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Teachers’ Union Condemns Late Prof Mukiibi for ‘Leading Girls into Temptation’

The Uganda National Teacher's Union (Unatu) has spoken out on claims that fallen educationist Prof Lawrence Mukiibi had sexual affairs with his female students and fathered children with them. Prof Mukiibi, proprietor of St Lawrence Schools and Colleges, passed on on May 28 and was buried on June 02. At his funeral,

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Prosecutor Wants Stella Nyanzi Bail Cancelled Over ‘Demeaning’ Facebook Posts

Makerere University researcher Stella Nyanzi’s bail is on the line after state prosecution complained that she had flouted all the rules governing her temporary freedom from Luzira Prison. On Wednesday, state prosecutor Jonathan Muwaganya told Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court that Dr Nyanzi had flouted subjudice rules through her Facebook posts. Nyanzi

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Stella Nyanzi ‘Students’ Protest Tough Bail Terms

Makerere University students charged with holding an unlawful procession have complained that the terms set by court for their bail are harsh. The four – Edmund Kahigi, Roy Rugumayo, Steven Ariho and Hannington Magarura – were arrested at Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s court on May 10 where they staged a protest

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Makerere Internship Money Goes Missing

Just over 60 per cent of the money that the office of Makerere University bursar sent to the College of Education and External Studies (CEES) to facilitate students’ school practice has disappeared in thin air. According to the December 2016 university bursar's report, the university disbursed Shs 993m to the college. However,

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Museveni: Overstaying in Power is Not Bad

As has been the norm, opposition MPs on Tuesday heckled President Yoweri Museveni as he delivered his state of the nation address in Kampala. The MPs, including Joseph Ssewungu (Kalungu West), William Nzoghu (Busongora North), Odonga Otto (Aruu South) and Robert Centenary (Kasese Municipality), would dispute almost what Museveni said, and

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NO EBOLA: Suspected Patient Tests Ebola, Marburg Negative

Uganda’s health ministry and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have said there is no Ebola outbreak in Uganda, allaying fears that had emerged after a suspect’s blood samples were sent to Kampala. At the weekend, a woman was transferred from Adjumani hospital to St Mary’s Hospital Lacor and her blood samples

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Former Presidential Candidate Baryamureeba, Two Others Shortlisted for Makerere VC Job

The search committee for the Makerere University vice chancellor has shortlisted former vice chancellor Prof Venansius Baryamureeba, and two other administrators for the job. Current vice chancellor Prof John Ddumba-Sentamu’s term expires on August 31. According to the University and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001, a vice chancellor at a public

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Museveni Warns MPs against Insulting UPDF Soldiers, Speaks out on Torture of Suspects

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has warned against provoking the national army Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers. President Museveni was delivering his state of the nation address in Kampala on Tuesday ahead of the 2017-18 financial year budget reading. Museveni said “The UPDF does what it does because of conviction”. “You should be

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FULL LIST: Makerere Releases List of Law Students Admitted on Gov’t Sponsorship Scheme

Makerere University has released the list of students that have been admitted to pursue their law degrees under the government scholarship programme. Some 38 students have been admitted under the direct entry category – having completed A-level last year – while only two have been admitted under the mature age entry

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PHOTOS: Top Musicians Woo Voters to Bobi Wine’s Side at Massive Rally

The campaign camp of singer Bobi Wine a.k.a Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu has been boosted by support from fellow artists. From pledges of support by comedienne Anne Kansiime and singer Eddy Kenzo, other artists have taken another step to appear at the self-styled ghetto president’s campaign rallies in Kyadondo East Constituency where

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