Category: Campus News

Technology
Supermassive black hole found to 40 billion times bigger than the Sun

A supermassive black hole has been found to be up to nine times larger than previously expected – making it one of the biggest-ever discovered. The black hole in the Holmberg 15A galaxy has a mass of nearly 40 billion times larger than the Sun and is the biggest to be measured using a method […]

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Technology
Samsung to unveil Galaxy Note 10: What to expect

Samsung’s news “phablet” device, the Galaxy Note 10, is being launched tomorrow – but a lot has already leaked ahead of the event in New York. The company announced Wednesday’s launch event earlier this year with a teaser invitation featuring a stylus ahead of a small camera, suggesting the event will be for the successor […]

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Campus News
FRESHERS GUIDE: Grades are not all that matters, employers are looking for the X factor

Congratulations upon making it to the university. Look, I am not saying that you should not mind your academics. In fact, it’s only grading that matter for our parents, but for employers, it has to be more than just that. A friend of mine just graduated this year in January with a first-class degree in […]

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Academics
Video: How to activate your AIMS student portal, Kyambogo freshers

The Directorate of ICT and Services – DICTS, Kyambogo University has released a video to guide fresh students in the activation of their student portal accounts. The short video explains the pre-requisites and gives a step by step guide for accessing and activating the student account on the Academic Information Management System (AIMS). The directorate intends […]

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Politics
Gen Muntu’s ANT starts training leaders

The national coordinator for Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) Maj. Gen.Mugisha Muntu has officially opened the three days induction training aimed at sensitizing members of its women league to create more advocates for political change and encouraging more women to join politics. “Whatever you are doing to continue doing it, we must change that mindset. […]

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Politics
Mirundi: Besigye is irrelevant now, what will he do that he hasn’t yet?

Presidential advisor on media issues, Joseph Tamale Mirundi has claimed that opposition strongman and former presidential contestant, Dr. Kizza Besigye has lost the national appeal and should give way for another politician to be the face of opposition. Speaking during his one on one show on NBS TV, Mirundi alleged that Besigye is only leading […]

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Campus News
Makerere University Law School bans evening classes

At the start of the last academic year (2018/2019), Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe announced that they were trying to do away with evening courses sighting financial constraints and that the university did not have enough resources to run both day and evening classes. Now on Monday this week, Makerere University’s School of Law […]

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Academics
It was not viable! Makerere explains the scrapping of Law evening programme

Makerere University has said they scrapped the evening programme under the Bachelor of Laws programme due to financial constraints. About 35 students, who had applied for the evening programme in the academic year that begins in August, have been told to choose from the existing programmes; day and another dubbed the new executive programme, which […]

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Academics
Schools yet to act on inclusive ICT labs

With effect from next year, every school in the country must put in place facilities and equipment for learners with special needs to access information communications and technology services, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has said. The announcement was made by Nyombi Thembo, the director for Rural Communication and Development Fund (RCDF), in Gulu Town […]

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Politics
Bobi, Besigye dragged to court

A concerned citizen has sued Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, and former FDC president Kizza Besigye for heading what he calls unregistered political organisations. Mr Adens Rutaro Ntare, in his petition filed before the Constitutional Court on Friday, accuses Bobi Wine of running a self-styled political organisation with three names of ‘People […]

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