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just in:3m FMD Vaccine Doses Arrives To Thursday

just in:3m FMD Vaccine Doses Arrives To Thursday

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The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries will receive 3 million doses of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccines from Egypt tomorrow, Thursday, to bolster efforts to curb the current outbreak affecting some parts of the country. This was confirmed today in a meeting held by the Agriculture Minister, Hon. Frank Tumwebaze, with a delegation of Egyptian officials at his office in Kampala. The delegation, led by Major General Mohsen Abdel Hakam Azouz, the Director of the Veterinary Service Department in Egypt, assured the Minister that the vaccines would arrive in the country in the afternoon. They revealed that this would only be the first batch of the 10 million vaccines Egypt is prepared to dispatch to Uganda. Staff Brig-Gen. Mohamed, the defense attaché at the Egyptian Emb...
Minister Babalanda cautions West Nile RDCs against criminals who cross to Uganda and cause insecurity

Minister Babalanda cautions West Nile RDCs against criminals who cross to Uganda and cause insecurity

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The Minister for Presidency, Hon. Babirye Milly Babalanda has advised the Resident District Commissioners (RDCs), Resident City Commissioners (RCCs), their deputies and DISOs in West Nile to be keen on the security situation in the sub-region. According to the Minister, there is reported infiltration of small guns into the sub-region from Southern Sudan and Eastern DR Congo where the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) terrorist group is still a big problem. “We should not allow criminals to cross into Uganda to destabilise our people. Even if by-and-large the whole country is at peace within the borders, we should know that there are elements operating from outside the borders who are eager at destabilising the country. These must be fought with both hands,”she said. The Minister who was re...
MTN Uganda provides beds to St. Joseph’s Aid Society  Kyankwanzi District

MTN Uganda provides beds to St. Joseph’s Aid Society Kyankwanzi District

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MTN Uganda, under the auspices of its MTN Foundation, yesterday handed over school beds and mattresses worth UGX 20 million to St. Joseph’s Aid Society, a community-based organization dedicated to the welfare of vulnerable learners in Kyankwanzi District. This gesture is part of MTN Uganda’s broader commitment to improving community living conditions and empowering the next generation through the MTN Changemakers initiative. Since its inception, the MTN Changemakers initiative has been a cornerstone of MTN Uganda’s corporate social responsibility strategy, focusing on impactful projects that address critical needs in education, health, economic empowerment, and more. The donation to St. Joseph’s Aid Society represents a continuation of this commitment, aiming to provide safer and healthier...
OVER 450 GRADUATES AT ST FRANCIS SCHOOLS OF HEALTH SCIENCES

OVER 450 GRADUATES AT ST FRANCIS SCHOOLS OF HEALTH SCIENCES

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St. Francis School of Health science Medics Urged to uphold Ethics and serve with Dedication Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice Chancellor Makerere University, through Dr. Richard Muhindo delivered a powerful message at the ninth Graduation Ceremony of St. Francis schools of health science Namataba Mukono district. Addressing 450 Graduates who were awarded nursing and midwifery certificates, Prof. Nawangwe emphasized the sacred nature of their profession and called on the graduates to shun extortion in healthcare services. Furthermore, Nawangwe underscored the gravity of the responsibility entrusted to healthcare practitioners, urging them to approach patient care with unwavering vigilance. He urged them to exercise caution and precision in their interactions with patients. Lugazi Dioce...
3RD DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER LAUDS HUAWEI FOR ITS DIGITALCONTRIBUTIONS TOWARDS UGANDAN ENTERPRISES AND SMEs.

3RD DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER LAUDS HUAWEI FOR ITS DIGITALCONTRIBUTIONS TOWARDS UGANDAN ENTERPRISES AND SMEs.

