To vote or not to vote: Will the 2016 election represent the will of all Ugandans?

 By Philimon Badagawa & Paul Kisembo The February 2016 Elections are billed as a crucial time when #UgandaDecides who will be the next president, Members of Parliament and local government leaders. Frequent free and fair elections are globally regarded as a key component of democratic governance as citizens of a country get the chance to […]

Updates and Programme of Pope Francis’ visit to Uganda 2015

Updates and Programme of Pope Francis’ visit to Uganda 2015

His Holiness Pope Francis will arrive in Uganda on Friday 27th November 2015 at Entebbe International Airport for his visit that will end on Sunday 29th November 2015. This was revealed by Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda, Michael August Blume at the Uganda Episcopal Conference held at Uganda Catholic Secretariat in Nsambya (Kampala – Uganda) on Monday, 19th October […]

YMCA Comprehensive Institute Kampala starts offering Degree courses

YMCA Comprehensive Institute Kampala starts offering Degree courses

YMCA Comprehensive Institute Kampala has started offering degree courses  alongside the diploma and certificate courses. According to the academic Registrar, the degree courses have been approved by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) and will kick off in August 2015. The degree courses include: 1. Bachelors of Information Technology – BIT 2. Bachelors of […]

UCU HOSTELS: VICTORY STUDENTS HOSTEL

UCU HOSTELS: VICTORY STUDENTS HOSTEL

After a long walk-able distance from UCU main gate, my eyes could not resit looking at a well designed house standing out in a fence locked with a black gate. As I move closer still wondering who puts up in this residence, a black tender lady with a blue note book and a pen softly […]

37% of Ugandan students are victims of Campus Mental Health

37% of Ugandan students are victims of Campus Mental Health

Recent research on university campus mental health suggests that 37% of university students in Uganda experience psychosocial problems in terms of traumatic experiences, emotional problems, antisocial behavior and academic problems.  On further analysis, 34.8% of the said students experienced depression and anxiety (psychopathology). A full study presentation can be accessed on this link “Psychosocial problems and […]

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