Category: Technology

Campus News
Francis Oboth Creates Kyambogo University An appFor Students

Francis makes Kyambogo University app for freshers. Francis says that he made this app with the love for the students mostly freshers. This app is called “MyCampus” although he has not yet published it on play store and other app stores. This is how the app works ; After downloading the app install and sign […]

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Technology
Supermassive black hole found to 40 billion times bigger than the Sun

A supermassive black hole has been found to be up to nine times larger than previously expected – making it one of the biggest-ever discovered. The black hole in the Holmberg 15A galaxy has a mass of nearly 40 billion times larger than the Sun and is the biggest to be measured using a method […]

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Technology
Samsung to unveil Galaxy Note 10: What to expect

Samsung’s news “phablet” device, the Galaxy Note 10, is being launched tomorrow – but a lot has already leaked ahead of the event in New York. The company announced Wednesday’s launch event earlier this year with a teaser invitation featuring a stylus ahead of a small camera, suggesting the event will be for the successor […]

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Academics
Schools yet to act on inclusive ICT labs

With effect from next year, every school in the country must put in place facilities and equipment for learners with special needs to access information communications and technology services, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has said. The announcement was made by Nyombi Thembo, the director for Rural Communication and Development Fund (RCDF), in Gulu Town […]

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Technology
Electric cars: All you need to know about the future of motoring

Jaguar Land Rover has announced plans to build its new electric vehicle models at its Castle Bromwich plant – joining many other manufacturers in producing the cleanest cars possible. And with an expected end to the sale of new cars that are unable to drive more than 50 miles using electric power after 2040 – there is […]

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Technology
‘Dragonfly’ drone to search for ‘building blocks of life’ on Titan

NASA is sending a rotorcraft to Saturn’s icy moon Titan to continue its search for the “building blocks of life”. The new mission could “revolutionize what we know about life in the universe”, the US space agency said. The Dragonfly has eight rotors and “flies like a large drone”. It will take off on “multiple […]

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Academics
Kyambogo ICT boss Dr. Okuonzi on list to guide Uganda into industrial revolution

In a bid for technological advancements in Uganda, President Museveni on Monday 08 April 2019 inaugurated the National Task Force that will guide the country on its journey into the fourth industrial revolution. Among the members appointed on the National Task Force by President Museveni is the famous Kyambogo University ICT boss, Dr John Okuonzi. […]

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Academics
Kyambogo to host the first African leather and leather products conference 2019

Kyambogo University in collaboration with Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute is planning to host the first Academic and Practical Skills Inter-university Show for Africa Leather and leather products. The event will promote sense of creativity, innovation and invention among the participants […]

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Campus News
Makerere University main website, news portal down

It has been noticed that the main website for the oldest public university “Makerere University” shut down due to unknown reasons. Anonymous sources confirmed that this website keeps going offline and found prone of broken links. Pinging www.mak.ac.ug from a URL echos an error “This page isn’t working – HTTP ERROR 500”. It has been […]

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Campus News
Makerere university hospital installs biometric attendance machines

The Makerere University hospital has installed the Biometric attendance machine to solve worker absenteeism and leisurely departures and arrivals. The machine was procured and installed early this semester using the 15 percent tuition increment on the first year students’ medical fees. The machine has been put at the hospital entrance and works by detecting the […]

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