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Diamond Platnumz calls off wedding with Kenyan Beauty Tanasha

Diamond Platnumz calls off wedding with Kenyan Beauty Tanasha

Tanzanian star Diamond Platnumz has suspended his wedding with his Kenyan girlfriend Tanasha Donna raising doubts amongst fans. The fans who have been desperately waiting to be witness to the decor and splendor of the Tanzania-Kenya union were struck by the sudden decision by the ‘wanchekecha’ singer. The wedding that was slated for 14th February, […]

Over 13,000 to Graduate at Makerere University

Over 13,000 to Graduate at Makerere University

A total of 13, 299 students are set to graduate at the Makerere University 69th graduation ceremony slated. The graduation ceremony will be conducted in series starting from 15th to 18th  January 2019. According to Academic Registrar, Mr Alfred Masikye, only 368 students will graduate with First Class honors. Printing of transcripts for some students […]

China to sponsor Kampala-Jinja Expressway

China to sponsor Kampala-Jinja Expressway

A Chinese state-owned company, China Railway 17th Bureau Group Company has pledged to partner with a local contractor in the construction of the 95km Kampala – Jinja expressway (KJE). Mr He Ping, the company’s chairman for Africa business led a delegation to President Yoweri Museveni‘s home in Rwakitura and promised to finance the project. “if […]

Sacked Staff should Petition University Tribunal not Parliament- Prof Nawangwe

Sacked Staff should Petition University Tribunal not Parliament- Prof Nawangwe

Makerere University vice chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has challenged the sacked staff to follow the right University protocol in following up with their case. This comes a day after Parliament through the office of the Speaker on Wednesday received the petition from a section of staff requesting the house to set up a committee to […]

Makerere calls in applications from Diploma Holders for Degree government sponsorship

Makerere calls in applications from Diploma Holders for Degree government sponsorship

The Makerere University Academic Registrar, Alfred Masikye Namoah has invited interested Diploma holders to send in their  applications for a government sponsored degree. The admissions will be conducted under the Government Sponsorship Scheme and not to exceed 5% of the intake capacity to the University Degree Programmes for the academic year 2019/2020. Applicants should submit their applications […]

Makerere MasterCard Scholarship program is back

Makerere MasterCard Scholarship program is back

MasterCard Foundation has decided to give another chance to the less advantaged students of Uganda.  The program will resume its operations in February 2019 with over 400 beneficiaries of free education at Makerere University.  Mastercard had suspended its work with the ivory tower a year ago following a series of sexual harassment scandals that were […]

Over 80% lawyers fail 2017/18 LDC exams

Over 80% lawyers fail 2017/18 LDC exams

Over 80 percent of Lawyers who sat for Law Development Centre (LDC) for  2017/18 Bar Course failed. Recently released results from the centre speculates that of the 800 lawyers who sat the exams in August, only 139 managed to reach the pass mark. 33 lawyers have also been discontinued for failing the three main units […]

Cameroon kidnapped students and teacher freed

Cameroon kidnapped students and teacher freed

The nine students and a teacher that were kidnapped in Cameroon by separatist fighters have been released. Gunmen on motorbikes on Tuesday ganged down a school in Kumba suburb, a Cameroon’s English speaking region. A report from a senior government official in meme reveals that two separatist fighters were killed and one captured during an exchange […]

Most Ugandan Universities working below standard- NCHE Report

Most Ugandan Universities working below standard- NCHE Report

According to the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) investigation report that was released yesterday (daily monitor) indicate the most Universities in Uganda are working  below minimum standards. Some universities were found to be offering unrecognised academic programmes while others have a low student enrollment and academic staffing levels that do not meet operational requirements. Below […]

Kadaga seeks cancellation of Makerere DVC appointments over gender discrimination

Kadaga seeks cancellation of Makerere  DVC appointments over gender discrimination

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has advised Makerere University authorities to annul the recent deputy Vice Chancellor appointments over gender imbalance. “I have realized that they are all men, so the entire leadership of Makerere University is skewed,” Kadaga said. The speaker therefore tasked the Committee on Education and Sports to analyse the University […]

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