Author: Cyclone Times Reporter

Business
Diamond Trust Bank profit growth of 22% could be an indicator of a recovering economy

Diamond Trust Bank Uganda has registered a 22 percent growth in its profits before tax in 2018 compared to the previous year. According to the audited results released last week, the bank’s profits before tax in the last financial year grew to Ugx18.45 Billion compared to Ugx15.12 the previous year. Industry watchers say the bank’s […]

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Academics
Kyambogo ICT boss Dr. Okuonzi on list to guide Uganda into industrial revolution

In a bid for technological advancements in Uganda, President Museveni on Monday 08 April 2019 inaugurated the National Task Force that will guide the country on its journey into the fourth industrial revolution. Among the members appointed on the National Task Force by President Museveni is the famous Kyambogo University ICT boss, Dr John Okuonzi. […]

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Feature
Differently disabled children to get free medical and corrective surgery

Pearl Dairy Limited, through the LATO Milk Brand, has launched an ambitious project to provide medical and corrective surgery to differently-abled children in Uganda. Partnering with various organizations, LATO Milk launched ‘Lato Help Pack,’ to raise funds to provide free medical surgeries for children in a bid to give them another chance to live normal […]

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Crime
American tourist and his Ugandan driver kidnapped

The security agencies and Uganda Wildlife Authority have initiated joint operations to locate and rescue the American tourist with his Ugandan driver who was kidnapped on Tuesday. According to the Executive Director Uganda media centre, Ofwono Opondo, four armed men not yet identified ambushed the tourist with his driver at around 7 pm near Katoke […]

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General
Rwandan pregnant woman collapses and dies after being chased by Rwandan army trying to stop her from crossing over to Uganda to buy foo

Grief and sorrow have engulfed the Ugandan side of the border at Kyanika today morning after a pregnant woman in her mid-30s collapsed and died trying to flee Rwanda Army who tried to stop her and other from crossing over to Uganda to look for food. Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman Elly Maate has confirmed the […]

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Campus News
President Museveni appoints Prof. Eli Katunguka Chairperson National Council for Higher Education

The President of the Republic of Uganda Y. Museveni Kaguta on Friday, March appointed Prof. Eli Katunguka Rwakishaya who also doubles as the Vice Chancellor of Kyambogo University Chairperson of National Council for Higher Education (NCHE). In the appointment dated 22nd March 2019, the President appointed Kyambogo Vice-Chancellor in the office of NCHE for five (5) […]

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Academics
Kyambogo University calls for applications for direct entry scheme 2019/2020

One of the largest public Universities in Uganda, Kyambogo University has opened applications for O’ and A’ Level entry scheme for the academic year 2019/2020. The University has kept the application fee at a non-refundable charge of Shs.50,000/= (Nationals from the Republics of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and South Sudan) and $30 (Other Nationals) plus whatever bank […]

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Campus News
Kyambogo EC finally reveals students guild leadership elect 2019-2020

After a stiff struggle in the University tribunal on who won the Kyambogo guild election 2019/2019. The guild electoral commission has finally revealed the students guild leadership elect for the year 2019 -2020. The process was distorted after the elections on 14th March 2019 when the FDC flag bearer Mr. Atto Ssebbi Juma filed a petition […]

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Campus News
Kyambogo university Tribunal dismisses guild election petition

The Kyambogo University Tribunal has dismissed the guild election petition No. 001 of 2019 arising from the guild election that was held on the 14th of March this very year. It is noted that the petitioner Atto Sebbi Juma, the former guild presidential Candidate was dissatisfied with the results in which people power affiliated candidate […]

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