Uganda Martyrs University has issued a plan on how the university will complete semester two with online classes (virtually). On 10th June 2020, Rev. Dr. Christopher B. Mukidi the registrar of UMU issued a letter informing the staff about the possibility of completing second two amidst the covid-19 pandemic. “Greetings from Uganda Martyrs University. Owing to […]
IMF Executive Board Approves a US$491.5 Million Disbursement to Uganda to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved today a disbursement of SDR361 million (about US$491.5 million or 100 percent of quota) for Uganda under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF). It will help finance the health, social protection and macroeconomic stabilization measures, meet the urgent balance-of-payments and fiscal needs arising from the COVID-19 outbreak […]
Uganda is taking the precautionary approach while responding to the novel COVID-19 pandemic. This means extensive social distancing, locking of public spaces and public transport and allowing only essential services to continue. These measures are likely to have unprecedented impact on the livelihood of Ugandans. There is an urgent need for a domestic understanding of […]
University of Nairobi (UoN) to collaborate with University of Cambridge (CAM)develop an oxygen concentrator and ventilator.
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Science & Technology Park, University of Nairobi (UoN) is collaborating with a team at University of Cambridge (CAM) to develop an oxygen concentrator and ventilator. The two teams are part of the wider Open Ventilator System Initiative (www.ovsi.org); a consortium of academics, engineers, intensive care medics, inclusive innovators and […]