KIU News

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tokat Gaziosmanpasa University Turkey
4
Mar

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

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

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

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

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

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

KIU January-Intake Students Oriented and Introduced to the IBML

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

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

KIU Trivia: March 3 in the Present and the Past

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

Kiu Education Students Association Gets New Leaders
3
Mar

KIU Education Students Association Gets New Leaders

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

Uganda Cranes Coach Mckinstry Out For A Month
3
Mar

Uganda Cranes Coach McKinstry Out for a Month

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

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

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

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

Igad Delegation Visits Kiu For Partnership And Collaboration
2
Mar

IGAD Delegation Visits KIU For Partnership and Collaboration

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

Kiu Mass Communication Students Association Revamped
2
Mar

KIU Mass Communication Students Association Revamped

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

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

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

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

Uganda
2
Mar

Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei Nominated for Laureus Awards

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

Government Relaxes Restrictions On Schools
2
Mar

Government Relaxes Restrictions on Schools

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

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

KIU International Desk: Nigerian Kidnapped schoolgirls Released – International Media

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

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

KIU Trivia: March 2 in the Present and the Past

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

Kiu
1
Mar

KIU's Omuya Asks President Museveni to Support Youth Entrepreneurship

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

Kiu Initiates January 2021 Intake Students
1
Mar

KIU Initiates January 2021 intake students

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

KIU Trivia: March 1 in the Present and the Past

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

Uganda Government To Adopt Electronic Postage System
26
Feb

Uganda Government to Adopt Electronic Postage System

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

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

Ghana Emerges First African Country to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

KIU TRIVIA: February 22 in the Present and Past

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

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

NASA’s Perseverance Lands Safely on Planet Mars.

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

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

KIU TRIVIA: February 20 in the Present and the Past

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Management of Kirudu National Referral Hospital Expresses Gratitude to KIU Fraternity

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

Kiu Postpones 23rd Graduation Ceremony To April
12
Feb

KIU Postpones 23RD Graduation Ceremony to April

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kiu Explorer Of The Day: Kiu
11
Feb

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

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

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

KIU Trivia: February 10 in the Past and Present

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kiu General News: Uganda
10
Feb

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

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

Kiu Lifestyle Segment: All About Valentine
9
Feb

KIU Lifestyle Segment: All About Valentine's Day

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

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

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

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

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

KIU TRIVIA: February 9 in the Present and the Past

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

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

KIU Trivia: February 8 in the Present and the Past

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

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

KIU Trivia: February 5 in the Present and the Past

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

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

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

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

Kiu Book Club: February 2021 Reads
4
Feb

KIU Book Club: February 2021 Reads

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

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

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

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

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

KIU Trivia: February 3 in the Present and the Past

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Schools To Remain Closed Until Learners Are Vaccinated
2
Feb

Schools to Remain Closed Until Learners are Vaccinated

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

First Public Free Zone Commissioned At Entebbe International Airport
2
Feb

First Public Free Zone Commissioned at Entebbe International Airport

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

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

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

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

Kiu
1
Feb

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

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

Social Media Damaging Teenagers
1
Feb

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

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

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

KIU General News: Bamasaba Cultural Leader Laid to Rest

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

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

President Museveni Launches Trials for COVID-19 Treatment Drug

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

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

KIU’S Sprinter James Ojirot Set for Tokyo Games

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

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

What is the Actual meaning of the word PhD?

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

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

KIU Trivia: January 29 in the Present and the Past

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

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

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

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

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

Alumni Voices: I will make KIU Proud – Richard Kandole

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

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

KIU Trivia: January 27 in the Present and the Past

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

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

KIU Ranked the Best Private University in Pearl of Africa

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

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

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

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

Mark Ssali Aims To Revamp Kiu Basketball
19
Jan

Mark Ssali Aims to Revamp KIU Basketball

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

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

KIU Trivia: January 19 in the Present and the Past

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

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

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

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

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

KIU Trivia: January 11 in the Present and the Past

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

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

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

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

Museveni Opens Entebbe Market Ahead Of Election Day
7
Jan

Museveni Opens Entebbe Market Ahead of Election Day

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

Today Marks 31 Years Since The Death Of Japan
7
Jan

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

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

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

Central Bank Asserts That the Shilling Will Remain Stable in 2021

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

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

KIU Trivia: January 7 in the Present and the Past

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

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

General News: Israel Leads COVID-19 Vaccination Race.

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

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

KIU Book Club: Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

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

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

3-Year-Old Patrick Ouma Appointed Clan Chief

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

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

KIU Trivia: January 5 in the Present and the Past

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

Uganda To Access Covid-19 Vaccine From Astrazeneca
4
Jan

Uganda to Access COVID-19 Vaccine from AstraZeneca

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

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

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

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

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

Jacob Musiimenta declared winner in Thursday’s Guild Presidential Poll

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

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

KIU TRIVIA: January 4 in the Present and the Past

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kiu General News: Uganda
18
Dec

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gmail, Youtube, And Google Docs Go Offline
15
Dec

Gmail, Youtube, and Google Docs go Offline

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

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

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

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

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

Leadership is an Honour - VC tells KIU Student Leaders

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

Kiu Business Desk: Umeme
14
Dec

KIU Business Desk: Umeme's UGX800bn 2021 Plan Unveiled

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lawyers Poise To End Four Year Wait, a Sure Deal

