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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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POLICE IN FESTIVE TRAFFIC OPERATION

Kampala - Traffic Police has arrested over 7,000 traffic offenders in the Christmas season operation, part of the popular Fika Salama. The offenders mostly on high ways have tested the wrath of the Police in the festive season in an effort to curtail road carnage. Operations have been mounted on Kampala-Masaka High way targeting offenders

Besigye treason Case files ready-DPP

Investigations into the treason charges slapped against opposition leader Kizza Besigye are in advanced of completion, the state has informed the Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court this morning.

The update on how far the investigations have gone was made

KATIKKIRO WARNS 0N HEALH CARE

Buganda Kingdom katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga has urged people always to care about their health status, as the only way they can fight poverty and change their status. Katikkiro urged everyone to go for HIV tests, so that they start medication

Bus Park War Rages On

The Constitutional Court in Kampala has trashed an application by city Tycoon Drake Lubega challenging directives of the Supreme Court ordering him to vacate the controversial Qualicel Bus terminal.

KISORO TEA FRAUD UNEARTHED

The Auditor General has released a damming report into the misappropriation of billions of shillings into the Kisoro tea growing project concealing names of owners of lead agencies siphoning government funds by supplying hot air tea seedlings to farmers. The report indicates that the over 30 billion shillings lost in the project was as a result of absence of a tripartite Memorandum

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.

KAMWENGE GETS FIRST CLINICAL LABORATORY EVER

The plight of patients in Kamwenge has been hanging in balance especially those with clinical illnesses that require diagnosis after which the blood samples are taken to Kampala for Laboratory tests and verification. This Process takes a minimal two weeks period, as the samples are transported by Postal Services to the Government Chemist in Wandegeya, who does the analysis and

BAGUMA SENT TO HIGH COURT TO STAND MURDER TRIAL

KAMPALA: Former commander of Kampala Central Police Station Aaron Baguma Siringi has this morning been sent to the High Court to stand trial of the murder of businesswoman, Betty Donah Katusabe. Baguma was sent to the High Court by Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate

POLICE OFFICERS FOIL COURT JUDGMENT

BY KENNEDY MUHIRE

The eight police officers that were implicated in the beating of FDC Supporters last year have vowed to quash the police court’s judgment that was reached at early last week.