Amongin new guild boss

BY BRIGHT NIWAHA Ms Prisca Amongin, a second-year Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance student, has scooped victory to the Uganda Christian University guild presidency, becoming the second female student leader ever in the university. The first female guild president in UCU was Blessed Mulungi (2014 – 2015). Amongin beat her only rival, Moreen Akatukunda, with a total of 1,463 votes, a 734 margin over Akatukunda’s 729 votes. Akatukunda is a a third-year law student. This victory comes after the 2016/17 guild elections that were held on November 2.…

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Guild electoral commissioners fired over abuse of office

BY BRIGHT NIWAHA Mr Bob Festus H i m b i s e , the head of the guild Electoral Commission (EC) at Uganda Christian University (UCU), has been fired, together with three members of the committee. Himbise was fired on October 10, over unethical conduct and abuse of office. The other EC officials who were shown the exit are the Finance Secretary, Queen Melody Amanya, the Publicity Secretary, Derrick Kamanzi, and Raymond Lukyamuzi, the secretary to the Commission. The Director of Students’ Affairs (DOSA), Olive Ayo Birabi, said that…

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Charity run fails to impress

BY BRIGHT NIWAHA The first ever Rotaract charity run that took place on September 24 was characterised by a low turn-out of participants. Moreover, the one kilometre run began later than planned with less than 30 people. However, a number of fun activities were later conducted. These included games like chair- dancing, kwepena, tennis, volleyball, bottle-filling, relays, among others. The run, organized by the Uganda Christian University Mukono Rotaract Club and Play- for-Charity, was held at the university sportsground to fundraise and reach out to the underprivileged. According to the President of the…

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