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Makerere University Bursar Resigns

Makerere University bursar Augustine Tamale has resigned about two years since he took up the job. Tamale has written to management informing them of his decision to quit his job. On April 20, 2018, Tamale submitted his notice of resignation to Human Resource Director Andrew Abunyang. "The purpose of this letter is to

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Makerere Gives in to Pressure from Students, Suspends Fees Increment Plan

Makerere University management has suspended a plan to increase fees in four colleges. The suspension comes after students insisted that management reverses the move or else they continue with the strike they started on Monday. Earlier, students disrupted a seven-hour meeting between management and guild representatives. Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe has now

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Copa Coca-Cola: Kitende Beats Budo S.S to Defend Wakiso Regional Title

St. Mary’s Kitende successfully defended their COPA Coca-Cola Wakiso regional championship trophy when they defeated fellow Wakiso giant Budo S.S. This victory, which earned Kitende a slot in the 2018 national finals tournament, was reminiscent of last year’s Wakiso regional finals, which saw Kitende emerge victor after a formidable game

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UPDF Sends 1,800 Soldiers to Somalia

The Ugandan army has sent 1,822 Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers to war-torn Somalia. The soldiers were flagged off to join the Amisom keeping mission forces in Somalia. The group will pitch camp at Arabisca, some 32km from Aden Bullpen Airport in Lower Shebelle. The troops were sent on the heels of an

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Protests Outside Age Limit Court

Ugandans opposed to age limit removal on Wednesday held a peaceful demonstration outside the Constitutional Court sitting in the eastern Uganda town of Mbale town. This is the third day of hearing of the land mark petition. Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo is leading a five-judge bench comprising  Remmy Kasule, Kenneth

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Photos: How New Kiruhura District Administration Block Will Look Like

Kiruhura District has secured Shs 6bn to construct its administration block. Carved out of Mbarara, Kiruhura district is President Yoweri Museveni's home district. Construction of the new administration block will start in the midst of 2018. It will house elected leaders and government workers. It will also accomodate the districts units and a council

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Amuriat and leader of opposition in parliament Winnie Kiiza. Courtesy Photo

Amuriat Threatens to Mobilise Ugandans to Reject ‘Wrong’ Age Limit Petition Ruling

Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president Patrick Amuriat has sworn to rally Ugandans to reject a Constitutional Court ruling on the age limit petition if it's not in their favour. Amuriat has also rallied Ugandans to storm the court sitting in the eastern town of Mbale in show of solidarity

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Museveni: I’m Proud of Cheptegei for Winning Gold at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni has praised Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei gold in the men's 5000m final at the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. "Congratulations to Joshua Cheptegei for winning Gold in the Men's 5,000m at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia," wrote Museveni on Sunday. "Your country is proud of you!" Cheptegei

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