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

Jacob Musiimenta Declared Winner In Guild Presidential Poll
11
Dec

Jacob Musiimenta Declared Winner in Guild Presidential Poll

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

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

August Intake Students Fully Introduced to the KIU Culture.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trade Minister Applauds Former Unbs Boss
10
Dec

Trade Minister Applauds Former UNBS Boss

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

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

KIU Business Desk: CenteVisa Prepaid Card Launched by Centenary Bank

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

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

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

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

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

KIU Trivia: December 9 in the Present and the Past

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

Kiu Business Desk: Uba Uganda Receives New Ceo
9
Dec

KIU Business Desk: UBA Uganda Receives new CEO

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

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

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

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

Covid-19 Updates: Psfu Boosts Uganda
9
Dec

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

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

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

KIU Trivia: December 8 in the Present and the Past

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

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

Law Society Presidential Candidates to Lock Horns in Debate This Wednesday

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

Kiu Guild Mp Elections Declared Free And Fair
8
Dec

KIU Guild MP Elections declared free and fair

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

KIU Trivia: December 7 in the Present and the Past

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

Kiu Main Campus New Students Attend Orientation
7
Dec

KIU Main Campus New Students Attend Orientation

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

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

KIU General News: Mayor Elias Lukwago Back on His Feet

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

Covid-19 Updates: Nrm
7
Dec

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

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

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

KIU International Desk: Czech Republic Opens Consulate in Uganda

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

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

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

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

47 Cleared To Contest For Guild Parliamentary Seats
4
Dec

47 Cleared to Contest for Guild Parliamentary Seats

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

KIU General News: Ugandan Money Heist Sees UGX200M Stolen

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

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

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

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

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

KIU Main Campus EC Sets Tough Measures for Guild Candidates

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

April And August 2020 Intake Students
3
Dec

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

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

Kiu General News: Uganda
3
Dec

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kiu International Desk: South Sudan
2
Dec

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

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

Kiu General News: Uganda
2
Dec

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

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

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

KIU Trivia: December 2 in the Present and the Past

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

Kiu Western Campus Faculty Of Education Conducting Headcount
1
Dec

KIU Western Campus Faculty of Education Conducting Headcount

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

Kiu General News: Uganda Commemorates World Aids Day
1
Dec

KIU General News: Uganda Commemorates World AIDS Day

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

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

KIU Trivia: December 1 in the Present and the Past

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

Kiu Business Desk: Christmas Is Around The Corner, But No Business In The City
1
Dec

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

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

Kiu General News: Uwa Announces Promotional Offers Ahead Of The Festive Season
1
Dec

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

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

Kiu Book Club: The Smokejumper By Nicholas Evans
30
Nov

KIU Book Club: The Smokejumper by Nicholas Evans

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

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

KIU Trivia: November 30 in the Present and the Past

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

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

KIU General News: CAA Opens New Entebbe International Airport Terminal

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

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

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

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

Kiu Alumni Voice: Former Kiu Student Uses 1000shs To Start Mega Business
30
Nov

KIU Alumni Voice: Former KIU Student Uses 1000shs to Start Mega Business

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - When Everlyn Baluka Mweru graduated with a bachelors in Human Resource Management in 2017, her mind was dominated by one idea; looking for a job. She roamed several streets visiting various companies in search of... read more

Kiu Alumni Voice: Former Kiu, Students’ Leader Headed For Transformation Of Youths In Western Uganda
30
Nov

KIU Alumni Voice: Former KIU, Students’ Leader Headed for Transformation of Youths in Western Uganda

By Isaac Akugizibwe            KIU, Main Campus - A few weeks after being elected LCIII Youth Chairperson for Kabira sub-county in Mitooma District, Tumuramye Bosco, the former KIU Guild Minister of Cultur... read more

Aspirants For Kiu Guild Member Of Parliament To Collect Nomination Forms
30
Nov

Aspirants for KIU Guild Member of Parliament to Collect Nomination Forms

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The newly installed students union electoral commission has  today Monday 30th, November, 2020 started issuing nomination forms to aspirants for college and school representatives in the 2020-2021 Guild Parl... read more

Kiu Trivia: November 28 In The Present And The Past
28
Nov

KIU Trivia: November 28 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Republic Day (Burundi). People of Burundi annually celebrate Republic Day on November 28. This holiday commemorates the anniversary of the 1966 coup, overthrowing Prince Ntare V. Burundi gained independence from France in 196... read more

Kiu Western Campus Beginning Students Start Registration For Library Services
27
Nov

KIU Western Campus Beginning Students Start Registration for Library Services

KIU, Western Campus – KIU Western Campus beginning students from different schools have begun the registration exercise for library services. This follows the orientation exercise which was carried out on November 26.The first phase of the exercise... read more

Kiu General News: You Cannot Fight Evil With Evil- Bobi Wine Speaks To Supporters
27
Nov

KIU General News: You Cannot Fight Evil With Evil- Bobi Wine Speaks to Supporters

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - Early this morning, the National Unity Platform (NUP) Presidential Candidate Kyagulanyi Ssentamu also known as Bobi Wine called upon his supporters and campaign team to restrain from provoking members of security."I... read more

Kiu Cuisine: Tanzanian Vegetable Rice Is Easy-to-make And Delicious; Try It Out This Weekend
27
Nov

