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Accountant arrested for fraudulent transfer of1.2billion to secret account

Police have arrested an accountant for the alleged fraudulent transfer of 1.2billion shillings from the ministry of health account to an unknown account in ABC Capital Bank purported to belong to the National Medical Stores. Police alleges that, Alex Gumisiriza an accountant attached to the Global Fund Programme forged paper work on how the funds […]

Francis Ayume’s family, 8 years later, not given his death report

  It is eight years now since Ugandans woke up to the sad news that the former Attorney General, Francis Ayume had died in a motor accident. On the morning of Tuesday, May 18, 2004, the people of Uganda woke up to the sad news of a grisly accident that had claimed the life of […]

SCRIPT Scholarships for Distance Learning students

SCRIPT Scholarships: The SCRIPT Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law offers two scholarships for students wishing to pursue one of the following programmes: LLM Innovation, Technology and the Law (Distance Learning) LLM Medical Law and Ethics (Distance Learning) LLM Intellectual Property Law (Distance Learning) LLM Information Technology Law (Distance Learning) Scholarship […]

Apply for Intellectual Property and Technology Law Scholarships

Intellectual Property and Technology Law Scholarships: The SCRIPT Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law offers scholarships for students wishing to pursue one of the following Distance Learning programmes: LLM Innovation, Technology and the Law LLM Medical Law LLM Intellectual Property Law LLM Information Technology Law Award Application Eligibility Criteria: Awards will […]

Top scientists urge end to policy and governance failures to tackle social and environmental crises

News Release Top scientists will tomorrow (20 February) urge governments to replace GDP as a measure of wealth, end damaging subsidies, and transform systems of governance to set humanity on a new path to a better future — or risk climate, biodiversity and poverty crises that will spawn greater problems worldwide. These are among the […]

Information Communication Technology and Mathematics compulsory in schools

Information Communication Technology and mathematics subjects are compulsory in Uganda schools, the minister for Education and Sports Jessica Alupo told the media in Kampala on Wednesday. Alupo says that unlike in the previous years, Mathematics and Information Communication Technology subjects will be compulsory for all Senior Five (S.5) and Senior 6 students across the country. […]

ANSTI grants Academic Conference

ANSTI Conference Grants: Academic staff of African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions (ANSTI) member institutions can also benefit from conference grants (a maximum amount of award being $2,500) to attend international meetings where they will present papers. Applicants for the conference grant must send the following to us when applying for this grant: – […]

Graduate Scholarships » Research Scholarships » PhD Scholarships

Africa Initiative Graduate Research Grant: The Africa Initiative Graduate Research Grant program supports short-term academic placements for students enrolled in a Master’s or PhD program at African universities. The program offers grants of up to CAD$10,000 each to fifteen students per year to conduct research for up to four months at select Canadian universities. An […]

African governments urged against signing away water rights for decades

News Release: A paper published today by the International Institute for Environment and Development warns that African governments are signing away water rights for decades with insufficient regard for how this will affect millions of local users, including fishing, farming and pastoralist communities. The water rights often feature in the growing number of large land […]

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