KIU News

Kiu Cbot Al-hajj Hassan Basajjabalaba Awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree In Business Administration And Leadership
12
Apr

KIU CBOT Al-Hajj Hassan Basajjabalaba Awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree in Business Administration and Leadership

Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus – The Chairman Board of Trustees (CBOT), Kampala International University, Al-Hajj Hassan Basajjabalaba has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Business Administration and Leadership from the Swiss School o... read more

Kiu Book Club: On Becoming A Leader By Warren Bennis
12
Apr

KIU Book Club: On Becoming a leader by Warren Bennis

A timeless classic from a pioneer in the field of leadership studies-the only book you need to read on becoming an effective leader.Warren Bennis (1925-2014) was a pioneer in leadership studies, a scholar who advised presidents and business executive... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: Henry Okoth Divorced Boxing To Find His Dream In Basketball
12
Apr

KIU Sports Desk: Henry Okoth Divorced Boxing to Find His Dream in Basketball

Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus – Henry Okoth’s journey to basketball is an extraordinary and epic story, one of passion, hard work, and commitmentBorn on November 12, 1999, in Tororo district, Eastern Uganda, Okoth currently plays for the KIU T... read more

Kiu Trivia: April 12 In The Present And The Past
12
Apr

KIU Trivia: April 12 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?International Day for Street Children. Children, especially street children, are often denied the rights they are entitled to. International Day for Street Children, which was created by the Consortium for Street Children (CS... read more

Uganda, Tanzania Sign Oil Pipeline Project Agreement
12
Apr

Uganda, Tanzania Sign Oil Pipeline Project Agreement

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus - On Sunday 12th April, President Yoweri Museveni, with his Tanzanian counterpart President Samia Hassan Suluhu, signed the final East African Crude Oil Pipeline project agreement. “The EACOP Tripartite Project... read more

Kiu Nrm Chapter Leaders Inducted
12
Apr

KIU NRM Chapter Leaders Inducted

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - A total of over 200 students under the KIU NRM Chapter were fully introduced to the norms of the National Resistance party on Wednesday 7th April,2021. The induction, that took place at Almaz Restaurant inside th... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Africa Surpasses 4 Million Covid-19 Cases
12
Apr

COVID-19 Updates: Africa Surpasses 4 Million COVID-19 Cases

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (ACDC) has confirmed that the number of  COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,340,817 as of last Sunday.South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Ethiopia and Egypt are... read more

12
Apr

''I Discovered the Gold in Discussions,'' Norman

By Akugizibwe IsaacKIU, Main Campus-Nabimanya Norman, a graduate student of Public administration is one of those that will graduate with first-class degrees during the university’s 23rd Graduation ceremony on Saturday, April 24th, 2021. With a C G... read more

Breaking News: Prince Philip Dies At 99
9
Apr

Breaking News: Prince Philip Dies at 99

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU Main Campus - Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced.Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was a member of the British Royal Family as the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. Phil... read more

Every Car Owner To Pay Ugx 2 Million For Being On The Road
9
Apr

Every Car Owner to pay UGX 2 Million for Being on the Road

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus - This week, the Ministry of Finance proposed an annual license fee of UGX 200,000 for all car owners as part of the revenue sources to fund the FY 2021/2022 budget. According to State Minister of Finance, Hon. Da... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Kiu Rangers
9
Apr

KIU Explorer of the Day: KIU Rangers' Maureen Nankumbi and her Passion for Basketball

KIU, Main Campus - Nankumbi Maureen, born on 1st November 2000 in Mpigi district in central Uganda, is a basketball player who plays as a point guard for KIU Rangers in the Uganda National Basketball League. Maureen is also a second year student of M... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: Denis Balungu Aiming To Achieve Great Things Through Basketball
8
Apr

KIU Sports Desk: Denis Balungu Aiming to Achieve Great Things Through Basketball

Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Denis Balungu is a Congolese professional basketball player for the KIU Titans in the Uganda National Basketball League. Widely considered one of the most talented small forwards in the league, 26-year-old Balungu i... read more

Kiu
8
Apr

KIU's Joan Owade to Present a Viva Voce Presentation on Media Coverage and Conflict Management

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Joan Owade, PhD candidate from College of Humanities and Social Sciences, is set to present a Viva Voce presentation next week on Media Coverage and Conflict Management on Kenya's Presidential Elections.The presenta... read more

Minister Of Health Addresses Relationship Between Alcohol Consumption And Covid-19 Vaccination
8
Apr

Minister of Health Addresses Relationship Between Alcohol Consumption and COVID-19 Vaccination

By Agnes KICONCOKIU, Main Campus - The Minister of Health, Hon. Jane Ruth Aceng, has on Thursday, 8th April, addressed concerns regarding the relationship between alcohol consumption and COVID-19 vaccination.The Minister said taking alcohol after COV... read more

Uganda Martyrs Catholic Shrine Mourns Archbishop Lwanga
8
Apr

Uganda Martyrs Catholic Shrine Mourns Archbishop Lwanga's Death

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - Uganda Martyrs Catholic Shrine, Namugongo in Wakiso District has on Wednesday, 7th April mourned the death of Archbishop Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga who was found dead in his room on Saturday morning. The deceased suc... read more

Kiu Trivia: April 8 In The Present And The Past
8
Apr

KIU Trivia: April 8 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?International Romani Day. The Romani are an itinerant ethnic group that originated in the Indian subcontinent, but today most live in Europe and the Americas. International Romani Day celebrates Romani culture, raises awarene... read more

Tukundane Benson Presents A Viva Voce Presentation On Innovation Practices And Growth Of Small And Medium Entreprises In Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area
7
Apr

Tukundane Benson Presents a Viva Voce Presentation on Innovation Practices and Growth of Small and Medium Entreprises in Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus – PhD candidate, Tukundane Benson, from the College of Economics and Management, offered a PhD defense, also known as a Viva Voce presentation, on the Innovation Practices and Growth of Small and Medium Entrepri... read more

Kiu’s Dvc Prof. Janice Busigye Praises Renu
7
Apr

KIU’s DVC Prof. Janice Busigye Praises RENU

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - KIU Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Finance and Administration, Assoc. Prof. Janice Busigye has commended RENU for enabling a research and education collaboration. While submitting in a live talk show hosted ... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: Kiu Titans Sign Somali-born Faisal Aden
7
Apr

KIU Sports Desk: KIU Titans Sign Somali-Born Faisal Aden

Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - KIU Titans unveiled their latest signing in experienced Faisal Aden on Monday, April 5, who signed a two-year deal.Aden, born in Somalia before leaving for the United States at the age of seven has played in Belgium... read more

Kiu Dvc - F&a  Janice Busingye Praises Renu
7
Apr

KIU DVC - F&A Janice Busingye Praises RENU

Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - KIU Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Finance and Administration, Dr. Janice Busingye has commended RENU for enabling research and education collaboration. While appearing on a live talk show on NTV on Tuesday, Ap... read more

Kiu Trivia: April 7 In The Present And The Past
7
Apr

KIU Trivia: April 7 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?World Health Day. The World Health Day is held to mark WHO's founding and is seen as an opportunity by the organization to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health each year. In 1948, the WHO... read more

Kiu Titans Kick Off Pre-season Friendlies With Win Against Namuwongo Blazers
6
Apr

KIU Titans Kick Off Pre-season Friendlies With Win Against Namuwongo Blazers

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU Main Campus - KIU Titans started their pre-season preparations with a win over new comers, Namuwongo Blazers, on 2nd Friday April, 2021 ahead of the Uganda Basketball League that is expected to start on 17th April, 2021. A tig... read more

Uganda’s Confirmed Covid-19 Cases Surpass 41,000 Mark
6
Apr

Uganda’s Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Surpass 41,000 Mark

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Uganda's cumulative registered cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 41,000 mark as 54 new cases, bringing the total number of 41,016 infections.The 54 new infections were confirmed out of the 3,904 samples tested on Fri... read more

Kiu International Desk: Kenya Airways Suspends Passenger Flights To United Kingdom
6
Apr

KIU International Desk: Kenya Airways Suspends Passenger Flights to United Kingdom

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Kenya's National Carrier, Kenya Airways, has suspended its passenger flights to the United Kingdom effective 9th April 2021 until further notice.This comes after the Kenyan Government issued a directive stopping all... read more

Kiu International Desk: Kosovo Gets New Female President
6
Apr

KIU International Desk: Kosovo Gets New Female President

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus – Last Sunday, Vjosa Osmani became the second female president of Kosovo after she overcame an opposition boycott that had kept parliament quorum short the previous day.Osmani, who is 38-years-old garnered 71 vote... read more

Akon Set To Build
6
Apr

Akon Set to Build 'Akon City' in Uganda

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - The popular Senegalese Singer and Investor Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam, famously known by his stage name Akon, is set to build a $6 Billion city in Uganda come 2036.Regarding this investment, the Government of Ugand... read more

Kiu Titans Humble City Oilers In Easter Monday Pre-season Friendly
6
Apr

KIU Titans Humble City Oilers in Easter Monday Pre-season friendly

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Elvis Mutebi scored 14 points to give coach Brian Wathum’s KIU Titans their second victory in three pre-season friendlies played over the Easter holiday. The Titans beat seven-time champions City Oilers 73-54 i... read more

Kiu
6
Apr

KIU's Associate Professor Janice Busingye to Feature on RENU Live Show

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Kampala International University's Associate Professor Janice Desire Busingye, also the Deputy Vice Chancellor Finance and Administration (DVC/FA) and University Secretary, is to feature among the panelists on the R... read more

Parliament Approves National Health Insurance Scheme Bill
1
Apr

Parliament Approves National Health Insurance Scheme Bill

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus – Yesterday, the Parliament of Uganda considered and passed the National Insurance Health Scheme Bill 2019 with amendments. This was after the 3rd hearing by the members of parliament. Even so, this was after t... read more

Finance Ministry Presents $99.5m Borrowing Request
1
Apr

Finance Ministry Presents $99.5m Borrowing Request

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus – The Finance State Minister, David Bahati, yesterday presented a request to borrow to the tune of SDR 72.3 million (approximately $99.56 million) from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). ... read more

Mind Your Mother Tongue, Tooro Woman Mp Kiraso Tells Kiu Students
1
Apr

Mind Your Mother Tongue, Tooro Woman MP Kiraso tells KIU Students

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Beatrice Kiraso, the former greater Tooro Woman Member of Parliament has urged students to embrace their mother languages as a way of promoting their cultural heritage. While presiding over the handover ceremony ... read more

Covid-19 Updates: 58 Doctors Lost To Covid-19
31
Mar

COVID-19 Updates: 58 Doctors Lost to COVID-19

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Uganda, the country is reported by Uganda Medical Association (UMA) to have lost 58 doctors to the virus, not counting nurses.UMA, the umbrella body for doctors in ... read more

The Simple Man Who Won The Hearts Of All; Former Kiu Law Society President Osiya Moses Recounts His Achievements In Office.
31
Mar

The Simple Man Who Won the Hearts of All; Former KIU Law Society President Osiya Moses Recounts his Achievements in Office.

