Breaking! Kyambogo prospective Graduand dies hours to her graduation

News coming in alleges the death of Ms Tracy Ndagire a Kyambogo University student few hours to her graduation The deceased had completed the requirements in fulfilment for a Bachelor of Science in Surveying and Land Information Systems and was set to graduate on Thursday, 23rd September, the 3-day of Kyambogo’s graduation. “Circumstances surrounding Tracy’s death remain scanty, but a…

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Kakinda: The Hidden Ups and Downs of Graduation

The Hidden Ups and Downs of Graduation

Thousands of students are graduating in Uganda come next week, as this is happening, something rings in my mind whenever this happens! Graduation represents the culmination of a journey and the attainment of a goal. It is an exciting period in a person’s life and an array of feelings will surface for the graduate. While most people think of graduation…

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Dr. Muyingo eliminates possibility of schools opening this month

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Minister of Higher education, Dr. John Chrysestom Muyingo has eliminated truth from the media rumour that schools will reopen this September. Unlike the media claims, Dr. Muyingo disclaimed this information while speaking at the release of the Uganda Business and Technical Examinations stating that the possibility of opening schools were slim. Prior to this, speculations had spread all over media…

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Victoria University VC Released without Trial

Victoria University VC Released without Trial.

Ugandan Businessman Frank Gashumba has confirmed the release of Victoria University Vice Chancellor Dr . Lawrence Muganga. The academician was arrested yesterday by the UPDf over espionage and staying illegally in the country. In a video shared by Gashumba, Dr. Lawrence Muganga appreciated all those that stood by him during his detention including Frank Gashumba who spearheaded the campaign. Gashumba,…

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Victoria University Vice Chancellor Arrested over espionage

Victoria University VC Released without Trial.

The Uganda People’s Defense forces (UPDF) has confirmed the arrest of Victoria University Vice Chancellor Dr Lawrence Muganga. He was arrested today at the University Campus from his office in Kampala. According to the UPDF spokesperson Flavia Byekwaso, Dr Lawrence Muganga was arrested over espionage and for illegally staying in the country. “Social media reports that Vice Chancellor Victoria University…

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Guild Presidents Call Resignation of Education and Health Ministers

University Guild presidents have called for Education Minister Janet Museveni Kataha and Health Minister Jane Aceng to stepdown if they don’t come out with a comprehensive plan for massive vaccination of teachers and learners in the next 30 days. In a joint press conference, the student leadership demand for the reopening of Education institutions. In attendance was Ssempijja Ivan of…

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Government gives Makerere University green light for online classes

Makerere University

The government has given Makerere University permission to resume classes online amidst the Covid-19 lockdown. The institution of higher learning was closed after the President imposed a lockdown attributed to the outrageous numbers of patients suffering from covid-19 that had been recorded in the country. However, with close to no hope for normalcy to run into the education system, the…

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Ministry of Education still hopes to resume 2021 academic year

Ministry of Education still hopes to resume 2021 academic year

Director of Education Standards at Ministry of Education, Dr. Kedress Turyagyenda says the ministry still hopes for learners to resume school this year. According to him, Ministry of Education already has a plan to ensure that schools are reopened and in so doing a mechanism to ensure that stakeholders are not worried about the wellbeing of their children. While speaking…

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Government takes over Busoga University, promises to clear 15 Billion debt

Busoga University will now become a public university after government agreeing to take of the institution. It has also agreed to clear it’s Ushs. 15 Billion. “After a series of meetings, the government has agreed to take over Busoga University as a public institution with its Shs15b loan. We shall pay the loan when we know what the money was…

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Makerere University School of Law to increase admissions from 300 to 500

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Makerere University School of Law has decided to increase admissions from the usual 300 to 500 upon completion of the construction of the new building. Yesterday, during the launch of the construction of the School’s building, an announcement was made about the intention to increase the intake upon completion of the construction process. After the University Council allocated UGX 7.3…

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