Public Universities’ Bank Accounts to Close as URA takes over Fees Collection

Public Universities’ Bank Accounts to Close as URA takes over Fees Collection

At the end of April, public Universities in Uganda were shaken by the notice from the the Ministry of Finance directing  Uganda Revenue Authority(URA) to takeover the tuition collection of the Universities. According to the Ministry of Finance  spokesperson, Mr Jim Mugunga, the new development will help fight the vice of ghost students, bureaucracy and costs in […]

Liberia president declares Free Education at public universities

Liberia president declares Free Education at public universities

President George Manneh Weah  has tasked all public Universities to offer free education to  all undergraduate students. The president used his Facebook page to announce the development but did not offer a detailed explanation. “Today, I’m excited to announce that I have declared the University of Liberia and all other Public Universities in Liberia tuition […]

Sweden To Stop Funding Public Universities In Uganda

Sweden To Stop Funding Public Universities In Uganda

According to the the Swedish ambassador to Uganda,Mr Per Lindgard,  the issue of funding universities is a matter of development of and for a country, and needs to be steered nationally. “We expect the government of Uganda and the universities shall allocate more local funding to post-graduate training and research and that new ways of […]

Staff at Public Universities Plan to Strike

Staff at Public Universities Plan to Strike

The staff at public universities in Uganda have agreed to go on strike over government’s failure to allocate money for their salary increment in the 2018/2019 budget. The decision to lay down their tools was reached during a meeting attended by different staff associations from the public universities across the country. The meeting was held […]

Opening of Soroti University Blocked by NCHE

Opening of Soroti University Blocked by NCHE

With a visual impression that the administration block featuring 16 lecture theatres, lecture halls, eight science laboratories, eight tutorial rooms and laboratories designed specifically for medicine, engineering and associated science courses, Soroti University is going to be one of the grate Public universities in Uganda. But National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) says Soroti University […]

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