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The overall consensus from Law students and other people at KIU is that Osiya Moses Kayz, the immediate past president for the KIU Law Society, is such a great leader. Inspired by the willingness to lead by examp... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Kiu Football Star Gwaita Adam Emulates Ronaldo’s Work Ethic
31
Mar

KIU Explorer of the Day: KIU Football Star Gwaita Adam Emulates Ronaldo’s Work Ethic

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Gwaita Adam, a graduate student of ICT and a midfielder for the KIU football team, is looking forward to putting into practice everything he watches about Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo. He says the Portuguese s... read more

University Graduates To Enhance Skills Through Unabcec Program
30
Mar

University Graduates to Enhance Skills through UNABCEC Program

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Uganda National Association of Building & Civil Engineering Contractors (UNABCEC) has initiated a Graduate Training Program under the “Construction Industry Advancement Program” to offer training opportuniti... read more

President Museveni Receives First Covid-19 Vaccine Jab
30
Mar

President Museveni Receives First COVID-19 Vaccine Jab

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - President Yoweri Museveni received the COVID-19 vaccination at State House in Nakasero, Kampala, Uganda, on March 27, 2021. He  encouraged all Ugandans who qualify for this vaccination to go to health facilities an... read more

Kiu Nrm Chapter President Elect Calls For Unity Among The Party Members
29
Mar

KIU NRM Chapter President Elect Calls for Unity Among the Party Members

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - The Kampala International University National Resistance Movement Chapter President Elect, Hon. Praise Bosco Tumuramye, has called on students and party members to remain united in the post elections period. He mad... read more

Kiu Debate Union Shines At The Uwewk National Youth Debate
29
Mar

KIU Debate Union Shines at the UWEWK National Youth Debate

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - KIU Debate Union displayed what has been termed as a high level of intellectual ability, to emerge champions of the Youth Debate contest that took place at the Ministry of Water and Environment headquarters in Bu... read more

Ever Given Finally Freed From The Suez Canal Banks
29
Mar

Ever Given Finally Freed From the Suez Canal Banks

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus – The 200,000 metric-ton container ship, MV Ever Given has been freed from the Suez Canal banks, increasing hopes that the canal, one of the most crucial in the world will shortly be reopened. This came after t... read more

Uganda
29
Mar

Uganda's Debt Burden Exceeds 50% of GDP Ceiling

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus - According to the Ministry of Finance, Uganda's debt burden has exceeded the domestic debt ceiling to a level which it dubbed "unhealthy domestic borrowing".The government acquired from the domestic market, a deb... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: Kenny Klama Vows To Conquer The World Through Music
26
Mar

KIU Alumni Voices: Kenny Klama Vows to Conquer the World Through Music

Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Despite holding a Bachelor of International Relations and Diplomacy, rapper Kennedy Klama alias Kenny Klama is looking forward to conquering the world through music. He wants to change people's mindset using his t... read more

Kiu Cuisine: Make Mouthwatering Nyama Choma Yourself This Weekend
26
Mar

KIU Cuisine: Make Mouthwatering Nyama Choma Yourself This Weekend

In Kenya, any gathering is an excuse for eating nyama choma, Swahili for "roast meat." From the finest restaurants to roadside shacks, roast goat meat is served up as a kind of social lubricant.Nyama choma is always eaten with the hands, and common s... read more

Kiu Trivia: March 26 In The Present And The Past
26
Mar

KIU Trivia: March 26 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Legal Assistants Day. Legal Assistants Day honors the people who work diligently behind the scenes to make their lawyers look good. Without a good legal assistant or paralegal, the lawyer may never be able to present the winn... read more

Kiu Debate Union To Face Western Campus Counterparts ‘timeless Mission’ In Debate Ahead Of Saturday Get-together Dinner
25
Mar

KIU Debate Union to Face Western Campus Counterparts ‘Timeless Mission’ In Debate Ahead of Saturday Get-Together Dinner

Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Six members of the KIU Debate Union are this evening (25th March 25, 2021) travelling to Ishaka to face the Western Campus debate team (Timeless Mission) in a friendly debate contest as part of the main activities o... read more

Kiu’s Famous “kachumbali” Singer Queks Releases New Song
25
Mar

KIU’s Famous “Kachumbali” Singer Queks Releases new Song

KIU, Western Campus -  KIU Western Campus’ Medical School graduand in waiting Queks, (real name George Kwesiga) has released a new song titled “Vibe Ekuute.”The young singer, famous for his hit song “kachumbali” which has been riding a... read more

Kiu Trivia: March 25 In The Present And The Past
25
Mar

KIU Trivia: March 25 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?The International Day of the Unborn Child. This holiday is observed on March 25. It was established by Pope John Paul II to coincide with the Feast of the Annunciation. John Paul II viewed the day as "a positive option in fav... read more

Uganda Joins Hands With The World To Fight Tb
25
Mar

Uganda Joins Hands With the World to Fight TB

Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - While commemorating World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on 24th March, 2021 in Moroto, Uganda joined hands with the rest of the world to step up efforts and fight one of the deadliest epidemics that claims nearly 4000 lives ea... read more

Kiu International Desk: 200,000 Metric-ton Container Ship Blocks Suez Canal
25
Mar

KIU International Desk: 200,000 Metric-ton Container Ship Blocks Suez Canal

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus – A 200,000 metric-ton container ship, named the Ever Given, has failed to be dislodged after it blocked the Suez Canal on Tuesday 23rd March, this week. Tugs and diggers have in vain tried to dislodge the massi... read more

Kiu Nkobazambogo Members Urged To Put Education First
25
Mar

KIU Nkobazambogo Members Urged to Put Education First

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Students of Kampala International University, under their cultural association umbrella Baganda Nkobazambogo, have been advised to prioritize education.This nugget was given by the Deputy Youth Chairperson in Bugand... read more

Kiu Western Campus’ Timeless Mission To Hold Get-together Dinner This Saturday
24
Mar

KIU Western Campus’ Timeless Mission to Hold Get-Together Dinner This Saturday

KIU, Western Campus – Timeless Mission, a student’s union at KIU Western Campus promoting youth empowerment through debate and public speaking is holding its get-together dinner this Saturday, March 27, at Belline Hotel in Ishaka town.The union, ... read more

Facts About The Kiu Law Clinic
24
Mar

Facts About the KIU Law Clinic

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Several students and people who visit our main campus often wonder what the purpose of KIU Law Clinic really is, and what is done therein. Whereas many think it is a medical clinic meant for law students, only a ... read more

National Tree Planting Day 2021: The Status Of Forests In Uganda
24
Mar

National Tree Planting Day 2021: The Status of Forests in Uganda

KIU, Western Campus - According to a 2010 article published in the African Journal of Ecology, titled Status of Forests in Uganda, trees, forests and woodlands cover about 14% of Uganda’s land surface. Over the last 30–40 years, growth in human p... read more

Kiu Trivia: March 24 In The Present And The Past
24
Mar

KIU Trivia: March 24 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?National Tree Planting Day (Uganda). The holiday was established to raise awareness of the importance of fighting deforestation. Uganda is a country with rich natural resources. Uganda's tropical forests are home to a vast nu... read more

Samia Suluhu Becomes Tanzania’s First Female President
23
Mar

Samia Suluhu Becomes Tanzania’s First Female President

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus – Last Friday, Tanzania made history as it became the first East African country to have a female president, when Her Excellency Samia Suluhu Hassan, took an oath to become its seventh president. This comes aft... read more

Parliament Of Uganda Marks 100 Years Of Service
23
Mar

Parliament of Uganda Marks 100 years of Service

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - The Parliament of the Republic of Uganda is commemorating 100 years of serving Ugandans today, 23rd March 2021, as the legislative arm of the government.  According to the Speaker of Parliament, Rt Hon. Re... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Former Cems Mp Recounts Life At Kiu.
23
Mar

KIU Explorer of the Day: Former CEMS MP Recounts Life at KIU.

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - With just days left to graduate, Musinguzi Yonnah - the most recent MP representing the College of Economics and Management in the Guild Union - is inexpressibly happy to have gone through a university of not onl... read more

Tanzania Holds State Funeral For The Late President John Pombe Magufuli
22
Mar

Tanzania Holds State Funeral for The Late President John Pombe Magufuli

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - Days after the death of Tanzania's President John Magufuli, amidst uttermost grief, the country held a state funeral ceremony for the fallen leader at the Jamhuri Stadium in Dodoma on Monday, 22nd March, 2021.The ev... read more

Uganda
22
Mar

Uganda's Judicial Officials Trained on Climate Justice

By Stuart Bogere KIU, Main Campus - The Deputy Chief Justice, Richard Buteera, has encouraged Judicial Officers to exploit all avenues available to widen their knowledge about climate justice for efficiency and effective handling of related cases. ... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Kiu Student, Harvey Kanyankole, Releases Book About Sustainable Development Goals.
19
Mar

KIU Explorer of the Day: KIU Student, Harvey Kanyankole, Releases Book About Sustainable Development Goals.