KIU Cuisine: Tanzanian Vegetable Rice is Easy-to-Make and Delicious; Try it out This Weekend

KIU, Western Campus – Tanzanian vegetable rice is one delicious dish which is surprisingly easy and quick to make. I got the recipe from a friend and I was surprised at how well it turned out. You can prepare this new recipe this weekend.INGREDIENT... read more

Kiu Western Campus Dsa, Guild Union Complete Orientation Of Freshers
27
Nov

KIU Western Campus DSA, Guild Union Complete Orientation of Freshers

KIU, Western Campus – The KIU Western Campus Guild Union and the office of the Dean of Students Affairs (DSA) have completed the orientation of first-year beginning students today Friday, November 27.The exercise, which started with the registratio... read more

Kiu Trivia: November 27 In The Present And The Past
27
Nov

KIU Trivia: November 27 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?International Systems Engineers Day. Systems engineers make enormous contributions to the world as we know it every single day, allowing us to live the increasingly comfortable lives we are accustomed to, and neither our pers... read more

Kiu International Desk: Burkina Faso
27
Nov

KIU International Desk: Burkina Faso's President Kabore Re-elected for Another Term

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Electorates in Burkina Faso have re-elected President Roch Marc Christian Kabore to serve for another five years, according to preliminary results announced by the National Independent Electoral Commission.While dec... read more

Kiu General News: Uganda Wildlife Education Center Gets Tigers
27
Nov

KIU General News: Uganda Wildlife Education Center Gets Tigers

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - On Wednesday, 27 November, Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UWEC) unveiled two tigers to the country.The two tigers which have been at the center for the past eight months have since then been assessed by experts... read more

Kiu General News: Victoria University Swears In New Council Members
26
Nov

KIU General News: Victoria University Swears in New Council Members

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - Victoria University located in Kampala has sworn in 14 new council members. The new council members were Sworn in by Her Worship Agnes Nkonge.During the ceremony, Rajiv Ruparelia speaking on behalf of the Board of G... read more

Kiu Joins The Rest Of The World To Mourn Legendry Footballer Diego Maradona.
26
Nov

KIU Joins the Rest of the World to Mourn Legendry Footballer Diego Maradona.

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - KIU joins the rest of the world to mourn the legendary Argentina footballer Diego Maradona who passed on on Thursday. The attacking midfielder and manager suffered a heart attack.Kampala International University's S... read more

Kiu International News: Scotland Becomes First Country To Provide Free Period Products
26
Nov

KIU International News: Scotland Becomes First Country to Provide Free Period Products

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Scotland has passed a bill that makes period products like tampons and pads free to all who need them.The Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill, which was passed unanimously, obliges local authorities t... read more

Kiu General News: President Museveni Opens 50 Mega Watt Mobile Power Station In Mbale District
26
Nov

KIU General News: President Museveni Opens 50 Mega Watt Mobile Power Station in Mbale District

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - On Wednesday, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni commissioned a 50megawatt mobile power station that will serve Sino-Mbale Industrial Park in Mbale district.Museveni, who has been in full scientific campaign mode, d... read more

Kiu Health Desk: Poor Adherence To Covid-19 Sops Lands Schools In Trouble
25
Nov

KIU Health Desk: Poor Adherence to COVID-19 SOPs Lands Schools in Trouble

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - The Ministry of Health has reported a surge in COVID-19 cases among schools as a result of poor adherence to guidelines set by the ministry.As reported by the ministry on Tuesday, 24th November, four schools have cu... read more

Kiu General News: Water Crisis Hits Kansanga
25
Nov

KIU General News: Water crisis hits Kansanga

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Residents of Kansanga parish, Makindye East division are living in dilemma following the disappearance of water supplied by National Water and Sewerage Corporation.Many people have since Monday morning taken... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: Brian Masole, A Hero In Water; The 2018 Victoria Boat Cruise Horror
25
Nov

KIU ALUMNI VOICES: Brian Masole, A Hero in Water; The 2018 Victoria Boat Cruise Horror

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - On 25th November 2018, Uganda and the world woke up to the horrific news of the MV Templar boat accident that had occurred on Lake Victoria leaving close to 40 party goers dead in the night of Saturday 24th Novem... read more

Kiu Business Desk: Bou Sets Standard Charges For Commercial Banks In Uganda
25
Nov

KIU Business Desk: BoU Sets Standard Charges for Commercial Banks in Uganda

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - Bank of Uganda has set interest rates and charges to be used by commercial banks in Uganda in a bid “to promote transparency and enhance competition in the provision of banking services to the public.”These bank... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: Former Kiu Guild Union Minister Vows To End Teenage Pregnancies In Eastern Uganda.
24
Nov

KIU Alumni Voices: Former KIU Guild Union Minister Vows To End Teenage Pregnancies in Eastern Uganda.

