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Janet Museveni Assures Lecturers of Pay Increment as Strike Looms

Education minister and first lady Janet Museveni has written to public universities assuring them of government’s commitment to increase staff salaries as promised by president Yoweri Museveni in the heat of university staff strikes in August 2014. In a letter dated March 3 to chairpersons of the public universities, Ms Museveni

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WAR OF INSULTS: Dr Stella Nyanzi Fires Back at Fr Lokodo

Hours after ethics minister Fr Simon Lokodo criticised controversial Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi over her comments against first lady Janet Museveni, Nyanzi has hit back at the Lokodo in what seems like a war of insults.  Related Story: Ethics Minister Fr Lokodo Stings Dr Stella Nyanzi, Suggests She’s Insane Nyanzi rushed

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Ethics Minister Fr Lokodo Stings Dr Stella Nyanzi, Suggests She’s Insane

Ethics and integrity minister Fr Simon Lokodo has condemned suspended Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi over her comments against first lady and education minister Janet Museveni. Dr Nyanzi used what ethicists have termed “strong language” to criticise Janet and a government led by her husband for reneging on the promise

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Besigye Moves to Re-Unite ‘Torn’ Makerere FDC Chapter

Opposition strongman Dr. Kizza Besigye has endorsed and blessed the candidacy of Paul Kato, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag bearer in the Makerere University Guild elections. Besigye who met a portion of the FDC Makerere campaign team praised them as “a great team at Makerere - creating hope for

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How Tribalism, Bribery Are Sinking Makerere NRM Chapter

A hostile disagreement has risen amongst the top leaders and elders of ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Makerere chapter, The Tower Post has learnt. The ruckus, according to sources within the camp, originates from Primary elections to select the flag bearer for the coming guild presidential elections. Ruth Nsubuga was elected the

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Ntare School Suspends Full Class Over Strike

Ntare School in Mbarara has indefinitely suspended all the students in senior three class over what they described as indiscipline, The Tower Post reports. According to a March 27th letter which The Tower Post is in possession of, the School’s Head Master, Jimmy Turyagyenda said that the whole class had been

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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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