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Huawei Cloud Enterprise Innovation and SME Summit Uganda 2024 kicked off in Kampala where over 100 industry startups, fintech’s, venture capitals, government organizations and key strategic partners in Uganda gathered for a colorful event held at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel to share ideas on startup innovation, ecosystem collaboration and digital transformation while using Cloud solutions. Representatives from some startups like KaCyber, ioTec and Vouch digital also shared their success stories about Huawei Cloud services and Huawei’s contribution thus far. The Chief Guest Rt. Hon. Rukia Nakaddama the 3 rd Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda reassured the guests that the Government of Uganda through Ministry of ICT and NationalGuidance is committed to the agenda of digitalizatio...
The Prime Minister,Rt Hon Robinah Nabbanja Launches theHuawei DigiTruck project in Kakumiro District,

The Prime Minister,Rt Hon Robinah Nabbanja Launches theHuawei DigiTruck project in Kakumiro District,

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Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja launched the Huawei DigiTruck Project in her home district of Kakumiro yesterday Sunday, 28 th April, 2024 at colorful event attended in large numbers by students, youth, parents and various district officials. The launch was held at the Kakumiro District Headquarter grounds. At the launch the Prime Minister urged the people of Kakumiro to embrace such initiatives from the Uganda government with key partners like Huawei Technologies Uganda. She thanked the management of Huawei Uganda for bringing such initiatives to the people of Kakumiro and Uganda at large. “ICT is the way to go. The whole world is moving digital and Kakumiro can not be left behind. Uganda is also equally moving forward.” said the Prime Minister. She went on to encourage the learners who have be...
MTN Uganda Unveils New WakaNet Offers: Empowering

MTN Uganda Unveils New WakaNet Offers: Empowering

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MTN Uganda, the country's leading telecommunications provider, announces the launch of its latest internet offerings under the WakaNet Home Internet. With a focus on delivering high-speed internet access to cater to the diverse needs of Ugandans, these new packages represent MTN's commitment to advancing connectivity and driving progress across various sectors. The latest offers bring great value to customers with the WakaNet Router offer, priced at Ugx 130,000, includes a free router and provides users with high-speed internet at 10Mbps for 30 days. Similarly, the WakaNet Fiber offer, also available from as low as Ugx 130,000, ensures reliable connectivity with internet speeds of 10Mbps for 30 days. For those with heavier internet usage demands, MTN introduces the new Prestige Fiber p...
MTN Uganda launches computer lab for Gulu High School

MTN Uganda launches computer lab for Gulu High School

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MTN Uganda, in a strategic collaboration with Sense International Uganda, a non-governmental organization, has officially launched an assistive technology computer lab at Gulu High School. This groundbreaking initiative is set to benefit over 700 learners including 45 with visual impairment by providing them with digitised learning materials and specialised technological tools. The project is a key component of the Digital Access for Inclusion initiative spearheaded by the MTN Foundation, the philanthropic arm of MTN Uganda, aimed at fostering educational, employment, and entrepreneurial opportunities for the youth of Uganda. This support follows the successful launch of similar projects at Salaama School for the Blind in Mukono District, Ngora School for the Deaf in Ngora District, Masaka...
MTN Foundation champions diversity, equity, and inclusion with the graduation of 156 youths from empowerment programs

MTN Foundation champions diversity, equity, and inclusion with the graduation of 156 youths from empowerment programs

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MTN Uganda’s corporate social responsibility arm, MTN Foundation, has today facilitated the graduation of 156 youths from its prestigious Computer Applications User Occupation and vocational and business skills programs as it continues with its journey to enhance diversity, equity and inclusiveness in the communities. 123 youths, predominantly women, successfully earned the Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) certificates in Computer Applications User Occupation, while another 33 earned the Uganda Business and Technical Examinations certificates in the vocational and business skills. The second cohort of learners in the Computer Applications User Occupation program underwent an intensive one-month training, mastering key software tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Eq...
Ayra Starr- I started university at 14

Ayra Starr- I started university at 14

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Nigerian singer Ayra Starr has revealed that she got admitted to the university at the age According to her, she had bagged her degree early because her mother said she must graduate before pursuing her music career and she wanted to be a teenage pop star. She disclosed this in a recent interview with American media giant Billboard News. Starr recounted: “I got into the university at 14. I feel like my mum has been using music to blackmail me since I was a child. She was like, ‘If you want to do music, you have to do this.’ When she suggested we relocate to Lagos from Benin Republic, I declined initially, but she convinced me that Lagos is the land of music. “She insisted that if I want to do music, I would have to finish school first. Usually, a lot of people in Nigeria finish secondary s...