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11:55
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Delayed Funding Frustrating Research on Lake Victoria financial year 1 2

Each State is required to pay annual subscription fees of USD 485,000. The funds facilitate studies that guide countries on how best to preserve the different Lake Victoria species from extinction. The member states include Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi.
12:19
12:19

Agriculture Ministry Intensifies Research on Hass Avocado Mayuge 1 2

Hass Avocado is a variety said to be incredibly nutritious and containing potassium, heart-healthy acids as well as fibre. The variety with a dark green coloured rough surface matures after two years and a single mature tree can produce more than 500kg fruits under good agronomic management practices.
05:54
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Encroachers Blocked from Grabbing NAFIRRI Land in Jinja staff 4 1

The contested land is estimated at an average size of about 2.5 acres, covering plots 76, 78, 79 and 82. It had been fenced off on Wednesday night, evoking a fight in which NAFIRRI officials uprooted the poles from the land on Thursday.
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COVID19: EPRC Sends All Staff Home government 1 Top story

“Due to the increasing threat of the CORONA virus in Uganda, effective Wednesday March 25th 2020 to April 9th 2020, the Economic Policy Research Centre Staff members will continue working online from their homes,” said EPRC management.
12:29
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Inside Kamunyu’s 10 Points Agenda for MUASA people 1 3

Shortly after taking Oath, Dr. Kamunyu listed ten issues, which he said will be his key areas of focus. Kamunyu, who was overwhelmingly returned after serving six-months suspension from the university, says the past two years at the helm of the association have educated him and given him a lot of satisfaction.
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Identity Thefts Fueling Cyber Crime - Police robbery 1

In 2018, unsuspecting members of public including several police officers were fleeced of money by a one Geoffrey Kalele, a resident of Kalitumba, Magada Sub county, Namutumba District when he created and used a Facebook page in the names of the IGP Martin Okoth Ochola, to solicit money from them in the pretense of helping them acquire better offices and promotions.
11:12
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Locusts Invasion: Public Health Specialists Weigh in On Impact of Chemicals district 4 7

Arnold Waiswa Ayazika, the NEMA director, Environmental Monitoring and Compliance says beyond the suppressing of the locusts, NEMA is interested in monitoring the potential impact of chemicals on water sources, food crops and or any other non-target organisms.
12:32
12:32

Courts Incapable of Enforcing Human Rights –Law Don parliament 4 4

According to Dr Tusasirwe, the courts were initially not designed as rights enforcement mechanisms but as instruments of law and order and regulation of transactions such as business, land and marriage among others. He argues that in their current state, courts look at enforcement of rights as a secondary role.
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Mak Law School Seeks Financial Independence for its Executive Course strike 1 Top story

The executive program, which will run on weekends, was born out of disagreements by the School and university management on the remuneration of lecturers on the Evening Programme.
12:11
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Ugandans Tasked to Embrace Good Fishing Practices government 1 2

Speaking at the launch of the 2019 fish festival in Jinja district on Friday, Gerstl said using the recommended fishing gears will protect the available fish species from depletion as only recommended sizes shall surface in the market.
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Inside Story: How Makerere Lecturer Appointed Student to Lecture Colleagues investigation 1 Top story

A university probe team assigned to investigate the matter found Dr. Kanakulya in breach of the university rules, regulations and procedures. The team has recommended that Dr. Kanakulya be referred to the university Appointments Board for Disciplinary Action.
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ADF Rebel Group Still A Threat to Uganda security 1 3

Nsobya says that Uganda is threatened by ADF remnants both within the country and abroad who are regrouping and plotting to launch violent attacks on unsuspecting civilians. Nsobya has said this during a sensitization meeting on the dangers of terrorism held at the Iganga district headquarters on Friday.
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Former State Research Bureau Director Rejected Gratuity Over Negative Publicity village 1 3 Top story

According to Itabuka, the media has labeled the Idi Amin government as a military regime and attributed several atrocities to all officers who served under the regime.
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NARO Investigating Reports of Tilapia Lake Virus country 1 2

Tilapia lake virus has been reported in countries like Kenya, and Egypt where it is believed to stop fish multiplication resulting into fish depletion from the lake and farms at large.
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Researcher Roots for Private Public Partnership to Access Quality Education Uganda 1 3

However Mwesigye says the using the case of Promotion of Equality in African Schools –PEAS intervention model, the PPP arrangement under the USE programme has proved to work better than public schools.
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Makerere Don Decries State Abdication of Health Service Provision government 4 3

Ssali, who is also a Global Public Health specialist, says Ugandan citizens have been turned into clients whose access to healthcare is determined by their own ability to pay, their location and socio-economic status.
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Gov't Using Pentecostalism, Gambling To Address Youth Challenges –Researchers Makerere University 1 1

Researchers have criticized president Museveni government for hiding under Pentecostalism, gambling and leisure as a quick way to escape its responsibility of providing for the population and largely to the youth.
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Mak Seeks Funding to Support Poverty Eradication Programs Makerere University 3 1

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the institution’s Vice Chancellor decried the reduced funding citing that JICA withdrew funding “at a time when East Africa needed it the most.”
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MPs to Makerere: No Additional Funds for Research makerere university 1 2 Top story

On Tuesday, Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe briefed the Education Committee chaired by Pallisa County MP, Jacob Opolot about the end of the partnership, saying they need additional funding for research from government.
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Gov't Commits UGX 30BN For Mak Research As SIDA Withdraws government 2 5 Top story

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the Makerere University Vice-Chancellor made the revelations during the Makerere University –Sweden Bilateral Research Cooperation’s annual planning meeting for research support to Uganda held at the University.
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