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Harvey Kanyankole Guma, a third year law student at KIU, has published a hand book for the youth, titled ‘ Uganda and SDGs’ in which he highlights, explains and emhasises the inclusion, participation and the ... read more

Kiu Joins End Plastic Pollution Initiative To Launch The ‘plastic- Free Campus
19
Mar

KIU Joins End Plastic Pollution Initiative to Launch the ‘Plastic- Free Campus' Program

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - KIU Environment Students Association, in partnership with the End Plastic Pollution Initiative, have waged war against plastic pollution in KIU and the surrounding communities. During the launch of the ‘Plasti... read more

Samia Suluhu Hassan To Be Sworn In Today As First Female Tanzanian President
19
Mar

Samia Suluhu Hassan to be Sworn in Today as First Female Tanzanian President

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Following the death of the late President John Pombe Magufuli on 17th March, 2021, Her Excellency Samia Suluhu Hassan - who has been Tanzania's first female Vice President - is to be sworn in as president today, 1... read more

Kiu International Desk: Tanzanian President Magufuli Dies At 61
18
Mar

KIU International Desk: Tanzanian President Magufuli Dies At 61

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - In an address on state television, Tanzania's Vice President, Samia Suluhu Hassan, announced the death of President John Pombe Magufuli - who died on Wednesday 17th March from heart complications at a hospital in ... read more

Kiu International Desk: Namibia Receives First Batch Of Covid-19 Vaccines From China
18
Mar

KIU International Desk: Namibia Receives First Batch of COVID-19 Vaccines from China

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Namibia has received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines from the Chinese pharmaceutical firm, Sinovac. These vaccines which were delivered on Tuesday afternoon will help the African country’s immunization campai... read more

Africa Shines At The Grammys
18
Mar

Africa Shines at the Grammys

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Last weekend, Africa as a continent was made proud on Sunday night as Nigerian stars, Burna Boy (Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu) and Wizkid (Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun), won their first-ever Grammy Awards.Burna Boy bagged th... read more

Health Experts Set For Uganda To Launch Locally Developed Coronavirus Testing Kits
18
Mar

Health Experts Set for Uganda to Launch Locally Developed Coronavirus Testing Kits

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Health scientists in Uganda are expected to launch locally developed rapid kits for COVID-19 screening.This was revealed by Dr. Misaki Wayengera, a Lead Developer and a Researcher who also developed the testing kits... read more

Uganda Airlines Named Youngest Aircraft Fleet In The World
18
Mar

Uganda Airlines Named Youngest Aircraft Fleet in the World

By Stuart Bogere KIU, Main Campus - Uganda Airlines has been named the Winner of the Youngest Aircraft Fleet Award 2021 “Ch-aviation World". The national airline won the first place for the world’s and Africa’s youngest fleet, with an average ... read more

Ministry Of Health Urges Public To Choose Life Not Death
18
Mar

Ministry of Health Urges Public to Choose Life not Death

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - The Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary, Dr. Diana Atwine, urged Ugandans to choose life not death during the launch of the  COVID-19 vaccination campaign at Mulago Hospital in Kampala on Wednesday, 10th March, ... read more

Kiu’s Guild Speaker Seeks To Emulate, Uganda’s Speaker Of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga
17
Mar

KIU’s Guild Speaker Seeks to Emulate, Uganda’s Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - With only three months in office as Guild Speaker, Mbabazi Angella is looking forward to organizing her house in relation to the national parliament. Despite drawing courage and much of her inspiration from her m... read more

Health Experts Advise Against Vaccinated Incase Of Allergies
15
Mar

Health Experts Advise Against Vaccinated Incase of Allergies

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - According to health experts, individuals with a severe history of allergic reactions should keep away from the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 vaccination that started last week. Uganda has so far acquired 940,000 do... read more

Three Kiu Students Complete Six Month Media Challenge Fellowship Successfully
15
Mar

Three KIU Students Complete Six Month Media Challenge Fellowship Successfully

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Martha Kahunde, Andrew Onen, and Faiza Salimah, all Journalism students from Kampala International University are among the 26 media students from different universities across Uganda who completed a six-mon... read more

Uganda Pledges Continued Support To Commonwealth Union
15
Mar

Uganda Pledges Continued Support to Commonwealth Union

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - The government of the Republic of Uganda has pledged continued support and commitment to the Commonwealth Union. These pledges were made by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Sam K. Kuteesa, on Sunday 14th March ... read more

Judiciary Enrolls About 100 Lawyers As Advocates
15
Mar

Judiciary Enrolls About 100 Lawyers as Advocates

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Uganda's Judiciary has enrolled 103 lawyers as advocates of the High Court. The exercise that took place last week at the Judiciary Headquarters was presided over by the Registrar High Court, Samuel Emokor, represen... read more

Kiu International Desk: Kenya
12
Mar

KIU International Desk: Kenya's Raila Odinga Tests Positive of COVID-19

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Kenya's Opposition Chief, Raila Odinga, has been placed under quarantine after testing positive for Coronavirus on Thursday evening. He was admitted to hospital on Tuesday in the capital, Nairobi, after developing f... read more

Kiu International Desk: Kenya Records Highest New Covid-19 Infections In 24-hours
12
Mar

KIU International Desk: Kenya Records Highest New COVID-19 Infections in 24-hours

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - According to the Kenyan Ministry of Health, Kenya has reported 829 new COVID-19 cases, marking the highest daily toll since the start of 2021.The Ministry of Health also announced one new virus-related death, taking... read more

Community Audio Towers Dismantled By Ucc
11
Mar

Community Audio Towers Dismantled by UCC

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus - The communications sector regulator, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), has started dismantling Community audio towers, commonly known as Bizindalo, that have been operating illegally countrywide. This com... read more

World Kidney Day: 7 Important Facts About Your Kidneys
11
Mar

World Kidney Day: 7 Important Facts About Your Kidneys

Your kidneys have an important job to do. They filter your blood around the clock, and they turn waste products into urine. They're vital organs. Still, you might be surprised to learn that it’s possible to live a healthy, normal life with just one... read more

Kiu Trivia: March 11 In The Present And The Past
11
Mar

KIU Trivia: March 11 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?World Kidney Day (WKD). This is a global health awareness campaign focusing on the importance of the kidneys and reducing the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide. World Kidney D... read more

Kiu Neuroscience Forum Awareness Program On The Human Brain Set For March 17
10
Mar

KIU Neuroscience Forum Awareness Program on the Human Brain Set for March 17

KIU, Western Campus – The Kampala International University Neuroscience Forum will be hosting a program tagged "The Human Brain" to mark The International Brain Awareness Week, in collaboration with the Dana Foundation, Society of Neuroscientists o... read more

Ministry Of Health Sensitizes Media On Covid-19 Vaccination
10
Mar

Ministry of Health Sensitizes Media on COVID-19 Vaccination

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - The Uganda Ministry of Health and partners, on 9th March, 2021, took a step to sensitize media on the COVID-19 vaccination exercise that was scheduled to start today, 10th March, 2021.The main objective of the trai... read more

New Kiu Students Applaud The University
10
Mar

New KIU Students Applaud the University's Hospitality

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The overall consensus from the recently oriented January-Intake students is that KIU's hospitality is of a rare kind. They have admitted that the orientation exercise carried out on 1st and 2nd March 2021 left th... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Uganda To Start Covid-19 Vaccination Today
10
Mar

COVID-19 Updates: Uganda to Start COVID-19 Vaccination Today

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - The long awaited COVID-19 vaccination has began today, with health workers at Mulago National and Entebbe Regional Referral hospitals.The Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Ruth Aceng, says the two hospitals were chosen b... read more

Former Kiu Guild President Petitions Parliament Over Lecturers’ Strikes
10
Mar

Former KIU Guild President Petitions Parliament Over Lecturers’ Strikes

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Moses Ariiho, the former Guild President of Kampala International University, has led a team students under their umbrella body - Uganda National Students Association (UNSA) - to petition Parliament over continued s... read more

Kiu Trivia: March 10 In The Present And The Past
10
Mar

KIU Trivia: March 10 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (USA). National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Healthexternal icon, is obse... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Ministry Of Health Sensitizes Media On Covid-19 Vaccination
9
Mar

COVID-19 Updates: Ministry of Health Sensitizes Media on COVID-19 Vaccination

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - The Uganda Ministry of Health and partners have today March 9, 2021, taken a step to sensitize the media on the COVID-19 vaccination exercise that is scheduled to start tomorrow, March 10, 2021.The main objective of... read more

Kiu And Vodan Recognized By Unesco In New Report
9
Mar

KIU and VODAN Recognized by UNESCO in New Report

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The United Nations, through its educational and scientific organisation – UNESCO, has applauded the Virus Outbreak Data Network (VODAN) and KIU for their innovative approach to  “data sharing and re-use ... read more

Digital Learning: Educational Institutions Urged To Exploit Digital Learning
9
Mar

Digital Learning: Educational Institutions Urged to Exploit Digital Learning

KIU, Main Campus - Educational institutions have been advised to exploit the online mode of learning as much as possible to prepare for other challenges to come. This is because online learning has shifted the mode of teaching from the traditional cl... read more

Press Release: Advertisement For Phd Scholarships Under The Kiu Staff Development Scheme 2021
9
Mar

PRESS RELEASE: ADVERTISEMENT FOR PhD SCHOLARSHIPS UNDER THE KIU STAFF DEVELOPMENT SCHEME 2021

About KIU Kampala International University (KIU), a leading Private University and chartered by the Republic of Uganda, is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of Africa Universities as well as the Inter Universi... read more

Kiu International Desk: Rwanda Becomes First African Country To Administer Covid-19 Vaccine
9
Mar

KIU International Desk: Rwanda Becomes First African Country to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Last week, Friday 5th March 2021, Rwanda commenced its COVID-19 vaccination program using the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, making it the first African nation to administer the drug. Accordingly, Rwanda received 102,9... read more

Kiu Celebrates Women Empowerment
8
Mar

KIU Celebrates Women Empowerment

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - KIU is proud to celebrate International Women's Day with women across the world to promote Gender Equality. As a proud signatory to the UN Women Empowerment Principles and the UN Gender Equality Seal, KIU makes grea... read more

Women’s Day: Kiu Alumnus And Female Youth Leader Hasahya’s Message
8
Mar

Women’s Day: KIU Alumnus and Female Youth Leader Hasahya’s Message

“Today the world marks the International women's day, a day of recognizing the equal rights, the status of women and what remains to be done.The theme of today's celebration is Building on Women's Strength for a Better Future in a COVID-19 World. I... read more

Women’s Day: Kiu Championing Affirmative Action For Women – Joan Owade
8
Mar

Women’s Day: KIU Championing Affirmative Action for Women – Joan Owade

KIU, Main Campus - Joan Owade, the Head of Department (HoD), Journalism and Media Studies at Kampala International University has hailed the university for putting women at the forefront of its development agenda.In her special women’s day message,... read more

Uganda Commemorates Women
8
Mar

Uganda Commemorates Women's Resilience During COVID-19 Period on Women's Day

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Uganda is to dedicate this year’s International Women’s Day to females who have labored hard to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.According to Information Minister Hon. Judith Nabakooba, the event was celebrated s... read more

