Makerere University ranked 5th in Africa

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Makerere University is Africa’s fifth best university, and top-most outside of South Africa, according to the latest world university rankings. “At number five rank according to the Times Higher Education latest rankings, Makerere remains the top university in Africa outside South Africa. We are on the move to greater heights,” said the University Vice Chancellor, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe. The survey, now in its 15th year, evaluated 1001 universities worldwide based on their teaching, research, knowledge transfers and international outlook. Globally, Makerere ranks below the 500th position, the United States’ universities…

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Jinja’s new bridge nears completion

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The New Nile Bridge is substantially complete and awaiting to be commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni in mid-October and opened for public use, the head of Bridges and Structures Construction at the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), Eng. Lawrence Pario has revealed. Eng. Pario says this after conducting a bridge structural health monitoring system on Friday at the new Nile Bridge in Jinja that included Static load testing and Vibration test on the cables. He said they did the tests to ensure that the bridge is working normally before its…

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Kampala International School (KISU) holds blood donation drive

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Kampala International School (KISU) held a blood donation drive at the school premises in a call to increase the volumes of blood at the blood Bank Nakasero. The function that started at 9:00am was spearheaded by the students with support from the school administration. When asked as to why this exercise was conducted one of the students who was among the organizers said that they did so because they wanted to increase on the volumes of blood at the blood bank. They also conducted the exercise as a Corporate Social…

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