Category: Education

Education
Full Financial Support to Orphaned Children for Undergraduate Degree Abroad!

The Ashinaga Africa Initiative began in 2014. Its mission is to contribute to Sub-Saharan Africa’s expanding role in global development through increasing access to higher education abroad. We support orphaned students who are committed to returning home and initiating change, by providing access to full financial support to study at a university abroad (equivalent to […]

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Education
UNEB Trashes UCE Social Media Reports

Uganda National Examinations Board – UNEB has today disregarded information circulating on social media particularly “What’sapp” indicating that Hon Janet Museveni, the Minister for Education and Sports is delaying the release of 2017 results because she is out of the country. Since yesterday, Social Media was hit by reports indicating that UNEB is not to […]

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Campus News
Makerere Evening Programme Saga: Law School Sorted, Others Ignored

Makerere University School of law (SoL) has today suspended their strike, allowing evening programme to continue. Following meetings held on 29 and 30 January, 2018, involving SoL leadership and University Management, regarding lecturer’s suspension of evening programme, the staff at the School has agreed to temporarily suspend their industrial action on conditions. According to Dr Okello […]

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Campus News
Nawangwe’s Honeymoon Ends, Makerere Students Back to Striking Ways

Prof Barnabas Nawangwe’s honeymoon as the Makerere University Vice chancellor seems to be ending as students vow  to strike if the University fails to sort students on evening programme. A day into the semester, the Principal of the School of Law, Prof Christopher Mbazira abruptly suspended evening lectures until their demands as regards facilitation for […]

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Makerere Students Boycott Classes in Solidarity

Makerere School of Law (MLS) has today passed a resolution to boycott day classes until the question of evening classes is resolved. In response to the School’s Management Board not to teach students on evening programme, the students’ body under their Umbrella MLS, has called students’ on day programme to stay away from lectures until […]

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Makerere Dominates UNSA Elections, Burobuto Voted President

Mr Yamurebire Burobuto Jothan, the Makerere guild speaker was yesterday voted for Uganda National Students Association (UNSA) president in an election conducted at Ediofe Girls School in Arua district. Borubuto won the presidential seat with 123 votes against his closest rivals Abu Baker and Bukyana Julius who garnered 87 and 86 votes respectively. For many […]

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Campus News
Looming Strike as Makerere Suspends Evening Classes

With only a day into the new semester,  students from School of Law (LLB and LLM) on evening programmes today been shocked to find a notice addressed to them, informing them about the abrupt suspension of evening lectures. The notice from the School of Law’s Principal bears the information that evening lectures shall be discontinued […]

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Mak Grad: MUBS Ladies Take Best Overall, Best Female Scholar Honours

During the 68th Graduation Ceremony of Makerere the fuss rested on Namyenya Caroline; the best Humanities and best overall student, who attained a First Class Honours Degree in Bachelor of Commerce with a CGPA of 4.95. For her excellent performance, the high scoring student from Makerere University Business Scholl (MUBS) received a plaque, UGX 1million and […]

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Education
PLE 2017: Boys Score Highly Than Girls

The male candidates have beaten their female counterparts in the just released 2017 Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE. According to results, although there were more girls registered for the 2017 final exams, male candidates performed better compared to their counterparts. Daniel Odong the Uganda National Examinations Board secretary said that the PLE performance in 2017 was better […]

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Education
PLE out: 2,559 results held for investigations over malpractices

The Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB has today released the 2017 Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE. Results of 2,559 candidates have been withheld over suspected malpractices. Education minister, Janet Museveni, released the results in at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala. “Exam malpractice is a serious threat to our security and credibility as a country,” the […]

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