KIU News

Career Opportunities At Kiu (accountant Officers)
16
Sep

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT KIU (ACCOUNTANT OFFICERS)

Kampala International University (KIU) founded in 2001 is a private chartered University in the Republic of Uganda. It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of Africa Universities as well as the Inter-University... read more

Kiu Trivia: September 16th In The Present And The Past
16
Sep

KIU Trivia: September 16th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. In 1994, the UN General Assembly proclaimed September 16 the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, commemorating the date of the signing, in... read more

Kiu Business Desk: Apple Launches Iphone 13
15
Sep

KIU Business Desk: Apple Launches iPhone 13

Daily Mail After months of anticipation, Apple has finally given the world the first look at its new iPhone 13 during its annual product event hosted live from its headquarters in Cupertino, California. The 6.1-inch smartphone keeps the sleek design ... read more

Obituary: Kiuicc General Secretary Janet Kamukama’s Candle Burns Out
15
Sep

Obituary: KIUICC General secretary Janet Kamukama’s Candle Burns out

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - A heavy, dark cloud hovers over the Industrial Chemistry community (KIUICC) and the whole of KIU following the news of the untimely death of second-year Industrial Chemistry student and general-secretary of the ... read more

Kiu International Desk: First Black Spaceship Pilot Launches Four Civilians Into Space
15
Sep

KIU International Desk: First Black Spaceship Pilot Launches Four Civilians Into Space

On September 15, four civilians who, less than a year ago, didn't know each other at all, will launch to space as part of the three-day Inspiration4 mission in orbit around Earth that will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in the USA.&nbs... read more

Kiu Trivia: September 15th In The Present And The Past
15
Sep

KIU Trivia: September 15th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Lymphoma Awareness Day. It is held on September 15th every year and is a day dedicated to raising awareness of lymphoma, an increasingly common form of cancer. It is a global initiative hosted by the Lymphoma Coali... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: Nicholas Mugume Commends King Oyo
14
Sep

KIU Alumni Voices: Nicholas Mugume Commends King Oyo's Commitment Towards Empowering the Youth

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Nicholas Mugume, one of the progressive products of KIU, was among the very few people who attended King Oyo's 26th coronation anniversary on Sunday 13th, September 2021 at Karuzika Royal Palace in Fort Portal. ... read more

Kiu’s Peace Chebet Mutai Bids To Become Miss Tourism Uganda
14
Sep

KIU’s Peace Chebet Mutai Bids to Become Miss Tourism Uganda

KIU, Main Campus – Peace Chebet Mutai, a finalist Law student at KIU and the reigning Miss Tourism Uganda, Eastern Region is bidding to win the national title after voting was opened yesterday. Mutai is up against a lineup of 27 beauties from a... read more

Kiu Trivia: September 14th In The Present And The Past
14
Sep

KIU Trivia: September 14th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Also called Universal Exaltation of the Holy and Life-Giving Cross or Holy Cross Day, it is a liturgical feast celebrated on September 14 to honour the cross on which Jesus Christ was crucif... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: Farooq Kayz Spreads Love And Hope Through Music
13
Sep

KIU Alumni Voices: Farooq Kayz Spreads Love and Hope Through Music

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - There is arguably no student or alumnus who has excited the KIU community musically in the last three years like Farooq Nganda alias Farooq Kayz.  The 'Mama' hit recording artiste intends to spread love and... read more

Abdullahi Farah Adan Wants To Increase Community Awareness And Reduce Environmental Degradation
13
Sep

Abdullahi Farah Adan Wants to Increase Community Awareness and Reduce Environmental Degradation

KIU, Main Campus - Abdullahi Farah Adan, a Master’s degree in Environmental Management candidate at KIU wants to increase awareness among communities to reduce the massive degradation being done to the environment in Africa, especially his home... read more

Kiu Trivia: September 13th In The Present And The Past
13
Sep

KIU Trivia: September 13th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Chocolate Day. It celebrates chocolate, the sweet treat that is made from the cocoa bean. The National Confectioners Association lists the day as being celebrated on September 13, which fittingly happens to... read more

One-on-one With Peace Chebet Mutai, Miss Tourism Uganda, Eastern Region
10
Sep

One-on-One With Peace Chebet Mutai, Miss Tourism Uganda, Eastern Region

Peace Chebet Mutai, a finalist Law student at Kampala International University recently beat a strong lineup of fine ladies to win the Miss Tourism Uganda Eastern Region beauty pageant.  Collins Kakwezi sought her out for a tete-a-tete about her... read more

Kiu Trivia: September 10th In The Present And The Past
10
Sep

KIU Trivia: September 10th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Suicide Prevention Day. World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is an awareness day observed on September 10 every year, in order to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides, with various activities ... read more

Media Enthusiast Elizabeth Ankunda Sets Her Eyes On Parliament
9
Sep

Media Enthusiast Elizabeth Ankunda Sets her Eyes on Parliament

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - With only a semester away from attaining her degree in Mass Communication, Elizabeth Ankunda has turned her attention towards establishing a footing in mainstream media, with the long-term goal of vying for a pa... read more

Kiu Trivia: September 9th In The Present And The Past
9
Sep

KIU Trivia: September 9th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Emergency Services Day (UK). Emergency Services Day, also known as 999 Day, in the United Kingdom is an annual event to promote efficiency in the UK Emergency Services, to educate the public about using the emergency ser... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: Silverbacks Sixth-best In Africa
8
Sep

KIU Sports Desk: Silverbacks Sixth-Best in Africa

The Uganda national basketball team, the Silverbacks, who participated in the Afrobasket Championships in Kigali, Rwanda amidst financial difficulties, have been ranked sixth-best at Africa’s premier basketball competition. The Silverbacks star... read more

Crafty Immaculate Namugabo Harnessing Treasure From Art And Crafts
8
Sep

Crafty Immaculate Namugabo Harnessing Treasure From Art and Crafts

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Immaculate Namugabo, a third-year Business Administration student specializing in Finance and Accounting is determined to reap from her love for art and crafts as a business. Namugabo, also the founder of Treasu... read more

Kiu Trivia: September 8th In The Present And The Past
8
Sep

KIU Trivia: September 8th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Physical Therapy Day. World PT Day is observed to generate awareness about the crucial contribution physiotherapists make to society, enabling people to be mobile, well, and independent. Physical therapy is provide... read more

Kiu International Desk: Guinean President Conde Under Custody, Army Takes Over
7
Sep

KIU International Desk: Guinean President Conde Under Custody, Army Takes Over

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – Guinean President Alpha Condé is under the custody of the country’s armed forces after being captured on Sunday, September 5th, in a coup d'état after gunfire rocked the capital, C... read more

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7
Sep

KIU's Rebecca Kitamba Still Hopeful of her Human Resource Dream Despite COVID-19 Disruptions

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - When Rebecca Kitamba, a first-year student of Human Resource Management joined KIU, she was looking for the best possible way of turning her dream of becoming a human resource manager someday into reality, in ad... read more

Uganda Receives 647,080 Doses Of Moderna Vaccine From The Us Government
7
Sep

Uganda Receives 647,080 Doses of Moderna Vaccine From the US Government

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - The United States of America under the dose-sharing arrangement through the COVAX facility has donated 647,080 doses of the Moderna Vaccine to Uganda. They were ushered into the country on Monday, 6th September. Th... read more

Kiu Trivia: September 7th In The Present And The Past
7
Sep

KIU Trivia: September 7th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Victory Day (Mozambique). Victory Day (Dia da Vitória, in Portuguese) also known as Lusaka Peace Agreement Day is a public holiday in Mozambique observed on September 7. The day commemorates the end of the Mozambi... read more

Victoria Mathina Still Hopeful Of Her Kiu Dream Amidst Uncertainty
3
Sep

Victoria Mathina Still Hopeful of her KIU Dream Amidst Uncertainty

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Victoria Vira Mathina is a Congolese national pursuing a master's degree of science in Mass Communication at KIU.  Despite the COVID-19 lockdown delaying her KIU dream, she is happy that at least the majori... read more

Kiu Trivia: September 3rd In The Present And The Past
3
Sep

KIU Trivia: September 3rd in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Levy Mwanawasa Day (Zambia). This Day is set aside to celebrate Mwanawasa (in the photo), who was the third President of Zambia and ruled the country from January 2002 until his death in August 2008. Today was selected a... read more

Moh Emphasizes Vaccination Of Teachers And Non-teaching Staff Against Covid-19 In Preparation For School Reopening
2
Sep

MOH Emphasizes Vaccination of Teachers and Non-teaching Staff Against COVID-19 in Preparation for School Reopening

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - The Ministry of Health (MOH) has emphasized full vaccination of teachers and non-teaching staff against COVID-19 to pave way for reopening of schools and other learning institutions. This procedure is aimed at ensu... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: Uganda Eyes Historic Afrobasket Semi-final Berth
2
Sep

KIU Sports Desk: Uganda Eyes Historic Afrobasket Semi-Final Berth

7:00 PM: Cape Verde vs Uganda The Ugandan national basketball team, the Silverbacks go into this evening’s quarter-final clash with Cape Verde with both eyes set on a historic semi-final berth at the Afrobasket. The Silverbacks had never won a ... read more

Kiu Trivia: September 2nd In The Present And The Past
2
Sep

KIU Trivia: September 2nd in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Coconut Day. It celebrates coconuts, promotes their use and importance, and commemorates the formation of the International Coconut Community, formerly known as the Asian and Pacific Coconut Community. Coconuts gro... read more

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1
Sep

"KIU TV Shaped my Journalism Journey," - Rest TV's Vincent Kawuma

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Vincent Kawuma, a multi-media journalist at Rest TV has disclosed that he was largely helped to become the journalist he is today by his practice with KIU TV while still a student of journalism at the university... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: Silverbacks Upset Favourites Nigeria, Okall’s Kenya Knocked Out By S. Sudan
1
Sep

KIU Sports Desk: Silverbacks Upset Favourites Nigeria, Okall’s Kenya Knocked out by S. Sudan

Uganda ended Nigeria's FIBA AfroBasket 2021 campaign with a shocking 80-62 victory on Tuesday at the Kigali arena in Rwanda. The Silverbacks, who had never won a single game at the Afrobasket before this year’s edition, surprised the fancied Ni... read more

Kiu Trivia: September 1st In The Present And The Past
1
Sep

KIU Trivia: September 1st in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Letter Writing Day. Every year on September 1st, World Letter Writing Day encourages people worldwide to pick up a pen, grab a piece of paper, and write a letter. It's also a day to learn about the art of letter wr... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 31st In The Present And The Past
31
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 31st in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Trinidad & Tobago). Trinidad and Tobago gained its independence from Great Britain on August 31st, 1962. At midnight on 30th August 1962, the Union Jack (British flag) was lowered and the Trinidad a... read more

Kiu Nrm Chapter President Decries Increasing Teenage Pregnancies, Preaches Hope
31
Aug

KIU NRM Chapter President Decries Increasing Teenage Pregnancies, Preaches Hope

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU Main Campus - Bosco Tumuramye, the president of the KIU NRM chapter has expressed his concern about the increasing number of teenage pregnancies in Uganda as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown. Talking to this website in a virt... read more

Kiu Law Student Peace Chebet Crowned Miss Tourism Eastern Uganda
30
Aug

KIU Law Student Peace Chebet Crowned Miss Tourism Eastern Uganda

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - Peace Chebet Mutai, a fourth-year student of Bachelor of Law at Kampala International University has been crowned Miss Tourism Eastern Uganda.  At an event that took place at Kakungulu Safari Lodge in M... read more

Nms Still Conducting Yellow Fever Mass Vaccination
30
Aug

NMS Still Conducting Yellow Fever Mass Vaccination

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - National Medical Stores (NMS) is currently conducting a free mass yellow fever vaccine exercise at Mayor's Garden, Entebbe. The campaign started on Thursday 19th and will end today, Monday 30th August.  The pr... read more

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30
Aug

"I Miss Basketball and Titans Fans," - Faisal Aden

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - KIU Titans guard Faisal Aden has told this website that he misses playing basketball and listening to the rhythmic voices of the passionate Titans fan base.   The 31-year-old guard was arguably the best pla... read more

Kiu Trade Minister Karuhanga Discovered Success In A
30
Aug

KIU Trade Minister Karuhanga Discovered Success in a

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – KIU Guild Minister of Trade, Investment and Transport ldd Mubarak Karuhanga believes the secret to success lies in the '5D' cycle that includes Discovery, Dream, Design, Develop and Destiny. Karuhanga, a t... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 30th In The Present And The Past
30
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 30th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Day of the Disappeared. This is a day created to draw attention to the fate of individuals imprisoned at places and under poor conditions unknown to their relatives and/or legal representatives. Frankenstei... read more

Kiu Vc Prof. Dr. Mouhamad Mpezamihigo Receives Certificate For Huawei Ict Academy
28
Aug

KIU VC Prof. Dr. Mouhamad Mpezamihigo Receives Certificate for Huawei ICT Academy

On Friday, August 27, 2021, Kampala International University was recognized as one of the certified Huawei Academies in Uganda. The Managing Director, Huawei Technologies Limited Uganda handed the certificate to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Mouhamm... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: Silverbacks Claim Uganda’s First-ever Win At Afrobasket
27
Aug

KIU Sports Desk: Silverbacks Claim Uganda’s First-ever win at Afrobasket

The Uganda national basketball team, the silverbacks have beaten Cameroon 80-66 at the Kigali Arena today afternoon to register the country’s first-ever win at the Afrobasket Championship. Arthur Kaluma starred with 12 points and 5 rebounds to ... read more

Moulid’s Dreams At Kiu Still Intact Despite Covid-19 Pandemic
27
Aug

Moulid’s Dreams at KIU Still Intact Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - After only 8 months since joining KIU on a Master’s in Project Planning and Management course, Mohammad Moulid is grateful that his expectations are still unhinged despite the uncertainties caused by the C... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 27th In The Present And The Past
27
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 27th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Moldova). It is the national day of Moldova commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence from the Soviet Union on 27 August 1991. Russian Cinema Day. Russian filmmakers and film lovers ... read more

Mourners Urged To Observe Covid-19 Sops Ahead Of Gen. Lokech
26
Aug

Mourners Urged to Observe COVID-19 SOPs Ahead of Gen. Lokech's Burial on Friday

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - As mourners prepare to lay Gen. Paul Lokech's body to rest on Friday, police and military have been deployed to the deceased's home village in Pader Town Council, Pader district to regulate the number of mourners a... read more

Government Launches China
26
Aug

Government Launches China's Donated Sinovac Vaccine

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - The Ministry of Health has launched and kick started distribution of another COVID-19 Sinovac vaccine which was donated by the Chinese Government.  This was revealed by Uganda National Medical Stores (N... read more

Agnes Kiconco Says Covid-19 Lockdown Has Taught Her The Value Of Savings
26
Aug

Agnes Kiconco Says COVID-19 Lockdown has Taught her the Value of Savings

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Agnes Kiconco, a first-year student of Masters of Science in Mass Communication has disclosed that the current COVID-19 uncertainty has had a tremendous impact on her life. From learning to appreciate the habit ... read more

New Hiv Vaccine Trial Starts In Africa, Trial Coming To Uganda
26
Aug

New HIV Vaccine Trial Starts in Africa, Trial Coming to Uganda

By avert.org The first phase of HIV-CORE 006, a clinical trial for a new HIV vaccine, has begun in Lusaka, Zambia and will soon extend to Kenya and Uganda. The first dose of the new HIV vaccine, which is called HIVconsvX, was given at the Center for ... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: Uganda Mauled By Senegal, Okall’s Kenya Lose To Ivory Coast
26
Aug

KIU Sports Desk: Uganda Mauled by Senegal, Okall’s Kenya Lose to Ivory Coast

Uganda yesterday suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of title contenders Senegal at the Kigali Arena, losing 55-93 in the Afrobasket while KIU Titans Ariel Okall’s Kenya also lost 70-88. Uganda faced an uphill battle against one of Afric... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 26 In The Present And The Past
26
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 26 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Women's Equality Day (USA). It is celebrated in the United States on August 26 to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution, which prohibits the states an... read more

Government Cautioned To Strengthen Border Restrictions To Contain The Spread Of Covid-19
25
Aug

Government Cautioned to Strengthen Border Restrictions to Contain the Spread of Covid-19

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - The Uganda National Planning Authority (NPA) has called upon government to increase border restrictions amid high numbers of COVID-19 cases in neighboring countries. In the weekly briefing on Covid-19, UNPA ... read more

Uganda Welcomes First Batch Of Afghan Refugees
25
Aug

Uganda Welcomes First Batch of Afghan Refugees

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus – On Wednesday, August 25th, Uganda welcomed the first batch of Afghan refugees at Entebbe International Airport totaling 51. This follows the Taliban takeover of Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city.  "The... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: Kiu Titans’ Ariel Okall To Star For Kenya In Afrobasket
25
Aug

KIU Sports Desk: KIU Titans’ Ariel Okall to Star for Kenya in Afrobasket

Today’s Afrobasket fixtures 7:00 pm: Senegal vs Uganda10:00 pm: Kenya vs Ivory Coast KIU Titans star Ariel Okall will today feature for Kenya in their first Afrobasket 2021 game against Ivory Coast in Kigali, Rwanda. Kenya will face off with Iv... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 25th In The Present And The Past
25
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 25th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Uruguay). On August 25th, 1825, following a short period of rebellion, Uruguay declared its independence from Brazil. This instigated the Argentina- Brazil War. The conflict lasted until August 1828, wh... read more

The Late Maj. Gen.lokech To Be Laid To Rest On Thursday
24
Aug

The Late Maj. Gen.Lokech to be Laid to Rest on Thursday

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - The late Maj. Gen. Paul Lokech will on Thursday be laid to rest at his ancestral home in Pader Town Council as discussed by his family and security during a meeting at his home in Kira, Namugongo. Maj. Gen. Lokech ... read more

Kiu Health Minister Ntungire Warns Students Against Abandoning Covid-19 Sops
24
Aug

