Over 70 Ugandan Students stranded in Corona Virus Stricken Wuhan, China

Over 70 Ugandan Students stranded in Corona Virus Stricken Wuhan, China

Uganda ambassador to Asia, Dr. Crispus Kiyonga, has confirmed that Ugandan students totaling to 70 are stranded in the Corona Virus affected area of Wuhan in China. About  400 other Ugandan students are scattered across China on private and Chinese government scholarships. However, the Ugandan government has no plans of evacuating these students or any […]

Makerere University to Offer Bachelor of Chinese and Asian Studies in 2019/2020

Makerere University to Offer Bachelor of Chinese and Asian Studies in 2019/2020

Makerere University has set goals to launch a bachelor degree in Chinese and Asian studies in the academic year 2019/2020. According to the Dean school of languages and literature and communication, Prof. Aaron Mushengyezi, the degree programme is vital especially as  the University is already offering the language under Bachelor of Arts degree. “This means a […]

Is Uganda safe? From the China “Debt trap”

Is Uganda safe? From the China “Debt trap”

With a wave of Imperialistic tendencies sweeping the world with what has been termed as China’s “debt traps”, how safe is Uganda ? 29% of Uganda’s total loans is owed to China’s EXIM Bank. China- Uganda loans  Loan agreement performance data (2016) indicate that China committed $350m for Entebbe-Kampala Expressway, $100m to improve road networks, $483m […]