Kyambogo University Students were on Friday 26th December 2018 in a demonstration for the second time in a week over the proposed tuition increment. The strike started at around 10:00am. A section of students were on their way matching to the main building demanding for a word from the Vice Chancellor over the matter. Students are […]
Gulu University administration has suspended examinations for first semester one for the academic year 2017/2018 following a strike by the non teaching staff. The non teaching staff went on strike on Monday 4th December 2017 over unpaid up allowances of over sh700m. They say that this money should be cleared before they give examinations to students. […]
Greetings to you all. To my understanding I think people rarely spot the difference between a Strike and a Demonstration. Students’ voices need to act and come up with the Petition which shall be addressed to various stake holders including Ms. Jennifer S Musisi, the Director Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and this can be […]
The administration of Makerere University has finally responded to the students’ cries that led to a two days strike over 100% tuition payment policy with pleasing news. The policy that required students to clear 100% of the tuition by the end of the 6th week from the start of the semester has now been reviewed. It […]
Police, teargas, shooting of both rubber and live bullets explain the deadly tension and loud cries that have engulfed Makerere University campus and the surrounding areas. The academic business has been paralyzed because of the 100% tuition policy. Students at the oldest public university in Uganda are striking over the university tuition payment policy that requires […]
Today’s peaceful morning demonstration at Makerere University abruptly turned violent.This followed police interception of students who were matching to Parliament to launch a petition to the speaker. Police fired teargas, rubber and live bullets in the air to disperse the students. One student was overhead saying, they a peaceful and it’s only the police leading […]
Makerere University government sponsored students went on strike on Monday morning of 9th March 2015 demanding to be paid special faculty allowance. The striking students are organised under their umbrella; Makerere University Government Sponsored Students (MUGOSA). Special Faculty allowance was scrapped off in 2012 and changed into Special Faculty Requirement Fund. It was indicated on Admission […]
Developing story: Makerere university student are demonstrating over faculty allowances. The strike started on Monday morning of 9th March 2015.