KIU Health Minister Ntungire Warns Students Against Abandoning COVID-19 SOPs

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Peter Ntungire, the Health Minister in the KIU Main campus students guild has advised students and the general public to continue observing the Ministry of Health guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SO... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 24th In The Present And The Past
24
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 24th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Flag Day (Liberia). This holiday commemorates the adoption of the Liberian flag in 1847. Just over a month after attaining Independence from the United States, the national flag of Liberia was adopted. It was designed an... read more

Kiu Book Club: The Refugees By Viet Thanh Nguyen
23
Aug

KIU Book Club: The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

KIU, Western Campus - Following the recent takeover of power in Afghanistan by the hardline militant group the Taliban, news quickly broke of a deal brokered between the US government and Uganda to host over 2,000 Afghan refugees. As we await the arr... read more

Andrew Onen Uses Satire To Lighten Mood Surrounding Covid-19
23
Aug

Andrew Onen Uses Satire to Lighten Mood Surrounding COVID-19

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – Andrew Onen is determined to bring hope to the less privileged and those distressed by the COVID-19 pandemic through comedy.  The Mass Communication student and former fellow at the Media Challenge In... read more

Government Set To Procure 18 Million Doses Of Sinopharm Vaccine For Covid-19
23
Aug

Government Set to Procure 18 Million Doses of Sinopharm Vaccine for COVID-19

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – Around 18 million doses of the Sinopharm vaccine are to be purchased by the government of Uganda from China. This endeavor is anticipated to cost Uganda around UGX351 billion on the vaccines with each... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 23rd In The Present And The Past
23
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 23rd in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. it is an international day celebrated August 23 of each year, the day designated by UNESCO to memorialize the transatlantic slave trade. The... read more

Five High Court Judges & Two Consitutional Court Judges Appointed By Museveni
20
Aug

Five High Court Judges & Two Consitutional Court Judges Appointed by Museveni

 By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – On Thursday, August 18, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni appointed five new High Court judges and two Court of Appeal/Constitutional Court justices. The newly appointed members of the bench are ... read more

Nms Utilizes Digital Platform For Effective Delivery Of Covid-19 Vaccines
20
Aug

NMS Utilizes Digital Platform For Effective Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccines

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - National Medical Stores (NMS) the organization mandated to procure, store and distribute essential medicines and medical supplies to all public health facilities across the country has ventured into a digital platf... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 20th In The Present And The Past
20
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 20th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Mosquito Day. It is observed annually on 20 August, is a commemoration of British doctor Sir Ronald Ross's discovery in 1897 that female anopheline mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans. Prior to the discovery... read more

Government Confirms Outbreak Of Polio Virus In Uganda
19
Aug

Government Confirms Outbreak of Polio Virus in Uganda

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - The government of Uganda through the Ministry of Health has confirmed an outbreak of polio virus in the country. In a statement released by Dr Henry Mwebesa, the Director-General of Health Services, “T... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Kirabo Takes To Farming To Generate Income. Urges Fellow Students To Follow Suit
19
Aug

KIU Explorer of the Day: Kirabo Takes to Farming to Generate Income. Urges Fellow Students to Follow Suit

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - KIU Law School finalist, Esther Kirabo, has advised fellow students to engage in income generating activities instead of waiting for professional jobs. She is walking the talk in farming where she hopes to gener... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 19th In The Present And The Past
19
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 19th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Humanitarian Day. This is an international day dedicated to recognizing humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes. It marks the day on which the then Special Represe... read more

Uganda
18
Aug

Uganda's Tourism Sector Sees a UGX3.8Tn Loss due to COVID-19 Effects 

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – According to the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities, Uganda's tourism sector and the economy at large has lost UGX3.891Tn due to the Coronavirus pandemic. This was revealed by the Permanen... read more

Uganda To Host Thousands Of Afghan Refugees 
18
Aug

Uganda to Host Thousands of Afghan Refugees 

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – According to Refugees Minister, Esther Anyakun, Uganda is going to host 2,000 Afghan refugees who are currently fleeing the crisis in their country. Minister Esther Anyakun told the BBC, in an intervi... read more

Uneb Set To Release 2020 Uace Results On Friday
17
Aug

UNEB Set to Release 2020 UACE Results on Friday

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) isset and ready to release the 2020 UACE results on Friday, 20th August. The launch of these results will be officiated by the Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museven... read more

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17
Aug

"I was inspired by Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson of Fox News" - Nkwenkam Momekam Tite, President KIU Mass Communication Students Association.

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - The President of the KIU Mass Communication Students Association, an umbrella body that Unites all Mass communication students at Uganda's leading private university, has disclosed that he was inspired to study ... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 17th In The Present And The Past
17
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 17th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Gabon). On August 17th, 1960, Gabon gained its independence and became an independent republic joining the other three territories of the French Equatorial Union who also gained their independence in th... read more

Uneb Prepares To Launch Uace 2020 Results Scientifically
16
Aug

UNEB Prepares to Launch UACE 2020 Results Scientifically

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) is currently holding preparations to scientifically conduct the launch of the 2020 UACE results. The launch will be conducted scientifically in observance of the COVID-19 St... read more

Kiu Business Desk: 8 Factors To Consider Before Starting A Business
16
Aug

KIU Business Desk: 8 Factors to Consider Before Starting a Business

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – A few days back, I got into a heated argument with a couple of family members on what things one should consider before starting a business. Most of them were of the view that the first thing needed i... read more

Miriam Nabasigule Using Lockdown To Improve Her Academic Quality
16
Aug

Miriam Nabasigule Using Lockdown to Improve her Academic Quality

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Miriam Kirabo Nabasigule, a fourth-year student of Law is using the COVID-19 lockdown to add to her intellectual arsenal by gathering more legal knowledge and learning a range of new skills. Nabasigule says she ... read more

Fumsa President Says Increment Of Pay For Medical Interns Will Improve Morale
16
Aug

FUMSA President Says Increment of pay for Medical Interns Will Improve Morale

KIU, Western Campus – Boniface Osodi, the president of the Federation of Uganda Medical Students Associations (FUMSA) has hailed the directive by President Yoweri Museveni to increase the allowances for medical interns and said it will improve ... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: Kiu Joins World To Mourn German Football Legend Gerd Muller.
16
Aug

KIU Sports Desk: KIU Joins World to Mourn German Football Legend Gerd Muller.

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - When a global Icon like Germany's Gerd Muller dies, the sorrow transcends all barriers.  Muller was among the few soccer players who redefined the game and his death on Sunday leaves Germany and world footb... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 16th In The Present And The Past
16
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 16th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? National Airborne Day (USA). This is the day designated by the United States Congress to honor the nation's airborne forces of the Armed Forces. It was created in 2002 by George W. Bush. Gozan no Okuribi (Japan). It is a... read more

Bank Of Uganda Forecasts Sluggish Growth Due To Second Covid-19 Wave
15
Aug

Bank of Uganda Forecasts Sluggish Growth due to Second COVID-19 Wave

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – The Bank of Uganda (BoU) has amended its growth projections for Financial Year 2021/22. BoU says that all high-frequency indicators available show that the momentum of economic activity for the quarte... read more

Entebbe International Airport Registered Fall In Passenger Numbers Due To Covid-19 In July 
15
Aug

Entebbe International Airport Registered Fall in Passenger Numbers due to COVID-19 in July 

By Wanambwa Rogers  KIU, Main Campus – According to the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) Spokesperson, Vianney M. Luggya, 61,328 international passengers used Entebbe Airport in July 2021 compared to 75,472 in June, 77,063 in May, an... read more

Kiusomsa Chairman Ali Nur Meets Somali Prime Minister
13
Aug

KIUSOMSA Chairman Ali Nur Meets Somali Prime Minister

KIU, Main Campus – Abubakar Ali Nur, the Chairperson of the KIU Somali Students Association (KIUSOMSA) yesterday, August 12th met the Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, His Excellency Mohamed Hussein Roble in Nairobi, Kenya. Nur... read more

Unemployment Levels Strike High Due To Two Month Lockdown
13
Aug

Unemployment Levels Strike High Due To Two Month Lockdown

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - Uganda's Ministry of Finance has reported over 60,000 cases of loss of jobs during and after the lockdown due to the resurgence of COVID-19 infections in the country. The ministry, through through its Microe... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Teachers Tasked To Get Vaccinated Ahead Of Reopening Of Education Institutions
13
Aug

COVID-19 Updates: Teachers Tasked to Get Vaccinated Ahead of Reopening of Education Institutions

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - Government has tasked all teachers to receive mandatory COVID-19 vaccination before reopening schools for all learners across the country. The announcement was made by Emmanuel Ainebyona, the spokesperson Mi... read more

Kiu Student-musician Doreen Kiconco Wants To Turn Youth To God Through Music
13
Aug

KIU Student-Musician Doreen Kiconco Wants to Turn Youth to God Through Music

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Doreen Kiconco, a second-year postgraduate student of Mass Communication at KIU has vowed to use music to turn the Youth to God. Kiconco, commonly known by her stage name Doreen Gift, released her very first sin... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 13th In The Present And The Past
13
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 13th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Central African Republic). This is the National Day of the Central African Republic and marks its independence from France on August 13, 1960. Ubangi-Shari gained its independence, becoming the Cen... read more

Research News: More People Prefer Getting Revenge Sooner Rather Than Later
12
Aug

Research News: More People Prefer Getting Revenge Sooner Rather Than Later

A new study done by researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University has found that more than 50% of people want to take revenge sooner rather than later, Daily Mail reports. The research was conducted in 6 experiments on more than 1,500 participant... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Three New Covid-19 Drugs To Be Tested By Who
12
Aug

COVID-19 Updates: Three New COVID-19 Drugs to be Tested by WHO

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – On Wednesday, August 11th, 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it will be testing three new drugs for COVID-19. The tests are expected to involve thousands of researchers at more ... read more

President Museveni Honours Tokyo Olympics Medallists
12
Aug

President Museveni Honours Tokyo Olympics Medallists

President Yoweri Museveni has honoured the athletes who won medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Japan during a ceremony held at Kololo Independence Grounds on August 11th. Joshua Cheptegei, who won gold in the 5000 meters and silver in the 10,000 me... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: Bugiri Youth Councillor Asiinah Kagoya ‘misses” Her Kiu Days
12
Aug

KIU Alumni Voices: Bugiri Youth Councillor Asiinah Kagoya ‘Misses” her KIU Days

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – Asiinah Kagoya, a KIU Information Technology graduate and current Bugiri Municipality Youth Councillor says she misses her KIU days and sometimes “wishes she would go back.” Kagoya, the former ... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 12th In The Present And The Past
12
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 12th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Youth Day. It is celebrated annually on 12 August to bring youth issues to the attention of the international community and to celebrate the potential of youth as active partners in the global society. The ... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: Elvis James And The Redemption Of The The Rotaract Club Of Kiu
11
Aug

KIU Alumni Voices: Elvis James and the Redemption of the the Rotaract Club of KIU

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - When Elvis Okoh Ehiabhi, commonly referred to as Elvis James, joined KIU in April 2015, the university's ultimate Rotaract club was nonexistent. Just an ordinary student of Law, Elvis James and his classmate and... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 11th In The Present And The Past
11
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 11th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Chad). On 11 August 1960, Chad gained full independence and Francois Tombalbaye, a Christian from the southern part of Chad who had been instrumental in the push for independence, became the country&rsq... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Uganda Resumes Railway Transport Services For Passengers
11
Aug

COVID-19 Updates: Uganda Resumes Railway Transport Services for Passengers

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - Uganda, through the Railway Corporation of Uganda, has resumed transporting passengers by train services after the partial lifting of a 42-day lockdown at the end of last week, following a reduction in the C... read more

Kiu Main Campus Continuation Of Learning And Assessments Academic Calendar (2020/2021 – 2021/2022)
10
Aug

KIU MAIN CAMPUS CONTINUATION OF LEARNING AND ASSESSMENTS Academic Calendar (2020/2021 – 2021/2022)

All studies will be conducted via online until government directives allow students to return physically to the University campus. An exception is given to health sciences students, who will be issued a separate circular for their physical return at... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 10th In The Present And The Past
10
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 10th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Biodiesel Day. Biodiesel is a form of diesel fuel derived from plants or animals and consisting of long-chain fatty acid esters. It is typically made by chemically reacting lipids such as animal fat (tallow... read more

Fumsa President Osodi Warns Medical Students About Laxity After Resuming Studies
9
Aug

FUMSA President Osodi Warns Medical Students About Laxity After Resuming Studies

KIU, Western Campus – The President of the Federation of Uganda Medical Students Associations (FUMSA) Boniface Osodi has warned students about laxity in regard to COVID-19 guidelines after medical schools reopen on August 13th. The National Cou... read more

Kiu Western Campus Medical Students Excited About Returning To School
9
Aug

KIU Western Campus Medical Students Excited About Returning to School

KIU, Western Campus – KIU Western Campus medical students are over the moon, following the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)recommendation that they return to school on Friday this week. In an August 6th letter, the Executive Directo... read more

How Carlos Ogik Rose Through The Student Ranks To Become Lecturer
9
Aug

How Carlos Ogik Rose Through the Student Ranks to Become Lecturer

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – Carlos Ogik is a charismatic, fearless and humble young leader with a strong conviction to serve humanity, who has served KIU as a student’s guild leader, rising through the ranks to become a junior ... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 9th In The Present And The Past
9
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 9th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. it is observed on 9 August each year to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world's indigenous population. This event also recognizes the achievements and co... read more

Circular-01 For Kiu- Western Campus: Academic Calendar For The Completion Of 2020/2021 Academic Year
6
Aug

CIRCULAR-01 FOR KIU- WESTERN CAMPUS: ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR THE COMPLETION OF 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

Office of the Vice-Chancellor 6th Aug 2021 Ref: KIU/MM/VC/26 ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR THE COMPLETION OF 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR A student will belong to either Category A or Category B for undergraduate programs and Category C for postgraduate programs... read more

Barcelona Fans Gutted By Messi Barcelona Departure
6
Aug

Barcelona Fans Gutted by Messi Barcelona Departure

By Isaac Akugizibwe Millions of Spanish football side F.C Barcelona’s fans around the world have been left dumbfounded by the shocking revelation by the club that their greatest football player in history Lionel Messi would not be re-signing wi... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 6th In The Present And The Past
6
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 6th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Jamaica). It celebrates the independence of Jamaica from the UK following more than 300 years under British control. On 19 July 1962, the Parliament of the United Kingdom passed the Jamaica Independence... read more

Education And Health Officials At An Impasse Over Reopening Medical Schools
5
Aug

Education and Health Officials at an Impasse Over Reopening Medical Schools

KIU, Western Campus – Officials from the ministries of Education and Health are reportedly at an impasse over when medical schools should be reopened, according to Daily Monitor. The newspaper quoted sources who said government officials in a m... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 5th In The Present And The Past
5
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 5th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Burkina Faso). It commemorates the full independence of Burkina Faso from France in1960. On 11 December 1958, The Republic of Upper Volta, as Burkina Faso was known before, became a self-governing auton... read more

Tokyo Olympics: Peruth Chemutai Becomes First Ugandan Woman To Win Olympic Medal As She Storms To 3,000 Steeplechase Gold
4
Aug

Tokyo Olympics: Peruth Chemutai Becomes First Ugandan Woman to win Olympic Medal as she Storms to 3,000 Steeplechase Gold

Peruth Chemutai has made history after winning gold in the 3,000 meters steeplechase to become the first Ugandan woman to win an Olympic medal. Chemutai, who was considered nowhere among the medal favourites, upset the field to control the race from ... read more

Kiu Students Initiative For Human Rights President Kyomya To Foster Talent Development
4
Aug

KIU Students Initiative for Human Rights President Kyomya to Foster Talent Development

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – Hosea Mondlane Kyomya, the President of the KIU Students Initiative for Human Rights wants to transform the lives of youths in Uganda through talent development, so that they can use their talents to earn ... read more

Tokyo Olympics: Cheptegei And Kiplimo Progress To 5000 Meters Final
4
Aug

Tokyo Olympics: Cheptegei and Kiplimo Progress to 5000 Meters Final

Uganda’s biggest medal hopefuls Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo have progressed to the final of the 5000 meters race at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which will take place on Friday. Cheptegei finished fifth in his heat, in a time of 13:30:61 whi... read more

Medical Students Anxiously Await Results Of Today’s State House Meeting
4
Aug

Medical Students Anxiously Await Results of Today’s State House Meeting

KIU, Western Campus – Medical students in health professional training institutions will wait with bated breath the outcome of today’s emergency meeting between the Minister of Education and Sports and education technocrats at State House... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 4th In The Present And The Past
4
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 4th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Barack Obama Day (Illinois). Today is one of the two days of recognition in the United States in honor of Barack Obama, who served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. Obama was a member of the I... read more

Uganda Airlines To Commence Dubai Flights In September
3
Aug

Uganda Airlines to Commence Dubai Flights in September

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – Uganda Airlines is set to commence international flights to Dubai in September, according to the acting Chief Executive Officer Jennifer Bamuturaki.  She was speaking at an event coordinated by t... read more

Cheptegei And Kiplimo To Compete In 5000 Meters Heats Today
3
Aug

Cheptegei and Kiplimo to Compete in 5000 Meters Heats Today

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – Uganda’s only Olympic medalists at the Tokyo Games, Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo will this evening run in the 5000 meters heats as they begin their quest for gold in the race. The two won silve... read more

);"> "my Visions Are Set With Action," Says Journalism Enthusiast Justin Nakami
3
Aug

"My visions are set with action," says Journalism Enthusiast Justin Nakami

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Justin Mable Nakami is a second-year student of Mass Communication at Kampala International University. In a virtual interview with this website on Monday 2nd August, Nakami disclosed that her visions are set wi... read more

Kiu Western Campus Student Leaders Decry Continued Closure Of Schools
3
Aug

KIU Western Campus Student Leaders Decry Continued Closure of Schools

KIU, Western Campus – A section of KIU Western Campus student leaders have decried the maintenance of closure of schools as one of the measures to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda. President Yoweri Museveni, during the tele... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 3rd In The Present And The Past
3
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 3rd in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Niger). Independence Day in the Republic of Niger is commemorated on August 3, marking the nation's independence from France in 1960.  Watermelon Day (USA). Watermelon is celebrated today with Nati... read more

