National
LIVE: Bernard Onyango Academic Excellence Awards
Publish Date: May 30, 2014
LIVE: Bernard Onyango Academic Excellence Awards
Apolo R. Nsibambi - Prime Minister of Uganda (emeritus) and Professor of Political Science; First Non-Head of State Chancellor of Makerere University.
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Vision Reporter

Former Uganda Prime Minister Apolo Nsibambi Friday delivered a keynote address at the inaugural Bernard Onyango Academic Excellence Awards.

The events in memory of the long serving Makerere University registrar and former old boy of St Peter's College Tororo, started with the public lecture at Makerere University Friday afternoon and concluded with the Awards Dinner at Silver Springs Hotel in Bugolobi.

Isaac Munu who matched Bernard Onyango at St Peter's College by getting 8 out of 8 at O Level last year, was the first winner of the BO Excellence Award and got a cash prize and full A Level scholarship.  Simon Wandera, who got triple A at A Level, also got a cash prize.

Bernard Onyango was one of Uganda’s most exemplary public administrators.  

He began his career as a teacher serving at King’s College Budo (1955), St. Peter’s College, Tororo (1956-58), and as Deputy Headmaster until 1963.  

From 1963 to 1965, Onyango was Deputy Registrar of Makerere University College, before moving to the University of East Africa (comprising the three colleges of Dar es Salaam, Nairobi and Makerere) where he served as Academic Registrar from 1965 to 1969,  Onyango rejoined the institution as Academic Registrar—a position he held for twenty-one years.  

He then applied his considerable expertise to the private sector by becoming the founding Academic Registrar of Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi, in which capacity he served from 1991 to 2001. 

FULL SPEECH

Here is LIVE twitter feed from the event. Hashtag #BOAE2014  

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
U.S commends Uganda over Peace Corps program
The United States (U.S) government has commended Uganda for its long-term partnership between U.S Peace Corps and the Ugandan people which has enabled Peace Corps volunteers facilitate...
UBOS: census results for December 2015
The results of August national housing census will be released in December next yaer, Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) has announced....
IN the recent past, some members of the public have blamed midwives for mistreatment of patients especially expectant mothers, something that has tainted the image of the midwifery sector...
Regional leaders in Juba for talks on South Sudan
Regional leaders are meeting in Juba for an (Intergovernmental Authority on Development) IGAD Summit on South Sudan....
Access to safe water improving
THE percentage of Ugandans with access to safe and clean water in urban areas has improved over the last one year, the 2014 water and environment sector performance report shows...
Street vending: KCCA arrests buyers, vendors
KAMPALA Capital City Authority (KCCA) has arrested over 20 vendors who were operating their businesses along the City streets. Buyers were also arrested....
Was Oscar Pistorius' 5 year sentence fair and just?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter