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NIRA Decries Old Equipment, Low Staffing

17 Apr 2021 · A team of NIRA officials, who met the Minister at their Eastern Regional Offices in Mbale City on Friday, said that they are struggling to operate with very old equipment procured over 10-years-ago.

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NIRA Decries Old Equipment, Low Staffing 3 1 Top story

A team of NIRA officials, who met the Minister at their Eastern Regional Offices in Mbale City on Friday, said that they are struggling to operate with very old equipment procured over 10-years-ago.
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ICT Minister Inspects Communication Network At Busia One Stop Border 6 4

The minister told journalists that the interference in the communication network isn’t only bad for business but is also a security threat to the area. She promised to relay the challenges to the telecom regulator, the Uganda Communication Commission-UCC for quick intervention.
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Karamoja Aerial Survey Sensitization Flops: Only UPDF Trying 3 1

But in their sensitization, the soldiers sometimes fail to answer technical questions from the communities whose members are eager to know what the aerial survey will bring to their tables. The communities ask of their entitlements in the mining sector and why the planes are flying at lower altitude.
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Innovations Fund Receives UGX 30 Billion for Science Research 4 1

Prof. William Bazeyo confirmed the funding saying that the innovations targeted are those that address the National Development Plan (NDP 3) that was launched last year.
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Kwania, Alebtong Register Low Uptake of Covid-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health 3 1

Dr. Tonny Odung, the Alebtong District Health Officer blamed the poor uptake of the vaccine on people spreading negative information about the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine that is being used. He has asked the targeted frontline workers to disregard all the misinformation, saying the vaccine is safe.
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Rwekunye–Apac Road Workers Protest over Pay, Poor Working Conditions 3 2

The workers argue that they lack protective gears which expose them to accidents and are underpaid. Casual labourers are paid 4,500 to 6,000 Shillings per day, which they say is inadequate compared to the cost of living.
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UNBS in Nationwide Standards Awareness Drive to Curb Fake Solar Products entrepreneurs 3 1

Simon Kilama, a solar energy consumer from Nwoya District welcomed the initiative but castigated the Bureau for taking too long to enforce the standards. Godfrey Akena, the Chairperson Omoro Town Council Business Community Association wondered why non-compliant products are allowed in the country.