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MUK hit with Graduation hoods crisis

By Damali Mukhaye. Makerere University has been hit with the crisis of the Graduation hoods, one of the attire students put on during graduation ceremony. This comes with only four days left to the graduation ceremony slated to take place next week from Tuesday the 15th of January to Friday 18th. Speaking to KFM, students slated to graduate say that they have bounced several times due to graduation hood stock outs on campus, yet the money for the whole attire was included on the functional fees. Meanwhile, the vice chancellor of the university Prof Barnabas Nawangwe says that the problem hoods stock out has been rectified so students can start picking them.

Porter charged for stealing 3 pairs of jean trousers

By Ruth Anderah A porter has been arraigned before City Hall Court and charged with offence of stealing 3 pairs of jean trousers valued at 90,000 shillings. 19 year Isaac Ndaulaa resident of Naguru has been charged with theft offence, which he denied before a grade one magistrate Patrick Talisuna. Prosecution led by Lydia Batiibwe states that on 2nd January 2019 at Mulimira zone in Kampala, Ndaula stole three pairs of jean trousers valued at 90,000 shillings the property of Christopher Bataganya. He was remanded until January 25th 2019 for trial to kick off.

Parliament to investigate KCCA

By Ssebuliba Samuel. The shadow minister for Kampala and local government Hon Betty Nambooze has petitioned parliament to take interest in existence many employs in KCCA on acting basis. According to Nambooze, ministry of public service recruited 280 competent works to be employed by KCCA, they were put on halt on basis of lack funds to pay them. She said that despite that excuse since 2010 KCCA has been employing 742 workers on a four month renewable contract. She has now asked KCCA The speaker has now forwarded the petition to parliamentary committee on presidential affairs to scrutinize it with care.

MUK Clears MUBS students to graduate

By Damali Mukhaye. Makerere university management has cleared the students of Makerere university business school in Nakawa to graduate their students during the 69th forth coming gradation ceremony slated for next week. Makerere university had during the previously graduations blocked of students of Mubs from graduating over 4.5 billion shillings mubs owed Makerere in functional fees. Speaking to KFM, the vice chancellor of Makerere University prof Barnabas Nawangwe says that Mubs management were able to sort out their debt and issues they had between the two. He says that their students have also been cleared to graduate during the fourth coming 69th graduation ceremony which kicks off on 15th to 18th of January next week. Mubs will graduate their students …

Deputy Speaker concerned over declining public interest and participation in elections

By Benjamin Jumbe. The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has expressed concern over declining public interest and participation in elections in Uganda. Oulanyah made these remarks during an engagement with the media at parliament ahead of the parliament week which starts on Sunday 13th January 2019. Oulanyah said that¬†public trust in elected leaders globally has declined, partially due to unfulfilled promises politicians make during campaigns, he however says this trend undermines democracy and as such should be addressed. The parliament week is an annual event held at parliament to promote engagement of public with parliament and make parliament much more accessible to the public. The parliamentary week will start on 13th and end on 19th under the theme ‚ÄúChampioning …