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.
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.
Eng. Frank Kitumba was evicted by a team from the University Estates, Works Directorate, security guards and police officers in what his lawyers described the eviction as unfortunate and contempt of the law.
In the report, the Auditor General, John Muwanga notes that MUBS lost 12 acres of land in Bugolobi to an investor who compensated them with approximately 2.2 acres of land in a swamp at Butabika near Kireka.
Besides government, Tiedemann said development partners equally fund private sector and civil society organizations. He pointed out that European Union Mission in Uganda is supporting implementation of the national development plan but it doesnt mean its the plan is serving foreign interests.
The Sudan foreign Affairs Minister, Al-Dierdiry al-Dhikheri told journalists that four key issues were discussed. In the new government structure proposed by Museveni and Bashir, South Sudan will have four vice presidents.