Author: Badru Katumba

Thief canned 100 strokes for stealing bed at University Hall- Makerere university

Kamwesi Franklin will leave to remember Monday, May 11th, 2015 after his arrest for attempting to steal a bed from University hall at Makerere University. Poor Franklin received 100 strokes like a Muslim Fornicator before being taken to police. ” Mbade ngenda kweyiya“… meaning….I was going to find a comfortable life for myself …..he said when angry hall members asked him where he was taking the bed. I found it very hard to take pictures but my aim is to become a photojournalist so I had to bare with a few slaps from some university students who never wanted...

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Nile Special University Football League: Kyambogo University 1-0 Nkumba University

Kyambogo University football team has beaten Nkumba university football team 1-0 in the Nile Special university Football League Match played on Sunday 26th April 2015. Ogiiki Collins Otim (shirt No. 12) scored for Kyambogo University football team in the 61st minute. This means that Nkumba and Kyambogo are both in the second position but Nkumba having an advantage because it has many goals. Makerere University is on top with 10 points. Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda Martyrs University, and Kampala University are each having 0, 4, and 2 points respectively. Makerere University will play with Nkumba university on Tuesday 28th...

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Kabakumba Masiko donates 1.4M for renovating Makerere University Tennis Court

Princess Kabakumba Labwoni Masiko Abwooli has donated 400,000/= cash and pledged to pay one million shillings more towards the renovation of Afrostone Lawn Tennis Court at Makerere University. The project aimed at renovating the Tennis Court is headed by the former chair-lady of Africa Hall, Nakintu Rinah. It is estimated to cost 74 million Uganda shillings. Afrostone Lawn Tennis Court had been turned into a sweet potato plantation but with Masiko’s rescue, tennis players are now smiling. An alumina of Africa hall and Member of Parliament for Bujenje Constituency in Masindi District (Masiko) promised to offer more support and...

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Makerere university Halls of Residence: University Hall

If you have ever been to Makerere University I’m sure you know University hall, but if you have never been at this Public University in Uganda, then here are some facts about this hall. University hall is one of the 6 halls of residence for male students at Makerere University. It is located next to the small gate for people who enter Makerere from Wandegeya. The hall accommodates about 500 students. University Hall currently also houses Mitchel hall members who always camp their for daily meals. Students who stay in the hall are called goats by residents from other halls...

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Makerere university Mary Stuart girls share a smile with 'forgotten' General David Sejusa

It was a cheerful day for ladies of Mary Stuart Hall as the “forgotten General”, David Sejusa rocked the prestigious public university. In a friendly and welcoming manner, Makerere University students dressed Sejusa in their deadly red student’s gown as they all smiled in satisfaction. The situation was calm as security was well handled by both the Gongom Guard Brigade (GGB) and Presidential Guild Brigade (PGB). This was at a political rally organised by the office of the LC5 Councillor, Luyiga Bernard on Thursday 23rd April 2015. Under the theme: “30yrs of NRM in power: Is it the solution to...

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