Author: Derrick Senyonga

Makerere University strike: Students want 60% fees payment policy scrapped

Drama ensured when Police headed by the DPC Wandegeya Police station, Brian Ampaire made efforts to read out the letter which highlighted extension of Makerere University tuition payment deadline. But students rejected the letter and went on with the strike. Police deployed heavily but maintained calm even amidst confrontations from students that almost called for teargas.  Makerere University students were demanding for the permanent scrapping off of the 60% fees payment policy. The 60% policy demands that students pay at least 60% of tuition by the sixth week of the semester. According to this semester’s academic calendar 2015/2016, the 6th week ends on...

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Top Musicians Record song with President Museveni

The NRM cash bonanza will have everyone convert. Well the latest people to rally their support behind the “cash filled” party are our own celebrities. Top musicians in the country; Jose Chameleone, Bebe Cool, Radio and Weasel, Judith Babirye, Haruna, King Saha are some of the 10 top artists in the collaboration backing the incumbent and president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. It is thought that the NRM released 300m for the project with each artist banging 30m. The song is in favor of President Museveni and is named ‘Tubonge’. The artists shot a video of the song at Namboole and are...

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University Football League: Nkozi beat UCU 2-0 in a stunning encounter

Uganda Martyrs University beat Mukono based Uganda Christian University (UCU) 2-0 at their home grounds in Nkozi to increase their chances of qualification into the semi-finals. It will require a miracle from UCU, who had been a hot cake in the group stages. The return leg will take place on Wed, 14 October 2015 at UCU play grounds in Mukono. Kyambogo University will today 1st October host Makerere university Business School...

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Youth should internalize NRM ideas, Kyambogo University Guild President

Kyambogo University Guild President, Ian Kafuko has called upon fellow youth to pick up an intellectual fight and protect what their ‘fathers died for’. He made the remarks while addressing delegates at the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Inter-generational Dialogue held on 29th September 2015 at Imperial Royale Royale Hotel. He said the youth constitute 68% of the nation and are everywhere in the Uganda before imploring them to pick up a fight and defend the nation. “Every generation has had responsibilities, way back to the presidents’ liberation of the country. Those years were for fighting; today it is for protecting what our fathers...

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Meet Makerere’s goal scoring machine – Lubwama Joshua ‘Song’ who wants to see the VC Ddumba on the touchline

Born 20 years ago to Mr. SsebwalunyoEnockKigozi and Mrs. SsebwalunyoEnockKigozi, Joshua is the last born of four children. He has risen through the ranks to become Makerere’s top attacking midfielder topping the charts in the current University Football league with 5 goals in 4 games. Currently a second year Bachelor of Community Psychology student, he is described as hardworking and disciplined by both his coach and teammates. Senyonga Derrick caught up with the calm midfielder and talked about a range of issues, including personal history, ambitions and challenges. Who is Lubwama Joshua? Lubwama Joshua is a footballer nicknamed ‘Song’...

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