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09:04
09:04

Residents Resolve to Relocate Technical School To Pave way for Sugar Factory Construction district 3 1

In September, Finance Minister, Matia Kasaijja, alongside other leaders and sugarcane farmers within Busoga sub-region held a joint meeting where they revealed that the government was committed to constructing a Shillings 135 billion sugar plant in Luuka district to take up the surplus cane.
18:56
18:56

Schools Embrace Virtual Engagements in the Face of COVID-19 country 5

President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus, which, according to experts, moves faster in large gatherings. At the time of the closure, the learners were just half way into the term which started on February 4, 2020 and was due to end on May 1, 2020.
15:02
15:02

Economist, Traders Ask Govt to Protect Businesses in Corona Virus Crisis coronavirus 8 2 Top story

Makerere University Business School-MUBS Economics Lecturer and Policy Analyst, Ramathan Ggoobi says the Coronavirus (COVID-19), which has since been declared a pandemic is economically contagious and has attacked all sectors of the economy at all fronts.
10:34
10:34

BTVET Institutes Demand for Additional Slots at Selection Exercise government 5 1

At the concluded selection process for post lower secondary education, over 70 BTVET Institutes were present. However, each was allocated a maximum number of 50 students. The said number was fixed by the ministry and it matches the available capitation and other funding which government injects in such institutions.
07:28
07:28

Justice Tabaro, Mak Staff Lawyer Clash Over Submissions authority 2 1

“I will not suffer impolite language. I don’t want impolite language here. One of the things you learn under reconciliation is polite language,” said Justice Tabaro.
16:14
16:14

MUASA Boss Set to Resume Work After Suspension investigation 3 1 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.
18:28
18:28

Mob Justice Cases Overwhelm Kamuli District police spokesperson 1

John Kyangwa, a witch doctor from Namisambya village was lynched on Friday for allegedly masterminding ritual killings in the community. Unidentified woman was lynched in Kamuli municipality for allegedly attempting to steal a baby from a commuter taxi.
16:36
16:36

Bishop Stuart University Students Protest Lack of Furniture in Lecture Rooms security 3 2

Professor Maud Kamatenesi-Mugisha the University Vice-Chancellor acknowledged the need to have more lights especially in students’ passage towards their hostels in Rwemigina hill.
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.
19:12
19:12

Mak Student Leaders Pessimistic About Outcome of Council Meeting Makerere University 1 1

Marion Kirabo, the guild minister for Gender, Ethics and Integrity who was also part of the students’ team that presented in council said they are pessimistic about the outcomes of the meeting.
20:01
20:01

Kadaga Wants Mandatory Physical Exercise in Schools district 3 1

Speaking at the celebrations of the World Heart Day in Jinja district on Friday, Kadaga says that, some schools have limited space where pupils can hardly carry out physical exercises which has left them lazy and prone to heart diseases.
08:05
08:05

Makerere Finally Reinstates Nawangwe’s Former PA into University Service home 1 Top story

Nuwagaba had spent 17months out of university service following his dismissal on May 23rd, 2018 by the University Appointments Board for alleged extortion and bribery. However, the university Human Resource Director, Richard Mugisha reinstated Nuwagaba in a September 10th, 2019 letter and deployed him as the Chief Custodian of the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology –CEDAT.
20:51
20:51

Radio Station Premises Closed Over Tax Arrears Uganda 3

Bagamuhunda also operates Freedom Institute for Law and ICT Studies (FILIS) under Freedom Radio in the same building. Our reporter visited the radio station premises along Bwankosya drive in Kabale municipality and found it locked with two padlocks.
17:05
17:05

Nawangwe Blocks MUASA Representatives on Staff Appeals Tribunal member 1 2

Professor Nawangwe says the said nominees will not be sworn in as members of the tribunal until the matter arising from a petition he has received against the nomination of two.
07:09
07:09

Suruma Appoints Bazeyo Acting Mak Deputy VC job 2

In November Professor Anthony Mugisha challenged the search process saying he was unfairly and unlawfully denied a chance to compete for the job of Deputy Vice-Chancellor.
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.
13:52
13:52

Kyambogo Students Strike Cost University Shs40M street 1 1

The violent strike left several properties including car windscreens, several glasses and louvers of several buildings at the institution shattered.
11:11
11:11

We’re Waiting for Money to Complete Mak Indoor Stadium–UPDF Makerere University 1 3 Top story

Brig Eng. Timothy Sabiiti Mutebile, the head of UPDF Engineering brigade, says they will resume work once they received funding from the university.
07:13
07:13

Justice Tabaro to Head Mak Staff Appeals Tribunal education 2

Justice Tabaro will serve for the next four years and replaces George Omunyokol whose term of ended in March.
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