Academics Worried About Runyoro-Rutooro Language

Academics Worried About Runyoro-Rutooro Language

Academics from Bunyoro and Tooro have expressed concern about the possible sidelining of the Runyoro-Rutooro language in educational institutions in Uganda if nothing is done immediately to address the anomaly. This red flag was raised during a select meeting that met at Mussy Hotel, Wandegeya, Kampala, on July 14, 2022. Addressing the meeting, Prof. Oswald […]

Makerere suspends guild elections after UCU student stabbed to death

Makerere suspends guild elections after UCU student stabbed to death

Makerere University Council Thursday night suspended the students’ governing body, the Students’ Guild, and indefinitely deferred polls due today to elect its 88th President after the son of a Member of Parliament was killed in a clash during last-minute campaigns. The deceased was late Thursday night identified as Betungura Bewatte, 27, a son of a […]

Farewell to James Caan, a screen tough guy with a heart as big as his fists

Farewell to James Caan, a screen tough guy with a heart as big as his fists

Like a panther or a heavyweight boxer, James Caan knew when to follow his instincts. There’s a famous moment early in Francis Ford Coppola’s 1972 mafia epic The Godfather – the film that earned Caan an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor and secured his immortality – where he’s acting purely on intuition. The script called for Caan, playing Don Vito […]

IUIU GUILD ELECTIONS 2020; Walunga Yusuf Wins Polls with 68.4%

IUIU GUILD ELECTIONS 2020; Walunga Yusuf  Wins Polls with 68.4%

Walunga Yusuf was on Saturday 29th February 2020 evening declared winner of  Islamic University In Uganda (IUIU) guild elections 2020-2021,main campus, Mbale.  Yusuf is a second-year student who is pursuing a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at the main campus. Walunga  was declared new guild president  after  gaining the highest number of votes 1277(68.4%)  followed by […]

The Life and Times of Prof. Apolo Nsibambi – The First Non-Head-of-State Chancellor of Makerere university

The Life and Times of Prof. Apolo Nsibambi – The First Non-Head-of-State Chancellor of Makerere university

Fare thee well Prof. Apolo Nsibambi (1940-2019) Prof. Apolo Nsibambi was on Tuesday 28th May 2019 announced dead. He died at his home in Lunguja in Rubaga Division. He was aged 78. “It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.” Henry Rollins  was quoted saying. Rollins’ quote best describes Prof. Nsibambi’s name whose […]

Former Makerere People Power Guild Presidential Aspirant Missing

Former Makerere People Power Guild Presidential Aspirant Missing

Friends and family of the former Makerere University guild presidential aspirant, Mr Joshua William Mukisa, are puzzled after five days of not spotting their loved one. The third-year Law student was last seen  on Friday night last week by a roommate, Mr Tadeo Nyakoojo, with whom he resides at Lumumba hall. “I returned from reading, […]

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