Why January semester is bad news to business

Stalls without clients in the recent January bazaar (File photo)

BY STAFF WRITER It is the Easter (January) Semester and  the majority of the university students are not on session. Students in the faculties of Education and Arts, Law, Science and Technology, and Health sciences are not on campus. Those who are off-session are thankful that they will have to rest for the next four months. They are happy that they will have time to make some pocket money for their next semester. This situation is however  bad news for the business owners in and around the Mukono campus, because…

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Road safety in Mukono lacking

BY NICHOLAS OPOLOT Mary Martha Nanume, a student at Uganda Christian University, was recently involved in a nasty road accident at the Mukono Bishop’s Stage junction. She is now recovering from injuries to her face, having been discharged from hospital. She is faced with the possibility of a dead semester, because she still has to undergo corrective surgery, but then she is one of the lucky few to escape with her life from the road carnage rampant in Mukono. Uganda’s 2013 annual crime and traffic report shows that reckless driving…

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