Uganda

Focus Youth Forum Association -FYF organizing grand finale

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: November 16, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

The Focus Youth Forum Association (FYF) is organizing a grand business meeting on 3rd December 2016 to bring together different speakers who have graced the weekly business meetings since the year started. The event is being held under a theme: Watsdown Africa and will be a day of networking, business interactions and exhibition for many […]

Youth Skills Exhibition is on – 19.11.16

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: November 14, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

Skills for Development, an NGO in Kinawataka is organising an expo for youth in business on 19th November 2016 at the Federation of Ugandan Employers in Seeta, Kiwanga. Speaking to LinkmeUg, Kenneth Wabuteya, the Program Manager, Skills for Development, said. “We are giving a platform to entrepreneurial oriented youth to come showcase their works to […]

MUK facing closure as students plan violent strike

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: November 1, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

LinkmeUg has learnt of a plan by students to stage a violent strike following a futile 4 hour meeting between lecturers and the University Council on Monday morning – 31st October 2016. MUASA members failed to reach an agreement with the Council maintaining their stand to strike until their incentive arrears are cleared. The University […]

Makerere staff strike still on

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: October 31, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

  A new week starts but Makerere University students are sure they will not be having lectures following an unsuccessful meeting between lecturers and university council on Friday over the lecturers’ arrears. The meeting which lasted all day ended in a dead lock after the university council informed Makerere University Academic Staff Association [MUASA] that […]

Higher tuition fees for better services – MUK promises

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: October 20, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

Makerere University has argued students to pay tuition in time to improve service delivery. According to the administration, the delay in service delivery is linked to delay in tuition payment, lack of enough human resource, delay in release of marks, endless strikes among students, non-teaching staff and lecturers among others are all related to delay […]

UMCAT training teachers to use videos and photos in classrooms

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: October 12, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

  UMCAT School of journalism is running a 10 day training workshop for tutors from Kyambogo University, Nakawa Vocational institute and Shimoni Primary teachers’ college in a bid to improve Uganda’s educational sector by using videos and photos as a teaching tool in school. Speaking to LinkmeUg, the director of UMCAT, Mr. Ogwel Charles said, […]

Agribusiness is your best option – Emmanuel Odama tells Ug youth

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: September 26, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

Emmanuel Odama, a Young African Leaders Initiative fellow has asked young people to engage in agriculture not only to earn a living, but also to help their communities fight hunger. Speaking to young people at the KCCA Employment Services Bureau in Kampala on Friday September 23, 2016. Odama called on young people to tap into […]

Why I don’t use condoms – the guys speak out!!

On 30th August 2016, the Uganda AIDS Commission released the 2015 – 2016 Uganda HIV/AIDS Progress Report which revealed at youth between 15-24 years dominated the 83,000 new infections. Condoms have proved successful at preventing HIV infections if correctly and continually used but as LinkmeUg’s Cuthbert discovered, a number of young men are not using condoms and here is […]

MUK finally announces Roy Ssemboga as Guild President

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: September 3, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

The long wait is finally over as Makerere University finally announced Roy Ssemboga as the 82ndguild president. This came after a re-election at the school of education on the 2nd sept in which Mwotta gurned 40 votes, and Roy 35 but that wasn’t enough to beat Mr. Semboga’s over 4000 votes already in the bag. […]

Youth lives getting better – Mr. Fagil Mandy reacts to new survey

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: September 2, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

A new survey by the East African Institute of the Aga Khan University has revealed that unemployment in Uganda has reduced as more youth start to employ themselves. The study revealed that more Ugandans are being educated and that 80% of the youth trust government. Sadly, they seem to be learning from some of Uganda’s leaders to be […]