Makerere Guild PM Kicked Out of Office


Makerere University Guild cabinet has suspended the Prime Minister, Johnson Obbo, over what they have termed as misuse of office.

This followed Obbo’s letter dated November 1 and addressed to all the university stakeholders where he called off the students’ strike against tuition increment policy, saying that the Parliament of Uganda had issued directives to the university management to resolve the issue.

Is Crime on the Rise in Kikoni?

There is reported increase in crime cases in Kikoni, a suburb of Kampala popularly known for hosting students of Makerere University.

Residents of Kikoni B are complaining of increasing cases of theft are reported almost daily. According to Sserunjongi Herbert, who lives in the area, the latest case was on Saturday night when he was attacked, assaulted and robbed by yet unidentified men. “Thieves attacked me in my house last night and ran away with my TV set, laptop and fridge,”said Sserunjongi.


Police Foils Students General Assembly at Makerere

Police thronged the Freedom Square to disperse students who had gathered for a general assembly


Police on Wednesday morning dispersed students who had gathered in the Freedom Square for a general assembly.

The students had been called by the Guild President, Julius Katerega, who wanted to give then an update from the meeting he had with the university management on Tuesday regarding the tuition policy that has caused a week-long strike. He also wanted to discuss with the students on the way forward now that the university administrators had declined to rescind the policy.