How the Makerere University Weighting System works

5.1    THE WEIGHTING SYSTEM IMPORTANT TO NOTE:    That the existing Weighting System shown below applies to all the five Public Universities. Candidates are therefore advised to study and...

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Blood Clots: What they are and How to avoid getting one!

By Dr. Umarashid Guloba Venous thrombosis is a condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) forms in a vein. This clot can limit blood flow through the vein,...

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Climate Change: What it is and What you can do as an Individual to protect the Environment

By Catherine Nabaloga Climate change includes both global warming driven by human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns (Wikipedia). According to Jackson, S. T. (2021, April 27),...

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Accessing Student loans and Scholarships through The Higher Education Student’s Financing Board (HESFB)

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs) Question: What is Higher Education Students’ Financing Board? Answer: This is a Board intended to provide loans and scholarships to Ugandan students who have...

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Understanding our Immunity and How We Can Improve it

By Dr. Guloba Umarashid Immunity is defined as the body’s ability to fight infection.  Immunity is  broadly divided into innate or natural immunity and acquired or adaptive immunity. The skin...

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3 Most Popular Video-conferencing applications that Professionals are using to work-from-home

By Catherine Nabaloga The current COVID-19 Pandemic has seen a rise in the need to adopt different technologies by businesses to replace physical meetings and interactions in order...

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The Moderating Effect of Top Management Support on Key Attributes to E-government Implementation Success in Developing Countries: A study of Ugandan Ministries

Sumaya M. Kagoya (Lecturer, Makerere University Business School –Uganda, Department of Applied Computing and Information Technology, Tel: +256 701971281, Email: thumakago@gmail.com/skagoya@mubs.ac.ug) Ulingeta O. Mbamba (Prof. University of Dar...

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Ramathan Ggoobi Appointed as the New Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

By Catherine Nabaloga The President of Uganda Thursday 15 July 2021 in the new reshuffles released in a statement by senior presidential secretary Lindah Nabusayi appointed Makerere University...

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“Bagire vs Bagiire: When a single ‘i” makes the difference”

This is the second time I am showered with congratulatory messages for becoming a “Permanent Secretary”. The last time was about seven years ago. The President in Exercise...

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Ways We can Help Young People overcome Depression and Anxiety in the Current Covid-19 Pandemic

By Catherine Nabaloga The Covid-19 pandemic has come along with so many other problems such as death, hunger, unemployment you name it. However, one of the biggest and...

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COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDING: LESSONS FROM HURRICANE SANDY

By Vincent Bagire, PhD Hurricane Sandy was the deadliest, the most destructive, and the strongest hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. The storm inflicted nearly $70 billion...

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6 Practical Things Undergrad Students can do during the Lockdown

By Catherine Nabaloga The President of Uganda on June 7th 2021 imposed new restrictions in the country for 42 days. Among other measures was the closure of all...

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The Virus Is Back With Vengeance

PART VII Jinja City and Njeru Town Lockdown Enforcement and Reality By Prof. Waswa Balunywa, PhD In the previous parts, we have shared solutions to the current COVID-19...

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The Virus is Back With Vengeance

PART V By Prof. Waswa Balunywa, PhD In part IV we discussed the solutions to the Coronavirus pandemic. In this part we continue with the discussion of solutions....

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The Virus has Come Back With Vengeance

Part IV  By Prof. Waswa Balunywa, PhD  In Part III, we discussed the first solution to manage Coronavirus pandemic in Uganda. In this part, we continue with the...

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The Virus is Back with Vengeance

PART II By Prof. Waswa Balunywa, PhD Today, it is reported that most of the hospitals in town are full to capacity and the numbers are due to...

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The Virus is back with Vengeance

PART I By Prof. Waswa Balunywa, PhD Uganda did extremely well in managing the Coronavirus, named COVID-19 until recently. When the country was locked down in March 2020,...

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Strategic Advice to Rt. Hon. Nabbanja: “I will come in with My own Shoes….”

By Vincent Bagire, PhD I am writing this paper shortly after the 11th Parliament approved the nomination of the new cabinet appointees. The greater surprise as the public...

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