Ndejje University opens water research and development center

Ndejje University opens water research and development center

Ndejje University, in partnership with the University of Rottenburg, German has opened a water research and development center to help the students and local community in rain water harvesting. The center was officially disclosed on Tuesday in Luwero by the University vice chancellor, Eliab Lugujjo during   a short-term exchange programme for Baden-Wurttemberg- Stipendium University, German. “The […]

Most Ugandan Universities working below standard- NCHE Report

Most Ugandan Universities working below standard- NCHE Report

According to the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) investigation report that was released yesterday (daily monitor) indicate the most Universities in Uganda are working  below minimum standards. Some universities were found to be offering unrecognised academic programmes while others have a low student enrollment and academic staffing levels that do not meet operational requirements. Below […]

Makerere Professor Rape Case Risks Closure as Student Witness Fails Appear Before Court

Makerere Professor Rape Case Risks Closure as Student Witness Fails Appear Before Court

Makerere University Professor Christopher Bakuneta allegedly sexually harassed  Vanesha Ntegesa, a student on March 27, 2016. A case against the College of Natural Science lecturer and was arrested on on March 28, 2016 and remanded to Luzira prison. However, in October the same year, Prof. Bakuneta was granted a Shs1 million bail by Justice Yasin Nyanzi. The jury had […]

Kadaga Seeks Cancellation of Makerere DVC Appointments Over Gender Discrimination

Kadaga Seeks Cancellation of Makerere  DVC Appointments Over Gender Discrimination

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has advised Makerere University authorities to annul the recent deputy Vice Chancellor appointments over gender imbalance. “I have realized that they are all men, so the entire leadership of Makerere University is skewed,” Kadaga said. The speaker therefore tasked the Committee on Education and Sports to analyse the University […]

Parliament Select Committee Blames Sexual Violence Rates on Cultural practices

Parliament Select Committee Blames Sexual Violence Rates on Cultural practices

Members of Parliament on the Select Committee investigating allegations of sexual violence in schools and institutions of learning have blamed blamed the rampant sexual harassment on the existent bad cultural practices. The conclusion was made during one of their tours in Bundibugyo and Ntoroko districts. The committee was shocked to find that most girls are […]

Parliament select committee to Dig into St. Lawrence schools sex Scandals

Parliament select committee to Dig into St. Lawrence schools sex Scandals

The Parliament  Select Committee into the sexual violence in schools is set for St Lawrence schools and University to probe into the sex scandals that were earlier reported at the institute. The committee will meet teachers from all the schools as an extension of their investigations into sexual violence in institutions of learning. Allegations of sexual […]

Makerere University Finally gets New Deputy Vice Chancellors

Makerere University Finally gets New Deputy Vice Chancellors

Makerere University has decide on Dr Umar Kakumba as the 1st Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs) and Prof. William Bazeyo as the 2nd Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration). This followed a long hunt  for  the most eligible candidates and sessions of presentations from selected individuals. The newly elects were appointed by the University Chancellor, Prof. Ezra Suruma […]

Students Must Register on AIMS before Examinations, Prof. Elly Katunguka Answers Kyambogo Rioters

Students Must Register on AIMS before Examinations, Prof. Elly Katunguka Answers Kyambogo Rioters

Kyambogo University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Elly Katunguka has urged all students to register on the Academic Information Management System (AIMS) before the beginning of the examination period. He added that no student will enter the examination room when his/her name is not reflected on the system. “I would like to inform you that no student […]