Uganda Medical Students Association President Speaks Out On Presidential Directive On Possible Reopening Of Medical Schools
2
Aug

Uganda Medical Students Association President Speaks out on Presidential Directive on Possible Reopening of Medical Schools

KIU, Western Campus – Boniface Osodi, the president of the Federation of Uganda Medical Students Associations (FUMSA) has welcomed President Yoweri Museveni’s directive to officials of the Ministry of Education to meet and discuss the reo... read more

Kiu Book Club: How To Stay Sane By Phillipa Perry
2
Aug

KIU Book Club: How to Stay Sane by Phillipa Perry

KIU, Western Campus – If there is a time when you ever needed to read this book, it is now. Following President Yoweri Museveni’s decision to keep educational institutions closed for a further 60 days, it is really hard for many students ... read more

Kiu Trivia: August 2nd In The Present And The Past
2
Aug

KIU Trivia: August 2nd in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Dinosaurs Day. Today we celebrate those large, extinct reptiles: dinosaurs. Scientists believe they first appeared about 245 million years ago, at the beginning of the Middle Triassic Epoch, and existed for about 180 mil... read more

Kiu Maintains Her Position As Uganda
26
Jul

KIU Maintains Her Position as Uganda's Leading Private University

By Stuart Oswald Bogere  KIU, Main Campus - Kampala International University has maintained her position as the best private university in Uganda, according to the latest Webometrics university rankings of July 2021. KIU also remained the third-... read more

Students Facing Challenges With Internet Affordability – Kiupsa President Funda
26
Jul

Students Facing Challenges With Internet Affordability – KIUPSA President Funda

KIU, Western Campus – Kampala International University Pharmaceutical Students Association (KIUPSA) President Micheal Daniel Funda has said that the majority of students cannot afford internet data required for accessing online learning materia... read more

Kiu Book Club: The Book Of Gutsy Women By Hillary Clinton And Chelsea Clinton
26
Jul

KIU Book Club: The Book of Gutsy Women by Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton

KIU, Western Campus – Today marks the anniversary of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s election as the Democratic party nominee for President of the United States of America, being the first-ever woman to achieve this feat.We celebrate this remark... read more

Tarabi Wants To Contribute To Good Governance And Job Creation In Somalia
26
Jul

Tarabi Wants to Contribute to Good Governance and Job Creation in Somalia

KIU, Main Campus – Abdifitah Salad Tarabi, a Master’s degree candidate in Public Administration at KIU wants to use the knowledge he has attained at Uganda’s best private university to contribute to good governance, decentralization... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 26th In The Present And The Past
26
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 26th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? One Voice Day. One Voice Day is a global initiative to unite all countries of the world in the reading of the Universal Peace Covenant at exactly 6 p.m. UT (-6 GMT) on July 26 each year. The Universal Peace Covenant is a... read more

Kampala International University Signs Mou With Huawei Technologies Uganda Co. Ltd To Establish An Ict Academy
23
Jul

Kampala International University signs MoU with Huawei Technologies Uganda Co. Ltd to establish an ICT Academy

At KIU Main Campus – On Friday, July 23, 2021, Kampala International University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Huawei Technologies Uganda Company Limited on the establishment of an ICT Academy with KIU, a school-enterprise cooperatio... read more

Kathleen Noble Makes History As Uganda’s First-ever Rower At Olympics, Progresses To Repechage
23
Jul

Kathleen Noble Makes History as Uganda’s First-Ever Rower at Olympics, Progresses to Repechage

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Kathleen Noble has made history after becoming Uganda’s first-ever rower at the Olympics after competing in the heats at the Sea Forest waterway in Tokyo, Japan. Noble finished fifth in Heat two of the wom... read more

General News: Government Gifts Covidex Developer Prof. Patrick Ogwang Five Acres Of Land
23
Jul

General News: Government Gifts COVIDEX Developer Prof. Patrick Ogwang Five Acres of Land

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - The government of Uganda, represented by the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) on Wednesday, 21st July 2021, gifted COVIDEX developer Prof. Patrick Ogwang five acres of land in Soroti and a 10- year tax holiday lic... read more

Edson Kansiime Tells Students Who Can Access Online Education To Utilize Chance
23
Jul

Edson Kansiime Tells Students who can Access Online Education to Utilize Chance

KIU, Western Campus – Edson Kansiime, a fourth-year Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery student at KIU Western Campus has advised fellow students who have access to online learning materials to utilize this chance and concentrate on their studies.... read more

Kiu Information Minister Asiimwe Congratulates Students On Completion Of Online Exams
23
Jul

KIU Information Minister Asiimwe Congratulates Students on Completion of Online Exams

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Richard Asiimwe, the Information minister in the KIU Main Campus Guild Union has congratulated the students who successfully completed their first-ever online exams, which were concluded at the end of last week.... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: One-on-one With Kiu Titans Coach Brian Wathum
23
Jul

KIU Sports Desk: One-on-One With KIU Titans Coach Brian Wathum

KIU, Main Campus - The National Basketball League was suspended early last month following the upsurge in COVID-19 cases in the country. Collins Kakwezi had an online chat with KIU Titans coach Brian Wathum to get his opinion on his team’s stan... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 23rd In The Present And The Past
23
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 23rd in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Sjogren’s Syndrome Day. Sjogren’s syndrome is a disorder where the body's immune system attacks its own healthy cells that produce saliva and tears. Sjögren's syndrome often occurs with other such ... read more

Outgoing Nursing Mp Ankunda Ventures Into Coffee Trade
22
Jul

Outgoing Nursing MP Ankunda Ventures Into Coffee Trade

KIU, Western Campus – Outgoing School of Nursing MP in the KIU Western Campus Guild Union Elias Ankunda has ventured into coffee trade for survival as he awaits his final exam results. Ankunda, who was doing a Bachelor’s in Nursing Scienc... read more

Mc Banks Urges Fellow Students To Embrace Online Business
22
Jul

MC Banks Urges Fellow Students to Embrace Online Business

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – Matthew Sande alias MC Banks, a student of Mass Communication at KIU has urged his colleagues to embrace online business transactions in order to make ends meet during the current COVID-19 lockdown. MC Ban... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 22nd In The Present And The Past
22
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 22nd in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Mango Day. Today we celebrate the mango – one of the most common and popular fruits around the world. In Uganda, we have many types of mango like the dodo, which is popular for its big size and succulence. You can ... read more

Kiu Mental Health: How To Battle Insomnia During Lockdown
21
Jul

KIU Mental Health: How to Battle Insomnia During Lockdown

KIU, Western Campus – It is now 32 days since president Yoweri Museveni declared a 42-day lockdown after the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic went on the rampage in Uganda. One of the lockdown measures was the closure of all educational institu... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 21st In The Present And The Past
21
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 21st in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Belgian National Day. It is the national holiday of Belgium commemorated annually on 21 July. It is one of Belgium's ten public holidays and marks the anniversary of the investiture of King Leopold I, the country's first... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 20th In The Present And The Past
20
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 20th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Eid al-Adha. Eid al-Adha, Arabic for Festival of the Sacrifice, is the latter of the two official holidays celebrated within Islam. It honours the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son Ishmael as an act of obedienc... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: Former Kiutisa President Mugeme Advises Students To Embrace Co-curricular Activities
19
Jul

KIU Alumni Voices: Former KIUTISA President Mugeme Advises Students to Embrace Co-curricular Activities

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Nicholas Mugeme, the emeritus president of KIU Toro Students Association (KIUTISA) and Social Work Students Association has advised students to find time for students societies and associations as they pursue th... read more

Kiu Book Club: Good Muslim, Bad Muslim By Prof. Mahmood Mamdani
19
Jul

KIU Book Club: Good Muslim, Bad Muslim by Prof. Mahmood Mamdani

KIU, Western Campus – KIU Chancellor Prof. Mamdani was recently named among the Top 50 Global Thinkers by the UK’s Prospect Magazine. To celebrate this achievement, we review his book Good Muslim, Bad Muslim in this week’s Book Club... read more

Kiu Chancellor Prof. Mamdani Named Among Top 50 Global Thinkers By Uk Magazine
19
Jul

KIU Chancellor Prof. Mamdani Named Among Top 50 Global Thinkers by UK Magazine

KIU, Western Campus – Kampala International University Chancellor Prof. Mahmood Mamdani has been named among the top 50 Global Thinkers by UK publication Prospect Magazine. Prof. Mamdani, who was categorized by the magazine as a “Public T... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 19th In The Present And The Past
19
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 19th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Arafah Day. The Day of Arafah is an Islamic holiday that falls on the 9th day of Dhu al-Hijjah of the lunar Islamic Calendar. It is the holiest day in the Islamic calendar, the second day of the Hajj pilgrimage, and the ... read more

General News; Whatsapp To Let Users Message Without Their Phones
16
Jul

General news; WhatsApp to Let Users Message Without Their Phones

WhatsApp is testing a new feature that will let people message without using their phone for the first time, the BBC reports. At present, WhatsApp is linked to a user's phone. Its desktop and web apps need that device to be connected and receiving me... read more

William Okodi Hell-bent On Making The Lockdown Productive
16
Jul

William Okodi Hell-Bent on Making the Lockdown Productive

KIU, Western Campus – Samuel William Okodi, a first-year student of Medicine at KIU Western campus is determined to turn the otherwise grim period of the COVID-19 lockdown in Uganda into a productive one for himself and his family. Okodi, who h... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 16th In The Present And The Past
16
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 16th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Snake Day. It is held every year on July 16 and it aims at increasing awareness regarding the over 3,500 snake species that exist across the world. The day also aims to change the negative perception surrounding sn... read more

General News: Uneb To Release 2020 Ple Results On Friday
15
Jul

General News: UNEB to Release 2020 PLE Results on Friday

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) will on Friday,16th July 2021 release the long-awaited  2020 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE)  results. According to a press statement released by UNEB, the... read more

General News: Government To Build Man-made Lake In Karamoja
15
Jul

General News: Government to Build Man-Made Lake in Karamoja

The outgoing Minister for Karamoja Affairs, John Byabagambi, yesterday said government is in advanced stages of constructing a 10,000 square hectares lake for Karamoja Sub-region to curb insecurity and promote agricultural production, Daily Monitor n... read more

General News: Government Stops Production Of Gulu University Covid-19 Drug
15
Jul

General News: Government Stops Production of Gulu University COVID-19 Drug

The National Drug Authority (NDA) has ordered Gulu University to cease production of Covilyce-1, a herbal medicine that the varsity developed to treat COVID-19, saying it has not yet been approved, according to local newspaper Daily Monitor. The stat... read more

Asaba Is Getting Hands-on Clinical Experience During Lockdown
15
Jul

Asaba is Getting Hands-On Clinical Experience During Lockdown

KIU, Western Campus – As many students are locked down at home, Patrick Asaba, a third-year Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health student at KIU Western Campus is getting hands-on clinical experience at a health center in Fort-porta... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 15th In The Present And The Past
15
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 15th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Get to Know Your Customers Day. If boosting customer loyalty is among your business goals in 2021, mark your calendar now for Get to Know Your Customers Day—a quarterly event observed on the third Thursdays of Janu... read more

Ackline Twikirize Decided To Look On The Bright Side During Lockdown
14
Jul

Ackline Twikirize Decided to Look on the Bright Side During Lockdown

KIU, Western Campus – Ackline Twikirize, a third-year student of Bachelor of Education (History & Kiswahili) at KIU Western Campus says she decided to look on the bright side after the current lockdown was imposed by government instead of d... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 14th In The Present And The Past
14
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 14th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Non-Binary People’s Day. Non-binary or genderqueer is a spectrum of gender identities that are not exclusively masculine or feminine - identities that are outside the gender binary. It is a completely... read more

Evisa Natukunda Has Turned To Agriculture During Lockdown
13
Jul

Evisa Natukunda Has Turned to Agriculture During Lockdown

KIU, Western Campus – After President Yoweri Museveni announced the second COVID-19 lockdown on June 18th, which also closed educational institutions, many students rushed back home, uncertain of the future. But Evisa Visagrad Natukunda, a Bach... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 13th In The Present And The Past
13
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 13th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? National French Fries Day (USA). French fries are a staple of fast-food restaurants and diners, often being paired with hamburgers and cheeseburgers. A simple food consisting of potatoes—and maybe some salt—t... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: Argentina And Italy Win Continental Titles To Cap Glorious Football Weekend
12
Jul

KIU Sports Desk: Argentina and Italy Win Continental Titles to Cap Glorious Football Weekend

By Isaac Akugizibwe From Buenos Aires to Rome, euphoria from a weekend of glory continues. Italy won their second Euro title after defeating England 3-2 on penalties, while Argentina won their first Copa America title since 1993. It was relief for Li... read more

Shamusi Kyeyune Advises Fellow Students To Always Have Plan B
12
Jul

Shamusi Kyeyune Advises Fellow Students to Always Have Plan B

KIU, Western Campus – Shamusi Kyeyune, a student pursuing a Diploma in Clinical Medicine at KIU Western Campus in Ishaka has advised fellow students to always have a plan B in whatever they do in their lives. Kyeyune, an enrolled nurse with the... read more

General News: Uganda Expedites Resumption Of Talks With Rwanda
12
Jul

General News: Uganda Expedites Resumption of Talks With Rwanda

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – Uganda is expediting the resumption of talks with Rwanda over the latter’s common border closure about two years ago, a top government official revealed to the media over the weekend. Henry Okel... read more

Kiu Book Club: The Year Of Less By Cait Flanders
12
Jul

KIU Book Club: The Year of Less by Cait Flanders

Today is Simplicity Day. So, we review a book that shows how joyous a life of simplicity and having less can really be fulfilling.Cait Flanders’ The Year of Less is the perfect reminder that you do not have to live exuberantly, especially with ... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 12th In The Present And The Past
12
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 12th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Town Criers Day. It is a day to remember the people called Town Criers, also known as “Bellmen,” normally celebrated on the second Monday in July. The role that these criers play is to call out ... read more

Career Opportunities At Kampala International University, Tanzania (kiut)
10
Jul

Career Opportunities at Kampala International University, Tanzania (KIUT)

ABOUT KIU TANZANIA Kampala International University in Tanzania (KIUT) is a Private University fully registered by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) and is located in Gongo la Mboto, Dar es Salaam (5kms) from Julius Nyerere International... read more

Sandra Balunga Arrives In Mali For Pharmaceutical Students Conference
9
Jul

Sandra Balunga Arrives in Mali for Pharmaceutical Students Conference

KIU, Western Campus – Sandra Balunga, the Public Relations Officer for the Uganda Pharmaceutical Students Association (UPSA) has arrived in Bamako, Mali ahead of the 9th International Pharmaceutical Students Federation (IPSF), Africa Pharmaceut... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: Silverbacks Defeat Morocco To Qualify For 2021 Afrobasket
9
Jul

KIU Sports Desk: Silverbacks Defeat Morocco to Qualify for 2021 Afrobasket

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus – The Uganda national basketball team, the Silverbacks, have defeated Morocco 77 – 65 in their Afrobasket Qualifier, to book a place at the continental showpiece to be played in Kigali. The Silverbacks s... read more

“your Health Is Your Wealth” – Kiu Western Campus International Affairs Minister Mutonyi
9
Jul

“Your Health is Your Wealth” – KIU Western Campus International Affairs Minister Mutonyi

KIU, Western Campus – KIU Western Campus International Affairs Minister in the Students Guild, Sarah Mutonyi, has reminded students that their health is their greatest wealth and they should put it before anything else, especially during the CO... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 9th In The Present And The Past
9
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 9th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (South Sudan).  South Sudanese from throughout the country and the world came together on July 9 in the capital city of Juba to celebrate the birth of the new nation, the Republic of South Sudan. Th... read more

Quex Wants To Use His Musical Influence To Draw Attention To Issues In Health Sector
8
Jul

Quex Wants to Use His Musical Influence to Draw Attention to Issues in Health Sector

KIU, Western Campus – George Kwesiga, commonly known by his stage name Quex, a musician and Medicine student from Kampala International University wants to use his popularity and musical influence to draw attention to the issues afflicting the ... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 8th In The Present And The Past
8
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 8th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Math 2.0 Day. Math 2.0 Day celebrates math and technology, specifically the intersection between the two. On the day, mathematicians, educators, innovators, and policymakers come together to celebrate and also to raise a... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: Sadrach Nirere Appointed Regional Earth Champion By Igad
7
Jul

KIU Alumni Voices: Sadrach Nirere Appointed Regional Earth Champion by IGAD

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – Climate activist Sadrach Nirere has been recognized and appointed a regional Earth Champion for East Africa by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) through the Climate Prediction and Appl... read more

Upsa President Agaba Sends Message Of Hope To Students
7
Jul

UPSA President Agaba Sends Message of Hope to Students

KIU, Western Campus – Uganda Pharmaceutical Students Association (UPSA) President Innocent Agaba has sent a message of hope to students, telling them that the lockdown is not their fault and they shouldn’t blame themselves. Agaba, a fourt... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 7th In The Present And The Past
7
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 7th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Saba Saba Day. This Day celebrates the 1954 founding of the Tanzanian political party, TANU, the Tanganyika African National Union. Saba Saba means "seven seven" in Swahili, the national language of Tanzania, and of Tang... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: “i Joined Kiu Because Of Titans” – Kiu Basketball Super Fan Kyazze
6
Jul

KIU Alumni Voices: “I Joined KIU Because of Titans” – KIU Basketball Super Fan Kyazze

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – Fahad Kyazze, an ardent supporter of KIU’s basketball teams, KIU Titans and Rangers, has revealed that he joined the university because of his undying love for Titans, and he hopes to be a board memb... read more

Kiu Western Campus Finance Minister Okello Warns Students About Drugs, Hiv During Lockdown
6
Jul

KIU Western Campus Finance Minister Okello Warns Students About Drugs, HIV During Lockdown

