The petitioners now want a declaration that the Covidex drug is a proprietary patent for the government of Uganda, having been developed on government funds, premises, laboratories and by government public servants paid salaries from the consolidated fund
The committee members note that there is need to ascertain what is happening on the ground, listen to key stakeholders including the University Council, top management, staff associations and guild leaders so as to bring an end to the strike.
The Auditor General report released last month indicates that the university has staff establishment of 2,497 positions but only 535 are filled leaving a total of 1,956 positions vacant. This represents 78.3 of the total staff establishment.
Alex Rukaari reportedly fell off a balcony at Sabbs Bar Restaurant along Bananuka Drive in Mbararas central business district on Sunday morning. He died in the evening at Mbarara referral Hospital where he had been rushed for treatment.
Elvis Ainemukama, a senior 6 student of Rwentojo secondary school was beaten by students of Mbarara University of Science and Technology- MUST who suspected him of stealing a laptop belonging to their colleague Suzan Aguti.