http://www.monitor.co.ug/image/view/-/1221094/medRes/288443/-/maxh/100/-/pyi6hr/-/Logo_SundayMonitor.pngBy Dear Jeanne. Universities and institutions of higher learning in East Africa are set to harmonise tuition fees for students within the East Africa Community states.
Stakeholders from 96 universities registered under the Inter- University Council of East Africa (IUCEA) will hold consultative talks to forge a way forward for implementation of the policy that the Council has been campaigning for for the last two years.
The decision was reached during the 4th annual IUCEA meeting held in Entebbe recently. According to the IUCEA Executive Secretary, Prof Mayunga Nkunya, the council has received resistance from EAC member states who view the policy as a way of forcing governments to educate members of other states at a cheap price. Read more...