The Cost Of Over Using Cell Phones, Why Its Worrying

Cell phones have become a necessity for many people throughout the world. The ability to keep in touch with family, friends, business associates and access to Email are some of the reasons for the rising importance of phones.

And with the emergence of Smart phones, cell phones are not only capable of receiving and placing calls, but also access internet, act as cameras, recorders and one can even access Television  and radio on that phone

Mak student develops application to detect crime

Students showcasing their application. source: Department of geomatics website



A student of surveying at Makerere University has developed a web based system to document cases of crime across the country.

The application developed by Collin Ssesanga is a web based geographical information system that uses Google maps and satellite in locating crime hotspots and crime scenes.

We need quality innovations, Prof. Kyamuhangire

As more innovations continue to come from Makerere University’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, there is need for students to produce high quality innovations. According to Prof. William Kyamuhangire, the manager, Food Technology Business Incubation Center (FTBIC) students must ensure consistency and quality if what they produce is going to be marketed in Uganda as well as be exported to foreign markets.