Police Attempt to Arrest Former Makerere ‘Strike Lord’ on Graduation

Police Attempt to Arrest Former Makerere ‘Strike Lord’ on Graduation

Police yesterday tried to arrest Simon Wanyera, former Makerere university chief demonstrator at his graduation day. Five police officers tried to drag Wanyera out of the graduation tent. However, the noise from other graduands deterred police who returned him to his seat. They however opted to deploy three more officers clad in civilian attires to […]

Janet Museveni tells Makerere University Lecturers to Call Off Strike

Janet Museveni tells Makerere University Lecturers to Call Off Strike

Janet Museveni who is the Minister for Education and Sports has asked lecturers at Makerere University to resume their work as soon as the University opens on January 19th. While speaking at the the University’s 69th graduation ceremony on Tuesday, the minister said that the government has already put up the funds to settle the […]

President Museveni Lauds Makerere Vice Chancellor Prof. Nawangwe for Firing Staff

President Museveni Lauds Makerere Vice Chancellor Prof. Nawangwe for Firing Staff

The President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has lauded the Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe over his strategies towards ensuring discipline in the university. In his remarks at the 69th graduation ceremony on Tuesday January 15, 2019 at Makerere Freedom Square, Museveni promised to render support to the University administration to fight impunity. The president […]

Pakistan University Renames Valentine’s Day- ‘Sister’s Day’

Pakistan University Renames Valentine’s Day- ‘Sister’s Day’

University of Agriculture in Faisalabad (UAF) in Pakistani has decided to re-brand Valentine’s Day as “Sister’s Day”. The institution started with handing out headscarves and shawls to its female students in a bid to de-campaign valentines deeming it unnecessary and an erosion of Islam culture. “In our culture, women are more empowered and earn their […]

Lecturer Carola Hilfrich receives threats from student she critised of putting on Military Uniform

Lecturer Carola Hilfrich receives threats from student she critised of putting on Military Uniform

Carola Hilfrich, a lecturer at Hebrew University of Jerusalem has raised his fears over a student she critised of coming into the lecture room in military uniform. Hilfrich who is the Senior Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Cultural has after that received several emails threatening her life. She has therefore decided not to come to […]

The Government in Zambia extends loan scheme to five Public Institutions

The Government in Zambia extends loan scheme to five Public Institutions

The government in Zambia has extend the provision of higher education grants and loans to five public institutions in the country. The five institutions to benefit from the services include; Palabana University, Chalimbana University, Mulungushi University, Mukuba University and Kwame Nkrumah University. The Zambian Observer reports that the Ministry of Higher Education Public Relations Officer, […]

64 Kyambogo Staff Miss out on Research Grants Over Plagiarism

64 Kyambogo Staff Miss out on Research Grants Over Plagiarism

Kyambogo University Council approved Shs1.7 billion and a Research and Grants Adhoc Committee was established to promote research, innovation and knowledge generation. The committee requested for proposals from all interested staff members in the field of technology, education, sciences (including chemistry, mathematics, statistics, nature, and environment, physical, biological), Arts and Humanities (Including sexual Violence at Kyambogo […]

26 Universities Risk Closure over Expired Licences

26 Universities Risk Closure over Expired Licences

National Council for Higher Education revealed that over 26 private Universities have expired provisional licences. The universities received a warning from the council yesterday imploring them to renew their licences with in a period of one year or stand to be closed. Other 11 Universities had their license reaching the expiry date and majority operating […]

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