KIU, Western Campus – The Finance Minister in the KIU Western Campus Guild Union, Francis Okello has warned his fellow students about exposing themselves to drugs and HIV infection during the current lockdown. Okello, a fourth-year student of C... read more

Kiu Mental Health: How To Overcome Depression During The Lockdown
6
Jul

KIU Mental Health: How to Overcome Depression During the Lockdown

KIU, Western Campus – Two weeks have passed since President Yoweri Museveni imposed a total lockdown following the upsurge of COVID-19 cases caused by the Delta variant of the virus. The lockdown has started to bite, with many people, especiall... read more

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Steps Down After 27 Years At The Helm
6
Jul

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Steps Down After 27 years at the Helm

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – Amazon Chief Executive Officer and founder Jeff Bezos has stepped down from the CEO role after 27 years at the helm of the American Technology giant.  Bezos, who is credited with transforming Ama... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 6th In The Present And The Past
6
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 6th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Malawi). Today, Malawi commemorates its independence from Britain on this day in 1966. At midnight on July 6th 1966, Malawi became a fully independent member of the Commonwealth, with thousands attendin... read more

Kiu Law Society President Aliga Advises Students To Use Lockdown To Boost Their Skills Cache
5
Jul

KIU Law Society President Aliga Advises Students to use Lockdown to Boost Their Skills Cache

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – Raymond Aliga, the president of KIU Law Society has called upon students to use the 42-day lockdown to boost their skills cache through learning new skills and improving on those they already possess. ... read more

Kiu Somali Community Ends Week On A High After Independence Celebrations
5
Jul

KIU Somali Community Ends Week on a High After Independence Celebrations

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - The Somali community at KIU ended the week on a high after celebrations of their country’s independence extended way after the July 1 independence day date. The KIU Somali students under their umbrella bod... read more

Kiu Book Club: Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica By Sir Isaac Newton
5
Jul

KIU Book Club: Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica by Sir Isaac Newton

Today marks exactly 334 years since Sir Isaac’s Newton groundbreaking book, Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica was first published. Simply referred to as The Principia, it states Newton's laws of motion, forming the foundation of... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 5th In The Present And The Past
5
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 5th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Algeria). It is a National Holiday in Algeria commemorating Algeria's independence from France on July 5, 1962, following The Algerian War of Independence which began in November 1954. Though French Pre... read more

Re-assurances And Clarifications To The Student Community About Online, Distance And Elearning, And Exams
3
Jul

RE-ASSURANCES AND CLARIFICATIONS TO THE STUDENT COMMUNITY ABOUT ONLINE, DISTANCE AND ELEARNING, AND EXAMS

RE-ASSURANCES AND CLARIFICATIONS TO THE STUDENT COMMUNITY ABOUT ONLINE, DISTANCE AND ELEARNING, AND EXAMS 1) I thank the student community for keeping the engagement with the University administration on matters of their plight regarding online, dis... read more

World Sports Journalists Day: Isaac Akugizibwe Covers Kiu Sports With Passion
2
Jul

World Sports Journalists Day: Isaac Akugizibwe Covers KIU Sports With Passion

Today is World Sports Journalists Day, where sports journalists all over the world are celebrated for their passion, commitment and sacrifice in covering sports events. Today, we at Kampala International University editorial team celebrate our very o... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 2nd In The Present And The Past
2
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 2nd in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Sports Journalists Day. The day aims to acknowledge the work of sports journalists and to encourage them to do better at their work. The day was established in 1994 to mark the 70th anniversary of the International... read more

Uganda Ranked  Among Top Countries Managing Covid-19 Better
1
Jul

Uganda Ranked Among Top Countries Managing COVID-19 Better

By Stuart Bogere Oswald Uganda is ranked among the top countries that are managing the COVID-19 pandemic better globally, according to new rankings by World Statistics website Worldometer.  Uganda is currently undergoing the second total lockdow... read more

New 12% Internet Tax Becomes Operational Today As Ott Is Abolished
1
Jul

New 12% Internet tax Becomes Operational Today as OTT is Abolished

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – The 12% internet tax proposed by the Ministry of Finance and Planning to replace the Over The Top (OTT) tax on social media usage takes effect today, July 1. The Ministry of Finance proposed a 12% int... read more

Kiu Trivia: July 1st In The Present And The Past
1
Jul

KIU Trivia: July 1st in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Rwanda and Burundi). The two East African Community members celebrate their independence from Belgium on July 1, 1962. We congratulate the KIU Rwandese and Burundian communities on their countries&rsquo... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: Knowledge Acquired From Kiu Helping Abdulkadir Farah Prosper In Business
30
Jun

KIU Alumni Voices: Knowledge Acquired From KIU Helping Abdulkadir Farah Prosper in Business

KIU alumnus Hassan Abdulkadir Farah says the knowledge he acquired while studying for his Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management at Uganda’s best private university has helped him to prosper in business. Farah works as the Finance O... read more

Vulnerable Persons To Receive Covid-19 Relief Cash Starting 6th July
30
Jun

Vulnerable Persons to Receive COVID-19 Relief Cash Starting 6th July

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus – The government of Uganda through the Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja, is set to release shillings 100,000 COVID-19 relief cash to the listed vulnerable Ugandan individuals on 6th July 2021. After several inte... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 30 In The Present And The Past
30
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 30 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Democratic Republic of Congo). Independence Day is a public holiday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo), observed on June 30th each year. This day is the National Day of DR Congo and mark... read more

Kiu Western Campus Dvc Co-chairs World Health Summit Surgery Workshop
29
Jun

KIU Western Campus DVC Co-Chairs World Health Summit Surgery Workshop

KIU, Western Campus – The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) for Kampala International University, Western Campus, Prof. Patrick Kyamanywa has today, June 29 co-chaired a workshop about global surgery at the World Health Summit (WHS) currently taking... read more

Kiu Mental Health: 10 Ways To Spend Your Lockdown Days Productively
29
Jun

KIU Mental Health: 10 Ways to Spend Your Lockdown Days Productively

KIU, Western Campus – Last week, we talked of the need to steer clear of substance use during the lockdown and the adverse effects resorting to substance use can have on one’s life. Today, we look at how to spend our time during the lockd... read more

Uganda National Drug Authority Approves Covidex Local Herb Medicine
29
Jun

Uganda National Drug Authority Approves COVIDEX Local Herb Medicine

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - The National Drug Authority (NDA) has today, 29th June, approved COVIDEX a local medicinal herb as a supportive drug treatment for COVID-19 and other virus infections. After days of research and collaboration with ... read more

Women Empowerment Will Develop Society More – Kiu Alumnus Kyazike
29
Jun

Women Empowerment Will Develop Society More – KIU Alumnus Kyazike

KIU alumnus Alice Ruth Kyazike has called for the increased empowerment of women to foster increased development within society. While appearing on UBC TV’s Good Morning Uganda Extra Show on June 28, Kyazike said that if women are empowered, th... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 29th In The Present And The Past
29
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 29th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Scleroderma Day. Scleroderma is a group of rare diseases that involve the hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissues. Scleroderma affects women more often than men and most commonly occurs between ... read more

Uganda Expects More 974,0000 Covid-19 Doses In July
28
Jun

Uganda Expects More 974,0000 COVID-19 Doses in July

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – Uganda is slated to receive an additional 974,000 COVID-19 vaccines in July, according to the Minister of Health, Jane Ruth Aceng. Aceng revealed this at the 4th National Prayer against COVID-19 held ... read more

Covid-19 Vaccination Exercise Resumes In Kampala
28
Jun

COVID-19 Vaccination Exercise Resumes in Kampala

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - The COVID-19 vaccination exercise has today 28th, June resumed in Kampala in Rubaga Division, Makindye Division, Kawempe Division, Central Division and Nakawa Division at various stations pointed out by the Ministr... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: Kyazike Writes Book About Children And Women Rights Abuses
28
Jun

KIU Alumni Voices: Kyazike Writes Book About Children and Women Rights Abuses

Kampala International University Law graduate Alice Ruth Kyazike has written a book titled The Mystery of Human Rights in Africa, about the various human rights abuses suffered by women and children, and how they continue to be fomented despite effor... read more

Kiu Book Club: The Grand Daughter Project By Shaheen Chrishti - Book Review
28
Jun

KIU Book Club: The Grand Daughter Project by Shaheen Chrishti - Book Review

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus - Written by British-Indian author, Shaheen Chishti, The Grand Daughter Project follows the unintentionally woven-together lives of three women, Kamla, Lynette, and Helga, from three different continents who ... read more

Omuya Beat Covid-19 By Trusting In God And Staying Mentally Strong
28
Jun

Omuya Beat COVID-19 by Trusting in God and Staying Mentally Strong

KIU alumnus Noah Omuya says he trusted in God and stayed mentally strong after learning that he had contracted COVID-19 to beat the virus. Omuya tested positive for COVID-19 after having a mandatory test before a meeting with President Yoweri Museven... read more

Kiu Book Club: The Men’s Health Big Book Of 15-minute Workouts By Selene Yeager
28
Jun

KIU Book Club: The Men’s Health Big Book of 15-Minute Workouts by Selene Yeager

This is the last installment in our Men’s Health book review series for the Men’s Health Month of June and it is yet another workout manual, seeing as a large chunk of men’s health hinges on the physical condition of their bodies. A... read more

Kiu Vc Dr Mpezamihigo To Deliver Keynote Address At 11th Social Business Day 2021 Today
28
Jun

KIU VC Dr Mpezamihigo to Deliver Keynote Address at 11th Social Business Day 2021 Today

The Vice-Chancellor of Kampala International University Dr. Mouhammad Mpezamihigo will today deliver the keynote address at the 11th Social Business Day 2021, a ground-breaking idea of social business organized by the Yunus Center and hosted by Nobel... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 28th In The Present And The Past
28
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 28th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Caps Lock Day. The day gives writers the freedom to write freely without worrying whether they have written in lower case or not. International Caps Lock Day pokes fun at the typographical way some Westerne... read more

Government To Give100,000 Shillings To Vulnerable People
25
Jun

Government to Give100,000 Shillings to Vulnerable People

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - The national COVID-19 taskforce headed by Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has decided to give 100,000 shillings each to the vulnerable people in Uganda as part of the relief program for the 42-day lockdown period. ... read more

Notice Concerning 1st Semester Examinations (to Be Held Online)
25
Jun

Notice Concerning 1st Semester Examinations (To Be Held Online)

This is to bring to your notice that the demo exam and demo student account will be suspended by Friday 25th June at 10 pm.  In the same vein, the Mock examination will commence on Monday 28th June and lapse on Friday 2nd July 2021. To do the mo... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 25th In The Present And The Past
25
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 25th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Mozambique). In 1962 several anti-colonial groups combined to form the Front for the Mozambique Liberation (FRELIMO). In September 1964, they began an armed guerilla campaign against the Portuguese. Tog... read more

Medical Students To Receive Vaccines – Fumsa President Osodi
24
Jun

Medical Students to Receive Vaccines – FUMSA President Osodi

KIU, Western Campus – The President of the Federation of Uganda Medical Students Association (FUMSA) Boniface Osodi has said that the Ministry of Health is going to vaccinate medical students all over the country. Osodi, in a communiqué ... read more

Uganda Business Community Loses Bigwigs To Covid – 19
24
Jun

Uganda Business Community Loses Bigwigs to COVID – 19

The Uganda business community has lost two influential personalities in the space of three days to COVID-19. Everest Kayondo (in the photo), the Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) Chairperson breathed his last on Wednesday, June 23 at Lifeline... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 24th In The Present And The Past
24
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 24th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Bannockburn Day (Scotland). The Battle of Bannockburn on 23 and 24 June 1314 was a victory of the army of King of Scots Robert the Bruce over the army of King Edward II of England in the First War of Scottish Independenc... read more

Parliament Of Uganda To Close Due To Covid-19
23
Jun

Parliament of Uganda to Close Due to COVID-19

By Stuart Bogere Oswald The Parliament of Uganda has announced the closure of the August House for two weeks as the second wave of COVID-19 continues to devastate the country. According to a statement from Jane Kibirige, the Clerk to Parliament, it w... read more

Individuals
23
Jun

Individuals' Mobile Money Transactions to Determine Recipients of COVID -19 Relief Cash

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - Hon. Prime Minister Robinah Nabbaja has revealed that while meetings are still being held to determine the final decision on how much each will be receiving from the government, an individual's recent mobile money ... read more

Kiu Debate Union President Balyamujura Voted National Debate Coordinator
23
Jun

KIU Debate Union President Balyamujura Voted National Debate Coordinator

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Mahad Balyamujura, the president of KIU Debate Union has been voted the new National Coordinator for the University Debate Presidents Council.  The intellectual gladiator was overwhelmingly voted on Tuesday... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 23rd In The Present And The Past
23
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 23rd in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Widows Day. This is a United Nations ratified day of action to address the "poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries". The day takes place annually on 23 June... read more

Kibuuka Asks People To Turn Back To God To Take Away Covid-19
22
Jun

Kibuuka Asks People to Turn Back to God to Take Away COVID-19

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - Kampala International University member of Board of Trustees Ambrose Kibuuka has called upon Ugandans to seek God's intervention on the devastating impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the country. Kibu... read more

Kiu Mental Health: Steer Clear Of Substance Use During Lockdown
22
Jun

KIU Mental Health: Steer Clear of Substance Use During Lockdown

With the imposition of a total lockdown by President Yoweri Museveni on June 18 following the ineffectiveness of the partial lockdown which was imposed a week earlier, more people are at risk of resorting to substance use to reduce the stress that co... read more

New Cabinet Sworn In As Many Fail To Turn Up For Ceremony
22
Jun

New Cabinet Sworn in as Many Fail to Turn up for Ceremony

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – The new cabinet of Uganda has been sworn-in in a ceremony that took place at Kololo Independence Grounds yesterday, June 21. The new Vice President, Maj Rtd Jessica Alupo, Prime Minister and Leader of... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 22nd In The Present And The Past
22
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 22nd in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Rainforest Day. Tropical rainforests have an outsized role in the world, containing the highest concentration of species, storing more carbon on average than any other terrestrial ecosystem, and supporting most of ... read more

Ministry Of Health Issues Directives On  Movement Of Health Workers And Patients During Lockdown
21
Jun

Ministry of Health Issues Directives on Movement of Health Workers and Patients During Lockdown

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - The Ministry of Health over the weekend issued new directives concerning the movement of health workers and patients countrywide during the second lockdown. In a press release issued on Saturday, 19th June, the Min... read more

International Yoga Day: 9 Health Benefits Of Yoga
21
Jun

International Yoga Day: 9 Health Benefits of Yoga

According to Wikipedia, the International Day of Yoga has been celebrated annually on 21 June since 2015, following its inception in the United Nations General Assembly in 2014, on the suggestion of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  Accordin... read more

Kiu Titans Forward Oryem Dreams Of Popularizing Basketball In Northern Uganda
21
Jun

KIU Titans Forward Oryem Dreams of Popularizing Basketball in Northern Uganda

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – KIU Titans forward Stephen Wani Oryem dreams of making basketball a mainstay on the sports arena in northern Uganda, just like football.  The 26-year old star is not content with the fact that despite... read more

Kiu Book Club: Yoga Fitness For Men By Dean Pohlman
21
Jun

KIU Book Club: Yoga Fitness for Men by Dean Pohlman

This is the fourth and second-last review of Men’s health books for this Men’s Health Month of June. Today we decide to look at a practice that is not commonly practiced in Uganda but which is believed to have a magical effect on the huma... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 21 In The Present And The Past
21
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 21 in the Present and the Past

What's Happening Today? World Hydrography Day. It is celebrated every year on June 21st to commemorate the work of hydrographers. Hydrography is a branch of applied sciences dealing with measurements of the physical features of water bodies. Internat... read more

Former Zambian Leader Kenneth Kaunda Dies Aged 97
18
Jun

Former Zambian Leader Kenneth Kaunda Dies Aged 97

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus – Former Zambian President, Kenneth Kaunda, was pronounced dead yesterday at the age of 97 at a military hospital in Lusaka.  According to his aides, Kaunda succumbed to pneumonia and did not have COVID-1... read more

President Museveni To Address The Nation Today At 8 Pm
18
Jun

President Museveni to Address the Nation Today at 8 PM

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – President Yoweri Museveni is set to address the nation today at 8 pm concerning the COVID-19 situation in the country.  In a tweet sent on the official president's account, he said, “Fellow... read more

Fumsa Wants Gov’t To Allow Health Sciences Students In Clinical Years To Continue Training
18
Jun

FUMSA Wants Gov’t to Allow Health Sciences Students in Clinical Years to Continue Training

KIU, Western Campus – The Federation of Uganda Medical Students Association (FUMSA), wants the government to allow medical, pharmacy, and nursing students in clinical years to continue their training amidst the COVID-19 partial lockdown. The st... read more

Kiu Rangers’ Sharon Kirabo Summoned To National Team
18
Jun

KIU Rangers’ Sharon Kirabo Summoned to National Team

KIU Rangers forward Sharon Kirabo has been called up to the national basketball team, the Gazelles, for training ahead of the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) Women’s AfroBasket Qualifiers. Uganda will participate in t... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 18th In The Present And The Past
18
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 18th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Autistic Pride Day. Originally an Aspies for Freedom initiative, it is a pride celebration for autistic people held on June 18th each year. Autistic pride recognizes the importance of pride for autistic people and its ro... read more

Kiu Vice-chancellor To Receive An Honorary Professor Award Of The Academic Union, Oxford, Uk
17
Jun

KIU Vice-Chancellor To Receive an Honorary Professor Award of The Academic Union, Oxford, UK

KIU Main Campus –  On Friday, June 25th, 2021, the Vice-Chancellor of Kampala International University (KIU), Dr. Mouhamad Mpezamihigo will receive an Honorary Professor Award of The Academic Union, Oxford UK, and will be inducted into the... read more

Kiu
17
Jun

KIU's Jill Amuhobwe Sensitizes Her Community on COVID-19

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - Jill Amuhobwe, a second-year first-semester student of Bachelor's of Business Administration has offered herself to sensitize members of her community in Masindi district on how to keep safe from the second ... read more

Uganda Waves In Third Batch Of Astrazeneca Covid- 19 Vaccine
17
Jun

Uganda Waves in Third Batch of AstraZeneca COVID- 19 Vaccine

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - Uganda has waved in the third batch of 175,200 doses of the Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine. The batch was donated by France through the COVAX facility and was ushered into the country at Entebbe airport on Wednesday... read more

Kiu International Desk: Mastercard Foundation, Africa Cdc In $ 1.3 Billion Partnership To Save Lives
17
Jun

KIU International Desk: Mastercard Foundation, Africa CDC in $ 1.3 Billion Partnership to Save Lives

Africa CDC The Mastercard Foundation has announced that it will deploy $1.3 billion over the next three years in partnership with the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) to save the lives and livelihoods of millions of peop... read more

The Tale Of A Basketball Fan: Shillah
17
Jun

The Tale of a Basketball fan: Shillah's Unrivalled Love for KIU Titans and Rangers.