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU Main Campus - A few weeks ago, Sovereign Hasashya was elected Butaleja District Youth Council Secretary before she was indicted to the National Youth Council as a member. She has since promised to use the privilege to fight and... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: Sadrach Nirere In Spotlight Of Global Climate Activism
24
Nov

KIU Alumni Voices: Sadrach Nirere In Spotlight of Global Climate Activism

By Isaac Akugizibwe KIU, Main Campus - Although Nirere Sadrach joined KIU on 12th January 2017 in pursuit of a Bachelors in International Business, his main dream was always something beyond the horizon. He had a strong urge to participate in so... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Lancet Laboratories Temporarily Removed From List Of Covid-19 Testing Facilities
24
Nov

COVID-19 Updates: Lancet Laboratories Temporarily Removed From List of COVID-19 Testing Facilities

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - Lancet Laboratories has been temporarily removed from the list of approved COVID-19 testing facilities.The Ministry of Health came to the above conclusion basing on the fact that Lancet Laboratories have relocated ... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Uganda Sets Covid-19 Regulations For International Travellers
24
Nov

COVID-19 UPDATES: Uganda Sets Covid-19 regulations for International Travellers

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - The Ministry of Health has announced strict COVID-19 health regulations for people traveling in and out of the country to contain the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.All persons that are traveling in and out of t... read more

Kiu Business Desk: Umeme Building New Switching Station In Lyantonde Worth $1 Million
24
Nov

KIU Business Desk: Umeme Building new Switching Station in Lyantonde Worth $1 Million

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - A switching station is being built by Umeme in Lyantonde District to enhance power supply in the district, Masaka, and Mbarara cities.According to the Managing Director Umeme, Selestino Babungi, the switching s... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: Nirere Sadrach Spearheads Provision Of Safe Water In Kiboga
23
Nov

KIU ALUMNI Voices: NIRERE SADRACH SPEARHEADS PROVISION OF SAFE WATER IN KIBOGA

By Isaac AkuguzibweKIU Main Campus - The 26-year-old Nirere Sadrach, through the End Plastic Pollution Movement in Uganda, has partnered with two other organizations, Equal Aqua and Ten Billion Strong to launch a $5000 water-for-all project in Kiboga... read more

Kiu Alumni Voices: Former Guild Speaker Embarks On Transforming His Homeland.
23
Nov

KIU Alumni Voices: Former Guild Speaker Embarks On Transforming His Homeland.

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU Main Campus - Driven by the urge to fight poverty in his home village of Kitagwenda, Moses Tumwine, the speaker of the 2017/18 Guild Union parliament, is truly walking the talk. He has spent the last two years mobilising to imp... read more

Kiu Business Desk: Moroto Receives Good News In Form Of New Hotel Africana Branch
23
Nov

KIU Business Desk: Moroto Receives Good News in Form of new Hotel Africana Branch

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - Last Friday, the latest branch of Hotel Africana, which was built in Moroto town, Karamoja sub-region, was officially opened by H.E Yoweri Museveni.While officiating the opening, the President commended Hajji Muwa... read more

Kiu General News: Updf Vows To Protect Citizens Amidst Ongoing Riots
23
Nov

KIU General News: UPDF Vows to Protect Citizens Amidst Ongoing Riots

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - The Uganda People's Defense Force (UPDF) has vowed to protect Ugandans through robust reinforced deployment, a measure intended to protect citizens together with their property and infrastructure.Speaking at a press... read more

Government Pledges To Offer Food Relief To Karamoja Region
23
Nov

Government Pledges to Offer Food Relief to Karamoja Region

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - President Yoweri Museveni has, on behalf of the government, pledged to offer food relief to support Karamoja Region which is currently threatened by food shortage caused by locust invasion, floods and the current CO... read more

Kiu Cuisine: Congolese Saka-saka Will Make A Delicious Sauce For You This Weekend
20
Nov

KIU Cuisine: Congolese Saka-Saka Will Make a Delicious Sauce for you This Weekend

KIU, Western Campus – Saka-Saka, also known as Mpondou, Mpondu, or Pondu,  is the Congolese word for cassava leaves, and the name of a dish made from them is “saka”, being the Congolese pronunciation of “cassava”.Central African people... read more

Kiu Alumni: Ruhweza Atwooki Vows To Change Young Minds Through Blogging
20
Nov

KIU Alumni: Ruhweza Atwooki Vows To Change Young Minds Through Blogging

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Ibrahim Ruhweza Atwooki, the Managing Editor of Dreamchaser magazine and a former student at KIU Main campus has expressed his long-time desire to positively change the mindset of young people through blogging.Wh... read more

Lessons To Be Learnt From Cheptegei’s Ascent To The Top Of World Athletics
20
Nov

Lessons to be Learnt From Cheptegei’s Ascent to the top of World Athletics

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - Joshua Cheptegei continued his exploits this year after being named Sports Personality of the Year and Male Athlete of the Year in the Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) awards gala held at Serena Hotel in Ka... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Us Company Moderna Claims Vaccine Can Provide 95% Protection Against Covid-19
20
Nov

COVID-19 Updates: US Company Moderna Claims Vaccine Can Provide 95% Protection Against COVID-19

By Isaac AkugizibweKIU, Main Campus - The US company Moderna says the COVID-19 vaccine they have just produced is capable of providing 95% effectiveness against Coronavirus.Moderna used a highly innovative experimental approach to design the vaccine.... read more

Fighting Coronavirus Together: Bishop Wilberforce Warns Ugandans On The Dangers Of Covid-19
20
Nov

Fighting Coronavirus Together: Bishop Wilberforce Warns Ugandans on the Dangers of COVID-19

By Agnes KiconcoKIU, Main Campus - Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira, the Namirembe Diocese Bishop, has warned Ugandans to take COVID-19 serious and observe the guidelines set by the Ministry of Health.The Bishop said many Ugandans are not taking C... read more

