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BASOGA CAUSED THE CLOSURE OF BUSOGA VARSITY-DR KAZUNGU

Dr. David Kazungu also referred to as the grandpa of the elites in Busoga has condemned the acts of some of the Basoga leaders for fueling the closure of Busoga University.

Dr Kazungu made the remarks during the graduation ceremony of 173 grade three, Early childhood development and child care teachers at Kamuli primary teacher's college.

Dr Kazungu noted that it is quite embarrassing and unrealistic for the University can be closed yet Busoga has a number of key stake holders including the Speaker of Parliament, ministers and other key policy makers who would have stood firm to ensure that all the in-fighting within the university are dealt with to ensure the smooth running of the institution.

Recently Busoga University was closed for using unqualified lecturers and awarding certificates to students who have not studied from the University.

On a different note, Kazungu urged the graduates to exhibit professionalism and always love their work. He argued them to always yarn to up grade in their discipline.

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CLIMATE CHANGE: GOVERNMENT ISSUES DIRECTIVE ON CLIMATE CHANGE BUDGETING

Mukono - The Ministry of Finance has directed all Government ministries and department to incorporate Climate Change in their budgeting processes, as a measure to combat the world’s apparent largest threat. The Ministry of Finance has sent out a Government memo to trickle down to the lowest leadership and governance level, directing all departments

BESIGYE SPEAKS OUT ON THE LOP MANDATE

The former FDC flag bearer Dr. Kiiza Besigye has revealed that the choice of the leadership of the opposition in parliament was a party mandate. Besigye was responding to the question on whether the party leadership in parliament was misrepresented when the party President Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu choose to have a leader of opposition in Parliament a matter that was seen to accept

250 GOLFERS FOR ANNUAL CAPTAINS‘ TOURNEY

Over 250 golfers are expected to participate in the annual Golfers’ tournament which will be preceded by a one-day course. The event is expected on Saturday 12th March 2016 at the Uganda Golf Club, in Kampala. As Lady Captain Katy Kabenge explains, the event is geared towards developing the game further in the Country, and groom more talent.

BRIEFCASE FIRMS BLAMED FOR COLLAPSING BUILDINGS

The Uganda National Association of Building and Civil Engineering has pinned unregistered briefcase companies for the rampant collapse of buildings in Kampala and other parts of the country.

Another major contributing factor to the collapsing of buildings is caused

Kalangala Farmers Petition UN

Kalangala – Farmers from Bugala Island in Kalangala have petitioned the United Nations over their land that is reportedly occupied by Bidco a Palm oil firm.Through their umbrella organization Bugala Farmers Association, the Islanders allege that the Palm Oil Company has grabbed their land, and adamantly refused to compensate them for long.

ELECTIONS WERE FREE AND FAIR-UHRC

The Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) has downplayed allegations of vote rigging in the highly contested presidential and parliamentary elections.

The UHCR report is a departure from that of the European Union observers who

SSEMATIMBA EJECTED FROM PARLIAMENT

The High court in Kampala has declared the Busiro South constituency MP seat vacant after nullifying the election of Peter Ssematimba.

Presiding Judge Lydia Mugabe then ordered

GOVERNMENT TO REVAMP UGANDA AIRLINES

A move to revamp the defunct Uganda Airlines has ignited debate on whether the government is being realistic or rather wishfully thinking.

The national carrier was liquidated in the early 90’s at the height a mass privatisation

MOTHER SETS SON ABLAZE

Entebbe - Police in Entebbe is holding a woman for setting ablaze her son who burnt to death. Namugaanyi Ruth, burnt her son Katebere Emanuel 7yrs a pupil at Agali Awamu Primary School, Luwafu, Nkumba. Namugaanyi, a teacher at the same school reportedly set ablaze the house in which her son was this morning.