Kiu Has Also Played Her Part In Women Emancipation
8
Mar

KIU Has Also played her part in Women Emancipation

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - As the World recollects to celebrate and embrace women’s day, it is wise to credit everyone who has played a role to uphold the status of women. The overall consensus from different students, Alumni, and stakeh... read more

“motivate Students When Teaching And Let Them Own The Learning Process,” New Kiu Staff Advised
5
Mar

“Motivate Students when teaching and let them own the learning process,” New KIU Staff Advised

Today Friday, March 5, 2021, marks the end of the two-day orientation for our new staff who have been enlightened on the effective strategy of teaching principles, basic skills for successful teaching and blended learning. The orientation which star... read more

Former Vice Guild President Commends Kiu’s Bursary Scheme For Helping The Poor Attain University Education
4
Mar

Former Vice Guild President Commends KIU’s Bursary Scheme for Helping the poor attain University Education

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU Main Campus- From a small village in Gomba, Mary Kabaikiriza Favour, a former KIU Vice Guild President, is one of many whom KIU has transformed into national assets. She has truly demonstrated that one’s background does not d... read more

Tokat Gaziosmanpasa University Turkey
4
Mar

Tokat Gaziosmanpasa University Turkey's Rector Prof. Dr. Bunyamin SAHIN and His Team Visits KIU

KIU, Main Campus - As part of the KIU’s effort to strengthen international relations and collaborations, our Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mouhammad Mpezamihigo on Thursday 4th March 2020, hosted the Rector, Tokat Gaziosmanpasa University Turkey, Prof. Dr. B... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Covid-19 Vaccination To Start Next Week In Uganda
4
Mar

COVID-19 Updates: COVID-19 Vaccination to Start Next Week in Uganda

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - The Ministry of Health has announced that Uganda is slated to start COVID-19 vaccination next week after the due arrival of 864,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines on Friday.Whilst talking to journalists on Tues... read more

Kiu January-intake Students Oriented And Introduced To The Ibml
3
Mar

KIU January-Intake Students Oriented and Introduced to the IBML

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Students of the Kampala International University January intake 2021 have been successfully oriented and introduced to rules and regulations that govern the Idd Basajjabalaba Memorial Library (IBML). This was during... read more

Kiu Trivia: March 3 In The Present And The Past
3
Mar

KIU Trivia: March 3 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening today?World Wildlife Day. On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in its resolution UN 68/205, decided to proclaim 3 March, the international day of the adoption of the Convention on In... read more

Kiu Education Students Association Gets New Leaders
3
Mar

KIU Education Students Association Gets New Leaders

KIU, Western Campus – The KIU Western Campus Education Students Association has got new leaders after the nominations for all available 13 positions returned unopposed.After the nomination process conducted by the Faculty of Education nomination of... read more

Uganda Cranes Coach Mckinstry Out For A Month
3
Mar

Uganda Cranes Coach McKinstry Out for a Month

KIU, Main Campus - The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has asked Uganda Cranes Head Coach Johnathan McKinstry to step aside for a period of one month. In a statement released by FUFA on Tuesday evening, the Federation’s Executive ... read more

Kiu Deputy Chief Librarian Tells New Students To Fully Utilize University Library
2
Mar

KIU Deputy Chief Librarian Tells New students to Fully Utilize University Library

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Jackline Kiwelu Estomihi Mayende, the Deputy Chief University Librarian has urged students to embrace the library to better their academic excellence at KIU.Speaking during the library orientation of January... read more

Igad Delegation Visits Kiu For Partnership And Collaboration
2
Mar

IGAD Delegation Visits KIU For Partnership and Collaboration

KIU, Main Campus - On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021, a delegation from the African Union Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa visited Kampala International University for collaboration and partnership. The delegation compris... read more

Kiu Mass Communication Students Association Revamped
2
Mar

KIU Mass Communication Students Association Revamped

By Isaac Akugizibwe.KIU, Main Campus- After being inactivitive for some time due to the effect caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the KIU Mass communication association is making a great return. A series of meetings by passionate Mass communication stu... read more

Kiu International Desk: Visa Ban From Trump-era That Was Affecting Green Card Applicants Revoked By Biden
2
Mar

KIU International Desk: Visa Ban From Trump-era That was Affecting Green Card Applicants Revoked by Biden

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Last month, U.S. President Joe Biden revoked an executive action by his antecedent banning legal immigration for family members of U.S. citizens and residents, and diversity visa lottery recipients.According to a ... read more

Uganda
2
Mar

Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei Nominated for Laureus Awards

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Joshua Cheptegei, the world record holder for 5,000 and 10,000 meters, has been nominated for the 2021 Laureus Awards in the World Sportsman of the Year categories.Cheptegei recently broke the world record set by le... read more

Government Relaxes Restrictions On Schools
2
Mar

Government Relaxes Restrictions on Schools

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - The Ministry of Education and Sports has relaxed restrictions on schools and universities. With the relaxed restrictions, schools can now operate both day and boarding sections as they reopen for semi-candidate clas... read more

Kiu International Desk: Nigerian Kidnapped Schoolgirls Released – International Media
2
Mar

KIU International Desk: Nigerian Kidnapped schoolgirls Released – International Media

Reports in international media say that 279 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by suspected criminal gangs last Friday have been released.Al Jazeera reports that the kidnappers have released nearly 300 girls who were abducted from a boarding sch... read more

Kiu Trivia: March 2 In The Present And The Past
2
Mar

KIU Trivia: March 2 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Jamahiriya Day (Libya). On March 2, Libyans celebrate Declaration of Jamahiriya Day, also known as Declaration of the People's Authority Day . In observance of this public holiday, schools and businesses are closed throughout... read more

Kiu
1
Mar

KIU's Omuya Asks President Museveni to Support Youth Entrepreneurship

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Noah Omuya, a final year student of Mass Communications at Kampala International University alongside Immaculate Akello, a former student of law at KIU and a group of youth under the United Nations Youth Coalition f... read more

Kiu Initiates January 2021 Intake Students
1
Mar

KIU Initiates January 2021 intake students

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Students admitted during the January 2021 intake have been fully initiated into the Kampala International University life during an orientation ceremony held in the university main hall today Monday 1st March 202... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Ministry Of Health Speaks Out On Covid-19 Vaccination
1
Mar

COVID-19 Updates: Ministry of Health Speaks Out On COVID-19 Vaccination

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - The Minister of Health, Hon. Jane Ruth Aceng, on 28th February addressed the media about the COVID-19 vaccination exercise that is expected to commence this month."AstraZeneca vaccines from Serum Institute of India:... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Covid-19 Transmission In Households Lower – New Research
1
Mar

COVID-19 Updates: COVID-19 Transmission in Households Lower – New Research

KIU, Western Campus - Just one in ten people who catch COVID-19 pass it on to someone they live with, a study has found - according to UK newspaper Dailymail. US researchers analyzed data from more than 7,000 homes in Boston and found more than ... read more

Kiu Book Club: A Guide To Uni Life By Lucy Tobin
1
Mar

KIU Book Club: A Guide to Uni Life by Lucy Tobin

As many students return to school, especially freshers, they delve into the unknown. University life is a whole new world to them. Gone are the stringent rules in High School, where restrictions were all over the place.At University, they will b... read more

Kiu Trivia: March 1 In The Present And The Past
1
Mar

KIU Trivia: March 1 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?World Compliment Day. In the global initiative to create the most positive day in the world, World Compliment Day is celebrated every March 1 to spread joy through simple verbal affirmations of appreciation. With less focus o... read more

Uganda Government To Adopt Electronic Postage System
26
Feb

Uganda Government to Adopt Electronic Postage System

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Government has rollout an e-postal system, which will ease the operations of government agencies.According to Uganda Communications Commission, this system involves the transportation or postage of messages and othe... read more

Ghana Emerges First African Country To Receive Covid-19 Vaccine
25
Feb

Ghana Emerges First African Country to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Ghana had received the world’s 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the United Nations backed COVAX Initiative. According to Henrietta Fore Executive Director of UNICEF, the COVAX facility ... read more

Making Sense Of Australian Law To Make Facebook And Google Pay For News Content
25
Feb

Making Sense of Australian Law to Make Facebook and Google pay for News Content

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Should Australia's move to make digital giants Facebook and Google pay for news content work out, you can be sure that other countries will want to start their own negotiations.  The amended legislation pass... read more

2020/21 Kiu Guild Parliament Convenes For The First Time Since 2020 Elections
24
Feb

2020/21 KIU Guild Parliament Convenes for the First time since 2020 Elections

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus-The 2020/21 Guild Parliament is today February 24, 2021 convening for the first time to lay the way forward for the calendar year that began on 2nd  December 2020.Due to uncertainties caused by COVID19, the studen... read more

Kiu Fraternity Wishes Dvc Finance And Administration, Assoc. Prof. Janice Busigye A Happy Birthday
23
Feb

KIU Fraternity Wishes DVC Finance and Administration, Assoc. Prof. Janice Busigye a Happy Birthday

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus-We are joining the KIU family to extend our sincere happy birthday wishes to Assoc. Prof. Janice Busingye. We would wish to take advantage of this very special occasion to share our love for your living inspiration... read more

Kiu Trivia: February 22 In The Present And Past
22
Feb

KIU TRIVIA: February 22 in the Present and Past

What’s Happening Today?Be Humble Day, Be humble is a day to practice humility. It is not a day to talk about oneself, but a day to listen to others, appreciate their accomplishments, and learn from them. It is a day for acknowledging one's imperfec... read more

Nasa’s Perseverance Lands Safely On Planet Mars.
19
Feb

NASA’s Perseverance Lands Safely on Planet Mars.