Kenya
20
Nov

Kenya's SGR Passenger Numbers see Increase as Uganda is yet to Start Construction

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) is seeing a surge in passenger numbers, the latest September statistics show.According to the latest data from Kenya Rai... read more

Kiu Trivia: November 20 In The Present And The Past
20
Nov

KIU Trivia: November 20 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Africa Industrialization Day. Within the framework of the Second Industrial Development Decade for Africa (1991-2000), the United Nations General Assembly, in 1989, proclaimed 20 November “Africa Industrialization Day”. S... read more

Fighting Coronavirus Together: Un Calls Upon G20 To Bridge Usd28bn Gap In Act-accelerator
19
Nov

Fighting Coronavirus Together: UN Calls Upon G20 to Bridge USD28bn Gap in ACT-Accelerator

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - As the Group of 20 (G20) leaders prepare to meet on November 21, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, on Tuesday, called on the countries to bridge the financial gap of USD28 billion needed to financ... read more

3 Confirmed Dead, 34 Injured In Political Riots
19
Nov

3 Confirmed Dead, 34 Injured in Political Riots

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus – Five people are ascertained to have died while another 34 suffered serious injuries as police and the military confronted supporters of National Unity Platform's (NUP) Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, who were ... read more

Fighting Covid Together: Coca-cola Beverages Africa, Birungi Charities Partner In Latest Padthrucovid Campaign Outreach
19
Nov

Fighting COVID Together: Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, Birungi Charities partner in latest PadThruCovid Campaign outreach

By Stuart Bogere KIU, Main Campus - Over 100 girls are set to benefit from an outreach organized by Birungi Charities, a non-profit organization involved in social advocacy through the PadThruCovid campaign that was launched during the COVID-19 ... read more

Kiu Book Club: Defying The Odds: “refusing To Give Up” When Life Gets Hard By Tracy Lynn Roland
18
Nov

KIU Book Club: Defying the Odds: “Refusing to Give Up” when life gets hard by Tracy Lynn Roland

KIU, Western Campus - Defying the Odds is about the everyday life of a young girl growing up in the projects. It reveals many experiences the average person in America may not ever see or experience. Defying the Odds shows that one can overcome any a... read more

Kiu Alumni: Aisha Ganda, Kiu Alumnus Who Refuses To Be Held Back By Challenges
18
Nov

KIU Alumni: Aisha Ganda, KIU Alumnus who Refuses to be Held Back by Challenges

Aisha Ganda is a 24-year-old unique graduate of Kampala International University with a Diploma in Business Administration and a founder of Snacks 4 U.She started her business (Snacks 4 U) while at the university in 2017, making healthy crunchy produ... read more

Kiu Congratulates Justice Julia Sebutinde
18
Nov

KIU congratulates Justice Julia Sebutinde's Reappointment to ICC

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - The Kampala International University community Congratulates Justice Julia Sebutinde on being re-elected for a nine-year term at the International Court of Justice. In the ICJ judges’ election in 2011, Sebuti... read more

Kiu Trivia: November 18 In The Present And The Past
18
Nov

KIU Trivia: November 18 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Independence Day (Morocco). Independence Day, also known as Fete de l'Independence, is a public holiday in the Kingdom of Morocco, celebrated on November 18th each year. It is Morocco's National Day and commemorates Moroccan ... read more

Fighting Coronavirus Together: Ministry Of Health Ps To Chair Covid-19 Webinar On November 13
12
Nov

Fighting Coronavirus Together: Ministry of Health PS to Chair COVID-19 Webinar on November 13

KIU, Western Campus – The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr Diana Atwine will chair a webinar organized by the Ministry of Health about COVID-19 tomorrow, November 13.The webinar, whose title is, “Unmasking the Peculiar Clinical, ... read more

Kiu Trivia: November 12 In The Present And The Past
12
Nov

KIU Trivia: November 12 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?World Pneumonia Day. Pneumonia is a preventable and treatable disease that sickens 155 million children under 5 and kills 1.6 million each year. This makes pneumonia the number 1 killer of children under 5, claiming more live... read more

Kiu Book Club: Promises To Keep By Joe Biden
11
Nov

KIU Book Club: Promises to Keep by Joe Biden

KIU, Western Campus - As a United States senator from Delaware since 1973, Joe Biden has been an intimate witness to the major events of the past four decades and a relentless actor in trying to shape recent American history. He has seen up close the... read more

Kiu Trivia: November 11 In The Present And The Past
11
Nov

KIU Trivia: November 11 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Independence Day (Angola). The holiday was established to celebrate the anniversary of Angola's independence from Portugal on this date in 1975. End of World War I-related observances:• Armistice Day (New Zealand, Fran... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Health Workers Trained On Emergency Response To Covid-19
10
Nov

COVID-19 Updates: Health workers trained on Emergency response to Covid-19

By Stuart BogereKIU, Main Campus - The Ministry of Health has organised training of COVID-19 Retrieval Teams by Ministry of Health under the Emergency Medical Services Department is ongoing. The training, supported by Korea Foundation for Intern... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Uganda Eases More Lockdown Restrictions
10
Nov

COVID-19 Updates: Uganda Eases More Lockdown Restrictions

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - On 9th November 2020, the government announced further easing of the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions on mass gatherings, political rallies, cinemas, casinos.According to the Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng,... read more

Notice To First Year And Non-finalist Continuing Kiu Students
9
Nov

Notice to First Year and Non-Finalist continuing KIU Students

As you may be aware, the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) accredited and approved Kampala International University (KlU) to offer emergency Online, Distance and Electronic Learning (ODeL) programs in a blended format, combining largely on... read more

Kampala International University Career Opportunities: November, 2020.
7
Nov

Kampala International University Career Opportunities: November, 2020.

