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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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VOTING UPDATES

Turn up quite high is Kampala district.

Areas in Kawempe Division, Nakawa and Kampala Central long queues are visible on most polling centers.

In Koome Islands, no voting Materials by

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

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With only few hours for Ugandans to elect their preferred

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MUSLIMS CELEBRATE COOPERATIVE WEEK

By Isaac Tenywa

Kibuli: In one of the events to celebrate the UN International Cooperatives Day, the Muslim Community in Uganda has joined the wave to celebrate the activities of the cooperators across the Country.