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19:19
19:19

UCU Students Call for Fresh Polls DOSA 2 3

Out of the 8086 eligible voters, only 1,959 managed to cast their vote. Denis Turyahebwa, a student says the electoral commission did not do enough sensitization among students on how to vote online.
13:27
13:27

UCU Guild Leaders Block Student Elections Over Allowances Guild President 1 2

According to the recording, the Guild Prime Minister, John Baptist Ouma, says if they allow the elections to take place, it will signal the end for the push for their money.
09:39
09:39

UCU Extends Online Semester Registration 1 2

The Director in- charge of Admission and Students Records Christa Oluka says that the extension for registration is to ensure that students who had already prepared their credentials in time but failed to submit them online are not left out.
11:40
11:40

UCU to Elect Student Leaders by Real Scientific Voting Using Online Application DOSA 1 3

Byarugaba explains that apart from the system saving the university from spending money in printing ballots, it is more necessary during this pandemic period were distancing is required to avoid queues, monitoring counting of votes since it has been designed with a good back up for records and all results shall be directly displayed on screens on the voting day.
17:12
17:12

UCU Students To Write Exams Inside Churches 2 1

According to the deputy vice chancellor in charge of academic affairs Rev. Dr John Kitayimbwa, after consulting with students in different parts of the country with low internet connect, they suggested that the university deliver papers to churches under various dioceses for easy access.
15:02
15:02

Teachers' Attitude Chasing Sicklers From School SASCELL 1 3

Brendah Awooli, 17, who stays with her mother at Seeta says teachers at Namwanga primary school Tororo failed to understand her situation and continued to punish her whenever she skipped days without attending school and when she turned up late for classes
12:57
12:57

UCU Fundraising to Support Lecturers Affected by Lockdown 1 2

Dr Mushengyezi says most of the affected 300 workers who have families and relatives to care for are struggling at this time and need support in terms of food and other essentials.
18:19
18:19

UCU Secures Free Internet Services for its e-Learning Platform 2 2

UCU Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academics Rev Dr John Kitayimbwa says that as they ponder the way forward, a new arrangement was sought through which all students will be required to purchase MTN sim cards that will give them access to internet hotspots within the university campus.
05:40
05:40

UCU Gets Green Light to Admit Medicine, Dentistry Students NCHE 2 1

The University had been directed to halt admissions in the two courses for lack of appropriate infrastructure and equipment early this year following the third joint inspection of medical and dental schools and teaching hospitals in Uganda carried out from 10 to 14 February 2020 by the East African Community-EAC Joint National Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Council.
06:10
06:10

UCU Vice-Chancellor Roots for an Industrial Park on Ntaawo Land 2 2

The land measuring about 649 acres was donated to Bishop Tucker Theological College in 1939 by the family of the late Ham Mukasa. The donation was endorsed by Governor and it was authenticated, as a freehold facility. In 2010, the Church of Uganda transferred the land to UCU Holdings Ltd as part of efforts to build an endowment under the university.
11:45
11:45

Naguru Police Kids Soccer Academy Struggles to Secure Home Ground 3 4

Isaac Sikubwabo, the assistant team captain of Police FC’s Under-17 team says the academy requires both moral and financial support to improve its ability to identify and promote talent in the country.
11:23
11:23

From Brick to Plastic Walls: Mukono Teacher Builds Green Houses with Plastic Bottles 3 4

Allan Obbo, the founder of the project says it has demonstrated that littered plastic bottles can be an alternative building material as well cleaning the environment.
17:32
17:32

Private School Teachers in Mukono Opt for Casual Jobs for Survival 4 2

Micheal Matherere, a primary seven science teacher we found clearing a community road at Ttakajunge in Nama Sub County, together with five others, told URN that he has been involved in all kinds of work to support his family since the lockdown because his employer stopped remitting salaries during the same month that the schools were closed.
06:55
06:55

Children Swayed by Sand Mining Amid Prolonged Closure of Schools 1 3

Many of them attest that they have not attended any of the virtual programmes offered through Radio, TV and online, due to lack of interest and appeal. Instead, they accompany their parents and friends to the mine, where they are involved in digging, lifting and loading sand on trucks, as a money-making venture.
18:46
18:46

Archbishop Kaziimba Installed New UCU Chancellor

The function was attended by a few guests so as to have the appropriate social distance following President Museveni's directive on public gatherings.
13:45
13:45

South Sudan Archbishop, 2 Others Graduate with PhDs at UCU 1 1 Top story

Reverend Arama Badi and Emmanuel Mukeshimana graduated with doctorates in Theology while Mary Naula graduated with a doctorate in Literature.
10:52
10:52

Museveni Directs Installation of Security Lights Around UCU Campus Guild President 2 2

The directive followed a request by the UCU guild president Timothy Kadaga on the basis of cumulative cases of thefts taking place in villages where a sizeable number of students reside. Kadaga said that several students had lost personal belongings and equipment through house break-ins, while others are waylaid by thugs, thumped and robbed.
18:22
18:22

UCU Pilots e-Voting App to Ease Campus Polls DOSA 1 3

UCU Web and e-learning Administrator Edwin Byarugaba explains that the e-voting system was developed on the request of the Director of Students Affairs-DOSA to mainly solve voting challenges at the university. This resulted in their new app named ‘e-Chagua,’ conjoined from a Kiswahili word meaning voting.
16:02
16:02

UCU Petitions Security Minister Over Ntaawo Land Dispute UCUH 1 2 Top story

Now, the university has petitioned the Security Minister, General Elly Tumwine, saying the remaining portion of the university is also under threat of being grabbed by unknown claimants.
07:09
07:09

Dr Aaron Mushengyezi Appointed UCU Vice Chancellor 1

Dr Mushengyezi, who is also the dean of the school of languages, literature and communications at Makerere University, was appointed on February 1, 2020, in Mityana at a meeting involving the House of Bishops of Church of Uganda, Search committee and University’s Council.
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