TROUBLE IN MAKERERE: lecturers go on strike as student leaders attack VC

With just a few weeks remaining to end of semester exams, Makerere University lecturers have again gone on strike, demanding for incentive arrears totaling to Shs 28billion.

While meeting as Makerere University Academic
Staff Association (MUASA) yesterday, lecturers said the university administration has remained oblivious of the fact that they have gone eight months without getting this money, something that has left them with no option but to lay down their tools.

Student conned in Makerere University admission scam

An administrator at Makerere University is in spotlight for allegedly conning a student to help him with irregular admission into the university.

Elias Nuwagaba, the custodian of the main administration block, reportedly convinced the student that he would help him secure admission for a course in Medicine and Surgery at a fee of Shs 8m.

Bukedde newspaper pinned number one enemy to Buganda Kingdom

A newly released document by Noah Kiyimba the minister of Information in Buganda has pinned Bukedde as a number one enemy of the kingdom for circulating biased and inaccurate information.

The document issued out on October 18, titled "Ekiwandiiko Ekitongole ku Nkola y'ettoffaali" (an official statement about the importance of Ettoffaali) was responding to a story published by a Bukedde newspaper on  October 17

The newspaper had a front page heading reading "Kabaka Aweze Okusonda Ettoffaali".  This meant that Kabaka had suspended the collection of ettoffaali in Buganda.