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Tension as Fire Guts Popular MUBS Hostel

News reaching us indicates that a popular Makerer University Business School (MUBS) hostel has caught fire. Valley Courts Hostel located in Nakawa caught fire on Wednesday (May 3rd, 2017) mid-morning causing tension among the students residing within and those from neighboring hostels. By publication time, Police has not yet arrived at the

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New Guild Cabinet Divides Makerere FDC Chapter, Students Protest

A bitter row has come up amongst members of Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Makerere chapter following the appointment of Ian Ndamwesiga as Guild Prime Minister. FDC leaning Makerere Guild President Paul Kato on Friday announced the cabinet with which he will serve the country’s oldest institution of higher learning. Among

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Full List: New Makerere Guild Cabinet Announced

Makerere guild president Kato Paul has Friday surprised many as he controversially announced Lakisa Mercy Faith the 2nd runner up in the just concluded presidential election as his assistant. Speaking during the swearing in ceremony held at Makerere University main hall, Kato said choosing Lakisa is a step ahead to reconciliation. “Now

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UCU Starts Shs 1.7 Billion Campus Road Construction Project

Uganda Christian University (UCU) has commissioned a Shs 1.7 billion road construction project at her main campus in Mukono. The exercise took place on Wednesday, April 19th 2017 at her serene main campus in Mukono. The commissioning marked the start of the first phase of the construction of Suubi, Sanyu, Library Rise,

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Makerere: Marks of  All February Graduands Being Verified

The process of verifying marks for 14,897 graduands who were passed out at Makerere University’s 67th graduation ceremony has started. The graduation that happened about two months ago was followed by marks of a compromised system with administrators learning that some unqualifying students could have been smuggled onto the coveted graduation

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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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Two UCU Degree Programs Get Global Recognition

The Uganda Christian University (UCU) got another stamp of approval when two of her degree programs got global recognition. The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), a global accounting body of accountants and Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) accredited its Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program. This happened

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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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