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Microfinance Support Centre On The Spot For Withholding Shs7bn Teachers’ Funds

Parliament has summoned Microfinance Support Centre (MSC) bosses to explain their refusal to hand over Shs7bn to teachers SACCO. Appearing before Parliament Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Tuesday to answer audit queries raised in the June 2016 Auditor General’s report, Alex Kakooza , the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education and Sports

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Education Ministry Officials Grilled Over Shs2bn ‘Gift’ To Private Universities

Uganda’s Ministry of Education and Sports officials were on Tuesday grilled by MPs on Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as to why they gave Shs2.1bn to private universities PAC summoned the Education Ministry officials following a revelation by   Auditor General, John Muwanga that the Ministry transferred Shs2.19bn to six private Universities

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How University Student Turns Plastic Bottles Into Precious Furniture

Empty plastic bottles (waste) remains a challenge in keeping Kampala and other towns across the country clean. However, Christine Ddamba, 23, a first year student at St. Lawrence University (SLAU) is turning this waste into precious furniture; she makes different types of furniture from empty plastic bottles and paper rolls. On

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Makerere Private Students

Full List: Makerere Admits 16,000 Private Students For 2017/18

Makerere University’s Office of the Academic Registrar,  has released the Official admission lists for privately sponsored students for the Academic Year 2017/2018. Speaking to URN, Charles Ssentongo, the Deputy Academic Registrar said the academic year begins on August 12. Ssentongo said that all students admitted on private programmes shall begin picking their admission

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