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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‘Minister of Education Minister Right to Support e-Learning’- Dr. Krishna N. Sharma

By Dr Krishna N. Sharma |OPINION|EDUCATION| Higher education training institutions across the country were excited to know that the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) finally released guidelines for adoption of an emergency Open, Distance and E-Learning (ODeL) system during COVID-19 pandemic.  It is also applauding of the First Lady and education and sports minister Mrs Janet Museveni, gave the go-ahead for online teaching to enable the higher institutions of learning to offer learning during the current lockdown. Though a few institutions had already engaged their students in teaching and learning…

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BREAKING NEWS: Billionaire Rajiv Ruparelia Attacked By Armed Police While Walking His Dogs

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent Billionaire businessman Rajiv Ruparelia has spoken out about this morning incident in which there was an attack against him by VVIP Police officers in a Civilian Drone Mini-Van. Rajiv Ruparelia who is nursing severe wounds says the attacks on him by counter terrorism police officers happened near his home in Kololo, a Kampala suburb during a morning walk. He narrated that this morning while walking with his dogs he saw a vehicle racing up on a terrific speed and stopped them to inquire why they were driving…

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Impunity & Corruption at Bank of Uganda – Andrew M. Mwenda

By Andrew M. Mwenda Last week, Bank of Uganda (BOU) issued a press statement in which it promised to appeal a ruling by the Court of Appeal in a case against businessman Sudhir Ruparelia over Crane Bank. Yet the statement did not deal with the reason why the court rejected all the grounds of appeal by BOU. Instead, BOU sought to win public support, and perhaps even morally bribe Supreme Court judges, on fictitious claims that somehow Sudhir stole money from Crane Bank. Yet this is not a matter that…

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