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SAVING MT KEI FOREST FROM CROSS BORDER CRIMINALS

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU MOUNT KEI: FRIDAY, Jun 24, 2022 This story was produced with support from the Rainforest Journalism Fund in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. A rough, dusty road from Yumbe town in West Nile sub-region of Uganda passes through Mount Kei national forest reserve (formally known as Mount …

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GULU REGIONAL REFERRAL HOSPITAL GETS SUPPLIES WORTH SH288.4M FROM DANIDA

BY OKOT LIL ROMEO GULU: FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2022 Gulu regional referral hospital has received a generator and washing machine worth sh288,406,841 to boost power supply to the hospital’s oxygen plant. The Government of Denmark through Danish international development Agency (DANIDA) channeled the funding through the ministry of health to …

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PALLISA, BUTEBO STAND IN SOLIDARITY WITH MINISTER MUSENERO

BY LAWRENCE OKWAKOL PALLISA: SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2022 People from Butebo and Pallisa districts are standing with Dr Monica Musenero the minister of science, technology and innovations in the office of the president following the allegations of misappropriation of sh35 billion that was allocated by the government medicine research. Sam Ngeso …

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DEADLY INFECTIOUS PATHOGENS THAT CAUSE OUTBREAKS AND EPIDEMICS ARE THREATENING UGANDA, DR MUSENERO NEEDS MORE SUPPORT THAN FIGHTS

DEADLY INFECTIOUS PATHOGENS THAT CAUSE OUTBREAKS AND EPIDEMICS ARE THREATENING UGANDA, DR MUSENERO NEEDS MORE SUPPORT THAN FIGHTS By Goodluck Musinguzi It’s difficult to know which pathogen will propel another pandemic to the level of Covid-19 or outbreaks and epidemics that have ravaged the World and Africa before. But On …

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DR CHARLES NIWAGABA: HOW HE ROSE TO GLOBAL FAME

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2022 Dr Charles Niwagaba, Makere University’s second-best scientist and Uganda’s overall third is not new to winning awards and recognition. From a village in Kabale, Western Uganda, his rise through the academic ranks has been glittery. He joined Kigezi College Butobere in 1989 …

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KENYA NEEDS COLLABORATION OF STATE SECURITY, PRIVATE GUARDS TO COMBAT TERRORISM- JOSEPHINE KULUO

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2022 To effectively combat the rising threat of terrorism, Kenya needs enhanced collaboration between state security and private security actors, Josephine Kuluo, a Lawyer and Consultant with Skywatch Security ltd has said. “There should be a robust intra relation between the national security …

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YUMBE SLUDGE TREATMENT PLANT DESIGNER 3RD MOST PRODUCTIVE SCIENTIST IN UGANDA

  BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2022 Dr Charles B Niwagaba, the designer of the sh580m sludge and waste water treatment plant in Yumbe district has ranked third among 500 most productive scientists in Uganda by the Alper-Doger Scientific Index. Dr Niwagaba, a Makerere University scientist is an …

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