Makerere students make phone App that diagnoses Breast Cancer

Makerere students make phone App that diagnoses Breast Cancer

Moris Atwine 21, Kabwama Alvin Leonard 22, Lwangwa Mwesigwa David 22 are all fresh graduates of Information Technology at Makerere University. The trio developed an app that diagnoses and prevents breast cancer. The mobile application is called BreastIT designed for windows phone. BreastIT carries out timely diagnosis of anomalies in the breast, such as breast […]

Uganda-bound Shs.20billion cocaine on display at British sugar importer’s trial in Kenya

Uganda-bound Shs.20billion cocaine on display at British sugar importer’s trial in Kenya

Friday was the second day of the trial for the British sugar importer who is accused of smuggling more than 99kg (220lb) of cocaine worth Shs. 20,540,119,710 ($5.8m) into Kenya inside a container of Brazilian sugar destined for Uganda. Jack Marrian, 31, denies the charges. The court relocated to the headquarters of police’s Department of […]

Amama Mbabazi demands sh680b from Crane Bank

Amama Mbabazi demands sh680b from Crane Bank

NBC had paid up capital of about sh10b and required a fresh injection of capital which it failed to raise before its closure and takeover by the embattled Crane Bank.  The Constitutional Court in Kampala issued notices to the Attorney General, Bank of Uganda, Crane Bank Ltd. and others on a petition that questioned the […]

SAVE the Children empowered me to give back to my community – Otukene

SAVE the Children empowered me to give back to my community – Otukene

Nineteen-year-old Patrick Otukene, from Patalira Village, Gulu District, lost both his parents as a young boy. Patrick Otukene was trained in Tin Smith under Save the Children YIELD Project, now he is a local artisan trainer with the new Youth Empowerment Bulgari Project. Under the guardianship of his uncle Christopher Ojok, Otukene attended Bungatira Primary […]

Keep on Kampala streets, Mayor Lukwago tells vendors to defy Minister Kamya

Keep on Kampala streets, Mayor Lukwago tells vendors to defy Minister Kamya

The animosity between Kampala Lord, Mayor Erias Lukwago and Kampala Affairs minister, Beti Olive Kamya over management of Kampala city has reached new heights. A new war is brewing after Mayor Lukwago called ‘illegal’ the forceful eviction of vendors off the streets by Hon. Kamya so as to decongest the city. On Wednesday, the government […]

Ugandans to pay Shs565.1 per unit for electricity

Ugandans to pay Shs565.1 per unit for electricity

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has reduced the end–user electricity tariffs by razor–thin margins. This though is the fourth time this year the regulator is reducing the end–user power tariffs. According to the schedule seen by Daily Monitor, households will this quarter pay Shs623.6, a reduction from Shs626.0, per unit. The new tariff will apply […]

Kilembe Mines, President Danny Faure, Kabaka Mwanga and other Uganda- Seychelles influences

Kilembe Mines, President Danny Faure, Kabaka Mwanga and other Uganda- Seychelles influences

Ugandans greeted with much excitement last week when the Seychelles vice president Danny Faure was proclaimed to complete the five-year term of resigning President James Michel and would be sworn in on Oct 16. Not much is known about Danny Faure early life but he was born on 8th May 1962 in Kilembe Mines, Uganda […]

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