The envisaged Science and Technology University was supposed to have its pioneer class in August 2016 but it failed to admit students due to unfinished construction works. The University officials were now hoping to open the University for Admissions this January but with a new report from NCHE, its opening still hangs in balance.
A total of 4.55 billion Shillings was approved for the University during the financial year under review. However, only 2.535 billion Shillings was availed indicating a 44.3 percent cut in its development budget funding.
It is reported that after the loan application was rejected by Parliament on January 7, 2016, the Ministry of Finance amended the objective of the loan to indicate that money was urgently needed to procure medical supplies for the country. It was subsequently approved three months later.
The communication, from the Deputy Secretary to Treasury Patrick Ochailap indicated that no program should be taken to the National Council for Higher Education for accreditation before a certificate of financial implication on the ability to run the program is issued.
KCCA had initial plans of extending rail services to the areas of Luzira and Nalukolongo, in Nakawa and Rubaga Divisions respectively, following the introduction of passenger train services between Kampala and Namanve, in 2015. It was hoped that the introduction and subsequent expansion of train services, would decongest the city.
He said the dignity of the African nations and the Africans is now being openly and blatantly attacked and abused. Africans who cant find employment at home have been facing inhumane conditions and death in attempts to immigrate to other continents, Prof Suruma said.
According to Nakayenze, the share of the education budget in comparison to the overall national budget has been reducing from 14.6 1.6 trillion of the Shilling 12 trillion budget in the 2012/2013 financial year to now 11.03.2 in the next financial year 2018/2019.
His sureties also executed non-cash bond of Shillings 5 million. Lt Gen Andrew Gutti directed Katende not to leave the country until their case is disposed of. He also noted that the decision to release Katende was based on the fact cannot influence the case given his low rank.