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Categories of government sponsorship and entry requirements in public universities

By FATUMAH NAKATUDDE

ABOUT THE ARTICLE: This is a summary of a presentation that the author made at a Careers Guidance fair on June 8 at the Islamic University in Uganda Females Campus at Kabojja. The Fair was organized by the Union of Muslim Professionals in Uganda.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Fatumah Nakatudde works at the Makerere University Academic Registrar Department and College of Health Sciences.

There are five Public Universities in Uganda, including Makerere, Mbarara, Kyambogo, Gulu and Busitema.

There are three avenues through which one can access university education: i.e. Direct Entry, Diploma Entry and Mature Age Entry. 

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With a colonised mind, the African can achieve little

By MOTSOKO PHEKO

Summary: Without the Africentric view of the world, Africans will remain mimics of cultural imperialism and victims of Eurocentric domination that serve non-African interests.

Author Biography: Dr. Motsoko Pheko is author of Towards Africa’s Authentic Liberation, The Hidden Side of South African Politics and I Am Azania. He made this presentation on 13, October 2012, at the Ebukhosini Solutions in Johannesburg.

Before our country was invaded by colonialists from Europe, three African seers foretold of their coming and warned about certain things that our ancestors were to avoid in dealing with them. These seers were Ntsikana, Mmantsopa and King Somhlolo.

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The new face of Qur’an schools



By YAHYA SSEREMBA

When Ministry of Education school evaluators were invited in 2004 to establish whether Umar B.A. Islamic Centre qualified to attain an examination sitting centre, they hesitated and said, “We know Muslim schools.”

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In schools, immorality gains acceptability


By YUSUFU BWANIKA

At the entrance of Makerere University’s Lumumba Hall is a metallic statue of emperor gongome whose long ‘penis’ permanently wears a condom. Gongom, excluding his ‘private parts’, is dressed in traditional Buganda kanzu costume that is often reserved for important ceremonies.

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