Follow up on the great stories of innovation that will inspire you to dream big
Dream comes true for Watoto Child Fred Ssengendo Kajoba. COURTESY PHOTO.
A young man in Uganda who was once homeless after losing both parents has grown up to become a pilot.
Fred Ssengendo Kajoba, 27, this year obtained a private pilot’s license, making him one of the few people in the country qualified by the airline industry to fly... Read More
Members of the VepoX Filter team that emerged Second in the ClimateLaunchpad-Uganda edition of the competitions held on 26th September 2019 in Kampala. VepoX Filter represented Uganda and Makerere University at Regional and Global Finals that took place in Nairobi and Amsterdam Netherlands respectively. Photo credit: @FilterVepo
A team of 5 students code named VEPOX, have... Read More
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandan scholars to pursue studies at post graduate level
in the United Kingdom Universities for 2020/2021 Academic Year.
1. Smart Architecture,... Read More
McGill University and the Mastercard Foundation are pleased to offer full scholarships to economically challenged, academically gifted Master’s students from Sub-Saharan Africa through the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program. This scholarship program is designed to sponsor outstanding, community... Read More
Out of the need to take care of athletes and sports personalities injured on the pitch, Ndejje University has introduced a bachelor’s degree in sports medicine.
The degree expected to kick off in January 2020 will address the shortage of trained medical specialists in the field.
The university’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Eriabu Lugujjo made the revelation during a... Read More
WAAW foundation’s annual scholarship initiative is aimed at supporting need based African female STEM-focused college education. Please read the eligibility criteria before you apply. All non qualifying applications will be automatically deleted!
Mr Michael Isaac Kuteesa, founder La Craft Uganda shows a lamp shade made from waste materials. Currently, production remains confined to his sitting room in Manyangwa. Photo by Eronie Kamukama monitor.co.uug
In the village of Manyangwa, Wakiso district, a crafts business is in bloom. Mr Michael Isaac Kuteesa, the founder of La Craft Uganda, refuses plastic to... Read More
Malaika Ssali displays her child friendly deodorants during the Entrepreneurship expo at Aga Khan Primary School recently. PHOTOS BY KELVIN ATUHAIRE. monitor.co.ug
“Recently at party, some people said my friend was smelling and should not sit next to them,” she said.
The nine-year-old said that the incident at the party reminded her of other school... Read More
Despite the growing youth unemployment in Uganda, agriculture, a sector that would have filled the gap, is largely shunned by the youth. This poses a challenge not only to growing unemployment but also food security.
It is against this background that the Uganda National Youth in Agriculture and Agribusiness and Excel Hort Consult, an agribusiness incubation hub, has moved to start... Read More
The move, according to the Government, is intended to equip young people with entrepreneurial skills to create their own jobs.
Just like science subjects, entrepreneurship will become compulsory for S.1 and S.2 students come 2020.
The move, according to the Government, is intended to equip young people with entrepreneurial skills to create their own jobs, thus... Read More