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Prof. John Opuda-Asibo is the new Chancellor of Victoria University.

Prof. John Opuda-Asibo is the new Chancellor of Victoria University.

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By Keefa Nuwahereza Victoria University has this morning installed a new Chancellor, Prof. John Opuda-Asibo. Prof. Opuda is a scholar of national and international repute and is the third Chancellor at the University. “He joins the University at a critical moment and brings to bear his expertise, wide-reach, experience and knowledge that will ensure that the University remains the top private institution in Uganda,” a release from the University that is part of the Ruparelia Group of Companies read. He is a graduate of Veterinary Medicine Degree Makerere University, and also holds a Masters Degree in Public Health and a PhD in Microbiology, Epidemiology and Public Health, both from the University of Minnesota, USA. His Public Health training has provided him with multi-sectoral k
Victoria University Cuts Fees By 50% To Enable All Students Study Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Victoria University Cuts Fees By 50% To Enable All Students Study Amid COVID-19 Crisis

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By Our Reporter The Managing Director for Ruparelia Group of Companies Rajiv Ruparellia, and the Group’s Chairman Sudhir Ruparelia, on August 3, 2020, announced that Victoria University has decided to reduce tuition rates for 50% for all new, continuing and prospective student. The initiative dubbed Victoria University ‘Half Price Full Value’, aims at supporting all students especially during this difficult time of the COVID-19 outbreak. Victoria University Uganda Rajiv Ruparelia, while unveiling the initiative during a press conference at the University’s premises, said that; “Victoria University Kampala is now announcing the reduction in tuition fees to all courses by 50% to ensure that all students can benefit and fulfill their dreams.” The  Chairman of the Rupa
Breaking: Tycoon Sudhir’s Son Rajiv Survives Brutal Attack  By Police Guards, Saved By Dogs

Breaking: Tycoon Sudhir’s Son Rajiv Survives Brutal Attack By Police Guards, Saved By Dogs

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By Keefa Nuwahereza The family of Kampala Mogul Sudhir Ruparelia woke to shock on Friday morning following a brutal attack against his son Rajiv Ruparelia, by men dressed on police attire. https://youtu.be/h4vt2k3sLXo CCTV footage shows Rajiv Ruparelia leaving his father's residence shortly before the attack According to credible sources, Rajiv survived being assassinated by a group of yet to be identified people said to be police or guards dressed like policemen, who attacked him early morning as he left his father’s residence to go jogging with his two dogs. https://eagle.co.ug/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/WhatsApp-Video-2020-07-17-at-11.31.09.mp4?_=1 It is said that as soon as he had walked a few meters from the gate, the guards in the neighbourhood heard him yelling for
Trouble For BoU After Court Of Appeal Dismisses Shs397Bn Case Filed Against Tycoon Sudhir

Trouble For BoU After Court Of Appeal Dismisses Shs397Bn Case Filed Against Tycoon Sudhir

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By Keefa Nuwahereza The court of Appeal on Tuesday morning dismissed an appeal that had been filed by Bank of Uganda, contesting a 2019 ruling by High Court Justice David K. Wangutusi,  in which he ruled that Bank of Uganda had no legal capacity to sue Sudhir Ruparelia on behalf of Crane Bank, which was under receivership. The Matter arose from a case filed by BoU against Sudhir in 2016, alleging that the tycoon and others had pocketed Shs397Bn from Crane Bank prior to its being wound up and sold to dfcu  Bank. When Justice Wangutusi dismissed the case with costs after BoU lawyers failed to adduce enough evidence to back up their allegations, BoU officials decided to appeal the ruling, which resulted into the dismissal of their Appeal today by the a Panel of  thre...
Lawyer Galisonga Speaks Out On Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia’s Sacked Sanyu FM Presenters

Lawyer Galisonga Speaks Out On Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia’s Sacked Sanyu FM Presenters

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By Counsel Julius Galisonga  As a child, whenever my dad used to give me less pocket money or cancelled some items off shopping list, I viewed him as unreasonable.  Sometimes he’d pull out a huge bundle of cash and just pull out a little, much less than I wanted and gave me. To me then, he was a stingy guy. As a parent, I’ve not bought every toy, shoe or fancy things as my kids ask, not necessarily that am unreasonable but because there are decisions I make with due considerations of all circumstances. This is the situation facing employers and the employees in the immediate aftermath of Covid-19. Only pragmatism on the part of both parties will keep their relationship lasting. Let’s take the example of Sanyu FM employees. Sanyu FM, which is part of Ruparel
Photos: Cavendish University Makes History With First Ever Virtual & Scientific Graduation

Photos: Cavendish University Makes History With First Ever Virtual & Scientific Graduation

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By Keefa Nuwahereza As a way of implementing the Ministry of Health guidelines of preventing the spread of Coronavirus by avoiding large crowds, the management of Cavendish University on Friday held a Virtual and Scientific Graduation ceremony, which was tele-conferenced from  Speke Resort Munyonyo, where it was hosted. Speaker Rebecca Kagada (L) was the Chief Guest at the Graduation Ceremony The Cavendish 9th graduation ceremony,  which was attended by a few graduands, officials from Cavendish University and other distinguished guests, was officiated over by the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, who was Chief Guest. Some of the Cavendish University officials arriving at the function The other notable attendees were the Chancellor and Former President...
Victoria University offers Bricklayer Graduate Scholarship For Master’s Degree

Victoria University offers Bricklayer Graduate Scholarship For Master’s Degree

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By Keefa Nuwahereza Sharon Mbabazi, a graduate from Mutesa I Royal University, who studied while laying bricks to get money for her tuition, is smiling from ear to ear, after getting s scholarship for her Masters degree from Victoria University. Mbabazi laying bricks and (R) heading into class Mbabazi will join Victoria University Kampala during the March 2020 Intake, following  the scholarship that will be partially sponsored by the Ruparelia Foundation.  Mbabazi graduated last week with a degree in Mass Communication.  Mbabazi shows her scholarship which was handed to her by Victoria University VC Prof. Krishna Sharma Pictures of her making bricks in mud-spattered clothes at Masooli, Wakiso district to raise school fees quickly made the rounds and touched hearts of
Ruparelia Foundation Builds Sanitary Facility At Kamwokya Slum School

Ruparelia Foundation Builds Sanitary Facility At Kamwokya Slum School

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As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility, the Ruparelia Foundation together with other corporate companies on Friday launched a sanitation project at Good Samaritan Primary School in Kamwokya Slums, Kampala. Rajiv Ruparelia and Ms Sheena Ruparelia in the ghetto The team was led by Rajiv Ruparelia, the director Ruparelia Foundation, who said they will spend Shs25 million to construct a six-stance toilet at the school, which has a population of over 500 pupils. Ruparelia Foundation team heading the ghetto He said it is part of the money that was raised at the recent Goat Races Charity event, where corporates raised money and awareness for charity. He said they intend to build five toilets in various slums around Kampala before the programme is extended to ot...