pier for the Buvuma ferry, Bukasa pier and that for residents in Namayingo and Sigulu islands. They are either broken, submerged by water or neglected.
17:47
17:47

Africa Moots for Joint Position on Global Technology 2 1

The formulation of an African position according to Godfrey Mutabaazi the Executive Director of the Uganda Communications Commission will enable Africa tackle all the challenges each member country faces relating to ICT.
07:54
07:54

Uganda to Breed Malaria Fighting Mosquitoes 2 1 Top story

UVRI entomologist Jonathan Kayondo says that the research will inform a plan to use genetically modified mosquitoes to wipe out the malaria-causing breed. The intervention will be added to the current methods used in the prevention and control of Malaria, among others, the use of mosquito nets and medicines.
14:28
14:28

Livestock Gene Bank Will Improve Productivity-Agriculture Minister Gene Bank Entebbe 1 3

Ssempijja says that the Gene Bank will increase livestock production and productivity and farmers will upgrade subsistence agriculture to commercial livestock.
08:13
08:13

Entebbe Airport Runway to be Strengthened to Handle Airbus A380-800 4

Eng. John Kagoro Tusubira, the Director Airports and Aviation Security, says the existing runway was built in 1996.
15:12
15:12

Does Entebbe Airport Have a ‘Functioning' Radar System? 1

Authorities at Entebbe International Airport have refuted claims that Ugandas only airport may be operating with an obsolete radar system.
19:18
19:18

We Must Own Our Geological Data – Kaijuka 5

Richard Kaijuka, the vice Chair of Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum, says geological data is useful not only in management of natural resources but development planning generally.
13:28
13:28

AU, Private Sector Want Use of Geological Data Broadened african union

Frank Dixon Mugyenyi, the AU Senior Advisor for the Department of Trade and Industry, says geo-data should form the basis of literally any development initiative, adding that they want as many stakeholders and sectors as possible involved in the development and usage of geo-data.
18:02
18:02

UN Women Peace Keepers Urged to Embrace Peace 3

Speaking at the opening of the training, Sam Leal, the programs manager of the New York based United Nations Signals Academy UNSA, said only 7 of personnel trained by the UN Signals Academy have been women.
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