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus -The Perseverance rover, finally landed safely on planet Mars on Thursday, February 18, 2021. This was NASA’s most ambitious effort in decades to directly study whether there was ever life on the red planetThe sp... read more

Kiu Trivia: February 20 In The Present And The Past
19
Feb

KIU TRIVIA: February 20 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?World Day of Social Justice:  (Social Justice Equality Day) is an international day recognizing the need to promote social justice, which includes efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion, gender equality gend... read more

Kiu Signs Mou In Collaboration With Charotar University Of Science And Technology India
19
Feb

KIU Signs MoU in Collaboration with Charotar University of Science and Technology India

KIU, Main Campus - Kampala International University (KIU), on 18 February 2021, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with Charotar University of Science and Technology (CHARUSAT), Changa, Gujarat, India.The MoU, signed on behalf of KIU by... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: How Muhammed Ali, A Student Of Environmental Management, Is Living Amidst Covid-19
18
Feb

KIU Explorer of the Day: How Muhammed Ali, a Student of Environmental Management, is Living Amidst COVID-19

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus-At the dawn of the COVID-19 pandemic early 2020, no student like other people could tell its implications not until every nation started advocating for lockdown that never spared schools and all learning institutio... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Lessons From Covid-19 Top Najlah’s 2021 Resolutions
18
Feb

KIU Explorer of the Day: Lessons from COVID-19 Top Najlah’s 2021 Resolutions

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus-In her final year and looking forward to receiving her diploma in Public Administration before the year ends, Tanzanian-born Najilah Hemmed cannot take the lessons learnt from 2020 for granted. Apart from prepari... read more

Management Of Kirudu National Referral Hospital Expresses Gratitude To Kiu Fraternity
15
Feb

Management of Kirudu National Referral Hospital Expresses Gratitude to KIU Fraternity

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - While the rest of the world celebrated Valentines' Day through romance and sharing different gifts, the KIU Debate Union chose to give back to the community by cleaning Kirudu National Referral Hospital on S... read more

Kiu Postpones 23rd Graduation Ceremony To April
12
Feb

KIU Postpones 23RD Graduation Ceremony to April

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - A detailed circular with guidelines of the university’s reopening procedure released on Wednesday 10th February by the University Vice Chancellor, Dr. Mohammad Mpezamihigo indicates that the 23rd graduation cer... read more

Covid-19 Updates: African Governments Jointly Ask Imf For $500bn
12
Feb

COVID-19 Updates: African Governments Jointly ask IMF for $500bn

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - African Governments have together solicited the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to release $500bn liquidity to support the continent battle the economic squeeze that the COVID-19 pandemic has subjected to the 54... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Ugx292bn Approved By Parliament For Covid-19 Vaccines, Land Eviction
12
Feb

COVID-19 Updates: UGX292bn Approved by Parliament for COVID-19 Vaccines, Land Eviction

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Parliament, yesterday, approved a supplementary budget of UGX292 billion. The approved finances include UGX18.5 billion for COVID-19 vaccines as an advance payment for the 18 million doses of the AstraZeneca vacci... read more

Poised To Change The Trend Of Politics In Uganda, Kiu’s Guild President Jacob Musimenta Is But A Different Breed.
11
Feb

Poised to Change the Trend of Politics in Uganda, KIU’s Guild President Jacob Musimenta Is but a Different Breed.

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Despite coming from a humble background, KIU's most supreme student is a total quality person. Appointing his fierce opponent in the run for presidency as his Prime Minister is one factor that justifies the fact ... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Kiu
11
Feb

KIU Explorer of the Day: KIU's Byabasubiza Launches a Book About Religion

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Mark Byabasubiza, a 4th year, law student at Kampala International University has launched a book about the fate of religion dubbed "The Foreign God."Mark says that he drew the inspiration of writing such a remarkab... read more

Kiu Trivia: February 10 In The Past And Present
10
Feb

KIU Trivia: February 10 in the Past and Present

What’s Happening Today? Umbrella Day. The umbrella, an instrument that protects people from the sun and rain. The term more associated with the sunshade umbrella is the parasol. Umbrellas were used in ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt, India, and th... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Searching For Hope At Kiu. Afaf Ahmed Dreams Of A Peaceful Somalia.
10
Feb

KIU Explorer of the Day: Searching for Hope at KIU. Afaf Ahmed Dreams of a Peaceful Somalia.

By Isaac Akugizibwe.KIU, Main Campus - Worried by the unprecedented escalation of tension in her homeland, Somalia, Afaf Ahmed feels concerned and indebted to change events and deliver peace, respect of human rights, and good governance in her m... read more

Kiu Business Desk: Number Of Middle-class Ugandans Grows To 8.3 Million
10
Feb

KIU Business Desk: Number of Middle-Class Ugandans Grows to 8.3 Million

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - About 22% of Uganda's population (8.3 million) are now considered to be middle-class.This excludes, the floating middle-class (FMC), those susceptible to becoming poor in case of negative economic shocks. But can ... read more

Kiu General News: Ugandan Social Media Ban Ends After 28 Days
10
Feb

KIU General News: Ugandan Social Media Ban Ends After 28 Days

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - State Minister for ICT, Hon Peter Ogwang, on Wednesday 10th February, declared that Internet and Social Media Services have been fully restored. This comes after a 28-day ban whereby many Ugandans were forced... read more

Kiu General News: Uganda
10
Feb

KIU General News: Uganda's Winifred Ikilai Wins International Award in HIV/AIDS Research Advocacy

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Ugandan HIV research activist, Winifred Ikilai, 29, who is championing global efforts to end HIV/AIDS, has won the Omololu Falobi Award for her benevolence in HIV/AIDS prevention research community advocacy.The aw... read more

Kiu Lifestyle Segment: All About Valentine
9
Feb

KIU Lifestyle Segment: All About Valentine's Day

By Agnes KICONCOKIU, Main Campus - As it is known to many as a day of love, Valentine's Day is celebrated every 14th February. Across  the world, chocolate, candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valent... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Kiu Is A Seat Of Intellectualism - Says Isaac Peter.
9
Feb

KIU Explorer of the Day: KIU is a Seat of Intellectualism - says Isaac Peter.

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - With just months left to complete his undergraduate degree in Public Administration at Kampala International University, Isaac Peter is satisfied with what the University has so far offered. According to hi... read more

Kiu Trivia: February 9 In The Present And The Past
9
Feb

KIU TRIVIA: February 9 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Safer Internet Day. Safer Internet Day calls upon all stakeholders to join together to make the internet a safer and better place for all, and especially for children and young people. This year’s Internet Day theme i... read more

Kiu Trivia: February 8 In The Present And The Past
8
Feb

KIU Trivia: February 8 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Epilepsy Day. International Epilepsy Day - Started in 2015 and organized by the International Bureau for Epilepsy and the International League Against Epilepsy, the day provides a platform for people with ... read more

Kiu Trivia: February 5 In The Present And The Past
5
Feb

KIU Trivia: February 5 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Give Kids a Smile Day. Give Kids A Smile program was created by the American Dentist Association in 2003. It was a way for dentists to come together with their communities to provide dental services such as oral health, educa... read more

Kiu Alumni Voice: Katerega Uthman, A Stunning Example Of Kiu Alumni
4
Feb

KIU Alumni Voice: Katerega Uthman, a Stunning Example of KIU Alumni

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Over the years, Uganda's leading private University has produced total quality individuals who have demostrated exquisite perfomance in personal and community development through the knowledge and skillset attain... read more

Kiu Book Club: February 2021 Reads
4
Feb

KIU Book Club: February 2021 Reads

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Since we are in a new month, how about we give you a selection of books to read. We will be reviewing one per week for the rest of the month too.1. The Phone Addiction Workbook by Hilda Burke2. The Miracle Morning... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Free Administration Of Covid-19 Vaccine
4
Feb

COVID-19 Updates: Free Administration of COVID-19 Vaccine

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - As the government of Uganda continues to wait for the 18 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, the Ministry of Health has pointed out that the drug will be administered free of charge.The Ministry of Health spok... read more

Kiu Trivia: February 3 In The Present And The Past
3
Feb

KIU Trivia: February 3 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening TodayNational Carrot Cake Day, a cake made of carrots mixed with batter, is eaten and celebrated today. It is healthier than many other cakes, and besides featuring carrots, it often includes raisins and walnuts. Many believe it is... read more

Kiu General News: President Museveni To Guide On Re-opening Of Schools Tomorrow
3
Feb

KIU General News: President Museveni to Guide on Re-opening of Schools Tomorrow

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - President Museveni will, on Thursday February 4, officially announce when or whether schools should fully or partially reopen schools for all in addition to the candidates.The Cabinet Meeting, that sat on Monday Feb... read more

Kiu International Desk: Three Missions To Land On Planet Mars This Month
3
Feb

KIU International Desk: Three Missions to Land on Planet Mars This Month

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - NASA, China and United Arab Emirates are expected to arrive on Planet Mars this February. NASA's Perseverance rover, the Chinese space agency's Tianwen-1 and the United Arab Emirates' Hope&nb... read more

Kiu International Desk: Jeff Bezos Steps Down As Amazon
3
Feb

KIU International Desk: Jeff Bezos Steps Down as Amazon's CEO

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Jeff Bezos, Amazon's Founder and CEO, is slated to step down from his role as Chief Executive later this year and transition to Executive Chair, Amazon announced on Tuesday.He is expected to be replaced by Andy Ja... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Harnessing The Seeds Of Entrepreneurship, Kiu
2
Feb

KIU Explorer of the Day: Harnessing the Seeds of Entrepreneurship, KIU's Shakillar in Spotlight.