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - With a mask covering the lower half of her face, basketball enthusiast Dornam Shillah Amumpaire (wearing black cap in photo) turns up to watch KIU basketball teams train every evening as well as helping the tech... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 17th In The Present And The Past
17
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 17th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. This is a United Nations observance each June 17. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the presence of desertification and drought, highlighting methods of preventing dese... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Uganda To Receive 175,200 Vaccines Today
16
Jun

COVID-19 Updates: Uganda to Receive 175,200 Vaccines Today

Uganda will today receive 175,200 COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX Facility as a donation from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). “#Uganda is set to receive the second batch of #COVID19 vac... read more

Kiu Partners With Ieee Tems, Different Universities In Iot And Ai Challenge Uganda
16
Jun

KIU Partners with IEEE TEMS, Different Universities in IOT and AI Challenge Uganda

Kampala International University has partnered with the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) with its dedicated society for Technology and Engineering Management (IEEE TEMS), and different universities, corporates and government en... read more

Kiu Alumnus And Ssbc Journalist Aweckoc Found Her Footing In Journalism Through Internship
16
Jun

KIU Alumnus and SSBC Journalist Aweckoc Found her Footing in Journalism Through Internship

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – KIU alumnus Nyandur Machar Aweckoc says internship opened doors for her journalism breakthrough at South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation (SSBC). A news reporter and talk show host at the country’s onl... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 16th In The Present And The Past
16
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 16th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? The Day of the African Child. This day has been celebrated on June 16 every year since 1991, when it was first initiated by the Organization of African Unity (OAU). It honours those who participated in the Soweto Uprisin... read more

Kiu Business Desk: Tin Registration Process Eased By Ura
15
Jun

KIU Business Desk: TIN Registration Process Eased by URA

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus – Last week, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) announced new changes in the existing Tax Identification Number (TIN) application form that will make it easier to complete the process. According to Ian ... read more

Ministry Of Health Warns Public About Dangers Of Steaming
15
Jun

Ministry of Health Warns Public About Dangers of Steaming

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus – Since the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda, with hundreds of cases recorded daily for the past two weeks, many have resorted to different methods of self-treatment including steaming themselves w... read more

Kiu Alumnus And Ldc Elite Graduate Gidongo Wants To Refine The Law Sector
15
Jun

KIU Alumnus and LDC Elite Graduate Gidongo Wants to Refine the Law Sector

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus- Having emerged the best student at the Law Development Center, Kampala Campus, and the third-best in Uganda at the 2021 Postgraduate Bar course graduation held on Friday June 11th, KIU Alumnus Martin Gidongo beca... read more

Mental Health: Beware Of Anxiety Disorders During New Covid-19 Partial Lockdown Period
15
Jun

Mental Health: Beware of Anxiety Disorders During new COVID-19 Partial Lockdown Period

The government on June 7 announced the imposition of a partial lockdown following an upsurge of COVID-19 cases in Uganda and relaxation of adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) by the general public. Starting this week, every Tuesday, we ... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 15th In The Present And The Past
15
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 15th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Global Wind Day. Also known as World Wind Day, it is a worldwide event that is held on June 15 around the world. It is organised by WindEurope (WindEurope) and GWEC (Global Wind Energy Council).  It is a day when wi... read more

Updf To Supply Medical Oxygen To Hospitals As Covid-19 Rages On
14
Jun

UPDF to Supply Medical Oxygen to Hospitals as COVID-19 Rages on

By Stuart Bogere Oswald The Uganda People's Defence Forces  (UPDF) has started producing oxygen for state-run hospitals to ease the burden of the existing plants as a result of rocketing COVID-19 cases.  According to Brigadier General Flavi... read more

Kiu Book Club: The Gerson Therapy: The Natural Nutritional Program To Fight Cancer And Other Illnesses By Charlotte Gerson
14
Jun

KIU Book Club: The Gerson Therapy: The Natural Nutritional Program to Fight Cancer and Other Illnesses by Charlotte Gerson

This is the third book review in the series of reviews for men’s health in this Men’s Health Month of June. In this bestselling guide, discover the healing power of diet and nutrition as an alternative therapy to help you heal from cancer... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 14th In The Present And The Past
14
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 14th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Blood Donor Day. WBDD is held on June 14 each year. The event was organized for the first time in 2005, by a joint initiative of the World Health Organization, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Cres... read more

Government Projects Reopening Of Schools For July
11
Jun

Government Projects Reopening of Schools for July

By Stuart Bogere  The Ministry of Education has released a revised calendar indicating that students are expected to return to schools on July 19 to complete the 2020 academic year. According to Alex Kakooza, the Permanent Secretary in the Minis... read more

Kiu Law Students Graduate From Law Development Center
11
Jun

KIU Law Students Graduate From Law Development Center

Best Law Development Center (LDC) student for the 2019/2020 academic year Martin Gidongo has, along with other KIU Law students, graduated at the institution’s 48th graduation ceremony held today, June 11. The Law students were conferred upon a... read more

Kiu Law School Students Launch First-ever Human Rights Club
11
Jun

KIU Law School Students Launch First-Ever Human Rights Club

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - KIU Law students last week launched a Human Rights Club to check human rights violations within and outside the Campus.  The Students Initiative for Human Rights Club, launched on Friday 4th June 2021 at Al... read more

2021/2022 Budget: Government To Emphasize Adoption Of E-learning Methods
11
Jun

2021/2022 Budget: Government to Emphasize Adoption of E-Learning Methods

The government will invest in and emphasize adoption of e-learning methods and digitizing inspection and supervision in education institutions in the next financial year. During the presentation on the national budget for the financial year 2021/2022... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 11th In The Present And The Past
11
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 11th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? American Evacuation Day (Libya). This is a celebration of the removal of the US from Libya on June 11 1970. In 1947, after losing the second World War, Italy relinquished its control over Libya to the United States and B... read more

Uae Suspends Uganda Passenger Flights Over Covid-19
10
Jun

UAE Suspends Uganda Passenger Flights Over COVID-19

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - Starting Friday, 11th June, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will suspend entry for travellers coming from Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda. The directive is aimed at curbing the spread of the pand... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 10th In The Present And The Past
10
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 10th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Art Nouveau Day. Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts. The World Art Nouveau Day is an event dedicated to art nouveau that is celebrated annuall... read more

Career Opportuities At Kampala International University
9
Jun

CAREER OPPORTUITIES AT KAMPALA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

ABOUT KIU Kampala International University (KIU) founded in 2001 is a private chartered University in the Republic of Uganda. It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of Africa Universities as well as the Inter-... read more

Kampala International University Career Opportunities (hospital Administrator Of The Kiu Teaching Hospital)
9
Jun

Kampala International University Career Opportunities (Hospital Administrator of the KIU Teaching Hospital)

ABOUT KIU Kampala International University (KIU) founded in 2001 is a private chartered University in the Republic of Uganda. It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of Africa Universities as well as the Inter-... read more

Kampala International University Career Opportunities (deputy Director Clinical Services Of The Kiu Teaching Hospital)
9
Jun

Kampala International University Career Opportunities (Deputy Director Clinical Services of the KIU Teaching Hospital)

ABOUT KIU Kampala International University (KIU) founded in 2001 is a private chartered University in the Republic of Uganda. It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of Africa Universities as well as the Inter-... read more

Kampala International University Career Opportunities (director Clinical Services Of The Kiu Teaching  Hospital)
9
Jun

Kampala International University Career Opportunities (Director Clinical Services of the KIU Teaching Hospital)

ABOUT KIU Kampala International University (KIU) founded in 2001 is a private chartered University in the Republic of Uganda. It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of Africa Universities as well as the Inter-... read more

Kampala International University Career Opportunities (chief Executive Officer Of The Kiu Teaching Hospital)
9
Jun

Kampala International University Career Opportunities (Chief Executive Officer of the KIU Teaching Hospital)

ABOUT KIU Kampala International University (KIU) founded in 2001 is a private chartered University in the Republic of Uganda. It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of Africa Universities as well as the Inter-... read more

Kampala International University Career Opportunities (deputy Vice-chancellor Academic Affairs)
9
Jun

Kampala International University Career Opportunities (Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Affairs)

ABOUT KIU Kampala International University (KIU) founded in 2001 is a private chartered University in the Republic of Uganda. It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of Africa Universities as well as the Inter-... read more

University Notice Following Presidential Directives Towards Lockdown
9
Jun

University Notice Following Presidential Directives Towards Lockdown

Following the Presidential Directive of 6th June 2021, to close all educational institutions for 42 days in order to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic in the Country, and the subsequent consultations with the various stakeholders of the Universit... read more

Gov’t Re-imposes Covid-19 Restrictions, Schools And Churches To Remain Closed For 42 Days
7
Jun

Gov’t Re-imposes COVID-19 Restrictions, Schools and Churches to Remain Closed for 42 Days

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus – Yesterday, during a nationally televised speech on COVID-19, the President of Uganda, H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni issued new directives including the closure of schools, higher institutions of learning and c... read more

Kiu Titans Peter Obleng Hopes To Dominate Ugandan Basketball Scene In Future
7
Jun

KIU Titans Peter Obleng Hopes to Dominate Ugandan Basketball Scene in Future

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – Peter Obleng is a player who symbolizes KIU Titans’ ambition to remain a dominant force on the local basketball scene for a long time to come. Just 18 years old, the Buddo Secondary School Senior Fiv... read more

Kiu Book Club: Strength Training Anatomy, 3rd Edition By Frederick Delavier
7
Jun

KIU Book Club: Strength Training Anatomy, 3rd Edition by Frederick Delavier

In this Men’s Health month of June, we talk men’s health, and in the second book of our men’s health books series, we bring you Strength Training Anatomy by Frederick Delavier. With new exercises, additional stretches, and more of F... read more

Kiu Law Society Grateful For Gidongo’s Exceptional Ldc Performance
7
Jun

KIU Law Society Grateful for Gidongo’s Exceptional LDC performance

By Isaac Akugizibwe KlU, Main Campus – KIU Law Society has acknowledged and congratulated Martin Gidongo on his exceptional performance in the Law Development Center (LDC) bar course exams for the academic year 2019/2020. KIU Law student Gidong... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: New Debate Union President Balyamujura Breathes Debate
7
Jun

KIU Explorer of the Day: New Debate Union President Balyamujura Breathes Debate

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – Mahad Balyamujura, the recently sworn in president of the Debate Union of KIU Main Campus breathes debate. The 22-year-old Law student is regarded as a great orator, analyst and a visionary leader by his p... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 7th In The Present And The Past
7
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 7th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? VCR Day. VCR Day is a day to celebrate the Video Cassette Recorder (VCR). Over time, VCR's have been used to play back home movies and commercially made films and programs, as well as to record programming off of televis... read more

Kiu Titans – City Oilers Clash Hangs In The Balance After Ncs Proposes Suspension Of Nbl
4
Jun

KIU Titans – City Oilers Clash Hangs in the Balance After NCS Proposes Suspension of NBL

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus- KIU Titans' titanic clash with City Oilers scheduled for Sunday hangs in the balance after the National Council of Sports (NCS) proposed the suspension of the Federation of Uganda Basketball Associations (FUBA) N... read more

Martyrs
4
Jun

Martyrs' Day Celebrated Virtually for 2nd Year in a row

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus – Every 3rd of June, Uganda celebrates Martyrs' Day and this year was the same. However, unlike the previous years whereby flocks of people (in 2019, more than 3 million people are reported to have atten... read more

Uganda To Receive $1 Billion Loan From Imf
4
Jun

Uganda to Receive $1 Billion Loan from IMF

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – Uganda will receive a loan amounting to US$1 billion, approximately 3.5 trillion shillings in a space of three years, according to a statement from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  In the ... read more

Kiu Law Student Gidongo Tops Ldc Legal Practice Exams
4
Jun

KIU Law Student Gidongo Tops LDC Legal Practice Exams

KIU Law student Martin Gidongo has topped the list of best performers in the Diploma in Legal Practice bar course at the Law Development Center (LDC) for the academic year 2019/2020. Gidongo’s qualification was confirmed in a list for the quali... read more

Kiu Nrm Chapter Cleans Up Kansanga
4
Jun

KIU NRM Chapter Cleans Up Kansanga

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Members of the KIU NRM Chapter last weekend took part in a cleaning drive in Kansanga, in one of their community outreach programs. On Sunday, May, 29th, the group engaged in sweeping roads and trenches as well ... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 4th In The Present And The Past
4
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 4th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989 Memorial Day. In the days following the end of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, several memorials and vigils were held around the world for those who were killed in the ... read more

Uganda To Celebrate 2021 Martyrs Day Scientifically
2
Jun

Uganda to Celebrate 2021 Martyrs Day Scientifically

GardaWorld Uganda will hold Martyrs' Day celebrations at the Namugongo Martyrs' Shrine, located northeast of Kampala, on June 3. Authorities announced that these celebrations will be restricted to 200 individuals and have banned pilgrims from traveli... read more

Faisal Aden’s Unbelievable Form Puts League Title Firmly In Kiu Titans’ Focus
2
Jun

Faisal Aden’s Unbelievable Form Puts League Title Firmly in KIU Titans’ Focus

By Collins Kakwezi & Isaac Akugizibwe City Oil Basketball Club may still, in the eyes of many, be the team to beat in the quest for this season’s National Basketball League (NBL) title, but the KIU Titans are dangerously simmering below the... read more

Kiu Forum For Ideas Harnesses Fun At The Gym
2
Jun

KIU Forum for Ideas Harnesses Fun at the Gym

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Members of Forum for Ideas took to the gym on Saturday 29th May after almost a year without going for one of their most exciting customary activities, the fitness day out - frequently referred to as the gym acti... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 2nd In The Present And The Past
2
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 2nd in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? I Love My Dentist Day. This is a day dedicated to dentists for all the work they do to keep us smiling. Today you could send a thank you note or email to your dentist thanking them for the work they have done for you in ... read more

Issuing Academic Documents To Graduates Of The 23rd Graduation (2nd June,2021)
2
Jun

Issuing Academic Documents to Graduates of the 23rd Graduation (2nd June,2021)

Graduates of the following programs are scheduled to receive their academic documents from 2nd June, 2021 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm). Remember to carry your KIU identification documents along with you. 1.Bachelor of Arts with Education 2.Bachelor of S... read more

Faisal Aden Wins Fortebet Basketball Player Of The Month Award For May
1
Jun

Faisal Aden Wins Fortebet Basketball Player of the Month Award for May

KIU Titans star Faisal Aden has won the basketball player of the month award for May in the Fortebet Real Stars Sports Awards. Aden had been nominated for the award alongside Hope Akello of JKL Lady Dolphins and Samuel Ajak of Ndejje Angel and having... read more

Kiu Debate Union New President Promises Trophies As Executive Is Sworn In
1
Jun

KIU Debate Union New President Promises Trophies as Executive is Sworn in

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - The KIU Debate Union on Saturday, May 29 initiated a team of leaders that will lead the club for the next year.Outgoing president John Guest Kisembo handed over instruments of power to Mahad Balyamujura (in phot... read more

General Katumba Wamala Survives Assasination Attempt, Daughter Killed
1
Jun

General Katumba Wamala Survives Assasination Attempt, Daughter Killed

By Agnes Kiconco & Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus - Works and Transport minister Gen Katumba Wamala's has today morning survived an assassination attempt on his life, after being shot by assassins along Kisota road in Kisaasi, a Kampala suburb.... read more

Kiu Trivia: June 1st In The Present And The Past
1
Jun

KIU Trivia: June 1st in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Milk Day. It is an international day established by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to recognize the importance of milk as a global food. It has been observed on June 1 each year s... read more

11th Parliament Gets Inducted Today
31
May

11th Parliament Gets Inducted Today

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – The 11th Parliament of Uganda has today, Monday 31st been officially inducted on the Rules of Procedure of Parliament.   According to a tweet by the Parliament's official Twitter account, the ind... read more

Faisal Aden More Interested In Winning Championship For Titans Than Mvp Award
31
May

Faisal Aden More Interested in Winning Championship for Titans Than MVP Award

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – KIU Titans stalwart and punisher-in-chief of opposing teams Faisal Aden has said he is more interested in winning the National Basketball League (NBL) title for the team than being voted Most Valuable Play... read more

Former Kiu Law Society President Osiya To Appear On Rest Tv’s Political Round Table
31
May

Former KIU Law Society President Osiya to Appear on Rest TV’s Political Round table

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Moses Kayz Osiya, Emeritus president for the KIU Law society will on Tuesday, 1st June 2021 appear on Rest TV’s Political Round table talk show at 9:00 am East Africa Standard Time to discuss the prevailin... read more

Kiu Book Club: The Carnivore Code By Paul Saladino M.d
31
May

KIU Book Club: The Carnivore Code by Paul Saladino M.D

Tomorrow, we start the month of June. While it is viewed by many as the middle month of the year, June also has other important holidays like Father’s day and it is also Men’s Health Month. Throughout the month of June, we shall be lookin... read more

