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KYAMBOGO STAFF WRITE TO JANET MUSEVENI

Kyambogo University Senior Administrative Staff Association (KYUSASA) presented a letter to the minister of state for Higher Education and sports, Hon. John C. Muyingo seeking for an immediate invention in the Kyambogo University Vice Chancellor Vacuum, which members of KYUSASA are saying that the search process is dragging the University into un necessary expenditures for a fresh process to a substantive VC.

Jackson Betihamah, Chairman, Kyambogo University Senior Administrative Staff Association, who doubles as chairman, Public University Non-Teaching Staff Executive Forum (PUNTSEF) adds that Kyambogo University acting officials have hindered promotions of the both the Teaching and Non-teaching staffs because they are not substantive in their offices.

Jackson Betihamah, Chairman,Public Universities Non-Teaching Staff Executive Forum who doubles as a newly elected, chairperson, Kyambogo University Senior Administrative Staff Association (KYUSASA) says that their request for the minister’s invention follows un guided and un decisive university council over coming up with the final substantive Vice Chancellor.

SB……………Betihamah Jackson-Chairman PUNTSEF/KYUSASA

Betihamah adds that the current crisis at Kyambogo of not having the VC is also hindering promotions of both the teaching and non-teching staff something which is de-moralizing the staff, thus compromising their effectiveness at work.

SB……………Betihamah Jackson-Chairman PUNTSEF/KYUSASA

Jackson denied accusations from some members of the Non-teaching staff that he is politicizing the issue of Vice Chancellor because he is believed to be fronting one of the contestants on the position.

SB……………..Betihamah Jackson

Kyambogo University wrangles over the Vice Chancellor appointment remain uncertain as the earlier process was dumped claiming was un fair however, it is time that will tell.

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UGANDA LAW SOCIETY GETS NEW PRESIDENT

Lawyers under their umbrella Association, the Uganda Law Society have overwhelmingly voted Francis Gimara as their new president. The elections officer Norah Matovu Winnie, announced Gimara the winner in a Saturday heated race at Speke Resort Hotel Munyonyo after he polled 710 votes. His rival Peters Kizito Musoke from Shonubi, Musoke Co. Advocates trailed with 259 votes.

BUDGET CUTS IRK KCCA COUNCILLORS

By Maria Eyoru

Kampala Capital City Councilors have tasked Kampala Minister Betty to explain the Budget cuts to the Authority, which they say is likely to affect service delivery in the City.

In a heated meeting held at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala

MASAKA HIGH COURT DISMISSES PETITION AGAINST THE WOMAN MP

The high court in Masaka has this morning dismissed an election petition in which former district woman MP Freda Kase Mubanda was challenging the election of Democratic Party (DP’s) Mary Babirye Kabanda to the same position.

Justice Michael Elumu dismissed the petition with costs

UN CHIEF IN KAMPALA FOR REFUGEES SUMMIT

BY UTN REPORTER

Kampala - United Nations High Commission for Refugees has confirmed that UN chief Antonio Guterres will be in Kampala to attend a major UN summit on refugees.

HENRY KAJURA OUT

1st Deputy Premier and Public Service Minister Henry Kajura

Attorney General Ruhindi Fred…is also trailing in Nakawa.

Minister Vicent Nyanzi loses

Migereko Blames Kasokoso Land Saga On Buganda Leaders

Kampala - Lands and Urban Planning Minister Daudi Migereko has criticized Politicians in Buganda for standing in the way to urbanize Kampala and eliminate slums. Pointing out the Controversial Kasokoso land Saga, Migereko decried the Political motives of the Members of Parliament and other local leaders in Wakiso District who supported the masses in the land to

DR BESIGYE FINALLY OUT ON BAIL

After spending over two months in prison, former presidential candidate Kizza Besigye has been released on bail of shillings 100m not cash.

While releasing the runner-up of the February 18 presidential elections, presiding judge

SEKIKUBO SPEAKS OUT, AM STILL IN THE RACE

NRM hopeful candidate for the Deputy Speakership of the 10th Parliament, Theodore Sekikubo has revealed that he won’t stand down for either incumbent Deputy speaker Jacob Oulanyah or State Minister for Microfinance David Bahati, despite of the much anticipated NRM Central Executive Committee and Caucus resolutions on Thursday this week.

POLICE NABS ADF FUGITIVES IN KASESE

Kasese: Police in Kasese is holding five suspected Allied Democratic Forces rebels that were sneaking into the Congo forests with over 12 sub machine guns.

The suspects according to the police spokesperson Fred Enanga were intercepted along Kivu