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Shakillah Kabagenyi, a final year student of Bachelors in Business Administration, Finance and Accounting is walking the talk of entrepreneurship to earn a living. She doesn't have to sit and wait for an employme... read more

Schools To Remain Closed Until Learners Are Vaccinated
2
Feb

Schools to Remain Closed Until Learners are Vaccinated

By Agnes KICONCOKIU, Main Campus - Regarding the opening of schools, scientists have appealed to the President to wait till all learners are vaccinated so as to minimize the risk of spreading Coronavirus amongst themselves.This decision was arrived a... read more

First Public Free Zone Commissioned At Entebbe International Airport
2
Feb

First Public Free Zone Commissioned at Entebbe International Airport

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus - The construction of the first Public Free Zone in Uganda at Entebbe International Airport adjacent to the Cargo Terminal was commissioned by Finance Minister Matia Kasaija. Hon Matia Kasaija, the Minist... read more

Kiu General News: Ugandans Await Final Decision On Reopening Of Schools
1
Feb

KIU General News: Ugandans Await Final Decision on Reopening of Schools

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus- The Ministry of Education and Sports is, today, set to announce the decision made regarding the reopening of schools and tertiary institutions that were temporarily closed in March last year as a result of the Corona... read more

Kiu
1
Feb

KIU's Vice Chancellor Advises Government To Switch On Social Media To Aid Students Study Online

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - The Vice Chancellor of Kampala International University, Dr. Mouhamad Mpezamihigo, has asked the government to lift the shutdown on social media if online learning is to be successful.While speaking to a local media... read more

Social Media Damaging Teenagers
1
Feb

Social Media Damaging Teenagers' Mental Health and Self Esteem, New Study Reveals

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - A newly released report by the Education Policy Institute and The Prince's Trust has it that boys and girls around the age of 14 to 18 are being mentally affected by heavy use of social media. The research used d... read more

Kiu General News: Bamasaba Cultural Leader Laid To Rest
1
Feb

KIU General News: Bamasaba Cultural Leader Laid to Rest

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - His Royal Highness, Umukhuka II Bob Mushikori, the former head of Inzu Ya Masaba who succumbed to COVID-19 earlier last month, was finally laid to rest on January 30, at his ancestral home in Busayi village in Bud... read more

President Museveni Launches Trials For Covid-19 Treatment Drug
29
Jan

President Museveni Launches Trials for COVID-19 Treatment Drug

By Agnes Kiconco and Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - President Museveni on Wednesday, 27th January 2021,  launched clinical trials for the new home blended COVID-19 treatment drug called  UBV-01N. The drug is a product of the Natural Chemot... read more

Kiu’s Sprinter James Ojirot Set For Tokyo Games
29
Jan

KIU’S Sprinter James Ojirot Set for Tokyo Games

Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - After nearly a year of intense psychological training, Sprinter James Ojirot is confident enough to secure space in team Uganda ahead of the much-awaited Tokyo Olympics. The final year engineering student at KIU res... read more

What Is The Actual Meaning Of The Word Phd?
29
Jan

What is the Actual meaning of the word PhD?

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - A Doctor of Philosophy or Ph.D. is the highest academic degree awarded at Kampala International University and elsewhere in the world across the whole breadth of academic fields. The word Ph.D. comes from a Latin... read more

Kiu Trivia: January 29 In The Present And The Past
29
Jan

KIU Trivia: January 29 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Freethinkers Day. Freethinkers Day, also known as Thomas Paine Day, celebrates the life and work of Thomas Paine, who was born on today's date in 1737. The day not only educates the public about Paine's work but also about fr... read more

Universities, Schools To Remain Closed For Another 3 Months Due To Covid-19 Surge - Ministry Of Education
27
Jan

Universities, Schools to Remain Closed for Another 3 Months due to COVID-19 Surge - Ministry of Education

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - According to the Ministry of Education and Sports, schools and institutions of higher education are to remain closed for the foreseeable future due to a surge in COVID-19 cases.Alex Kakooza, the Permanent Secretar... read more

Alumni Voices: I Will Make Kiu Proud – Richard Kandole
27
Jan

Alumni Voices: I will make KIU Proud – Richard Kandole

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Having emerged second in the recent District and Municipality council elections, former Guild Union speaker, Richard Kandole is confident enough to go for an even greater position in Kyenjojo district come 2026. ... read more

Kiu Trivia: January 27 In The Present And The Past
27
Jan

KIU Trivia: January 27 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?National Geographic Day (USA). The National Geographic Society was incorporated in Washington, D.C. on today's date in 1888, by a group of 33 scientists, scholars, businessmen, and explorers who had a passion for geography, s... read more

Kiu Ranked The Best Private University In Pearl Of Africa
25
Jan

KIU Ranked the Best Private University in Pearl of Africa

KIU, Main Campus - Kampala International University (KIU) has maintained its position as the leading private University in Uganda according to the latest 2021 rankings by webometric. KIU has steadily moved from the 4th position to be ranked 3rd in th... read more

How Kiu’s Wisdom Anana Weathered The Covid-19 Storm
19
Jan

How KIU’s Wisdom Anana Weathered the COVID-19 Storm

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Following the Ugandan government’s declaration of the closure of institutions of learning as one of the measures to stop the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic, all institutions including KIU sent students to thei... read more

Mark Ssali Aims To Revamp Kiu Basketball
19
Jan

Mark Ssali Aims to Revamp KIU Basketball

Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The newly appointed chairman of the KIU Basketball franchise, Mark Ssali has promised to transform both the KIU Titans and Rangers to international standards. Ssali plans to deliver his promise in ten years.The form... read more

Kiu Trivia: January 19 In The Present And The Past
19
Jan

KIU Trivia: January 19 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?National Popcorn Day (USA). This time-honoured snack can be sweet or savoury, caramelized, buttered or plain, moulded into a candied ball, or tossed with nuts and chocolate. However, it is enjoyed, enjoy it on National Popcor... read more

Kiu Alumni: Serving As A Leader At Kiu Exposed Me To Important People - Former Guild Union Premier, Wilson Amanya.
11
Jan

KIU Alumni: Serving as a Leader at KIU Exposed me to Important people - Former Guild Union Premier, Wilson Amanya.

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus – Wilson Amanya, the 2018/2019 Guild Union Prime Minister, currently employed with the Uganda Police Force has disclosed the secret behind his tremendous ascendence. Amanya attributes his success to the connectio... read more

Kiu Trivia: January 11 In The Present And The Past
11
Jan

KIU Trivia: January 11 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Independence Manifesto Day. Independence Manifesto Day commemorates the day when the document demanding independence for the country was sent to France, the USA, and Great Britain. These events took place in 1944 during the r... read more

Kiu To Recruit Medical Officers Under The University Staff Development Scheme For Post-graduate Studies
10
Jan

KIU to Recruit Medical Officers Under the University Staff Development Scheme for Post-Graduate Studies

KIU, Western Campus - The leading private University in Uganda seeks to recruit Medical Officers to pursue their postgraduate studies under the University Staff Development Scheme in the fields of General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Internal... read more

Museveni Opens Entebbe Market Ahead Of Election Day
7
Jan

Museveni Opens Entebbe Market Ahead of Election Day

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - On January 6, 2021, the President of Uganda, H.E Y.K Museveni officially opened the Kitooro Market in Entebbe Municipality. This comes after postponing the opening date from last year.Kitooro market is part of th... read more

Today Marks 31 Years Since The Death Of Japan
7
Jan

Today Marks 31 years Since the death of Japan's longest serving Monarch, Hirohito

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The seventh day of January is one many Japanese will forever wish to forget yet memorizing it is paramount. This is the day in the year 1989 when their longest-serving emperor and monarch  Hirohito breathed his ... read more

Central Bank Asserts That The Shilling Will Remain Stable In 2021
7
Jan

Central Bank Asserts That the Shilling Will Remain Stable in 2021

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - According to Bank of Uganda, the Uganda shilling depreciated by 0.38 percent in 2020 compared to an appreciation of 0.6 percent in 2019This implies a slight depreciation despite last year's global disruption in pr... read more

Kiu Trivia: January 7 In The Present And The Past
7
Jan

KIU Trivia: January 7 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Tricoulour Day. The flag of Italy (Italian: Bandiera d'Italia, Italian: [banˈdjɛːra diˈtaːlja]), often referred to in Italian as il Tricolore (Italian: [il trikoˈloːre]); is a tricolour featuring three equally sized ve... read more

General News: Israel Leads Covid-19 Vaccination Race.
5
Jan

General News: Israel Leads COVID-19 Vaccination Race.

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Israel is leading the race of vaccinating her citizens with 12% of Israelites immunized so far. According to international news media, China has had many of her citizens immunized than any other country worldwide... read more

Kiu Book Club: Evvie Drake Starts Over By Linda Holmes
5
Jan

KIU Book Club: Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

KIU, Western Campus – As the new year begins, we all have to start over because of the challenges brought asbout by the COVID-19 pandemic.Lives were changed, livelihoods lost and even some lives lost. This book will inspire you to start anew and ha... read more

3-year-old Patrick Ouma Appointed Clan Chief
5
Jan

3-Year-Old Patrick Ouma Appointed Clan Chief

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - For many, leadership is thought about when they are grown-up or mature enough to decide upon it. Others are born into royalty and the rite to leadership is from birth. In Patrick Ouma Lakwayi II's case, this came ... read more

Kiu Trivia: January 5 In The Present And The Past
5
Jan

KIU Trivia: January 5 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?National Screenwriters Day (USA). On January 5, when the credits roll on your favorite show or movie, admire the writers on National Screenwriters Day! You’ve probably heard of Steven Spielberg, the great director, who... read more

Uganda To Access Covid-19 Vaccine From Astrazeneca
4
Jan

Uganda to Access COVID-19 Vaccine from AstraZeneca

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus – The Ministry of Health has revealed that in close partnership with Global Alliance for Vaccine Initiative- GAVI, it is set to secure the COVID - 19 vaccine as cases escalate to over 35,000.According Dr Daina Atwin... read more

Leadership Is An Honour: Kiu Vice-chancellor Tells Student Leaders
4
Jan

Leadership is an Honour: KIU Vice-Chancellor Tells Student Leaders

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus -The Vice Chancellor of Kampala International University, Dr Muhammad Mpezamihigo has asked student leaders to embrace leadership and use it well to change their subjects positively because it is an honour. Dr.Mpez... read more

Jacob Musiimenta Declared Winner In Thursday’s Guild Presidential Poll
4
Jan

Jacob Musiimenta declared winner in Thursday’s Guild Presidential Poll

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The Guild Union Electoral commission has disclosed that Jacob Musiimenta beat Ronald Karuhanga with a margin of five votes to be declared winner of the 2020-21 Guild presidential poll held on Thursday 10th Decemb... read more

Kiu Trivia: January 4 In The Present And The Past
4
Jan

KIU TRIVIA: January 4 in the Present and the Past

National Trivia Day. What National Day on January 4th celebrates those who accumulate and hoard tidbits of useless trivia? National Trivia Day, of course! Each year, the holiday recognizes the collectors of unconnected, irrelevant data, facts, histor... read more

Kiu Alumni Voice: Kiu’s Mordecai Pours Love To The Less Privileged In Kampala
21
Dec

KIU Alumni Voice: KIU’s Mordecai Pours Love to the Less Privileged in Kampala

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Mordecai Muriisa Martin, a former Mass Communication student at KIU and current news anchor with NBS TV, under his organization, Spreading Wings International, has donated several items to over ten less privilege... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Andrew Onen, The Man Who Harnessed Happiness From Passion, Perfectionism And Necessity
18
Dec

KIU Explorer of the Day: Andrew Onen, The Man Who Harnessed Happiness From Passion, Perfectionism and Necessity

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Andrew Smith Onen, founder of Graphics City Solutions and one of the 2020 Media Challenge fellows awaiting graduation, is not only a self-made young entrepreneur but one of the wittiest multi-talented individuals... read more

Kiu General News: Uganda
18
Dec

KIU General News: Uganda's New Born Rhino Calf Named After Ruparelia Family.

