President Yoweri Museveni’s New Year Message

President Yoweri Museveni’s New Year Message

Greetings to all the Ugandans.  I congratulate you on finishing the year 2017 and entering the year 2018.  The year 2017 had a number of challenges for us.  One challenge was crime where our young women were targeted by criminals.  A total of 23 young women were killed.  These murderers were taking advantage of a […]

Why I did not join the Monday Strike- Bala David Bwiruka speaks out

Why I did not join the Monday Strike- Bala David Bwiruka speaks out

Makerere University students on Monday 5th October went on strike over the tuition policy that requires all students to pay 100% by the sixth week of the semester. Students want the policy scrapped. However, during the Monday strike, many blamed Makerere university Guild President, Bala David Bwiruka for not joining their cause. Below Bala writes […]

Makerere University Guild Update on Tuition Payment

Makerere University Guild Update on Tuition Payment

Greetings colleagues, allow me behalf of Makerere university students’ guild leadership present to the general student’s fraternity on key issues in our University. • We have noted with utmost concern of the issue of the tuition payment. The guild acknowledges receipt of a reminder from office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor Finance and Administration on the […]

Employment versus Dignity: Before you think of going abroad, first think outside the box

Employment versus Dignity: Before you think of going abroad, first think outside the box

As employment prospects in Uganda get delayed over lack of practicability, innovation and creativity, some employment agencies and foreign countries like Saudi Arabia have decided to use it as an opportunity to offer Ugandans fake jobs. These job opportunities have not just attracted hopeless Ugandans, but also certified university graduates. Unemployment is a serious challenge […]

Families to blame for high unemployment rate in Africa

Families to blame for high unemployment rate in Africa

Youth unemployment has remained a serious challenge in many African countries including Uganda. Much as the main causes of youth unemployment are believed to be ranging from inadequate supply of jobs, high corruption rate among others, families are also to blame for the high unemployment rate in Africa. The education foundation that our families set, […]

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