Public Universities Vow to Continue with Strike even after Shs29b Government Pay

Public Universities Vow to Continue with Strike even after Shs29b Government Pay

Public universities have confirmed that they will not end the strike although the government has released Shs29b for their salary enhancement. The staff have vowed that, before the Shs4.3b arrears for support staff is paid, their strike is still on. In the press release on Tuesday, the Ministry of Finance said that the Shs29.5b released included […]

Stella Nyanzi Looses Baby to Cells

Stella Nyanzi Looses Baby to Cells

Dr Stella Nyanzi, the Makerere University research fellow has revealed that she had a miscarriage while in custody at the Luzira prison last week. Dr. Nyanzi, who appeared before court with a clean-shaved head and a cannula on her hand, told court High court judge, Lydia Mugambe that she was still weak following the misfortune and […]

Sacked Makerere Lecturers to Refund Salaries, Says Nawangwe

Sacked Makerere Lecturers to Refund Salaries, Says Nawangwe

Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabus Nawangwe has said all 45 Lecturers who were recently sacked from the University are to refund the salaries. In a press conference at the University, Prof. Nawangwe said the lecturers had not delivered and therefore no cause for a pay.  “All those staff that we continued paying our money and […]

Sacked Staff should Petition University Tribunal not Parliament- Prof Nawangwe

Sacked Staff should Petition University Tribunal not Parliament- Prof Nawangwe

Makerere University vice chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has challenged the sacked staff to follow the right University protocol in following up with their case. This comes a day after Parliament through the office of the Speaker on Wednesday received the petition from a section of staff requesting the house to set up a committee to […]

Public University Staff Threaten to Strike again Over Pay

Public University Staff Threaten to Strike again Over Pay

Staff members in various public institutions of higher learning have threatened to put down their working gears if government does not work upon their payments. In a December 3, confidential letter to the Education Minister, Hon Janet Museveni, staff members promised to Withdraw their  labour in public universities if their salary query is not resolved […]

Makerere Staff to Acquire 17 Percent Retirement Returns from MURBS

Makerere Staff to Acquire 17 Percent Retirement Returns from MURBS

The Makerere University Retirement Benefits Scheme (MURBS) has given back to the Makerere University staff who are registered members of the scheme. Each member is to receive a 17 percent return of his/her savings. MURBS declared this while at a press conference held on Tuesday, October 16, held in the Quality Assurance Tele-presence Centre, Senate […]

Soroti University Professor Collapses to Death in Planning Meeting

Soroti University Professor Collapses to Death in Planning Meeting

Dr Thomas Aisu Ongodia ,an associate professor at Soroti University in Eastern Uganda has collapsed and died in a senate meeting at the university. Dr. Ongodia was a professor from the school of health science. He allegedly collapsed in the boardroom suddenly after making his presentation. A university source who prefered anonymity told daily monitor […]