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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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AKOL PINS RUHINDI ON PRESIDENTIAL HANDSHAKE

Parliament - The Commissioner General Uganda Revenue Authority Doris Akol has pinned former Attorney General Fred Ruhindi for initiating the move to award Ug Shs 6bn to a selection of Government officials in the controversial Presidential handshake.

YOUTHS ATTACK RDC, DPC OVER JOBS

By Dan Mukisa

Yumbe – A group of Youth from Yumbe district has accused the leadership in the district of frustrating their efforts to get jobs and serve the people especially in the refugee camps.

COURT SUSPENDS SEJUSA TRIAL IN GCM

High court Judge Justice Margaret Oguli has suspended the trial of Gen Sejusa in the GCM pending hearing and disposal of the main application before High Court-Civil Division.

The Judges suspension follows the application to this court by Sejusa

MBARARA RESIDENTS CLOSE RWIZI BRIDGE

An Angry crowd in Mbarara have demonstrated and closed down Rwizi Bridge Thursday Morning over what they call bad state of the bridge. The Bridge at the out skirts of Mbarara town was last renovated a couple of years ago, making it a risky venture now using it, despite its strategic position to the town. The residents in Katete told Police that the bridge

UNEB WITHHOLDS 2,559 PLE RESULTS

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Maria Eyoru

The Uganda National Examination Board has withheld over Twenty Thousand candidates’ PLE results pending further investigations.

NDA GETS NEW BOARD TO END COUNTERFEITS AND DRUG THEFTY

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - The New National Drug Authority Board, has been inaugurated with a call to authority members to work closely towards improving the reputation of the Authority which has been tainted.

KATUSABE MURDER:SSEBUUFU GRANTED BAIL

High Court Judge Wilson Masalu Musene has this afternoon granted bail to Muhammad Ssebufu, the key suspect in the alleged murder of a businesswoman Donah Betty Katushabe. Justice Musene ordered Ssebufu to pay ten million shillings cash and deposit his passport with court as conditions for his bail release and his sureties bonded 100m each.

MINISTER CAUTION MEDICS ON SALARY

Masaka-State minister for Microfinance Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo has asked medics to start up private income generating ventures instead of fighting for salary increments which may not be possible in the near future. The Minister says, since the medics work in shifts, they should utilize the time when they are not on duty to monitor or run their other businesses than demanding for

HIGH COURT CONFIRMS CHARGES ON MUSLIM CLERICS

The International Crimes Division of the High Court confirms charges of terrorism, murder and attempted murder against the remaining 14 suspects including the leader of Tabliq sect Sheikh Yunus Kamoga for having behind the wave of murder of top Muslim clerics two years ago.

Following the confirmation of the aforementioned charges against the