Kiu Titans Juggernaut Rolls On, Rangers Falter Again
31
May

KIU Titans Juggernaut Rolls on, Rangers Falter Again

The KIU Titans juggernaut continued on its never-in-doubt journey to this season’s National Basketball League (NBL) playoffs with two wins against Falcons and the KCCA Panthers over the weekend, while the university female team, Rangers lost ag... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 31st In The Present And The Past
31
May

KIU Trivia: May 31st in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). It is observed around the world every year on May 31st. This yearly celebration informs the public on the dangers of using tobacco, the business practices of tobacco companies, what the World... read more

Kiu Titans Face Double Weekend Test, Rangers In Epic Ucu Clash
28
May

KIU Titans Face Double Weekend Test, Rangers in Epic UCU Clash

The KIU Titans face a double test this weekend with back-to-back games against Warriors on Saturday and Sharing Youth on Sunday. This is the second time this season that Titans have played two games in the space of two days, with the last coming a co... read more

Kiu’s Industrial Chemistry Students Embark On Income Generating Projects
28
May

KIU’S Industrial Chemistry Students Embark on Income Generating Projects

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - First-year students offering Industrial Chemistry at KIU were on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, introduced to income-generating practical projects as part of enhancing their creativity towards providing solutions to c... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 28th In The Present And The Past
28
May

KIU Trivia: May 28th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Amnesty International Day. This Day works to promote human rights and raise awareness of their abuses and how our choices affect them every day. This event calls upon everyone, no matter their nationality, culture or rac... read more

Kiu International Desk: 74th World Health Assembly Discusses Priorities And Solutions For Global Public Health
27
May

KIU International Desk: 74th World Health Assembly Discusses Priorities and Solutions for Global Public Health

The World Health Assembly (WHA), the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO) is currently discussing current priorities and next solutions for global public health. The 74th World Health Assembly, which started on May 24th and wil... read more

Kiu Titans’ Ahmed Kassa Considers Basketball His Best Friend
27
May

KIU Titans’ Ahmed Kassa Considers Basketball His Best Friend

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – KIU Titans basketball player Ahmed Kassa considers basketball his best friend because, according to him, it makes him happy more than anything else. “Basketball is my best friend because it makes me ... read more

Ministry Of Health Addresses Public On Current Covid-19 Situation
27
May

Ministry of Health Addresses Public on Current COVID-19 Situation

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - The Director-General of Health Services in the Ministry of Health Dr. Henry Mwebesa has today May 27th addressed the public about the current COVID-19 situation in the country. This comes after several reports from... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 27th In The Present And The Past
27
May

KIU Trivia: May 27th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Product Day. This Day raises awareness of and appreciation of the craft of product management and the global tribe of product people. The Day is being celebrated by over 50 live virtual events all over the world be... read more

Kiu’s Osodi Brings Wealth Of Experience To Transform Fumsa
26
May

KIU’s Osodi Brings Wealth of Experience to Transform FUMSA

KIU, Western Campus - One look at Boniface Osodi’s program outline is enough to tell you how much the president-elect of the Federation of Uganda Medical Students Association (FUMSA) has in store for his electorate. The KIU fourth-year medical ... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 26th In The Present And The Past
26
May

KIU Trivia: May 26th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? National Sorry Day (Australia). Also known as the National Day of Healing, this day is celebrated to remember and commemorate the mistreatment of the country’s indigenous peoples, as part of an ongoing process of r... read more

Issuing Academic Documents To Graduates Of The 23rd Graduation (may 26th – June 2nd , 2021)
26
May

Issuing Academic Documents to Graduates of the 23rd Graduation (May 26th – June 2nd , 2021)

Graduates of the following programs are scheduled to receive their academic documents from May 26th to 2nd June 2021 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm). Remember to carry your KIU identification documents along with you. 1. All Masters Students 2. Bachelor of Info... read more

Euphoria As Three-day Moot Court Tournament Nears Its End.
26
May

Euphoria as Three-Day Moot Court Tournament Nears Its End.

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU Main Campus - It is the final day of the Law School Inter-Firm Moot Court Tournament at the KIU court, with euphoria feeling the air space as the final four firms lock horns in what has been termed as the clash of intellectual... read more

Uganda’s Covid-19 Cases Toll To 44,074 As 155 New Cases Reported
26
May

Uganda’s COVID-19 Cases Toll to 44,074 as 155 New Cases Reported

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - Uganda has registered 155 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 44,074. According the statement by Emmanuel Ainebyona, the Spokesperson Ministry of Health, out of the 2,428 sample... read more

Oulanyah, Among Elected As Speaker And Deputy Speaker Of 11th Parliament
25
May

Oulanyah, Among Elected as Speaker and Deputy Speaker of 11th Parliament

By Stuart Bogere Oswald  KIU, Main Campus - Omoro County MP, Jacob Oulanyah is the next Speaker of Parliament, after he was declared winner of the elections held during the first sitting of the 11th Parliament at Kololo, Kampala on Monday. Oulan... read more

“we Can Dethrone City Oilers,” – Kiu Titans’ Ariel Okall
25
May

“We can Dethrone City Oilers,” – KIU Titans’ Ariel Okall

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – KIU Titans star Ariel Okall believes the team has become a force to be reckoned with and can dethrone champions City Oil from the royal seat of Ugandan basketball. The 31-year-old Kenyan international beli... read more

Drc Volcano Eruption Kills Five 
25
May

DRC Volcano Eruption Kills Five 

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus – Last weekend, Democratic Republic of Congo's Mt Nyiragongo emitted lava that devastated homes on the outskirts of Goma. However, witnesses said Sunday that the city of two million had been largely spared af... read more

Kiu Law Society Currently Holding 2021 Moot Competitions
25
May

KIU Law Society Currently Holding 2021 Moot Competitions

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - Kampala International University (KIU) Law Society is hosting moot competitions under the theme; "Building our moot skills is a collective responsibility".  The competitions kicked off on Saturday, May 22nd, a... read more

Kiu Kitara Student
25
May

KIU Kitara Student's Association Gets New Leaders

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - The KIU Bunyoro Kitara Student's Association has got new leaders after a successful election that took place last week on Friday 21st May 2021 at the KIU main campus in Kansanga. According to Francis Galimak... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 25th In The Present And The Past
25
May

KIU Trivia: May 25th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Africa Day. Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organization of African Unity on May 25, 1963. It is celebrated in various countries on the African continent and around the world. The OA... read more

Shaka Ssali: Tribute To An Iconic African Journalist
24
May

Shaka Ssali: Tribute to an Iconic African Journalist

After over 20 years of service to the Voice of America (VOA), Ugandan-born journalist Shaka Ssali has finally decided to call it quits, retiring from a profession he has so diligently served that it was almost impossible to speak of one without speak... read more

Kiu Book Club: The Greatest You: Face Reality, Release Negativity And Live Your Purpose By Trent Shelton
24
May

KIU Book Club: The Greatest You: Face Reality, Release Negativity and Live Your Purpose by Trent Shelton

In this remarkable, life-changing new book, renowned inspirational speaker Trent Shelton shares his revolutionary toolkit for transforming your life and reaching your goals. Trent Shelton seemed to have it all together--until everything fell apart. A... read more

24
May

'Do not Take any one for Granted,' KIU Guild Speaker Warns Ankole Leaders

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Angela Mbabazi, the speaker of the KIU Guild Union, has warned leaders of the KIU Ankole Students Association never to take anyone for granted. While speaking during the Association's handover ceremony, the thir... read more

Kiu Titans Extend Rich Vein Of Form With Narrow Win Over Ndejje
24
May

KIU Titans Extend Rich Vein of Form With Narrow Win Over Ndejje

The KIU Titans left it late to edge the Ndejje Angels to a 61-60 win in their National Basketball League match at KIU Courts on Sunday. The Titans, who were level on 58 points apiece with Ndejje, with less than a minute to go to the end of the game, ... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 24th In The Present And The Past
24
May

KIU Trivia: May 24th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Independence Day (Eritrea). Eritreans commemorate their country's independence from Ethiopia in 1991. On this day in 1991, Eritrean People's Liberation Front forces moved into the capital Asmara, reinstating independence... read more

Issuing Academic Documents To Graduates Of The 23rd Graduation (may 21st - May 26th , 2021)
21
May

Issuing Academic Documents to Graduates of the 23rd Graduation (May 21st - May 26th , 2021)

Graduates of the following programs are scheduled to receive their academic documents from May 21st to May 26th, 2021 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm). Remember to carry your KIU identification documents along with you. 1.Bachelor of Laws2.Bachelor of Science in... read more

Kiu Titans Upbeat Ahead Of Ndejje Angels League Clash
21
May

KIU Titans Upbeat Ahead of Ndejje Angels League Clash

Sunday 3:00 PM : KIU Titans vs Ndejje Angels at KIU Courts, Kansanga. The KIU Titans will be in upbeat mood ahead of their National Basketball League tie against the Ndejje Angels on Sunday, May 23rd at the KIU Courts in Kansanga, following the ... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 21st In The Present And The Past
21
May

KIU Trivia: May 21st in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. This is a United Nations-sanctioned international holiday for the promotion of diversity issues. It is an opportunity to help communities understand the valu... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Soccer Captain Muwanguzi Dreams Of Better Life As School Life Nears End
20
May

KIU Explorer of the Day: Soccer Captain Muwanguzi Dreams of Better Life as School Life Nears End

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – Jackson Muwanguzi, the captain of the KIU football team has only a semester to reach the end of his current academic tenure at the university. But the talisman has always strived for the best in every aspe... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 20th In The Present And The Past
20
May

KIU Trivia: May 20th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Clinical Trials Day. It is celebrated around the world to recognize the day that James Lind started what is often considered the first randomized clinical trial aboard a ship on May 20, 1947. The objective ... read more

Kiu Guild Union Leaders Urged To Use Leadership As A Ladder To Excellence
19
May

KIU Guild Union Leaders urged to Use Leadership As A ladder to Excellence

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Finance and Administration Dr Janice Desire Busingye and Ambrose Kibuuka, member of the KIU Board of Trustees have advised the 2021 Guild Union leadership to use leadership as... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 19th In The Present And The Past
19
May

KIU Trivia: May 19th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? Greek Genocide Remembrance Day. The Greek Genocide was the systematic killing of the Christian Ottoman Greek population carried out in Anatolia during World War I and its aftermath, on the basis of their faith and ethnic... read more

19
May

''Embrace and Practice the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.'' Africa tells KIU Guild Union Leaders

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus-Africa Kirenga, a former Guild Mp School of Law currently serving as marketing officer for KIU has urged Guild Union Officials to embrace and practice the seven habits of highly effective people to excel in their ... read more

Entebbe International Airport Reopens After Fire Outbreak
19
May

Entebbe International Airport Reopens after Fire Outbreak

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - Entebbe International Airport has reopened for operations after  being temporarily suspended following a fire outbreak on Tuesday morning. Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA), the aviation regulator,... read more

Kiu Set To Hold Public Lecture On Leadership, Governance And Media Freedom In Uganda
19
May

KIU Set To Hold Public Lecture on Leadership, Governance and Media Freedom in Uganda

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - KIU is set to host a public lecture on Governance and Leadership, scheduled to take place tomorrow 20th May 2021 at 2pm in the University Main Hall The event, under theme “Leadership, Governance and Me... read more

Members Of 11th Parliament To Elect Speaker Next Week
19
May

Members of 11th Parliament to Elect Speaker Next Week

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - After the swearing-in of Members of Parliament, the first business conducted by the new Parliament is the election of the Speaker of Parliament, which has been scheduled for Monday 24th May 2021. According t... read more

Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng Sworn In As Lira City Mp
18
May

Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng Sworn in as Lira City MP

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - The outgoing Minister of Health, Jane Ruth Aceng, was on Monday, 17th May sworn in as Lira City Member of Parliament (MP). The swearing-in ceremony started yesterday at Parliament’s South Wing parking lot, an... read more

Kiu Holds Strategic Meeting For The Execution Of The Circle Isp Fund Implementation
18
May

KIU Holds Strategic Meeting For The Execution of the CIRCLE ISP Fund Implementation

KIU, Main Campus – On 11th May 2021, Kampala International University set out to hold strategic meetings of the KIU ISP strategic implementation committee and members of the council committee of research at the university. The meetings, which t... read more

Kiu
18
May

KIU's Only Olympic Hope Rests In Space as Injury Condemns Sprinter James Ojirot to Surgery and Forced Leave.

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - KIU's chance to send a representative to the national athletics team for the Tokyo Olympics is now hanging by a thread after sprinter James Ojirot suffered a double hip blood clot that will see him out of action... read more

Be Humble - Kiu Guild Union President To Junior Leaders
18
May

Be humble - KIU Guild Union President to Junior Leaders

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - President Jacob Musiimenta has urged young leaders to stop boasting when they assume positions of leadership.  While speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the KIU NRM Chapter's new leadership at Almaz Ho... read more

Kiu Nrm Chapter Executive Takes Oath, Promises Quality Service
18
May

KIU NRM Chapter Executive Takes Oath, Promises Quality Service

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Bosco Praise Tumuramye was on Sunday, May 16th along with the rest of his executive team sworn in as President of the KIU NRM Chapter for the year 2021-2022. Upon taking Oath, Tumuramye pledged to make the KIU N... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 18th In The Present And The Past
18
May

KIU Trivia: May 18th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World AIDS Vaccine Day. The day was created when then American President Bill Clinton made a commencement speech at Morgan State University on May 18, 1997, challenging the world to create an AIDS vaccine within the next... read more

Mayor Pledges Financial Support To Kiu Students Societies
17
May

Mayor Pledges Financial Support to KIU Students Societies

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - Hon. Solomon Oketcho, Mayor Tororo Municipality, has pledged to financially support students' societies at Kampala International University. He made the remarks during the official handover of leadership of ... read more

Tooro
17
May

Tooro's Princess Komuntale Ties the Knot Again

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - On Saturday, May 15th, Princess Ruth Komuntale of Tooro Kingdom and her new husband Phil Anthony exchanged vows in Texas to seal their marriage. Escorted by her brother the King of Tooro Rukirabasaija Oyo Nyimba Ka... read more

Over 520 Mps To Swear In This Week
17
May

Over 520 MPs to Swear in This Week

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus – Starting today, Monday 17, May 2021, a total of 529 Members of Parliament-elect are to be sworn into office. The processions which will happen daily, are expected to end on Thursday.   The swearin... read more

Kiu Book Club: Vusi: Business & Life Lessons From A Black Dragon
17
May

KIU Book Club: Vusi: Business & Life Lessons From a Black Dragon

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU Main Campus – If you are familiar with Vusi Thembekwayo, then this book will feel like a continuation of his motivation videos. However, it takes you further down his memory lane and gives you a front seat in his life.&nb... read more

Kiu Titans Obliterate Updf, Rangers Thrash Lowly Nabisunsa
17
May

KIU Titans Obliterate UPDF, Rangers Thrash Lowly Nabisunsa

It was a very fruitful weekend for KIU’s basketball teams as both KIU Titans and KIU Rangers came away with big victories in their weekend National Basketball League games. Titans were the big winners after seeing off newly-promoted Namuwongo B... read more

Kiu Mass Communication Students Association Sign Mou With Kitara Nation
17
May

KIU Mass Communication Students Association Sign MOU With Kitara Nation

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus – The Kampala International University Mass Communication Students Association has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kitara Nation, a publishing house based in Entebbe. The MoU, which was signe... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 17th In The Present And The Past
17
May

KIU Trivia: May 17th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Hypertension Day. It is a day designated and initiated by The World Hypertension League (WHL), which is itself an umbrella to organizations of 85 national hypertension societies and leagues. The day was initiated t... read more

Issuing Academic Documents To Graduates Of The 23rd Graduation (may 14th - May 21st , 2021)
14
May

Issuing Academic Documents to Graduates of the 23rd Graduation (May 14th - May 21st , 2021)

Graduates of the following programs are scheduled to receive their academic documents from May 14th, 2021 to May 21st, 2021 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm). Remember to carry your KIU identification documents along with you. 1.    Bachelor of Human Re... read more

Kiu Titans Attack Updf Tomahawks, Rangers Entertain Champions Dolphins
14
May

KIU Titans Attack UPDF Tomahawks, Rangers Entertain Champions Dolphins

The National Basketball league resumes this weekend as the KIU Titans prepare to ambush the UPDF Tomahawks, while the Rangers face champions and early pace-setters JKL Dolphins. Fresh from a rejuvenating 85-78 win over the UCU Canons last weekend, th... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 14th In The Present And The Past
14
May

KIU Trivia: May 14th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? National Unification Day (Liberia). It marks the Unification and Integration Policy, which was aimed at tackling political, social and economic disparities within Liberia. The father of modern Liberia William S. V. Tubma... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 13th In The Present And The Past
13
May

KIU Trivia: May 13th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World FM Day. Many of you will be a bit surprised that FM does not stand for Frequency Media, but Facility Manager.Today celebrates achievements by hardworking professionals across the FM field. From large office towers ... read more

Ceodl Staff Workshop Set For 19th May, 2021
12
May

CEODL Staff Workshop Set for 19th May, 2021

KIU Main Campus -The College of Education, Open and Distance Learning (CEODL) hereby invites all its staff (CEODL) to attend a workshop that will focus on capacity building for effective research scheduled to take place on 19th May 2021 at 11 am, at ... read more

Kiu Forum For Ideas Organizes First-ever Educational Seminar On Reparation In International Law
12
May

KIU Forum for Ideas Organizes First-Ever Educational Seminar on Reparation in International Law

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU Main Campus – KIU’s leading student think tank, Forum for Ideas (FFI) has scheduled the first-ever virtual educational seminar dubbed "The Question of Reparation in International Law: The ICJ Case of DRC Vs Uganda"... read more

Chairman Of Kiu Nrm Chapter Congratulates President Museveni Upon His Inauguration
12
May

Chairman of KIU NRM Chapter Congratulates President Museveni Upon His Inauguration

By Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - Kampala International University(KIU) NRM Chapter Chairman Bosco Praise Tumuramye has congratulated H.E Yoweri  Museveni upon his swearing-in as President of Uganda at Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala. I... read more