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - The Ruparelia Foundation, in a close conjunction with Rhino Fund Uganda, has named the New Born Calf Rae Ruparelia.During the naming ceremony, Rajiv Ruparelia, a Trustee at Ruparelia Foundation, said that there is a... read more

Kiu Business Desk: Equity Uganda Unveils New Brand Geared Towards Sustainable Growth
18
Dec

KIU Business Desk: Equity Uganda Unveils New Brand Geared Towards Sustainable Growth

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Equity Group Holdings, yesterday Equity Uganda revealed a new identity in line with Equity Group Holdings’ ongoing transformation voyage. Equity will now express itself as a ... read more

Kiu International Desk: French President Tests Positive For Covid-19
18
Dec

KIU International Desk: French President Tests Positive for COVID-19

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus, says the French government.“The president tested positive for COVID-19 today,” part of a statement from the presidency read on Thursday.... read more

Kiu Entertainment Desk: Mixed Feelings As Bebe Cool Announces Release Of Nigerian Artistes
16
Dec

KIU Entertainment Desk: Mixed Feelings as Bebe Cool Announces Release of Nigerian Artistes

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - Ugandan musician Moses Ssali, also popularly known by his stage name Bebe Cool, has since received mixed reactions from the public after his effort to see to the release of Nigerian artistes Stanley Omah Didia also ... read more

Kiu Alumni Voice: Former Kiu Students Says Kiu Produces Best Teachers.
16
Dec

KIU Alumni Voice: Former KIU Students Says KIU Produces Best Teachers.

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - David Akugizibwe, a Physics and Mathematics teacher at Katooke Secondary School in Kyenjojo district, has claimed that no university produces the best teachers other than Kampala International University (KIU) no... read more

Kiu Alumni Voice: Former Kiu Student Takes Over As Deputy Secretary General At Prau
15
Dec

KIU Alumni Voice: Former KIU Student Takes Over as Deputy Secretary General at PRAU

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Former KIU student, Kezia Koburungi, has been elected the new a Deputy Secretary General of the Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU).  This was at the 44th Annual General Meeting at Hotel Africana over... read more

Kiu General News: Mugisha Speaks Out On Road Safety Ahead Of Festive Season
15
Dec

KIU General News: Mugisha Speaks Out On Road Safety Ahead Of Festive Season

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - The Acting Director for Traffic Police Basil Mugisha, has called out to all road users to ensure road safety and observe the set traffic guidelines ahead of the festive season.Speaking at Media Centre in Kampala on ... read more

Gmail, Youtube, And Google Docs Go Offline
15
Dec

Gmail, Youtube, and Google Docs go Offline

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - On 14th December 2020, Google applications that include Gmail, Youtube, and Docs went offline in a rare service outage. Users were unable to access many of the company's services.As it was, the outage started shor... read more

Campus News: Curtain Falls On Ariho’s Ambitious Reign As Musiimenta Assumes Office With Big Tasks Ahead.
14
Dec

Campus News: Curtain falls on Ariho’s Ambitious Reign as Musiimenta Assumes Office with Big Tasks Ahead.

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus -The reign of Ariho Moses as Guild President officially ended on Saturday 12th December 2020 when he handed over power to Jacob Musiimenta from the school of Law. The hand over and swearing in ceremony was onl... read more

Leadership Is An Honour - Vc Tells Kiu Student Leaders
14
Dec

Leadership is an Honour - VC tells KIU Student Leaders

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The KIU Vice Chancellor Dr. Mohammad Mpezamihigo, has asked student leaders to embrace leadership and use it well to change their subjects positively because it is an honour. Dr. Mpezamihigo was the Guest of... read more

Kiu Business Desk: Umeme
14
Dec

KIU Business Desk: Umeme's UGX800bn 2021 Plan Unveiled

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Umeme, Uganda’s main power distribution company, tabled a $219 million (UGX813.2 billion) budget for the year 2021. Part of that, $119 million (UGX442.4 billion) is to cater for capital investments in the grid w... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Uganda Applies For 9 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses
11
Dec

COVID-19 Updates: Uganda Applies for 9 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus - Uganda, through the Ministry of Health, has requested 9 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine amid rising new cases in the country.A statement issued by the ministry said that the vaccines will cover 20 perc... read more

Covid-19 Updates: United States Donates Usd 1.87 Million To Fight Coronavirus In Uganda
11
Dec

COVID-19 Updates: United States Donates USD 1.87 Million to Fight Coronavirus in Uganda

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - United States, through U.S. Department of Defense and Defense Threat Reduction Agency, has supported Uganda’s efforts to combat COVID-19 through the donation of critical COVID-19 testing reagents and personal prot... read more

Lawyers Poise To End Four Year Wait, A Sure Deal
11
Dec

Lawyers Poise To End Four Year Wait, a Sure Deal

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The Guild Union Electoral commission, on Wednesday 9th December, declared two candidates eligible to run for Presidency in the 2020 Guild presidential poll on Thursday afternoon. The most certain result on the el... read more

Jacob Musiimenta Declared Winner In Guild Presidential Poll
11
Dec

Jacob Musiimenta Declared Winner in Guild Presidential Poll

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The Guild Union Electoral Commission has disclosed that Jacob Musiimenta beat Ronald Karuhanga with a margin of five votes to be declared winner of the 2020-21 Guild Presidential Poll held on Thursday 10th Decemb... read more

August Intake Students Fully Introduced To The Kiu Culture.
11
Dec

August Intake Students Fully Introduced to the KIU Culture.

By Isaac AkugzibweKIU, Main Campus - A three day orientation of the August intake students that ended on Wednesday 9th December, 2020 not only introduced students to university life but also the culture of doing things the KIU way.The overall consens... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Patricia Atoo, The Voice That Ended Male Dominance In Kiu Guild Parliament
10
Dec

KIU Explorer of the Day: Patricia Atoo, the Voice that Ended Male Dominance in KIU Guild Parliament

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The position of the Guild Union Speaker has been dominated by males for almost half a decade. The election of two strong female voices to fill the top most office in the 2019/20 August house is a mark that has pr... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Coca-cola Donates Ugx186million To Uganda Red Cross Society
10
Dec

COVID-19 Updates: Coca-Cola Donates UGX186Million to Uganda Red Cross Society

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - The Coca-Cola beverages company has donated UGX186 million to the Red Cross Society, with the intention of saving lives amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.The donation is to aid in the hand washing campaign, an activity t... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Bishop Jjumba Of Masaka Diocese Contracts Covid-19
10
Dec

COVID-19 Updates: Bishop Jjumba of Masaka Diocese Contracts COVID-19

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - Bishop Jjumba of Masaka Diocese has contracted COVID-19 and is currently receiving treatment at Mulago National Referral Hospital.A source in the diocese said on Wednesday that Bishop Jjumba was initially rushed to ... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Uganda Records 1,199 New Covid-19 Infections In One Day
10
Dec

COVID-19 Updates: Uganda Records 1,199 New COVID-19 Infections in One day

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - The Ministry of Health have registered 1,199 new COVID-19 infections with 12 virus deaths as the number of confirmed cases on Wednesday rose to 25,059. According Ministry of Health, 9 of the 12 victims died between ... read more

Trade Minister Applauds Former Unbs Boss
10
Dec

Trade Minister Applauds Former UNBS Boss

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - The Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Hon. Amelia Kyambadde has applauded Dr. Ben Manyindo for his diligent service during his tenure at the helm of Uganda National Bureau of Standards.Kyambadde made the... read more

Kiu Business Desk: Centevisa Prepaid Card Launched By Centenary Bank
10
Dec

KIU Business Desk: CenteVisa Prepaid Card Launched by Centenary Bank

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - In a bid to enhance cashless payments, Centenary Bank launched the CenteVisa prepaid card on December 9th, 2020.The launch happened at Mapeera House, which is Centenary Bank's Head Quarters.Centenary Bank Managing... read more

The School Of Law Could End Four-year Deadlock As Two Pick Nomination Forms For  Guild Seat
9
Dec

The School of Law could end Four-Year Deadlock as Two Pick Nomination Forms for Guild Seat

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Two newly elected members of the guild Parliament from the School of Law have picked nomination forms to run for the students' union top most office ahead of Guild President Elections on Thursday 10th December 20... read more

Kiu Trivia: December 9 In The Present And The Past
9
Dec

KIU Trivia: December 9 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?International Anti-Corruption Day. International Anti-Corruption Day also Mlondi Caluza's birthday has been observed annually, on 9 December, since the passage of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption on 31 October... read more

Kiu Business Desk: Uba Uganda Receives New Ceo
9
Dec

KIU Business Desk: UBA Uganda Receives new CEO

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Last week, United Bank for Africa, Uganda Limited (UBA), announced the appointment of Chioma Mang as its new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.Before her appointment in Uganda, Chioma was the Managing Dire... read more

Kiu General News: Retired Chief Justice Katureebe Hired By Chinese Supreme Court
9
Dec

KIU General News: Retired Chief Justice Katureebe Hired by Chinese Supreme Court

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Retired Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, who retired in June 2020, has been hired by the Supreme Court of China as a member of its Expert Committee on the adjudication of international commercial disputes for the nex... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Psfu Boosts Uganda
9
Dec

COVID-19 Updates: PSFU Boosts Uganda's COVID-19 Response with Health Equipments

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - The government of Uganda, through the Ministry of Health, has received health equipments in a bid to boost support of COVID-19 response from Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) with support from MasterCard Found... read more

Kiu Trivia: December 8 In The Present And The Past
8
Dec

KIU Trivia: December 8 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Hari Kuyo (Kansai Region, Japan). It is the Japanese Buddhist and Shinto Festival of Broken Needles, celebrated on February 8 in the Kanto region, but on December 8 in the Kyoto and Kansai regions. It is celebrated by women i... read more

Law Society Presidential Candidates To Lock Horns In Debate This Wednesday
8
Dec

Law Society Presidential Candidates to Lock Horns in Debate This Wednesday

By Isaac Akugizibwe.KIU, Main Campus - The KIU Law Society Electoral Commission has announced that this year’s presidential debate will be held on Wednesday 9th December 2020 in the university main hall starting from 2pm East African standard time.... read more

Kiu Guild Mp Elections Declared Free And Fair
8
Dec

KIU Guild MP Elections declared free and fair

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The Guild Union Electoral Commission has declared Monday’s elections for college and school representatives free and fair despite uncertainties brought about by COVID-19 pandemic.The overall consensus by voters... read more

Kiu Book Club: Surviving Covid-19: Small Business Marketing Relief Book By Andre Kay
8
Dec

KIU Book Club: SURVIVING COVID-19: Small Business Marketing Relief Book by Andre Kay

KIU, Main Campus – As the Ugandan government continues to gradually ease lockdown restrictions, the economy is slowly opening up. This book will give you insight into how you can tap into social media to keep your business afloat.SURVIVING COVID-19... read more

Authorities Content With Adherence To Covid-19 Sops During The Kiu College Elections.
7
Dec

Authorities Content with Adherence to COVID-19 SOPS During the KIU College Elections.

