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Ugandan engineer builds Africa first solar powered passenger bus

As a peasant boy in rural Uganda, Junior Africa has always dreamt of becoming an electrical engineer.
After many hard years his family have gone through in supporting his education, it was all joy in the hilly village when he was admitted to do an electrical engineering course at Uganda’s top university, Makerere University to pursue studies on clean energy for automotives. 345 more words

Business & Technology

New Publications: Open Education Resources available Online produced under AgShare

RUFORUM is pleased to share with you Open Education Resources (OERs) that have been developed by RUFORUM Member universities and partners.  Should you need to access all the AgShare Resources, you can type AgShare in the search engine at… 401 more words

Stories From Our Universities

Our Visiting Ugandan Pharmacist Gives a Presentation for Wilkes University Students and Faculty

January 10, 2016:

Back on December 1, 2015, Pamela Blessed, the visiting Ugandan Pharmacist who is working on her PhD project in the Pharmaceutical Sciences deparment, had the opportunity to teach Wilkes Students and Faculty about her beloved country. 70 more words

Wilkes University

University Launches Multi-Purpose Farming Vehicle

By Moses Talemwa

Skeptics of Makerere University’s innovation drive are in for a new shock. Last Friday’s formal launch of MV Mulimif the multi-purpose vehicle, already has many wondering when the first one will be available for purchase.

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Highlights from Makerere University engagement with RUFORUM in 2015

This report is a representation of the major activities and achievements in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Science (CAES) covering the academic year 2014/2015. The report covers the strategic areas as outlined in the University strategic areas and events within the prescribed period. 334 more words


How Former Makerere GRC Unstoppable Atuheire’s Dream to Join Parliament was Shattered

Sad end to Atuhaire’s dream of joining the 10th parliament. What went wrong?

By Davidson Ndyabahika

Election Blunder: A youthful Brian Batenda Unstoppable thought he would be on the ballot paper for the 2016 general elections but as fate would have it, he wasn’t able as the constitutional court soiled the process of sealing youth out of elective politics. 709 more words