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Mukono police recover properties stolen from UCU students

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono police have displayed several electronic items believed to have been stolen from students of Uganda Christian University-UCU and residents from the nearby communities for collection. The items that were recovered from thugs include flat television sets, smartphones, refrigerators, and computers. Some of the items …

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Penile cancer rare, but on the rise in Uganda

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Doctors at the Uganda Cancer Institute are seeing more male patients suffering from cancer of the penis than before. Cancer of the penis or penile cancer occurs when the cells on a man’s penis grow out of control. It often starts in the …

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Mr Obomba – A journalist and a gentleman

He was a man of great experience with a leadership track record in the civil service. He also had extensive  international exposure. EULOGY | By Monica B. Chibita | This morning I woke up to the shocking news that my friend and colleague, Mr. Okoku Obomba had passed away at Mengo …

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UCU boosts medical and dentistry school with UGX 1.4 billion equipment

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Christian University- UCU has acquired new equipment for the school of medicine and dentistry to support the practical learning of students. Part of the consignment worth 1.46 Billion Shillings shall be delivered to training hospitals that are used by UCU students for internship training. …

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UCU extends online semester registration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Christian University-UCU has extended the deadline for the registration of continuing and new students by one week. Registration for UCU online academic semester ended on Friday, October 23. About 50 students among others who attended the zoom meeting on Friday pleaded with the …

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Makerere, UCU defend online learning program

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University and Uganda Christian University have defended the online learning program. In a recent petition to Parliament, student leaders from Makerere University, Uganda Christian University (UCU), Kyambogo University and Uganda Martyrs’ University demanded that online learning should be suspended. They argued that the …

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UCU to conduct students guild elections online

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Christian University-UCU has embarked on the process of conducting students’ guild elections using its own e-voting application named ‘e-Chagua,’ conjoined from a Kiswahili word meaning ‘choose’. The university is expected to conduct the voting exercise on November 16. The submission of applications by …

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UCU secures free internet services for its e-learning platform

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Christian University has secured an offer for free internet services from MTN-Uganda to support its e-learning program. The University plans to officially resume it’s academic semester online this month after close to six months of inactivity as a result of a lockdown that …

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