Yoweri Museveni Swears In As President Of Uganda For Sixth Term
12
May

Yoweri Museveni Swears in as President of Uganda for Sixth Term

President-elect Yoweri Museveni Tibuhaburwa Kaguta has today sworn in as President of Uganda for his sixth term at Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala. Museveni, who was voted as the new president in the January 14 presidential election starts his... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 12 In The Present And The Past
12
May

KIU Trivia: May 12 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Nurses Day. Today is International Nurses Day and it is marked by the World Health Organization (WHO) to highlight the importance of nurses in the healthcare continuum and thank them for what they do. The t... read more

Nurses End Strike After Government Agrees To Ugx45bn Lunch Allowance
11
May

Nurses End Strike After Government Agrees to UGX45bn Lunch Allowance

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – Nurses and midwives under their umbrella organization the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC) have decided to call off their looming strike after entering an agreement with the government. Accor... read more

We Shall Bounce Back – Kiu Rangers Coach Sseruyingo
11
May

We Shall Bounce Back – KIU Rangers Coach Sseruyingo

After their dismal 46-62 loss to KCCA Leopards on Sunday, May 9 at the KIU Courts, KIU Rangers’ coach Roger Sseruyingo has promised that his side will come back stronger in their next game against the JKL Lady Dolphins on Saturday. The table le... read more

Kiu Mass Com Students Association Organizes Poetry Competition
11
May

KIU Mass Com Students Association Organizes Poetry Competition

The KIU Mass Communication Students Association, in partnership with the publishing house, Kitara Nation, is organizing the KIU poetry competition, with submissions currently ongoing. The competition, which will be open until May 22, will involve stu... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 11th In The Present And The Past
11
May

KIU Trivia: May 11th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Ego Awareness Day. It is a time to spend some time on self-reflection, exploring our ego, while simultaneously exploring our experiences with those around us to determine how much of their perceived ego is our own ... read more

Kiu Book Club: Do They Hear You When You Cry By Fauziya Kassindja
10
May

KIU Book Club: Do They Hear You When You Cry by Fauziya Kassindja

When I first read this book, I could not believe the amount of suffering a single individual can go through or tolerate. Togolese teenager Fauziya Kassindja has a life that most children dream of. A comfortable life with all her needs catered for, a ... read more

Ibml Organises A Library Orientation For Students Of April 2021 Intake
10
May

IBML Organises a Library Orientation for Students of April 2021 Intake

By Stuart Bogere KIU, Main Campus - The Iddi Basajjabalaba Memorial Library (IBML) hosted a library orientation and training for first year students of April 2021 intake. This took place today on Monday 10th May 2021. According to the notice from lib... read more

Kiu Law Students Dine And Learn At 2021 Law Dinner
10
May

KIU Law Students Dine and Learn at 2021 Law Dinner

KIU, Main Campus – Kampala International University fourth-year School of Law students used the 2021 edition of their law dinner to not only wine and dine, but to also receive invaluable advice and tips from their lecturers. The dinner, which w... read more

Kiu Titans Stage Stunning Comeback To Beat Ucu, Rangers Suffer First Defeat
10
May

KIU Titans Stage Stunning Comeback to Beat UCU, Rangers Suffer First Defeat

The KIU Titans staged a stunning comeback to beat the UCU Canons 85-78 yesterday in their National Basketball League game at the KIU Courts. The thrilling game, which was a topsy-turvy affair for both teams, left fans guessing until the last seconds ... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 10th In The Present And The Past
10
May

KIU Trivia: May 10th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? World Lupus Day. It is celebrated on May 10 to raise awareness and educate the public about the symptoms and health effects of lupus, a disease that occurs when your body's immune system attacks your own tissues and orga... read more

Kiu Initiates April 2021 Intake Students
7
May

KIU Initiates April 2021 Intake Students

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - Kampala International University Students admitted for the April 2021 intake have been initiated during the orientation ceremony that has taken place in the University Main Hall today Friday 7th April 2021.&... read more

Malian Woman Gives Birth To Nonuplets In Morocco 
7
May

Malian Woman Gives Birth to Nonuplets in Morocco 

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – On Tuesday, May 4, a Malian woman gave birth to nonuplets in Morocco, and all nine babies are “doing well,” her government said, although Moroccan authorities had yet to ascertain what wou... read more

Nbs
7
May

NBS's Mordecai Muriisa Motivates KIU Journalism Students

KIU, Main Campus-KIU alumnus and NBS news show host Mordecai Muriisa has had a motivational talk with KIU Journalism students on how they can productively spend their time at the University. The talk, which was held on the afternoon of Thursday, May ... read more

Kiu Titans Hope To Bounce Back Against Ucu Canons, Rangers Face Kcca Leopards
7
May

KIU Titans Hope to Bounce Back Against UCU Canons, Rangers Face KCCA Leopards

The KIU Titans will look to put the ghosts of last Sunday’s 58-66 loss to the JKL Dolphins in the National Basketball League behind them as they entertain the UCU Canons on Sunday at the KIU court in Kansanga. Despite sweeping away Power in the... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 7th In The Present And The Past
7
May

KIU Trivia: May 7th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? National Space Day (USA). It dedicates the first Friday in May to the extraordinary achievements, benefits, and opportunities in the exploration and use of space. The goal of the observance is to promote math, science, t... read more

Rocket Health Launches Convenient Ussd Code *280# Health Care Service
6
May

Rocket Health Launches Convenient USSD Code *280# Health Care Service

Agnes Kiconco KIU, Main Campus - As most companies embrace e-commerce and several people indulge in online shopping, Rocket Health has come up with a convenient idea to offer medical solutions which is the new Unstructured Supplementary Service Data ... read more

Uganda
6
May

Uganda's GDP Falls to 2.9%

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – According to the Minister of Finance, Hon. Matia Kasaija, the outbreak of COVID-19 negatively impacted economic activity with real GDP growth shrinking to 2.9% in FY 2019/20. Kasaija, who was flanked ... read more

Who Raises Awareness And Uncovers Asthma Misconceptions
6
May

WHO Raises Awareness and Uncovers Asthma Misconceptions

By Agnes Kiconco   KIU, Main Campus - The World Health Organization (WHO), on Wednesday 5th May 2021, celebrated World Asthma Day under the theme, "Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions”. This theme provides grounds for a call to action to addr... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 6th In The Present And The Past
6
May

KIU Trivia: May 6th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International No Diet Day. International No Diet Day (INDD) is an annual celebration of body acceptance, including fat acceptance and body shape diversity. This day is also dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle with... read more

Issuing Academic Documents To Graduates Of The 23rd Graduation (may 6th - May 14th, 2021)
6
May

Issuing Academic Documents to Graduates of the 23rd Graduation (May 6th - May 14th, 2021)

Graduates of the following programs are scheduled to receive their academic documents from May 6th, 2021 to May 14th, 2021 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm). Remember to carry your KIU identification documents along with you. Bachelor of Business Administration ... read more

President Museveni
5
May

President Museveni's Swearing-in to be Witnessed by About 20 Heads of State

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - A total of 21 heads of state and world leaders have confirmed that they will attend the swearing-in ceremony for President Yoweri Museveni for another term of office, scheduled for May 12, according to Hon. ... read more

Kiu Titan
5
May

KIU Titan's Prodigal son Samuel Agutu Found Love in Basketball

Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main campus - Samuel Agutu loves basketball more than anything else. The Kenyan professional basketball player, who plays as a small forward for the KIU Titans in the Ugandan National Basketball League, says there is nothing els... read more

Chief Justice Alfonso Owiny-dollo To Grace Saturday’s Kiu Law Finalists’ Dinner.
5
May

Chief justice Alfonso Owiny-Dollo to Grace Saturday’s KIU Law Finalists’ Dinner.

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus-Uganda’s Chief Justice Alfonso Owiny-Dollo is expected to be the chief guest at the annual KIU Law dinner 2021 edition on Saturday 8th May 2021 at Hotel international, Muyenga. Dubbed an affair of class and ... read more

President Biden Increases Annual Refugee Admission Cap To 62,500
5
May

President Biden Increases Annual Refugee Admission Cap to 62,500

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – On Monday 3rd May 2021, the Biden administration raised the annual ceiling for new refugees permitted into the United States to 62,500, after its decision last month to keep the number at the level se... read more

Updf Decorates Newly Promoted Generals
5
May

UPDF Decorates Newly Promoted Generals

By Rogers Wanambwa  KIU, Main Campus – This week, the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) held a decoration ceremony for the newly promoted Generals at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs headquarters in Kampala. The pippin... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 5th In The Present And The Past
5
May

KIU Trivia: May 5th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Day of the Midwife. The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) is proud to celebrate this year’s International Day of the Midwife (IDM) on 5th May 2021 under the theme of “Follow the Data... read more

Kiu Trivia: May 4th In The Present And The Past
4
May

KIU Trivia: May 4th in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Firefighters Day. International Firefighters' Day (IFFD) is observed on May 4. It was instituted after a proposal was emailed out across the world on January 4, 1999 due to the deaths of five firefighters i... read more

South Sudan Reopens Schools After One Year Of Closure
4
May

South Sudan Reopens Schools After One Year of Closure

By Stuart Bogere KIU, Main Campus - South Sudan's government has reopened schools after closure for more than one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic that rose in March last year. According to Vice President in Charge of Service Cluster Hussein Abdelba... read more

);"> "i Discovered My Worth At Kiu" Kwezi Abigaba Founder Of Bunyoro Youth Development Association.
4
May

"I discovered my worth at KIU" Kwezi Abigaba founder of Bunyoro Youth Development Association.

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus -Kwezi Abigaba the founder of Bunyoro Kitara Youth Development Association (BUKYDA) also a third-year student of Education has commended KIU for providing him with a conducive environment to exercise his talent an... read more

Issuing Academic Documents To Graduates Of The 23rd Graduation (may 3rd - May 7th, 2021)
4
May

Issuing Academic Documents to Graduates of the 23rd Graduation (May 3rd - May 7th, 2021)

Graduates of the following programs are scheduled to receive their academic documents from May 3rd, 2021 to May 7th, 2021 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm). Remember to carry your KIU identification documents along with you. All International Students (except We... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Sudden Rise In Deaths In India Cause Uganda To Ban Passengers And Travellers To And From India
3
May

COVID-19 Updates: Sudden Rise in Deaths in India Cause Uganda to Ban Passengers and Travellers To and From India

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus –The Government of Uganda has banned flights to and from India following a sudden rise in COVID-19 infections and deaths in the Asian country. As a country, India has so far reported more than 19 million case... read more

Students Urged To Embrace A Savings Culture
3
May

Students Urged to Embrace a Savings Culture

By  Isaac Akugizibwe  KIU, Main Campus - Students have been asked to learn how to save liquid money in order to build capacity. According to Asiimwe Edius, the Patron of the KIU Greater Kamwenge Students Association, saving money is helpful... read more

Kiu Titans Sign Kenyan Star Ariel Okall To Boost Their Defense
3
May

KIU Titans Sign Kenyan Star Ariel Okall to Boost Their Defense

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Despite losing 66-58 to JKL Dolphins on Sunday 2nd May 2021, the KIU Titans have greater hopes of returning to winning ways and perhaps challenging for the title now that they have confirmed the signing of letha... read more

Uganda Suspends Flights To And From India
3
May

Uganda Suspends Flights to and from India

By Agnes Kiconco   KIU, Main Campus - Regarding the overwhelming COVID-19 cases in India, the Health Minister, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, on Friday, 30th April, announced that starting Saturday, only those Ugandans who have been in India for treatment... read more

Uganda Registers First Case Of Indian Variant Covid-19
30
Apr

Uganda Registers First Case of Indian Variant COVID-19

By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus - Uganda’s Ministry of Health on Thursday announced that the new COVID-19 variant discovered in India had been detected in the country. According to Ministry of Health, the deadly COVID-19 variant from I... read more

City Authorities Earmark Ugx9bn To Work On Potholes
30
Apr

City Authorities Earmark UGX9bn to Work on Potholes

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus – Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has set aside at least UGX 9 billion to repair potholes spattering nearly all city roads. The money comes from the Authority budget for 2020/2021 for infrastructure wor... read more

Botswana Slated To Become First African Country To Vaccinate All Adults In The Country
30
Apr

Botswana Slated to Become First African Country to Vaccinate All Adults in the Country

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus – According to Botswana’s health authorities, arrangements to receive nearly two million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, enough to cover the entire adult population have been made. When every adult takes th... read more

Infectious Disease Institute Launches Medical Drones Project In Kalangala Island
30
Apr

Infectious Disease Institute Launches Medical Drones Project in Kalangala Island

By Agnes Kiconco   KIU, Main Campus - The Academy for Health Innovation at Infectious Disease Institute (IDI)  on 28th April 2021, launched the Medical Drones project on Bufumira Island, Kalangala District to ease the delivery of medical su... read more

Kiu Receives 22 New Tac Members
30
Apr

KIU RECEIVES 22 NEW TAC MEMBERS

On 28th April 2021, the management of Kampala International University (KIU)  received 22 new members of Technical Aid Corps (TAC) at the Nigerian High Commission in Uganda. KIU was represented by Deputy Vice Chancellor - Research, Innovations, ... read more

Kiu’s Agaba Elected New Uganda Pharmaceutical Students Association President, Vows To Bridge Unity Gaps Between Universities
28
Apr

KIU’s Agaba Elected New Uganda Pharmaceutical Students Association President, Vows to Bridge Unity Gaps Between Universities

KIU, Western Campus – Innocent Agaba, who was on April 17 elected the new Uganda Pharmaceutical Students Association (UPSA) President, has vowed to bridge the unity gaps among all universities in the country.Agaba, a fourth-year student of Bachelor... read more

Kiu Trivia: April 28 In The Present And The Past
28
Apr

KIU Trivia: April 28 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Workers' Memorial Day. Also known as International Workers' Memorial Day or International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured, it takes place annually around the world on April 28, an international day of remembrance and a... read more

Kiu Forum For Ideas (ffi), A Student Think Tank You Never Knew
28
Apr

KIU Forum for Ideas (FFI), a Student Think Tank You Never Knew

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Forum for Ideas (FFI) is a student think tank that nurtures intellectual growth among students across all academic disciplines offered at KIU. Considered the best intellectual hub at Uganda’s leading priva... read more

Avoid Engaging In Hate Campaigns- Updf Warns Public Ahead Of Presidential Swearing-in Ceremony
27
Apr

Avoid Engaging in Hate Campaigns- UPDF Warns Public Ahead of Presidential Swearing-in Ceremony

Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - As Uganda prepares for the 12th May 2021 swearing-in ceremony of President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at Kololo Independence Grounds, the Uganda Police Defence Force (UPDF) has warned individuals plotting violence and thre... read more

Kiu Pharmacy Student And Upsa Pro Balunga To Represent Uganda In Pharmaceutical Students Conference In Mali
27
Apr

KIU Pharmacy Student and UPSA PRO Balunga to Represent Uganda in Pharmaceutical Students Conference in Mali

KIU, Western Campus – Sandra Balunga, a Bachelor’s of Pharmacy Student at KIU, Western Campus and the Uganda Pharmaceutical Students Association (UPSA) Public Relations Officer will represent Uganda at the International Pharmaceutical Students Fe... read more

Kiu To Host The Inaugural Antimicrobial Resistance And Stewardship Symposium
27
Apr

KIU to Host the Inaugural Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Symposium

KIU Western Campus-Kampala International University will host the inaugural antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial stewardship symposium for medical students under the theme: “Empowering the Future Health Workforce”. The symposium targets stu... read more

Vodan Africa One Of Opportunities Presented By Covid-19 Lockdown – Kiu Vice-chancellor
27
Apr

VODAN Africa one of Opportunities Presented by COVID-19 Lockdown – KIU Vice-Chancellor

The Virus Outbreak Data Africa Network (VODAN Africa) has been one of the various opportunities presented during the otherwise grim times of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, the KIU Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mouhamad Mpezamihigo has said.“We all know ... read more

Kiu Trivia: April 27 In The Present And The Past
27
Apr

KIU Trivia: April 27 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Freedom Day (South Africa). It celebrates freedom and commemorates the first post-apartheid elections in South Africa in 1994, where Nelson Mandela was voted the first black President of the country.World Design Day. is an op... read more

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Kiu Rangers
27
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

Issuing Academic Documents To Graduates Of The 23rd Graduation (26th April, 2020)
27
Apr

Issuing Academic Documents to Graduates of the 23rd Graduation (26th April, 2020)

Graduates of the following programs are scheduled to receive their academic documents from 26th April, 2021 to 30th April, 2021 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm). Remember to carry your KIU identification documents along with you. Bachelor of Arts in Economics B... read more

Kiu Registers 4% Increase In Science-based Academic Awards
26
Apr

KIU Registers 4% Increase in Science-Based Academic Awards

KIU, Western Campus - Kampala International University has registered a 4% increase in students awarded with science-based academic awards compared to the August 2020 graduands.This was revealed by the Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mouhamad Mpezamihigo at the ... read more

Kiu 23rd Graduation: Kiu Gets 22 First-class Degrees
26
Apr

KIU 23rd Graduation: KIU Gets 22 First-Class Degrees

Kampala International University has registered a total of 22 first-class degrees awarded to graduands at the university’s 23rd graduation ceremony on Saturday, April 24.This was revealed during Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mouhamad Mpezamihigo’s speech a... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: Rangers Maintain Great Start With Third Straight Victory
26
Apr

KIU Sports Desk: Rangers Maintain Great start with Third Straight Victory

Isaac AkugizibweKIU Main Campus - The KIU female basketball team, The Rangers continued their imperious form to beat the Magic Stormers 56-52 in their third match of the season played at the KIU court on Sunday.The Rangers needed a phenomenal display... read more

Issuing Academic Documents To Graduates Of The  23rd Graduation
26
Apr

Issuing Academic Documents to Graduates of the 23rd Graduation

Graduates of the following programs are scheduled to receive their academic documents from 26th April 2021to 30th April 2021 (10:00 am-4:00 pm). Remember to carry your KIU Identification documents.1. Bachelor of Arts in Economics 2. Bachelor of ... read more

