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Uganda test-drives its first electric car

Uganda's first electric car, built by scientists at Makerere University with mostly local materials, was …

21/11/11

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Uganda's tea trade threatened by rising temperatures

Uganda's 60,000 smallholder tea farmers may lose their livelihoods as temperatures rise.

12/09/11

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Presidential award for Ugandan research stirs up debate

A presidential award for research into using the soapberry plant to kill mosquitoes has stirred up debate over …

29/06/11

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Disease-resistant coffee stuck in Ugandan labs

Wilt disease is ravaging coffee plantations in Uganda, but a shortfall of US$1 million is preventing a rollout of …

09/05/11

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Ugandan elections deal blow to science-supporting MPs

Ten of Uganda's science-supporting parliamentarians have lost their positions in the country's latest general …

11/03/11

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Uganda starts 'historic' trials on GM staple crops

Scientists are planting GM crops for recently approved field trials in Uganda — but the legal framework to …

05/10/10

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Sweet genes arm banana crops

Anti-bacterial genes derived from sweet peppers are showing success in preventing bacterial wilt disease in GM …

14/06/10

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Ugandan government 'was warned' of landslide tragedy

Action suggested by scientists that might have prevented the loss of lives in Uganda's landslides last month was …

19/04/10

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Makerere University: Rebuilding a reputation

Fostering a research culture has put Uganda's Makerere University back on its feet and is inspiring others, says …

11/03/09

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Museveni urges science journalists to plug knowledge gap

Journalists in Uganda should take advantage of press freedom and get science stories out to the public, says the …

19/12/08

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Uganda gives go-ahead to biotechnology policy

Uganda has approved its first National Biotechnology and Biosafety Policy, for promotion and regulation of …

11/04/08

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Science and politics clash over Ugandan forest

Scientists and politicians are fighting over plans to give away part of a natural forest in Uganda to a sugar …

04/04/07

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