Kampala International University seeks to recruit suitably qualified staff in the following fields... read more

Kiu Cuisine: Enjoy The Exquisitely Yummy Nigerian Jollof Rice This Weekend
6
Nov

KIU Cuisine: Enjoy the Exquisitely Yummy Nigerian Jollof Rice This Weekend

Jollof rice is made with tomatoes, onions, scotch bonnets, and chilli peppers. The final product looks a bit like pilawo but the difference is that Jollof rice has a sweeter edge in it because of the predominant use of tomatoes as an ingredient. Try ... read more

Kiu Business Desk: Tourism Sector Gets Ugx12bn Boost
6
Nov

KIU Business Desk: Tourism Sector Gets UGX12bn Boost

By Rogers WanambwaKIU, Main Campus - After the major blow that Uganda's tourism sector dealt this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a ray of light came in form of a US$ 3.3 million (UGX12.3 billion) partnership agreement between the World Bank a... read more

Kiu Trivia: November 6 In The Present And The Past
6
Nov

KIU Trivia: November 6 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has found that over the last 60 years, at least 40 per cent of all internal confl... read more

2020 Ugandan University Ranking Reveals Kiu As Best Private University In Uganda
6
Nov

2020 UGANDAN UNIVERSITY RANKING REVEALS KIU AS BEST PRIVATE UNIVERSITY IN UGANDA

Kampala, Uganda – Kampala International University (KIU) has once again been ranked the best private university in Uganda, by the 2020 UniRank Ugandan University Ranking. KIU has steadily moved up from 5th position in July 2019, to 4th position in ... read more

Covid-19 Updates: 22 New Recoveries As 217 New Covid-19 Infections Are Reported
5
Nov

COVID-19 Updates: 22 New Recoveries as 217 new COVID-19 Infections are Reported

KIU, Western Campus – The Ministry of Health has announced that an additional 22 people have recovered from COVID-19 in their latest daily update on November 4 tests, bringing the total recoveries to 7,645.Additionally, results from tests done on t... read more

Fighting Coronavirus Together: Ministry Of Health Trains Covid-19 Retrieval Teams
5
Nov

Fighting Coronavirus Together: Ministry of Health Trains COVID-19 Retrieval Teams

KIU, Western Campus – The Ministry of Health, under the Emergency Medical Services Department, is currently training COVID-19 retrieval teams, aimed at building capacity in retrieving suspected COVID-19 patients from the communities.“The training... read more

Kiu Trivia: November 5 In The Present And The Past
5
Nov

KIU Trivia: November 5 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Bank Transfer Day (USA). Bank Transfer Day encourages bank customers to transfer their cash out of big banks to credit unions. The event is in response to what critics regard as excessive fees that big banks plan to roll out,... read more

Kiu Trivia: November 4 In The Present And The Past
4
Nov

KIU Trivia: November 4 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?International Stress Awareness Day. International Stress Awareness Day is held on the first Wednesday of November. International Stress Awareness Day is a day to increase awareness of the impact of stress on us in our workpla... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Covid-19 Positive Cases Surpass 13,000
3
Nov

COVID-19 Updates: COVID-19 Positive Cases Surpass 13,000

KIU, Western Campus - Results from COVID-19 tests done on 02 November 2020 confirm 128 new cases. The cumulative cases are now 13,099. One new COVID-19 death registered in Busia district. Total COVID-19 deaths are now 115. Recoveries: 7,612... read more

Kiu Book Club: Rebecca By Daphne Du Maurier
3
Nov

KIU Book Club: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

KIU, Western Campus - Rebecca is a 1938 Gothic novel by English author Dame Daphne du Maurier which tells the story of a young woman who impetuously marries a wealthy widower, only to discover that he and his household are haunted by the memory of hi... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Covid-19 Cases In Uganda Near 13,000
3
Nov

COVID-19 Updates: COVID-19 Cases in Uganda Near 13,000

KIU, Western campus – Uganda’s COVID-19 cases are just 3 shy of the 13,000 mark after 228 new cases were confirmed from samples tested on November 1, according to the Ministry of Health daily COVID-19 update.“Results of COVID-19 tests done on 0... read more

Kiu Trivia: November 3 In The Present And The Past
3
Nov

KIU Trivia: November 3 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Election Day (USA). In the United States, Election Day is the annual day set by law for the general elections of federal public officials. It is statutorily set by the Federal Government as "the Tuesday next after the first M... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Uganda
3
Nov

COVID-19 Updates: Uganda's COVID-19 Vaccine Trial This Month Suffers Hindrance

KIU, Main Campus – In October, officials at the Ministry of Health said Uganda would start its first COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials this month, November. However, this plan now faces hindrance following a new requirement for the Uganda Virus Rese... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Ministry Of Health To Recognize Outstanding Health Workers In Upcoming Health Awards
29
Oct