James Nyanzi Best Student At Kiu 23rd Graduation, Wants To Be A Job Creator
26
Apr

James Nyanzi Best Student at KIU 23rd Graduation, Wants to be a Job Creator

KIU, Main Campus – With a CGPA of 4.63, most people would already be harbouring dreams of getting a high-paying white-collar job.Not KIU’s best performing student at the 23rd KIU graduation, James Nyanzi.The Bachelor of Economics and Applied Stat... read more

Kiu 200,000 Euros State-of-the-art E-learning Studio In Advanced Stages
26
Apr

KIU 200,000 Euros State-of-the-art E-Learning studio in Advanced Stages

KIU, Western Campus – The Chairman Board of Trustees (CBOT) Kampala International University Al-Hajj Dr. Hassan Basajjabalaba (in the picture) has said that a state-of-the-art e-learning studio worth over 200,000 Euros for the university is in its ... read more

Kiu Trivia: April 26 In The Present And The Past
26
Apr

KIU Trivia: April 26 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?World Intellectual Property Day. World Intellectual Property Day is observed annually on April 26. The event was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000 to "raise awareness of how patents, c... read more

‘‘i Don’t Know How To Express My Happiness,’’ Says Dcm Graduate, Nansamba Pauline
26
Apr

‘‘I don’t know how to Express my Happiness,’’ Says DCM graduate, Nansamba Pauline

Nansamba Polline, a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and community health graduate attributes her success to her brevity, support from lecturers, friends and her family. She feels so victorious that she can’t find a way of expressing her happiness."I d... read more

Speech By The Kiu Chairman Board Of Trustees, Al Haji Dr. Hassan Basajjabalaba At The 23rd Graduation Ceremony On April 24th, 2021
25
Apr

Speech By The KIU Chairman Board of Trustees, Al Haji Dr. Hassan Basajjabalaba at the 23rd Graduation Ceremony on April 24th, 2021

Click here to download the speech by the KIU Chairman Board of Trustees (CBOT), Al Haji Hassan Basajjabalaba at the 23rd Graduation Ceremony on April 24th, 2021.... read more

Speech By The Chairperson Kiu Of University Council, Prof. Fred Wabwire Mangen At The 23rd Kiu Graduation Ceremony On April 24th, 2021
25
Apr

Speech By The Chairperson KIU of University Council, Prof. Fred Wabwire Mangen at the 23rd KIU Graduation Ceremony on April 24th, 2021

Click here to download the speech by the Chairperson of KIU University Council, Prof. Fred Wabire Mangen at the 23rd KIU Graduation Ceremony on April 24th, 2021.... read more

Kiu Chancellor, Prof. Mahmood Mamdani
25
Apr

KIU Chancellor, Prof. Mahmood Mamdani's Speech at the 23rd Graduation Ceremony on 24th April, 2021

Click here to download the speech by the Chancellor, Prof. Mahmood Mamdani at the 23rd graduation ceremony on April 24th, 2021.... read more

Kiu Vc Dr. Mouhamad Mpezamihigo
25
Apr

KIU VC Dr. Mouhamad Mpezamihigo's Speech at the 23rd Graduation Ceremony on April 24th, 2021

Click here to download the speech by the KIU Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Mouhamad Mpezamihigo at the 23rd graduation ceremony on April 24th, 2021.... read more

Over 3,521 Graduate At Kiu’s Second Virtual Graduation Ceremony
24
Apr

Over 3,521 graduate at KIU’S second Virtual Graduation Ceremony

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus- A total of 3,521 students from different academic disciplines have today Saturday 24th April 2021 graduated with different degrees, diplomas and certificates at KIU’S 23rd Graduation ceremony that was held onlin... read more

Clinical Activities Commence At Emergency
23
Apr

Clinical Activities Commence at Emergency's Children's Surgical Hospital

Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - The Emergency's Children's Surgical Hospital in Entebbe, Uganda has this week begun conducting clinical activities and surgeries after the completion of the construction process that began in February 2017.Dr. Diana At... read more

Kiu’s 23rd Graduation Ceremony Slated For Tomorrow
23
Apr

KIU’s 23rd Graduation Ceremony Slated for Tomorrow

Kampala International University’s 23rd graduation ceremony will be held virtually tomorrow, Saturday, April 24, across various digital platforms.The ceremony, which will also be KIU’s 2nd virtual one following the August 2020 graduation will be ... read more

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani Birthday: Principled Scholar Who Stood Tall Against Oppressive Authority
23
Apr

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani Birthday: Principled Scholar who Stood Tall Against Oppressive Authority

KIU, Western Campus – Prof. Mahmood Mamdani’s appointment as KIU Chancellor last year was met with universal acceptance from all corners of the academic world.The positive reception of Prof. Mamdani’s appointment was a tell-tale sign of the res... read more

Kiu Trivia: April 23 In The Present And The Past
23
Apr

KIU Trivia: April 23 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?UN English Language Day. UN English Day is observed annually on April 23. The event was established by the UN's Department of Public Information in 2010 "to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promo... read more

“medicine Degree A Dream Come True,” Kiu’s Edwin “edu” Kenyaga
22
Apr

“Medicine Degree a Dream Come True,” KIU’s Edwin “Edu” Kenyaga

KIU, Western Campus – When Edwin Kenyaga Ontere left his native Kisumu in Kenya for Ishaka to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery at KIU Western Campus, he had one goal in his mind – going back home a fully qualified medical doct... read more

Kushaba Kennedy Is The Best Law Student At The 23rd Graduation.
22
Apr

Kushaba Kennedy is the best Law student at the 23rd Graduation.

By Isaac AkugizibweKushaba Kenedy is the best overall student of law and the fourth-best out of all students that will graduate from KIU on Saturday, April 24th, 2021, with a CGPA of 4.56 he attributes his success to discipline.widely considered one ... read more

Kiu Trivia: April 22 In The Present And The Past
22
Apr

KIU Trivia: April 22 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Earth Day. Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by EARTHDAY.ORG (formerly Eart... read more

Kiu Releases Tentative List For 23rd Graduation Ceremony
21
Apr

KIU Releases Tentative List for 23rd Graduation Ceremony

KIU, Western Campus - Kampala International University has released its tentative provisional list for the 23rd graduation ceremony slated for Saturday, 24 April.By the time this story was published, the tentative list had 2,250 names of students who... read more

Ministry Of Health Holds Virtual Discussion On Malaria Control To Celebrate World Malaria Day
21
Apr

Ministry of Health Holds Virtual Discussion on Malaria Control to Celebrate World Malaria Day

Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - The Uganda Ministry of Health has joined the rest of the world to commemorate World Malaria Day. A team of experts will discuss the need for domestic financing for malaria control and elimination via zoom at 2:00 pm to... read more

Kennedy Mbah Relishes Prospect Of Making Huge Impact In Cameroon With His Medicine Degree
21
Apr

Kennedy Mbah Relishes Prospect of Making Huge Impact in Cameroon With his Medicine Degree

KIU, Western Campus – Mbah Kennedy Mbah is hopeful his Degree in Medicine from KIU will help transform his community in his native Cameroon.Mbah, who hails from the English-speaking part of the West African country currently embroiled in a bitter c... read more

Kiu Trivia: April 21 In The Present And The Past
21
Apr

KIU Trivia: April 21 in the Present and the Past

What's Happening Today?World Creativity and Innovation Day. The United Nations designated 21 April as World Creativity and Innovation Day to raise awareness of the role of creativity and innovation in all aspects of human development. Many KIU studen... read more

Kiiza Hopes To Use His Law Degree To Juggle His Various Hats
20
Apr

Kiiza Hopes to Use His Law Degree to Juggle his Various Hats

KIU, Main Campus – Smith Kiiza is a man who wears many hats. The KIU Law degree graduate-to-be on Saturday, April 24 defines himself as “a lawyer, activist, legal expert, singer, songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, worshipper, author and crimin... read more

Kiu Nrm Chapter President And State Minister For Ict Agree To Build Network Against Tribalism
20
Apr

KIU NRM Chapter President and State Minister for ICT Agree to Build Network Against Tribalism

Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Bosco Praise Tumuramye, the reigning KIU NRM chapter president and the State minister for ICT Peter Ogwang have agreed to build a robust network against tribalism in Uganda.Along with other executive members, Tumura... read more

Begumya Reaps Rewards Of Service To Kiu With Phd In Management Sciences
20
Apr

Begumya Reaps Rewards of Service to KIU With PhD in Management Sciences

KIU, Western Campus – David Begumya is a true testament to the adage “the best things come to those who wait”.Having dedicated the larger part of his higher education life and teaching career to KIU, Begumya will be one of the privileged few wh... read more

Kiu Book Club: Make Your Bed By Admiral William Mcraven
20
Apr

KIU Book Club: Make Your Bed by Admiral William McRaven

As throngs of KIU students graduate this week on Saturday, April 24, those students, especially the undergraduates, venture into the unknown – the school of hard knocks that is life.This book, which is based on Admiral William McRaven’s moving gr... read more

Kiu Trivia: April 20 In The Present And The Past
20
Apr

KIU Trivia: April 20 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?UN Chinese Language Day. It is observed annually on April 20. The event was established by the UN Department of Public Information in 2010, seeking "to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote eq... read more

Isabayanda Missed First Class By A Whisker Due To Tuition Stress
19
Apr

Isabayanda Missed First Class by a Whisker due to Tuition stress

KIU, Main Campus -Herbert Isabayanda, a graduate student of Education majoring in English Language and Literature is happy that he will finally graduate on Saturday, April 24 2021. With a CGPA of 4.15, he misses first-class by just a fraction an... read more

19
Apr

'‘My experience as a student in such an international environment was amazing,’’ Says PhD Candidate Muhaise Hussein

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU Main Campus -Muhaise Hussein an assistant lecturer in the school of Engineering is one of those who are graduating from KIU on Saturday 24th, April 2021. Hussein has completed his PhD Program in Management Information Systems.&... read more

“getting A First-class Was Allah’s Grace, Determination And Hard Work,” Says Kiu
19
Apr

“Getting a first-class was Allah’s Grace, determination and hard work,” says KIU's Laila Ndagire

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus-Ndagire Laila a graduate student of Development studies is happy that she has achieved her goal of graduating with a first-class come Saturday ,24th April 2021. She attributes her success to group discussions, regu... read more

Speaker Of Parliament Calls For Reopening Of Health Center Iis
19
Apr

Speaker of Parliament Calls for Reopening of Health Center IIs

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus - Last week, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, called on Members of Parliament to champion the reopening of health center IIs in their constituencies.Kadaga made the call at the opening of a workshop ... read more

More Than 3,000 Police Officers Get New Ranks
19
Apr

More Than 3,000 Police Officers Get New Ranks

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus - Over 3,000 policemen and women got promoted by the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola.As it is, such a procession was last held during the term of General Kale Kayihura. Several officers have b... read more

African Leaders Hold Conference To Facilitate Local Vaccine Development
19
Apr

African Leaders Hold Conference to Facilitate Local Vaccine Development

By Rogers Wanambwa KIU, Main Campus - African leaders convened at a global conference to talk about the status of local pharmaceutical manufacturing on the continent, underscored by the need to increase local production of vaccines and therapeutics ... read more

Kiu Starts 2021 Nbl Season With Double Victory
17
Apr

KIU Starts 2021 NBL season with double Victory

By Isaac AkugizibweBoth KIU titans and Rangers  kicked off the 2021 UBL season on Saturday 17th April 2021 with victory against Betway Power and Mkumba Lady Marines respectively. All games were played at the KIU Basketball court.KIU Rangers beat Nku... read more

Kiu Signs Mou With Igad At 1st Igad Universities Forum
16
Apr

KIU Signs MoU With IGAD at 1st IGAD Universities Forum

By Collins KakweziKampala International University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) during the 1st IGAD Universities Forum held at Jigjiga University in Ethiopia from April 4 to April... read more

Kiu Cuisine: Luwombo Will Drive Your Tastebuds Insane
16
Apr

KIU Cuisine: Luwombo Will Drive Your Tastebuds Insane

Luwombo has been a royal dish since the year 1887 and it is commonly prepared for exceptional events for instance, the introduction ceremonies where the groom visits the brides home to meet her parents. However, one can even prepare it at home.Well k... read more

King Oyo Rukidi Iv’s Birthday: A Brief About His Lifestory
16
Apr

King Oyo Rukidi IV’s Birthday: A Brief About His Lifestory

Rukirabasaija Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV, King Oyo, is the reigning Omukama of Toro, in Uganda. He was born on 16 April 1992 to King Patrick David Mathew Kaboyo Olimi III and Queen Best Kemigisa Kaboyo. Three and half years later in 1995, Oyo... read more

Access To Health Is A Human Right – Prof. Wanyeze
16
Apr

Access to Health is a Human Right – Prof. Wanyeze

Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - As Uganda strives to build a fairer and healthier nation, the Ministry of Health has on Thursday, 15th April, held World Health Day 2021 discussions under the theme “Building a fairer, healthier world” at Kampala S... read more

Kiu Debate Club Visits Makerere University For Friendly Debate
16
Apr

KIU Debate Club Visits Makerere University for Friendly Debate

Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The KIU intellectual gladiators were hosted by Makerere University Debate Club in a groundbreaking debate friendly yesterday evening April 15, 2021.According to John Guest Kisembo, the KIU Debate club president, the... read more

Kiu Trivia: April 16 In The Present And The Past
16
Apr

KIU Trivia: April 16 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?World Voice Day. World Voice Day (WVD) is a worldwide annual event that takes place on April 16 devoted to the celebration of the phenomenon of voice. The aim is to demonstrate the enormous importance of the voice in the dail... read more

Kiu International Desk: ‘total Mourning’ As 20 Pre-school Nigerien Children Perish In Fire
15
Apr

KIU International Desk: ‘Total Mourning’ as 20 Pre-School Nigerien Children Perish in Fire

People in Niger are mourning 20 pre-school children – aged between three and five – trapped in the flames of a horrific fire at a school on the outskirts of the country’s capital, Niamey.The young victims perished on Tuesday when the blaze tore... read more

Kiu Equipped Me With Necessary Skills To Solve Problems - Phd Candidate Manyange
15
Apr

KIU Equipped me With Necessary Skills to Solve Problems - PhD Candidate Manyange

Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus – Michael Manyange Nyasimi, a PhD candidate awaiting graduation on April 24, 2021, has commended KIU for equipping him with the necessary skills to solve different problems especially in the field of Finance and Acc... read more

Minister Kasaija Tables Reduced Budget For Fy2021/22
15
Apr

Minister Kasaija Tables Reduced Budget for FY2021/22

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - This week, the Minister of Finance, Hon. Matia Kasaija, tabled to Parliament a budget proposal of UGX 41.2 trillion for the financial year 2021/2022. As it is, the proposed budget is UGX 4.3 trillion less than las... read more

Kiu Trivia: April 15 In The Present And The Past
15
Apr

KIU Trivia: April 15 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?World Art Day. World Art Day is an international celebration of the fine arts which was declared by the International Association of Art (IAA) in order to promote awareness of creative activity worldwide. The date was decided... read more

Kiu International Desk: Cepi And The African Union Join Forces To Boost African Vaccine Research And Development And Manufacturing
14
Apr

KIU International Desk: CEPI and the African Union Join Forces to Boost African Vaccine Research and Development and Manufacturing

The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and the African Union Commission on Tuesday, April 13 announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding, which aims to strengthen ties between the organizations and the Africa CDC—a sp... read more

Kiu Trivia: April 14 In The Present And The Past
14
Apr

KIU Trivia: April 14 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?International Day of Pink. International Day of Pink aspires to create a more inclusive and diverse world. It promotes acceptance, equality, and taking a stand against bullying. Pink shirts are worn in solidarity with the 2SL... read more

Kiu’s Joan Owade Stages Successful Public Defence Of Her Phd Thesis On Kenyan Elections
13
Apr

KIU’s Joan Owade Stages Successful Public Defence of her PhD Thesis on Kenyan Elections

Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Joan Owade Adongo, the head of Journalism and Media Studies at Kampala International University has today, April 13, presented a viva voce in defence of her research on media coverage and conflict management in Keny... read more

Ugandans Observe Another Covid-19 Pandemic Ramadan
13
Apr

Ugandans Observe Another COVID-19 Pandemic Ramadan

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - This Tuesday, Muslims in Uganda have joined the rest of the world to observe yet another pandemic Ramadan Kareem where Muslims will be praying, fasting, and reflecting as a community.Nevertheless, this year's Ramada... read more

Kiu Sports Desk: Uganda Cranes Captain Denis Onyango Retires From International Football
13
Apr

KIU Sports Desk: Uganda Cranes Captain Denis Onyango Retires From International Football

By Daily MonitorUganda Cranes captain Denis Onyango has retired from international football after over 16 years of service.The 35-year-old confirmed the news in a statement, through his agent Ivica Stankovic, from his South African base, where he pla... read more

Winnie Byanyima To Moderate Africa Cdc Conference On Expanding Africa’s Vaccine Manufacturing
13
Apr

Winnie Byanyima to Moderate Africa CDC Conference on Expanding Africa’s Vaccine Manufacturing

Winnie Byanyima, the Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is today, April 13, moderating the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) virtual conference on expanding Africa’s vaccine manufacturin... read more

Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi’s Birthday: 5 Key Facts You May Not Know About Him
13
Apr

Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi’s Birthday: 5 Key Facts You May Not Know About Him

KIU, Western campus – The Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II celebrates his 66th birthday today, April 13. Whereas most of us know him or have even seen him before, there are a few important facts we may not know about arguably Uganda’s ... read more

Kiu Trivia: April 13 In The Present And The Past
13
Apr

KIU Trivia: April 13 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?International FND Awareness Day. International FND Awareness Day, also known as International Functional Neurological Disorder Awareness Day, is being observed today! It has been observed annually on April 13th since 2013. Fu... read more

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 Movement party on Wednesday 7th April,2021. The induction, that took place at Almaz Restaurant ... 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 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

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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

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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 Busingye A Happy Birthday
23
Feb

KIU Fraternity Wishes DVC Finance and Administration, Assoc. Prof. Janice Busingye 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

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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