Minister Tumwebaze Proposes Starting Of Journalism School

Minister of Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) and national guidance, Frank Tumwebaze has said that there is need for opening up of Journalism schools if the field is to fully be professionalised.

Tumwebaze said this when he was officiating the 6th East African Commuincation Association (EACA) conference that was organised by Makerere and Uganda Christian University (UCU) held at Grand Global hotel in Kampala on Friday.

How The Musevenis Ended The Public Universities Strike

It was planned as the strike to end all strikes. Two weeks ago, the non-teaching staff vowed
not to return to work, unless all their demands had been met. However, as CHRISTOPHER TUSIIME reports, the staff are back to work, with just a promise.

A week ago today, the Education Minister, Janet Kataaha Museveni summoned the striking non teaching staff leaders to a meeting to iron out their grievances.

Students Burn Dormitory Over Confiscated Phones

Police in Mbarara are investigating circumstances under which a group of students at Kashaka High School in Bubaare sub-county on Wednesday burnt the boys' dormitory after the school administrators confiscated their phones.

Taban Chiriga, the officer in charge of criminal investigations department said that the suspected students will be arraigned in court, and once found guilty, they will have to pay for the damages caused.