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Uganda Virus Research Institute Approved As A Regional Reference Laboratory For Yellow Fever

The Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) has been certified to perform yellow fever regional reference lab functions in the Arbovirology department that supports yellow fever diagnostic surveillance. This makes UVRI the only certified Yellow fever reference laboratory in Eastern Africa and the second in the African Region, the other being

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URA Collects Shs1.37 Trillion In October, Registers Shs79bn Surplus

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) collected gross revenue totaling to Shs1.37 trillion in October 2018 against a target of Shs1.29 trillion. This implies that the tax body registered an impressive gross surplus of Shs79.28bn. According to information obtained from URA, net revenue collection for the month of October 2018 totaled to Shs1.34

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Two Ugandans Named Among Africa’s Brightest Entrepreneurial Engineers

The 2019 shortlist for the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation was announced yesterday in Cape Town, South Africa, recognising the most promising entrepreneurial engineers from across sub-Saharan Africa. Among the 16 shortlisted engineers, Uganda has two; Anne Rweyora, who came up with a combination of technologies that help women acquire their

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PHOTOS: UNBS Closes Meat Factory Over Rotten Sausages

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has closed down the production facility belonging to Mbogo Quality Cuts Limited located in Bulenga, the processors of Alpha Special brand of sausages, due to poor hygienic conditions contrary to the Standard for good manufacturing and hygienic practices. The closure follows a consumer complaint

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