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Wanyera Runs to Court as Makerere EC Blocks his Guild Presidency Bid

Makerere University Guild Presidential Aspirant, Simon Wanyera has petitioned court challenging a decision by the University Electoral Committee to drop him from the guild presidential race. Wanyera, a second year student pursuing a bachelor of Art in Education is seeking a court order reinstating him as a duly nominated candidate in

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Grief as Three University Students Drown at Sangalo Beach

A cloud of grief is hovering over Busitema University after three of their students drowned at Sangalo beach over the weekend. Mwesigye Jim Reeves, a fourth year student of engineering in water resources, Emolu Nathan a first year student of engineering in water resources and Demosha Asiimwe, a first year student

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Mak Security Chief Mucunguzi Warns Candidates as Guild Campaigns Commence

Makerere University Chief Security Officer, Jackson Mucunguzi has warned against multiparty confusion in the Guild Presidential campaigns that are due to kick off shortly. “One is a Guild President for just 9 months and after that, it’s over. There is no need of blood shed amongst students of mighty Makerere University,”

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Two UCU Degree Programs Get Global Recognition

The Uganda Christian University (UCU) got another stamp of approval when two of her degree programs got global recognition. The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), a global accounting body of accountants and Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) accredited its Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program. This happened

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Kyambogo Finally Gets Substantive Vice Chancellor

After a five-year search, Prof Eli Katunguka-Rwakishaya has been officially appointed vice chancellor of Kyambogo University for the next five years. According to a March 23 statement by the secretary to the university council, Patrick Madaya, council held a special meeting on March 17 that recommended Katunguka for appointment, beating Prof

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Wanyera Kicked Out of Makerere Guild Race

Makerere University Electoral Commission has dropped Simon Wanyera from the list of students vying for the University Guild top seat, The Tower Post Reports. The self-proclaimed revolutionary son was kicked out of the race after a screening exercise conducted by the Isaac Otuku headed University EC. According to a statement by the

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Makerere Guild Aspirant Threatens to Sue University

Abdul Kareem Zilitwawula, a guild presidential aspirant at Makerere has threatened to sue the university after the institution's electoral commission failed to dully verify him for the race. Zilitwawula and several other candidates from the school of social sciences that is under the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (Chuss) have

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Joseph Ochieng Wins Kyambogo Guild Race

Ochieng Joseph, a Bachelor of Arts (Education) Student is the new Guild President of Kyambogo University. Ochieng, an independent candidate referred to as the common man in the race, beat seven other contenders in polls held Tuesday. He emerged winner with 4,810 votes, followed by Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate Ashaba

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