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12:29
12:29

Inside Kamunyu’s 10 Points Agenda for MUASA people 3 1

Shortly after taking Oath, Dr. Kamunyu listed ten issues, which he said will be his key areas of focus. Kamunyu, who was overwhelmingly returned after serving six-months suspension from the university, says the past two years at the helm of the association have educated him and given him a lot of satisfaction.
16:46
16:46

Guild Elections: Makerere Council to Consider Regulations associate 2 1 Top story

“These electoral regulations are trying to dictate what should appear in the students constitution. And if you look at the entire regulations booklet, there are a number of provisions that are out rightly against the freedom of expression,” Mark Owiny, a 4th year Law student said
12:49
12:49

New NIRA Board Chairperson Wants Changes on National ID Replacement System people 2 2

“Government is paying money on a decentralized system for the Organisation. We have to know what happens in the districts. Why can’t some of these services be executed in the districts? Why do you have to bring the whole Uganda here [in Kololo] and expose our weaknesses?” Biribonwa questions why all services are being offered at the Kololo-based NIRA headquarters.
07:29
07:29

Two Children in Namutumba Die from Suspected Poisoning district 1

James Mubi, the Busoga East police spokesperson confirms the incident adding that the post-mortem reports indicate that, the deceased succumbed to food poisoning.
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19:48

Police, FDC Supporters Faceoff in Jinja country 2 4

As crowds grew bigger, the highway was blocked resulting in a heavy traffic jam along the road, a single gateway to the far east. Along the road, they matched, singing in praise of FDC, hitherto the biggest political force in Uganda.
21:14
21:14

FDC Members Reflect on Thorny 15-Year Political Journey accusation 1 5

While celebrating 15 years at a function held at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole, on Monday, members looked back at the journey which, according to them, brings memories of agony and ecstasy. They stressed that their journey is characterized by thorns, creepers, valleys, and mountains formed by the brutality meted on them by the ruling government.
16:14
16:14

MUASA Boss Set to Resume Work After Suspension investigation 1 3 Top story

Dr. Kamunyu vowed in an interview with URN never to cede to dishonesty as he returns to Makerere University, saying that academic freedoms and freedoms of expression that he was fighting for remain cardinal to him.
13:59
13:59

EU Alarmed by Excessive Force and Arrests of Journalists at Mak Makerere University 1

The university has been the theatre of violence and the use of excessive force by law enforcement agencies, as students challenged a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and functional fees. The increment, which started this academic year, will affect all first-year students, for the next five years.
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Makerere Impasse: Nine Students Suspended education 1

Those issued warning letters include the Gender and Ethics & Integrity guild Minister, Marion Kirabo, who is also a fourth year student of Bachelor of Laws. Judith Nalukwago a Bachelor of Dental Surgery who is also the Vice Guild President has also been warned.
19:13
19:13

Government Sponsorships Favour Male Students –Mak Professors Makerere University 6 2 Top story

They argue that that the affirmative action policy which awarded 1.5 bonus points to girls qualifying to enter public universities, remains insufficient to address equity issues, especially in science-related courses. As a result, they say, the current government merit scholarship for students in higher education is heavily bent in favour of male students.
12:59
12:59

Mak Deploys Suspended Staff Leader, Eight Months Later member 1

Kalema had been accused of committing acts that were prejudicial to the proper performance of the duties of the university and hurting the university image. Together with Bennet Magara, he was suspended by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe on December 21, 2018, who accused them of promoting hooliganism.
09:59
09:59

PTA, BOG Divided Over Termination of Teachers Not On Payroll member 2 1 Top story

The BOG resolved recently to terminate the services of 10 teachers and none teaching staff who are not on the Government payroll. James Abukai, the representative of Old students on the Board, says they resolved to terminate the services of the teachers and none teaching staff because of poor enrollment.
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12:58

Kabale RDC, Minister Clash with OWC Coordinator Over Input Distribution associate 2 2 Top story

The trio clashed at a meeting for greater Kabale district National Resistance Movement-NRM party leaders that were held at Kigezi College Butobere in Kabale on Wednesday district.
17:43
17:43

District Service Commissioners Arrested for Alleged Bribery recruitment Top story

Namisindwa Resident District Commissioner, Moses Kigai Wamoto confirmed the arrest of the duo but declined to divulge details. "We have them, I will call you and brief you on the matter,” he told URN and hang up his phone.
15:51
15:51

Mak Payroll Audit Flops as University Managers Disagree member 1

The two-day exercise was scheduled to start today June 5, 2019. But according to the messages seen by URN, the internal audit office of the university and the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration failed to agree on the method for conducting the exercise.
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20:24

Embassy Website Displays Dead Minister as Part of Cabinet member 1 Top story

The official website of the Ugandan Embassy in Brussels still displays Maria Mutagamba as minister for Tourism, more than two years after she died.
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Committee Given 3 Months to Develop White Paper on Mak Visitation Report education 1

The 17-member committee composed of academic and technical staff is expected to commence work on Monday 20th May 2019, following their inauguration this week at State House Nakasero.
07:13
07:13

Justice Tabaro to Head Mak Staff Appeals Tribunal Makerere University 2

Justice Tabaro will serve for the next four years and replaces George Omunyokol whose term of ended in March.
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Mak Appointments Board Revises Kamunyu’s Suspension member 1

While the Board’s initial ruling on Monday was to suspend Kamunyu for six months without pay, the revised ruling corrected with a pen considers half pay for the staff leader.
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