University News

Ministry pushes for radical reforms in varsities

The Ministry of Education has proposed radical changes that will see public University councils empowered to determine their own individual terms and conditions of service for their staff.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

Academicians assured of better pay

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Council together with the University Community has honoured President Yoweri Museveni with an award for his outstanding scholarly contribution in authoring a Thesaurus in an indigenous African language, Runyankole-Rukiga and is entitled Katondoozi.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 16, 2019

Black Coffee goes back to school

Posting to Instagram and Twitter on Monday, Black Coffee posted a picture of his first module "The Visual Language of Design" along with the caption: "Dropped out of School to take care of myself then my Family, seeing my 1st born son finishing high school, getting ready for University and everything else he has achieved as a young man has filled my heart with so much joy and gratitude now I can go back studying this year....not sure how I'll manage with the touring ahead but I'll give it my best shot.

IOL , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

Take your next big career step in 2019

The University of Birmingham champions this way of studying by offering three 100% online postgraduate degrees to help professionals achieve their career objectives.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

Museveni hails Nawangwe on staff discipline

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has praised Prof. Nawangwe’s decisiveness on ensuring discipline in the Makerere University Community.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 16, 2019

EFCC docks 2 suspected fraudsters in Enugu

The duo’s arraignment was sequel to their arrest on December 14th, 2018, as part of series of raids carried out by the zonal office in which several members of a syndicate of fraudsters operating within Enugu metropolis mostly made up of University students and dropouts and living falmboyantly above means despite no identifiable means of livelihood were rounded up.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 15, 2019

ASUU Strike And The Realities Of A Failed System By Joseph Olaoluwa

Niyi, my very progressive friend was opportune to be there for a business idea competition for more than half of a semester in our third year in University.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Jan 14, 2019

DNA pioneer stripped of titles for claiming black people are less intelligent

In February 1953, a jubilant Dr Crick walked into The Eagle pub in Cambridge, the local for scientists at the University’s Cavendish Laboratory, and proclaimed he and Dr Watson had ‘found the secret of life’.

IOL , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

AAUA mgt denies tuition fee increase

AKURE – MANAGEMENT of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, has said there was no further increment in the fees.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 13, 2019

DRC National confesses to murder of two University students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Congolese National has confessed to the murder of two University students whose bodies were found rotting in a rented room in Kakeeka division, Rubaga Division, early this week.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 12, 2019