Tuition Loan Scheme Would Help the Poor

[Observer]Makerere University private students on Monday went on strike to protest plans by the university to implement a 2005 University Council resolution requiring students to pay 60% of their tuition fees within the first six weeks of a semester.

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Uganda: MPs Lutamaguzi, Mbogo Detained Over Covid-19 Rules

Nakaseke South Member of Parliament Paul Lugtamaguzi and 21 supporters were on Thursday remanded to Wakyato prison after being arrested on Wednesday for allegedly violating Covid-19 guidelines. Lutamaguzi and a section of his supporters appeared before the Nakaseke Grade One Magistrate Court and were charged with conducting an act likely to spread the Covid-19, common […]

UN Urges World Community to Prevent Child Hunger During Coronavirus Pandemic

Two United Nations agencies called on the global community Wednesday to prevent hunger and malnutrition among the 370 million children who are not receiving school meals due to the closure of schools worldwide in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The U.N. said school meals are particularly vital for girls, especially those in poor countries, […]