Makerere report says university should teach only sciences and post graduate courses

The report by the Makerere University Visitation Committee has recommended radical measures in the way the university is run including limiting Uganda’s oldest and most prominent public university to only offering science courses at degree level and graduate degrees (master’s degrees and PhDs). The committee was chaired by the late Abel Rwendeire and finalised the…

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Western region dominates jobs in army, police, foreign missions

A leaked report of the parliamentary committee on Equal Opportunities has revealed widespread regional imbalance when it comes to appointments to public offices. Majority of the senior officers in public offices hail from Western Uganda, the report notes. The committee’s investigation into presidential appointees, was commissioned by the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga in September 2016, after…

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Kampala University introduces compulsory Hepatitis B testing

Kampala University will require all its students to undergo Hepatitis B testing and vaccination before they return for the second semester for the 2017/2018 academic.   According to a December 06th notice issued by Moses Nyamurasha, the Director Kampala University Luweero Campus, students will only be registered upon presenting a Hepatitis B vaccination certificate.“There is…

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