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Abducted KIU Lecturer Found Injured, Currently Hospitalised

Police in Kampala have confirmed that Mubarak Kalenge, a Kampala International University lecturer and Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) lawyer, abducted on Sunday has been found but is injured and currently hospitalised. Mubarak Kalenge, also a lawyer with Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA),had reportedly gone for coffee at Afro American restaurant in

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Ugandan University Lecturer Abducted

Police in Kampala are on a careful hunt for Mubarak Kalenge, a senior lecturer at Kampala International University, who went missing Sunday evening. Mubarak Kalenge, also a lawyer with Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA),had reportedly gone for coffee at Afro American restaurant in Bukoto, about seven kilometres north-east of Kampala's central business

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MAK GUILD RACE: Contention as Ruth Nsubuga Wins NRM Primaries

The National Resistance Movement (NRM) Makerere Chapter has voted Ruth Nsubuga as the presidential flag bearer for 2017/2018 guild race, The Tower Post reports. Nsubuga scored 42 votes and was from a distance followed by Peter Magezi who gathered 18 votes. Agadi Lilican and Eyen Bonny scored 6 and 8 votes respectively.

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4 IUIU Students Arrested Over Suspected Terrorism, Possession of Narcotic Drugs

Police in Mbale is holding four Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) students over allegations of drug abuse and being in possession of narcotics. Police is also putting them on the radar for suspected plot on terrorism. The four, three Nigerian and one Ugandan were arrested on Moday following a police raid at

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Makerere Starts Search for Vice Chancellor as Prof Ddumba-Sentamu’s Term Ends

With just five months to the end of Prof John Ddumba-Ssentamu as Makerere University vice chancellor, Council has started the process to search for an eligible official to fill the office. University council, the institution’s supreme governing body, met Thursday in the  Council Room to discuss the process. Chaired by Eng Dr

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School Director Commits Suicide in Classroom over Loans and Warning to Close His Unlicensed Schools

Gakibayo Bindeeba, the director of Karukata Parents Nursery and Primary School in Bunono village, Nyarushaje Sub-county in Rukungiri District of western Uganda, committed suicide on Tuesday evening following a warning by education authorities that all unlicensed schools would be closed. According to locals, the body of Bindeeba who also doubled as

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Makerere Registrar Suspended for Extorting Money from Students

Makerere University Deputy Academic Registrar, Margaret Etuusa has been suspended, The Tower Post has learnt. Ms Etuusa who is in charge of Certificates, Ceremonies and Production Division is accused of extorting money from parents and students in the name of phone storage during the recently concluded graduation period. She allegedly hired a

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Kamara Declares Mak Forestry School GRC Bid

Makerere university's political kingpin Giftson Kamara has declared his candidature in a guild parliamentary position. The famous humble chap from Livingstone hall and flamboyant 19year old 2nd year student of Bachelor's of Social and Entrepreneurial forestry at the Makerere school of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences made public quest in one

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Makerere IT Experts Arrested For Altering Marks, Smuggling Students to Graduation List

Christopher Ntwatwa and his supervisor Mike Barongo from the Makerere University academic registrar’s office are being held by police for altering students marks, just a fortnight after the institution’s 67th graduation ceremony. Reports indicate that the two IT specialists were nabbed, by detectives from the Crime Intelligence and Investigations Department (CIID)

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Makerere Student Leader Denies Bribery Allegations

The Livingstone and Africa halls of residence mess minister Timothy Mununuzi Kisakye has cried out over allegations that he takes bribes in form of doughnuts and buns every day. In  a communique that The Tower Post has seen, the third year student says he has never been bribed with any doughnuts

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