In a November meeting at State House, President Museveni ordered reduction of Kampala commuter taxis fee from Uganda shillings 1.4 million to Uganda shilling 700,000 and a capped the fee of commuter taxis operating outside Kampala at Uganda shillings 500,000. The meeting was preceded by brutal arrest of commuter taxis drivers who were defaulting paying of this fee.
The Town clerk for Kabale Municipality, Innocent Ahimbisibwe says that the affected schools have been operating in dilapidated structures, lacked qualified teachers and dont meet the required hygiene standards.
Makerere University has again suspended one of its registrars over over corruption related charges. This is after the anti-corruption Court charged Roy Margaret Etuusa Lubega with four counts of abuse of office.
Makerere University lawyers have been ordered to represent the university on all legal matters in courts of law. This was after a probe found excessive expenditures on procuring the external lawyers to provide legal services. But this will require the university to secure the chamber status for their Directorate to be able to practice legally. The visitation committee discovered that the University incurred a sum of Shs.1.5billion for provision of legal services by two external law firms over the last 3 years.
Speaking to Journalists on Friday after releasing the results of the 2017 Primary Leaving Examinations PLE, at the Presidents Office, the First Lady said it was time to find out why pupils in Eastern Uganda have persistently continued to perform poorly.