By Isaac Akugizibwe.KIU, Main Campus - Strict observance of COVID-19 standard operating procedures has been observed at all polling stations as several students turned up with uncautionable discipline to cast their votes during the voting of the KIU ... read more

Kiu Trivia: December 7 In The Present And The Past
7
Dec

KIU Trivia: December 7 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?International Civil Aviation Day. The purpose of the day is to recognize the importance of aviation, especially international air travel, to the social and economic development of the world. The purpose of International Civil... read more

Kiu Main Campus New Students Attend Orientation
7
Dec

KIU Main Campus New Students Attend Orientation

KIU, Main Campus – KIU new students have started their three-day orientation ceremony today December 7 in the university Main Hall, which is aimed at introducing them to the different aspects of university life at KIU.The students, who were more th... read more

Kiu General News: Mayor Elias Lukwago Back On His Feet
7
Dec

KIU General News: Mayor Elias Lukwago Back on His Feet

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - Kampala Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago has today returned to Uganda after his discharge from Nairobi Hospital where he had been admitted for treatment.Lukwago was last month admitted to Nairobi Hospital after being diagno... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Nrm
7
Dec

COVID-19 Updates: NRM's Secretary General Lumumba Tests Positive for COVID-19

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - NRM party Secretary General Justine Kasule Lumumba has tested positive for COVID-19 pandemic after seven days of self-isolation, according to Hon Rose Namayanja Nsereko, NRM's National Treasurer, at the party's 15th... read more

Kiu International Desk: Czech Republic Opens Consulate In Uganda
7
Dec

KIU International Desk: Czech Republic Opens Consulate in Uganda

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Last week, the Czech Republic opened a consulate in Uganda to promote trade and investment between the two countries.The new consul to Uganda is Stephen Mpuuga Kaboyo who presented his credentials to the State Min... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Karuhanga Eyes Kiu Guild Presidency After Being Cleared For Law School Mp Seat
4
Dec

KIU Explorer of the Day: Karuhanga eyes KIU Guild Presidency after Being Cleared for Law School MP Seat

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Ronald Karuhanga, one of the five candidates nominated to compete in the 2020-2021 guild union parliamentary elections representing School of Law has declared his intention to run for guild presidency if he succe... read more

47 Cleared To Contest For Guild Parliamentary Seats
4
Dec

47 Cleared to Contest for Guild Parliamentary Seats

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The students’ union electoral commission yesterday approved 47 students to run for 29 parliamentary seats across seven colleges and schools ahead of the university’s first ever scientific election on Monday 7... read more

Kiu General News: Entebbe Grade B Hospital Set For Paediatric Surgeries
4
Dec

KIU General News: Entebbe Grade B Hospital set for Paediatric Surgeries

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Entebbe Regional Hospital for Paediatric Surgery Complete, to provide state-of-the-art medical services. The Regional Hospital for paediatric surgery in Entebbe is complete, the Ministry of Health has this afternoon... read more

Kiu General News: President Museveni Commissions 300-seater Ferry Mv Sigulu
4
Dec

KIU General News: President Museveni Commissions 300-seater Ferry MV Sigulu

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned Uganda’s largest passenger vessel in Namayingo district in Eastern Uganda.According to Don Wanyama the Presidential Press Secretary, says that the 300-seater MV Sigulu, w... read more

Kiu General News: Ugandan Money Heist Sees Ugx200m Stolen
4
Dec

KIU General News: Ugandan Money Heist Sees UGX200M Stolen

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus - On November 30th, 2020, Assured Forex Bureau, located on Titanic Building was robbed of UGX200m in a 'Money Heist' style, police revealed this week. The manager of the building, Daniel Kagabe, told the ... read more

Kiu General News: Uganda Gets First Electric Tuks Tuks In East Africa
3
Dec

KIU General News: Uganda Gets First Electric Tuks Tuks in East Africa

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Sokowatch, a Kenya-based African start-up, has introduced the first batch of electric tuk-tuks in Uganda. The tuk-tuks are also the first of their kind in East Africa.According to the online supplier of goods, the... read more

Kiu Main Campus Ec Sets Tough Measures For Guild Candidates
3
Dec

KIU Main Campus EC Sets Tough Measures for Guild Candidates

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Martin Ainebyona, the Chairman of the 2020 Guild Electoral Commission has urged Members of Parliament aspirants for different schools and colleges to respect and observe rules set by the commission as well as the... read more

April And August 2020 Intake Students
3
Dec

April and August 2020 Intake Students' Orientation to be held Between 7th and 9th December 2020.

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The Office of Students' Affairs has announced that students that reported in the April and August intake this year will be officially welcomed into Uganda's leading private university in a grand orientation cerem... read more

Kiu General News: Uganda
3
Dec

KIU General News: Uganda's Presidential and Constituency Debate Postponed

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda has postponed the the live Presidential Debate that was scheduled took place on the 4th and 5th December.According to Uganda Religious Council the Presidential Debate has been p... read more

Kiu International Desk: Uk Orders 40 Million Doses Of  The Newly Approved Covid-19 Pfizer Vaccine
2
Dec

KIU International Desk: UK Orders 40 Million Doses of the Newly Approved COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - UK has ordered 40 million doses of the COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine that is expected to be put to use next week.In reference to the BBC news report, immunisations could start within days for those who need it the most, s... read more

Kiu Alumni Voice: The Kiu Alumnus Who Left The Classroom To Harness Gold In The Garden During Covid-19 Lockdown
2
Dec

KIU Alumni Voice: The KIU Alumnus Who left the Classroom to Harness Gold in the Garden During COVID-19 Lockdown

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The unexpected outbreak of COVID-19 like rain in a desert caught almost everyone unaware, sending many people and businesses worldwide into an unprecedented recess. Nevertheless this was the time to reconsider al... read more

Kiu International Desk: South Sudan
2
Dec

KIU International Desk: South Sudan's President Awarded a Global Peace Award

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - President Salva Kiir Mayardit of the Republic of South Sudan has received a Peace Medal for the year 2020 from Global Peace Without Borders Organization for his tireless efforts to bring peace to the people of South... read more

Kiu General News: Uganda
2
Dec

KIU General News: Uganda's Agricultural Sector to Receive UGX7.5bn from South Korea

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus – Uganda's agricultural sector will next year receive over UGX7.5bn from South Korea through the Korea Programme on International Agriculture (KOPIA).This money will be geared towards agricultural research in the ... read more

Kiu Trivia: December 2 In The Present And The Past
2
Dec

KIU Trivia: December 2 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. According to the  International Labour Organisation (ILO) more than 40 million people worldwide are victims of modern slavery. Although modern slavery is not defined in law... read more

Kiu Western Campus Faculty Of Education Conducting Headcount
1
Dec

KIU Western Campus Faculty of Education Conducting Headcount

KIU, Western Campus – The KIU Western Campus Faculty of Education is conducting a headcount for regular and in-service students.“This serves to notify all the above-mentioned students (regular and in-service) that the faculty is undergoing a seri... read more

Kiu General News: Uganda Commemorates World Aids Day
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Dec

KIU General News: Uganda Commemorates World AIDS Day

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - Uganda today joins the rest of the world to celebrate World AIDS Day held under the theme “National Solidarity and a Shared Responsibility Towards Ending AIDS."As we celebrate World AIDS Day, the Ministry of Healt... read more

Kiu Trivia: December 1 In The Present And The Past
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Dec

KIU Trivia: December 1 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World AIDS Day. Designated on December 1 every year since 1988, it is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the dis... read more

Kiu Business Desk: Christmas Is Around The Corner, But No Business In The City
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Dec

KIU Business Desk: Christmas is Around the Corner, but no Business in the City

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Normally, December is known for the last-minute shoppers of Christmas commodities. These range from clothes, shoes, Christmas decorations, foodstuffs to even bigger things like TVs.However, this year, following th... read more

Kiu General News: Uwa Announces Promotional Offers Ahead Of The Festive Season
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Dec

KIU General News: UWA Announces Promotional Offers Ahead of the Festive Season

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - In preparation for the Festive season, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has announced promotional discounts for tourists from December, 2020 to March, 2021.The discounts will be available for destinations like Queen ... read more

Kiu Book Club: The Smokejumper By Nicholas Evans
30
Nov

KIU Book Club: The Smokejumper by Nicholas Evans

KIU, Western Campus – This is a novel that will have you turning pages at a very fast rate and shedding tears at the same speed. When I first read it (I have re-read it over five times), I couldn’t believe that there are human beings capable of d... read more

Kiu Trivia: November 30 In The Present And The Past
30
Nov

KIU Trivia: November 30 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Saint Andrew’s Day (Scotland). This day is celebrated on November 30 in Scotland. Saint Andrew is the disciple in the New Testament who introduced his brother, the Apostle Peter, to Jesus as the Messiah. He is the patron sa... read more

Kiu General News: Caa Opens New Entebbe International Airport Terminal
30
Nov

KIU General News: CAA Opens New Entebbe International Airport Terminal

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus - The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA), last week, opened part of the first floor of the new Entebbe International Airport Terminal extension to passengers. This is in a bid to enable departing pass... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Ugandan Scientists Deliver Good News On Development Of Drugs Against Covid-19
30
Nov

COVID-19 Updates: Ugandan Scientists Deliver Good News on Development of Drugs Against COVID-19

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - Ugandan scientists have delivered good news to the nation regarding the discovery and development of seven drugs in an attempt to stamp out Coronavirus.During the Sunday night televised presidential address, Preside... read more

Kiu Alumni Voice: Former Kiu Student Uses 1000shs To Start Mega Business