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Uganda Borrows USD200M from World Bank to Accelerate Digital Transformation

The World Bank has approved $200 million financing to expand access to high-speed and affordable internet, improve efficiency of digitally enabled public service delivery, and strengthen digital inclusion in Uganda. The new Uganda Digital Acceleration Project-GovNet (UDAP-GovNet) will support the extension of 1,000 km of the national backbone fiber infrastructure, an

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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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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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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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Dr Tanga calls for suspension of Makerere deputy academic registrar

A leaked letter from the chairman of Makerere convocation, Dr Tanga Odoi, indicates that the university's former employee is calling for the suspension of Ms Margaret Etuusa, the institution's deputy registrar (certificates and ceremonies). According to the letter that is dated February 27 and addressed to Charles Barugahare the university secretary,

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