Arua Campus gets guild president

(On The Shelves)

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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The 2016 Guild elections overview

Onzima at the Arua guild offices (Photo by Agatha Muhaise)

BY AGATHA MUHAISE The Arua guild elections put off The Arua guild presidential elections have been put on hold after a first- year diploma student threw a spanner in the works and applied for the guild president position at Uganda Christian University, Arua Campus. Felix Onzima, a theology diploma student, handed in an official application on October 3 to contest for the seat of guild president of the university, contrary to Article 27(b) of the guild Constitution of Uganda Christian University. The article requires a student to have completed at…

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We need unity after elections

(By Stuart Mwijuka)

This Advent Semester 2016/17 guild elections College, Bishop Barham Kampala Campus and at the main campus. However, by press time the campaigns in Arua Campus had been put on hold because of the controversial circumstances surrounding the eligibility of Felix Onzima, a diploma of theology student, to stand for president. Onzima’s bid contravenes Article 27(b) of the Guild Constitution of Uganda Christian University, which requires a student to have completed at least one academic year at the university before he or she qualifies to stand for this post. However, Onzima…

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Arua Campus cultural gala postponement

(On The Shelves)

BY AGATHA MUHAISE The Uganda Christian University Arua Campus cultural gala was last week unexpectedly postponed due to poor planning on the side of the guild government. The event, originally set for November 13, was moved a day ahead at the last minute. Mungusi Tubali, the acting guild secretary and minister of agriculture and environment, informed The Standard that the gala being the first of its kind, the guild met a number of glitches in the planning process. “The budget was drawn on time but the process of approving the…

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