Now Makerere Students Invent Bomb Detector

This comes hot on the heels of a heated altercation that ensued between the two which turned violent.

Big Brother rules state that violence in the house is strictly prohibited and the instigation of violence is also prohibited.

The altercation started after Zainab walked into the shower while DKB was showering.

This infuriated the Ghanaian comedian who came rushing out of the bathroom to confront Zainab.

DKB told Zainab that no self-respecting woman would do what she did and the argument then escalated and DKB threatened to slap her.

At this point the Sierra Leonean got in his face and repeatedly shouted: “Slap me now.” The comedian lost his cool and eventually slapped the model and the two wrestled each other until the other housemates charged in to break up the fight.

Big Brother, and its Producers, reserves the right to disqualify any Housemates whose actions are in direct contravention of the House Rules.

A decision was made on whether either or both of them will be sent home and it was resolved that both should quit.

Under the iLabs project, the sophisticated device was made from locally available materials and can disarm explosive material, according to the project coordinator Cosmas Mwikirize.

“The detector was designed to demonstrate local capacity in the fight against terrorism especially after the deadly July 9th 2010 terrorist attacks in Kampala,” Mwikirize told press at the campus on Monday.

The Vice Chancellor Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba described these innovations as an indication that Uganda is on the verge of becoming a middle income country since these developments will be a source of substantial revenue.

Technology students last year assembled an electric car, an innovation aimed at solving the problem of high fuel prices.They have as well innovated the pregancny scan machine.

Uganda has in the recent years faced serious terrorism threats.

In 2010, Al Shabaab bombed Kampala nightspots, killing over 70 civilians. Other suspected terrorists are believed to be hiding in Kampala.

Baryamureeba was addressing the 30th Media briefing highlighting key developments in the University for the last two and a half years in office.

They also included solar energy kiosks and electric Insulators.

Baryamureeba said the current university management has recorded improved service delivery, timely delivery of transcripts and use of online services to register students, pay fees and access course content from the main library.

“The last two and a half years have seen management embark on a curriculum review and restructuring of courses, formation of constituent Colleges of Makerere University, establishment of the Jinja and Fort Portal campuses, better financial management and improved University- Government relations among others,” he said.

This, however, has not been without any challenges including underfunding, low staff remuneration and old infrastructure.


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