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Kamunyu’s tenure as MUASA, FASPU chairperson comes to an end

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The tenure of Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi as Chairperson Forum for Academic Staff in Public Universities-FASPU, and Makerere University Academic Staff Association-MUASA has come to an end. Kamunyu served as FASPU chairperson for almost two years having been elected in June 2019. His tenure as a …

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Gov’t asked to increase funding to public universities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Public universities have asked government to increase funding for the living out allowances for government sponsored students. In a meeting with the Committee on Education, the Senior Planner for Lira University, Tom Richard Atim said that since the inception of the university in July 2015, …

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Public Universities develop new students registration system

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Public Universities are moving away from the Academic Information Management System (AIMS) to the Academic Management Information System (ACMIS), saying it will give them more control over student information. AIMS is an integrated information system designed to meet the needs of educational institutions with a …

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Public University staff withdraw labour over salary enhancement woes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Academic staff in Public Universities have resolved to withdraw their labour citing inequalities in the distribution of the 50 billion Shillings provided by the government to enhance their salaries. In April this year, the Ministry of Education released a salary distribution schedule indicating a …

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Museveni asks public universities to realign curricula to create jobs

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has implored Public Universities to realign their curricula to address the dilemma of unemployment facing graduates in the country. He made the call while officiating at the 15th graduation ceremony of Gulu University on Saturday. Up to 1,513 students comprising of 870 …

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Museveni asks public universities staff to resume work

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has advised staff of public universities to report back to work and allow him handle their salary enhancement demands. While meeting leaders of public universities staff associations at State House Entebbe on Tuesday evening, Museveni said that he wasn’t aware that his …

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Museveni to meet Public University staff over salary enhancement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Staffs representatives from nine Public Universities are expected to meet President, Yoweri Museveni to discuss the delayed salary enhancement. Khalid Mahmoud, the deputy spokesperson Gulu University, says he received an invitation to meet the President at State House, Entebbe on Tuesday to discuss their …

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