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Court blocks MUK from disqualifying guild presidential candidate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The High Court has issued an interim order, restraining Makerere University from disqualifying a student Judith Nalukwago from participating in the Guild Presidential elections. The order was issued by the Deputy head of Civil Division Emmanuel Baguma on Friday evening pending the determination of the …

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EPRC launches project to find modalities for rewarding unpaid care work

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Makerere University-based Economic Policy Research Center-EPRC has launched a three-year project to search for ways how unpaid care work both at home and at the workplace can be rewarded.  Speaking to URN about the project, Prof. Grace Bantebya Kyomuhendo, the Principal Investigator and researcher …

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Innovations fund receives UGX 30 billion for science research

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Makerere University Research and Innovations Fund (Mak – RIF) has received new funding worth 30 Billion Shillings to support local science innovations. Prof. William Bazeyo confirmed the funding saying that the innovations targeted are those that address the National Development Plan (NDP 3) that …

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Adherence to Covid-19 SOPs improves at Mutukula border

Mutukula, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs against Coronavirus Disease- Covid-19 has improved among populations at the Uganda-Tanzania border point of Mutukula in Kyotera district.    The Ministry of Health on recommendations of the World Health Organization-WHO issued a list of approved SOPs that were found …

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A correlation with nature

Dr. Amanda Tumusiime takes on research and community outreach in latest project showcasing the relationship between art and nature. Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | The so what question stands out every time one mentions they are an artist. “So what if you are an artist?” The question will often …

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Makerere university launches COVID-19 anti-body test kits

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Makerere University has launched a COVID-19 Anti-body test kit. The School of Public Health has been working on the testing kit since last year after the outbreak of COVID-19.  The self-test kits according to experts are affordable, fast and favourable for mass testing. They will …

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