Launch of awards, perimeter wall project spice up Makerere graduation

As Makerere's 67th graduation ceremony commenced today, the university convocation chaired by Dr Tanga Odoi launched two projects that made the event even more colourful.

The first project is about awarding the best students in every college so as to build the spirit of competition and handwork, while the other is about erecting a perimeter wall around the whole university through fundraising. According to Tanga, the latter project is meant to beef up the security of the institution.

Kakande finally speaks out on 'holy rice'

Following viral media reports that Samuel Kakande has introduced holy rice that costs Shs 50,000 a kilogram, the synagogue church of all nations prophet has today termed the 'news' as a hoax.

During the church service, Kakande wondered how tabloids and several news sites could run such a story, without any basis and tarnish his name in such a way.

"Those are the words of the enemies, me I don't mind about them and I'm going forward," he calmly told the congregation.

Reasons why Makerere student has withdrawn from EALA race are shocking

Jothan Burobubuto, a former acting guild president of Makerere has finally withdrawn from East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) race, according to his letter to speaker Rebecca Kadaga.

According to Burobuto, there are several reasons why he has stepped out of the race, even when he sees himself as having the potential. The reasons for the withdrawal are in his unedited letter below: