Category Archives: SCIENCE

Rakai farmers want UWA to compensate plantations ravaged by stray Hippos

By Davis Buyondo

Rakai – More than 500 farmers in Rakai district have decried the increasing hippo invasions and destruction of several acres of food plantations.

US claim North Korea working on new missiles

North Korea appears to be building new ballistic missiles despite recent warming ties with the Trump administration, media reports say.

Social media can make or break a person -Museveni

The Internet represents a communications revolution.

It makes instantaneous global communication available cheaply to anyone with a computer and an Internet connection the Internet is also potentially a medium of virtually limitless

Israel plans to launch moon mission on SpaceX rocket this year

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Three countries have landed missions on the moon: the US, Russia and  China Israel hopes to be the fourth when it launches a spacecraft this December with an assist from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Cave rescue: Four plus Four more boys rescued by Thai Navy divers

Divers have rescued four more boys from a vast cave system in northern Thailand on the second day of a complex operation.

The Thai Navy Seals leading the rescue operation have confirmed

Japan floods: At least 100 dead in record rainfall

At least 100 people are thought to have died after record rainfall caused flooding and landslides in western Japan, a government spokesman says.

Thai cave rescue: Operation running ‘smoothly’ 4 boys secured

The operation to free 12 boys and their coach from a cave in northern Thailand is running “smoothly”, the head of the operation says.

Kenya’s first satellite set for launch into space on Friday

Kenya’s first satellite, which was built by the University of Nairobi, will be deployed into the space on Friday this week at about 1pm.

The event will be broadcast live on KBC.

Family sues doctor who ‘used his sperm’ to impregnate patient

A US woman is suing her parents’ former fertility doctor after claiming her DNA test results showed he secretly used his own sperm to help conceive her.

Kelli Rowlette sent a DNA sample to genealogy website

Uganda Radiotherapy machine to be launched

 Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has welcomed efforts by the International Atomic Energy Agency to collaborate with Uganda in fighting Cancer and Tsetse flies.
The prime minister was meeting the the Director General of the International  Atomic Agency Yukiya Amano,

Real meaning of christmas in the world

It’s that time of year again. December has come and with it all the joys of Christmas. But what is the real meaning of Christmas? Is it the gifts under the tree, the lights in the windows, the cards in the mail, turkey dinners with family and friends,

Al Shabaab kill 18 police officers in academy

A suicide bomber from Somalia’s Shabaab insurgents killed 18 police officers and wounded 15 others on Thursday when he blew himself up inside the country’s main police academy, the force’s chief said.
Witnesses said the police were gathered in a square ahead of their early morning parade