Monday , October 14 2019
Home / Tag Archives: students

Tag Archives: students

Gulu university student leaders protest poor state of toilets

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Students of Gulu University have protested the poor state of the university toilets. The students say the current state of the flush toilets and urinals is putting them at serious health risks.  Led by the Guild President Johnson Noowe, the students on Wednesday held a …

Read More »

30 students receive Chinese scholarships at Makerere university

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Chinese Ambassador to Uganda, H.E Zheng Zhuqiang has awarded tuition scholarships to 30 students at Makerere university for this academic year. Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the Makerere University Vice Chancellor on Thursday hailed the people of the Republic of China for their generosity towards Makerere …

Read More »

Muslim children get Catholic education in flexible Madagascar

Antsiranana, Madagascar | AFP |  The bell of St. John’s Catholic high school, next to the cathedral in Antsiranana in northern Madagascar, sounds for the noon break, and hundreds of students pour into the street. Among them is Michael Beafara. With his schoolbag on his back, he hails a tuk-tuk taxi, …

Read More »

Namirembe Hillside students released on bond

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven students of Namirembe Hiilside High School who were arrested in connection to three fire outbreaks at the school have been released on police bond. The students were arrested two weeks following a second fire outbreak at the school library and dormitory. The students spent …

Read More »

DRC National confesses to murder of two University students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Congolese National has confessed to the murder of two university students whose bodies were found rotting in a rented room in Kakeeka division, Rubaga Division, early this week. The suspect identified as Malimali Ndihoma Sisco Mashal Justine is believed to have been an ex-boyfriend …

Read More »

Oulanyah rallies students to protect environment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has asked Ugandans to devote themselves to environment protection, saying it takes only commitment. Oulanyah said the country is already fraught with policies, laws and institutions to protect the environment, but that commitment from citizens is lacking. “The …

Read More »

The university is not a factory

Thousands of students are pumped out of universities with degrees so that bureaucrats can tick off their performance targets Kampala, Uganda | SEAN MFUNDZA MULLER |  If you believe the glossy adverts, puff pieces and award ceremonies, you might think that many South African universities are becoming increasingly impressive by …

Read More »

Excitement as 2018 Stanbic National Schools Championship is launched

Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Students are excited after Stanbic Bank launched the 2018 National Schools Championship in conjunction with the Ministry of Education and Sport on March 19. Running under the theme ‘Empowering the job creators of tomorrow’, the competition will seek to nurture entrepreneurship, creativity and long term business thinking. …

Read More »

Students excel in NBL’s Shs 1.8bn scholarship

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Beer Maker, Nile Breweries Limited has announced the exceptional performance of the 2017 Equality Scholarship candidates. The beneficiaries that completed their O and A level examinations are set to join S5 and university respectively under the Shs1.8 billion scholarship programme called Equality Scholarship. “Central to …

Read More »