He beat the odds of impairment

Did you know that people with disabilities consistently report a good quality of life? Have you ever thought of what your life would be if you were disabled? It is quite an unusual reflection. But why do we habitually assume that the physically impaired people are unhappy. For one Francis Okumu, this is a mere misconception. Francis Okumu is a blind student at Uganda Christian University (UCU). He pursues his Bachelor in Social work and Social Administration. Francis attends class and goes for group discussions with other people. As a…

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Shepherds triumph

The UCU rugby team, the Shepherds, thrashed the Rhinos 31–0 on January 25 at Kyadondo Rugby Grounds, Kampala. Despite the delayed release of the year’s fixtures, the Sherpherds managed to display an outstanding performance against their opponents. The team dominated the game with great performance from Paul Karungi, Matthias Ocaria, Dennis Sekiwere and Alex Aturinda. UCU’s Brian Makaragwa was the most outstanding player of the day. “The results came as a shock following the team’s lack of training time as a result of the new pitch undergoing rehabilitation,” Timothy Luyirika,…

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Guild officials attend leadership conference

BY CLINTON TUMANYE Guild officials have attended a leadership conference that ran from January 4 to 7 at the main campus in Mukono. However only Guild leaders from the main and Kampala campuses attended. Different facilitators conducted diverse sessions aimed at improving the quality of young leaders. During the conference, the student leaders were sensitised on how to execute guild responsibilities effectively. Bridget Mugasira, the female warden at UCU main campus educated the students on various leadership attributes. Mugasira said, “Leaders should have a vision, ambition and positive values.” She…

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