POST- COVID19 Victoria University NEW Fees Structure UNVEILED

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Victoria University Kampala, a leading state of the art University in Uganda has this week unveiled reduced Tuition Fees. The move comes after several complaints from students and parents affected by the damaging economic impact of COVID-19. Schools and universities in Uganda all shut their doors to stem the spread of the disease and set up distance learning to continue the academic year. The Kampala road based varsity management has reduced fees structure on all courses by 50% for existing, returning students and new students going forward.…

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SCANDAL: AG William Byaruhanga’s Law Firm Embroiled in Looting Funds from the Ugandan Judiciary

 By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, The Secretary to the Judiciary Mr Pius Bigirimana has exposed a possible fraud of shs. 1.6 billion security deposit refund which was orchestrated by three top officials arising from Commercial Court in an application OO-C- No-08 of 2006. The officials in Judiciary behind this dubious deal used Heed Debt Recovery Services Limited to claim the payment which was initiated through a Court Order issued by Deputy Registrar Dr Agnes Nkonge on June 4, 2020. “Let the total sum of Ug. Shs. 1,681,471,042 that was deposited with the…

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NEWS ALERT: Victoria University Succumbs to COVID Pressure, REDUCES Tuition FEES

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent,Victoria University in Kampala has reduced its tuition fees in its efforts to help ease financial pressures on students and their families sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. . The move comes after several complaints from students and parents affected by the damaging economic impact of COVID-19. Schools and universities in Uganda all shut their doors to stem the spread of the disease and set up distance learning to continue the academic year. The Kampala road based varsity management has reduced fees structure on all courses by 50% for…

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BREAKING: Shoprite EXITS Nigeria After 15 years

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Africa’s biggest grocery retailer, Shoprite, is exiting the continent’s most populated country, Nigeria, after 15 years. The Cape Town-based retailer has started a formal process to consider the potential sale of all or a majority stake in its supermarkets in Nigeria, it said in a trading statement for the 52 weeks to end June released on Monday. South African retailers have struggled in the Nigeria market and most recently Mr Price has exited the market after Woolworths did the same six years ago. In a trading statement for the 52…

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Soldier in Eastern DRC Shoots DEAD 13 civilians

By AFP/DailyNewsUG Foreign News Correspondent A drunken soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s troubled east opened fire on passers-by, killing at least 13 people including a two-year-old girl and seven women, sources said. The murders incensed locals who laid out the victims’ shrouded bodies. Youths built a big fire nearby and a local leader vilified the army and demanded that its troops and a UN force stationed in the district pull out. Shocked relatives of the victims drifted around as they tried to make sense of the tragedy. The…

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NUTRITION: Six (6) Health Benefits of Okra

By DailyNewsUG Health Correspondent, Okra is a flowering plant known for its edible seed pods. Okra comes in two colors — red and green. Both varieties taste the same, and the red one turns green when cooked. Biologically classified as a fruit, okra is generally utilized like a vegetable in cooking. It can have a slimy texture, which some people find unappealing. Though it’s not one of the most common foods, okra is packed with nutrition. Here are 6 nutrition and health benefits of okra. 1. Rich in nutrients Okra…

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THE KILLER OF RAFIKI, Uganda’s Rare SILVERBACK Mountain Gorilla, Jailed 11 Years

By DailyNewsUG Tourism Correspondent The killer of one of Uganda’s best known mountain gorillas, Rafiki, has been jailed for 11 years. Felix Byamukama pleaded guilty to illegally entering a protected area and killing a gorilla.On June 1, 2020, Rafiki, the rare silverback mountain gorrilla belonging to Nkuringo group was reported missing. However, after intense search and rescue efforts, his body was recovered in Hakato area inside Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Court heard that Byamukama, a resident of Murole village, Nteko Parish, Nyabwishenya Sub County, Kisoro District was arrested on June…

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“University Admission Process Open” – Higher Education Minister

By DailyNewsUG Education Correspondent The Minister of State for Higher Education, Hon. John Chrysostom Muyingo has assured Parliament that the students intending to join university on private sponsorship will have to access the application forms. Muyingo was responding to a matter of national importance that was raised by Kilak North MP, Hon. Anthony Akol who said that some students were still under lockdown and had not accessed the application forms. Akol said that some students in his district of Amuru were not aware of the procedures of applying to universities…

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“Cash Madam” Dorothy Shonga facing LIFE: Charged with Money Laundering & Fraud

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Police have arrested Entrepreneur and Socialist Dorothy Shonga, who owns D.C Brand Cloud, a local branding and marketing company, popularly known as ‘Cash-Madam’ after being implicated in bootleg deals at Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA). Police arrested Shonga on Tuesday following investigations that she was given a contract of supplying golf shirts. Socialite and “self-made” multi-millionaire Dorothy Shonga is facing a potential life sentence if found guilty having been charged with money laundering and fraud this morning over the MERAgate scandal together with her partner, Collins Magalasi.…

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Covid19 PARTY: Tycoon SK Mbuga Out on Police Bond

By DailyNewsUG Gossip Correspondent BIRTHDAY DURING A PANDEMIC: Socialite Sulaiman Kabangala alias SK Mbuga has been released on police bond following his arrest days ago on charges with negligence over a party that he threw for his baby mama Viviane Mbuga Chebet on her birthday. Police said on Monday that the city tycoon had been detained at Kabalagala Police Station after being charged with “neglect act likely to spread an infection of a disease” over a party that he threw at his Buziga residence that was violating the Covid-19 Pandemic…

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