COVID-19 Updates: Ministry of Health to Recognize Outstanding Health Workers in Upcoming Health Awards

KIU, Western Campus - The Ministry of Health and partners will recognize and motivate outstanding health workers, entities, services and products in the upcoming Heroes in Health Awards.“The objective of these awards is that by shining light on the... read more

Kiu Trivia: October 29 In The Past And The Present
29
Oct

KIU Trivia: October 29 in the Past and the Present

What’s Happening Today?International Internet Day. International Internet Day is celebrated worldwide, every year on October 29. Since 2005, the Day has been famously celebrated to commemorate a momentous milestone in the history of telecommunicati... read more

Kiu Book Club: The Thirty Names Of Night By Zeyn Joukhadar
28
Oct

KIU Book Club: The Thirty Names of Night by Zeyn Joukhadar

KIU, Western Campus - The Thirty Names of Night is one of the latest book releases this autumn. Five years after a suspicious fire killed his ornithologist mother, a closeted Syrian American trans boy sheds his birth name and searches for a new one. ... read more

Covid-19 Updates: 16 Districts Survive Covid-19 Pandemic Due To Good Behavior And Luck
28
Oct

COVID-19 UPDATES: 16 Districts Survive COVID-19 pandemic due to Good Behavior and Luck

KIU, Main Campus – While Uganda currently has 11,621 cases, 103 deaths and 7400 recoveries as of 28th October 2020, 16 districts including Buyende, Kalungu, Kamwenge, Kapelebyong, Kassanda, Kazo, Kiruhura, Kitagwenda, Namutumba, Otuke, Pakwach, Rub... read more

Covid-19 Updates: 2 New Deaths And 64 New Cases Registered
28
Oct

COVID-19 Updates: 2 new Deaths and 64 new Cases Registered

KIU, Western Campus - Results of COVID-19 tests done on October 26, 2020, confirm 64 new cases. The cumulative cases are now 11,621. 2 new COVID-19 deaths registered in Kampala. The cumulative COVID-19 deaths are now 103.Recoveries: 7,400The bre... read more

Kiu Trivia: October 28 In The Present And The Past
28
Oct

KIU Trivia: October 28 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today? International Animation Day (IAD). It is an international observance proclaimed in 2002 by the International Animated Film Association as the main global event to celebrate the art of animation. This day commemorates th... read more

Kiu Cuisine: Have Somali Malawah For Breakfast This Weekend
23
Oct

KIU Cuisine: Have Somali Malawah for Breakfast This Weekend

KIU, Western Campus – When my Somali friend Mohammed Absame invited me to visit him last weekend, I was in no way aware of the pleasant surprise that awaited me.After sharing the customary greeting (in English, of course), he served a brunch of bla... read more

Kiu Western Campus Guild Union In Community, Student Sensitization Drive On Covid-19 Sops
23
Oct

KIU Western Campus Guild Union in Community, Student Sensitization Drive on COVID-19 SOPs

KIU, Western Campus – The KIU Western Campus Guild Union has embarked on a vigorous sensitization drive of students and the communities around Ishaka town about strict adherence to the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) set by the Minist... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Uganda’s Cumulative Cases Surpass 11,000
23
Oct

COVID-19 Updates: Uganda’s Cumulative Cases Surpass 11,000

KIU, Western Campus – Uganda registered 108 new COVID-19 positive cases from the 1,886 samples tested on October 21, to bring the total number of cases past the 11,000 mark to 11,041, the Ministry of Health has announced in their latest daily COVID... read more

Kiu Trivia: October 23 In The Present And The Past
23
Oct

KIU Trivia: October 23 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?Mole Day. Mole Day is an unofficial holiday celebrated among chemists, chemistry students and chemistry enthusiasts on October 23, between 6:02 a.m. and 6:02 p.m., making the date 6:02 10/23 in the American style of writing d... read more

3 Covid-19 Suspects Admitted At Kiu Teaching Hospital Found Negative, Discharged
22
Oct

3 COVID-19 Suspects Admitted at KIU Teaching Hospital Found Negative, Discharged

KIU, Western Campus – Three COVID-19 suspects who had been isolated at KIU Teaching Hospital have been found negative and discharged, the Executive Director of the Hospital Prof. Robinson Ssebuufu has revealed.“We had 3 cases in isolation and all... read more

Kiu Among 22 Universities Cleared By Nche For Online Teaching
22
Oct

KIU Among 22 Universities Cleared by NCHE for Online Teaching

KIU, Western Campus – Kampala International University has been cleared by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) to offer lectures to its students online as one of the safety measures to safeguard against the spread of COVID-19 within th... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Uganda Inches Closer To A Century Deaths With Another Fatality
22
Oct

COVID-19 Updates: Uganda Inches Closer to a Century Deaths With Another Fatality

KIU, Western Campus – Uganda registered another COVID-19 death from Jinja on October 20 to bring the total number of deaths to 98, according to the Ministry of Health daily COVID-19 update released last evening.Meanwhile, a total of 145 new cases w... read more

Kiu Trivia: October 22 In The Present And The Past
22
Oct

KIU Trivia: October 22 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD). Also known as International Stammering Awareness Day in the UK and Ireland, the day is intended to raise public awareness of the issues faced by millions of people – one percen... read more

Fighting Coronavirus Together: Ministry Of Health Draws Parralells Between Covid-19 And High Blood Pressure
21
Oct

