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MUASA elects new leaders

MUASA elects new leaders

Makerere university academic staff association (MUASA) elected new leaders yesterday, with Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi was declared new chairman by the MUASA Electoral Commission Chairman, Prof.  Muhammad Ntale. According to the final poll results, Dr. Kamunyu polled 369 votes followed by Dr. Hellen Nambalirwa Nkabala with 260 votes and Dr. Frederick Lugya Kiwuwa with 53 […]

MPs concerned with the poor screening of teachers

MPs  concerned with the poor screening of teachers

The Mawogola south MP in sembabule district Joseph Ssekabito Kitayimbwa and Budadiri’s East Vincent Wobwoya have asked the district public  service commissions to conduct serious vetting  of teachers before they are posted in schools to minimize bad practices spread to children The MPs are concerned about the poor screening of teachers that has resulted into defilement […]

Teachers to face government wrath over child violence in schools

Teachers to face government wrath over child violence in schools

Government will start cancelling licenses of teachers over child violence in schools. This is after the findings from national survey on violence against children pointed at teachers as the worst perpetrators of child violence in the country. Releasing the results this morning, the commissioner children and youth affairs at the ministry of gender labour and social […]

2338 students graduate at Kampala International University

2338 students graduate at Kampala International University

A total of 2338 students graduated at Kampala International University on Saturday. This was during the 17th graduation ceremony held at the institutions main campus.  The event was graced by, AMB Cornelius O. Oluwateru, the high commissioner of the federal republic of Nigeria in Uganda. Speaking at the ceremony, the founder and proprietor of Kampala […]

Students, Staff eulogize fallen KIU students who perished in road accident

Students, Staff eulogize fallen KIU students who perished in road accident

Students together with staff of Kampala International University (KIU) have paid tribute to their six colleagues who died after the taxi they were travelling in rammed into a lorry on Saturday evening. The students belonging to the KIU Banyarwanda Students Association (BASA) were travelling in a passenger commuter taxi registration number UAZ 179T which rammed […]

Mubende Senior 4 candidates cry foul as headteacher disappears with examination fees

Mubende  Senior 4 candidates cry foul as headteacher disappears with examination fees

Students at Kiyuni Secondary School a government aided School in Mubende district are stranded, after their head teacher Byaruhanga Joseph disappearing with their money which was paid in for their registration for Uganda Certificate of Education Exams this year. It is alleged that Mr. Byaruhanga Joseph disappeared with monies worth Ug Shs 7,260,000 for 44 […]

MUBS locks horns with Uganda Land Commission over land compensation

MUBS locks horns with Uganda Land Commission over land compensation

MPS on the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee have revived a probe into Makerere University Business School (MUBS) and Uganda Land Commission (ULC) previous land dealing  which are currently  generating conflict between the two institutions. The MPS investigations are facilitated by the   Auditor General’s Report for the financial year 2016/17 which shows that the ULC compensated […]

MPS grill MUBS officials over suspected funds mismanagement

MPS grill MUBS officials over suspected funds mismanagement

The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee has quizzed the officials of Makerere University Business School (MUBS) led by the University’s principal Prof.Waswa Balunywa over gross mismanagement of the university funds. The committee presided over by the Woman MP for  Soroti district Angelina Osege observed that MUBS accounting officers caused the diversion of 259 million shillings to […]

Higher Education body warns public against con men

Higher Education body warns public against con men

The Higher Education Students Financing Board has cautioned members of the public against conmen. This comes after the board extended the time for receiving applications of students seeking loans to be able to continue with their studies. The boards chairman Fr. Callisto Locheng said the application forms are to be given out free of charge […]

Old Kampala SS in new leadership following last week’s student strike

Old Kampala SS in new leadership following last week’s student strike

OLD Kampala Senior Secondary School has today Monday July 24, 2017 witnessed a change of leadership of the school following wrangles that had threatened to tire the school apart pitting some teachers and Old student’s association against the out-going head teacher Azida Ntegana Nsubuga. The rivalry had culminated into a student strike last week that […]

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