Chancellor warns against university land grabbing

Archbishop Stanley Ntagali interacts with Maj David Matovu, the Mukono Resident District Commissioner, at Ntawo on the occasion the bishops were attacked by squatters in August (File Photo)

BY RONALD AWANY The Archbishop of the Church the Uganda and Chancellor of Uganda Christian University, the Most Rev Stanley  Ntagali, has urged the people of Arua against grabbing land from the church.  “You are selfish and greedy. You are only looking at yourself and ignoring others and that is why you are spiritually lame and your morals are decayed,” the chancellor told students, staff, elders and community members during community worship. Ntagali was on a two-day pastoral visit to the campus, November 21-22. The chancellor was accompanied by the…

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BBUC guild government officials sworn in

Jacob Ampeire receiving the key from Ambrose Atamba (Photo by Elijah Twinomuhwezi)

BY ELIJAH TWINOMUHWEZI The newly elected Guild President for Bishop Barham University College (BBUC), Jacob Ampeire and his guild officials have been sworn in. The handover ceremony, held in the university’s multi-purpose hall on November 27, saw Ampeire, the guild representatives, councillors and the newly appointed ministers take oath before the guest of honour, Lt Col Henry Matsiko, also commissioner for Patriotism Clubs in Uganda, President’s Office. Lt Col Matsiko called upon the new team of leaders to serve the university to the best of their ability as they improve…

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Former guild leaders lauded for discipline

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BY BRIGHT NIWAHA Mr David Mugawe, the deputy vice chancellor Development and External Relations, has hailed the 2015-2016 guild government for being the most disciplined and orderly student leaders that the university has ever had. “Media  reports early this month reported how the Minister of Education and Sports, Mrs Janet Museveni, commended Uganda Christian University (UCU), for its discipline and order and called on other universities to borrow a leaf from us. You are setting a good example,” Mugawe said  during the students’ guild general assembly and handover ceremony held…

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Arua Campus gets guild president

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BY STAFF WRITER Luke Ocugirwoth a second-year Bachelor of Business Administration, has been appointed guild president of UCU, Arua Campus. This follows the stepping down of Felix Onzima, a first-year diploma student who had earlier applied to contest for the guild presidency, contrary to Article 27(b) of the Guild Constitution of UCU. The stepping down of Onzima left only one contestant in the race, prompting the declaration of Ocugirwoth on November 24 as guild president. In an interview, Jesse Alefeni, the outgoing guild president of Arua Campus, informed The Standard…

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