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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 Lawyers Sue Government Over Abortion Law

Makerere University lawyers, together with a number of Civil Society Organisations have taken government to the constitutional court for failure to formulate laws that legalize abortions. The legal status of abortion in Uganda is unclear because it provides for some exceptions while criminalizing the procedure in most cases. According to the Ugandan

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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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First Lady Urges Parents to Feed School Children

Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni, Uganda’s First Lady and also Minister of Education and Sports has underscored the importance of ensuring that children do not go hungry as it directly impacts on their classroom performance. The first lady made these remarks while officiating at the handover of a new four classroom block

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University Football League Draws Released, Number of Teams Increased

The number of teams participating in the University Football League has been increased from the former 12 to sixteen in the 2017 edition. The development was revealed on Wednesday morning at a special press briefing after which draws would be conducted. Four teams including Mbarara based Bishop Stuart University, Bugema University, St.

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Grief as Makerere Fresh Graduate is Killed in Accident

A fresh graduate of Makerere University Business School has been knocked dead by a speeding car, The Tower Post reports. Rachel Kukolakwe, who graduated from Makerere University Business School (MUBS) with a bachelor of Leisure and Hospitality management in the recent graduation was killed on Tuesday. Sources close to the deceased say

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