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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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Makerere Gets Committee to Search for New Vice Chancellor

With Prof Johhn Ddumba Ssentamu’s term of office as Makerere vice chancellor nearing the end, a five-member committee has been instituted to search for a person to take up the office. Section 31 (3) of the University and Other Tertiary Institutions Act stipulates that a search committee composed of two members

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Makerere Police Chief Mucunguzi Mourns Kaweesi

The Chief Security Officer (CSO) for Makerere University, Jackson Mucunguzi is among the multitudes of Ugandans mourning fallen police spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi. Mucunguzi who has been instrumental in keeping Uganda’s oldest institution of Higher learning safe describes Kaweesi as his mentor and personal friend. “He inspired me a lot and I

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UCU Saddened by Kaweesi’s Demise: ‘He was a Scheduled Speaker at Our Seminar’

The Uganda Christian University (UCU) has expressed condolences and sadness at the knowledge  of the death of Andrew Felix Kaweesi, the deceased Police Spokesperson and Director of Human Resource in the Uganda Police Force. Afande Kaweesi was one of the scheduled speakers at a UCU Finalist Career Seminar taking place today, March

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MAK GUILD POLLS: Number of Candidates Picking Nomination Forms Shoots

At least 17 students at Makerere University have picked the nominations forms for the 2017/2018 Makerere Guild Presidential Elections. By close of business Wednesday, the Students Electoral Commission had registered a total of 17 aspirants. Out of these two picked nomination forms today after paying a nomination fee of 200,000 Shillings. They

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MAK GUILD RACE: Karamagi Floors 2 to Win UYD Primaries

Former Minister for Students Affairs, William Karamagi has been voted to carry the flag of opposition Democratic Party’s youth wing, the Uganda Youths Democrats (UYD) in the Makerere Guild elections. Karamagi emerged winner after flooring two of his rivals, Timothy Ssambwa and Mary Lakisa in the polls conducted on Monday, March

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