KABALE UNIVERSITY LECTURERS ON STRIKE
BY VANANSIO KAKOGOSO
Lecturers at Kabale University in Kabale district have laid down their
protesting nonpayment of their salaries. The lecturers claim that the
university has spent five months without paying them.
The lecturers also accuse the University administration of
keeping a deaf ear to their concerns.
More than 30 lecturers at Kabale University have petitioned the
university council chairperson demanding for their salary arrears.
In a July 7th petition addressed to Manzi Tumubweine, the lecturers
under their umbrella body, Kabale University Academic Staff
Association, the lecturers, say they have gone for five months without
In the petition, the lecturers also demand an explanation on why most
of them haven’t been considered for inclusion on the government
payroll and university transitions from a private to a public
Lecturers who include Dr. Joseph Tindyebwa, say that they have vowed
not to go back to lecture rooms until they get clear information on
their pay and the transition from a private to a public University.
The chairperson of the University council Manzi Tumubweine says that
he could not comment on the matter saying he was not aware of the move