Meet the student who has made an App to fight Fistula

In today’s world where the human race is continuously getting faced with various challenges, there has always been need to up technology levels so as to counter the mismatch

Julius Mugaga is a student at Makerere University and one of those people who were pushed out of their comfort zones by this reality to take on the challenge.

Last week, during the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) open day, he launched his FistApp phone application that can be used to detect possible abnormalities in pregnant women especially abstracted labour.

How To Access Kampala, Entebbe Free Internet That Starts Today

The ICT minister Frank Tumwebaze yesterday said the trial provision of free wireless internet for Kampala and Entebbe people will start today October 1.

While addressing journalists at Uganda media centre, Tumwebaze added that the wireless internet will only be accessible between 6pm and 6am during week days, and from 3pm to 6am during weekend.


1. For access to the service look out for hotspots named #MYUG.

2. Simply Sign-Up via the access page with the following details:
a) First & Last name

b) Email address

In Memory Of Makerere’s Guild Canteen

As everyone was going on about the staff strike at public universities across the country, something quite dramatic happened recently.

Excel Construction, who are building the Prof Ali Mazrui Centre for Governance and Politics, demolished the decades-old Guild Canteen. MOSES TALEMWA and SAM ORAGO pay tribute to the venue that held many of the alumni’s best freshers’ ball, first dates, first alcohol sip and even breakup memories.