Fighting Coronavirus Together: Ministry of Health Draws parralells Between COVID-19 and High Blood Pressure

KIU, Western Campus – The Ministry of Health has encouraged the general public to go for regular health checkups to ascertain their general heart condition, after drawing parallels between underlying heart conditions and COVID-19 fatalities.In the ... read more

Milestone Alert: Kiu School Of Nursing Wins Covid-19 Innovation And Sustainability Award For Making Face Masks
21
Oct

Milestone Alert: KIU School of Nursing Wins COVID-19 Innovation and Sustainability Award for Making Face Masks

KIU, Western Campus – The KIU School of Nursing Sciences (SON) has been awarded the African Action Network (AAN) for Nurses and Midwives Award for Innovation and Sustainability in Health Worker Safety.The Award, which was presented in a Zoom ceremo... read more

College Of Humanities And Social Sciences Student Stages Phd Public Defence
21
Oct

College of Humanities and Social Sciences Student Stages PhD Public Defence

KIU, Main Campus – David Mugisha Begumya, a student from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) at KIU Main Campus has staged a public defence of his PhD ( Viva-Voce presentation) today October 21 at 10:00 AM.Begumya’s defence was s... read more

Covid-19 Updates: 97 New Cases Confirmed From Samples Tested On October 19
21
Oct

COVID-19 Updates: 97 New Cases Confirmed From Samples Tested on October 19

Results of COVID-19 tests done on 19 October 2020 confirm 97 new cases, according to the Ministry of Health daily COVID-19 update. The cumulative COVID-19 cases are now 10,788. The breakdown of the 97 new cases are; 96 contacts and alerts: Kirya... read more

Kiu Trivia: October 21 In The Present And The Past
21
Oct

KIU Trivia: October 21 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?World Iodine Deficiency Day. The human body needs iodine for producing the thyroid hormone which is essential to control the body’s metabolism. Iodine deficiency can cause Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) which can be prev... read more

Kiu Book Club: Leave The World Behind By Rumaan Alam
20
Oct

KIU Book Club: Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam

Leave the World Behind is a magnetic novel about two families, strangers to each other, who are forced together on a long weekend gone terribly wrong.Amanda and Clay head out to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a vacation: a quiet reprieve fr... read more

Kiu Trivia: October 20 In The Present And The Past
20
Oct

KIU Trivia: October 20 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?World Statistics Day. The third World Statistics Day will be celebrated around the globe today with the theme “Connecting the world with data we can trust.” This theme reflects the importance of trust, authoritative data,... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Doctors Say Long Covid May Affect Multiple Body Parts
19
Oct

COVID-19 Updates: Doctors Say Long COVID May Affect Multiple Body Parts

KIU, Main Campus – Doctors say that ‘Long COVID’, sometimes referred to as the ongoing sickness after infection, may not be one syndrome but possibly up to four causing a rollercoaster of symptoms affecting all parts of the body and mind.Britai... read more

Kiu International Desk: Worldwide Covid-19 Cases Pass 40 Million
19
Oct

KIU INTERNATIONAL DESK: Worldwide COVID-19 Cases Pass 40 Million

KIU, Main Campus – As of 19th October, 2020, worldwide cases of COVID-19 crossed 40 million as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a resurgence in the spread of the disease.Record one-day increases in new infections were seen at ... read more

Kiu Cuisine: Firinda, A Delicious Alternative To Enjoying Beans
16
Oct

KIU Cuisine: Firinda, a Delicious Alternative to Enjoying Beans

KIU, Western Campus – Firinda is a delicacy that originates from the Tooro region of Western Uganda, though its popularity has now spread to many parts and tribes of Uganda.Usually reserved for wedding ceremonies, this finger-licking delicacy will ... read more

“engage Community Leaders In Covid-19 Fight,” Kiu Western Campus Dsa Advises
16
Oct

“Engage Community Leaders in COVID-19 Fight,” KIU Western Campus DSA Advises

KIU, Western Campus – The Dean of Student Affairs (DSA) for KIU Western Campus, Maureen Asiimwe, has called for the engagement of community leaders in the fight against COVID-19, especially for the protection of the university students from contrac... read more

Kiu Western Campus Covid-19 Taskforce Develops Monitoring Tool For Covid-19 Compliance
16
Oct

KIU Western Campus COVID-19 Taskforce Develops Monitoring Tool for COVID-19 Compliance

KIU, Western Campus – The KIU Western Campus COVID-19 taskforce has developed a monitoring tool to ensure that the SOPs put in place to guard against the penetration of the virus into the KIU community are adhered to.The tool, which was developed a... read more

Covid-19 Updates: Uganda Registers Another Covid-19 Death As Lowest Positive Figures In Weeks Are Confirmed
16
Oct

COVID-19 Updates: Uganda Registers Another COVID-19 Death as Lowest Positive Figures in Weeks are Confirmed

KIU, Western Campus – Uganda registered another COVID-19 death on October 14 – from Kole district – to bring the total number of deaths to 96, the Ministry of Health announced yesterday evening in their daily COVID-19 update.Meanwhile, the coun... read more

Kiu Trivia: October 16 In The Present And The Past
16
Oct

KIU Trivia: October 16 in the Present and the Past

What’s Happening Today?World Food Day. World Food Day is an international day celebrated every year around the world on October 16 in honour of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. The day... read more