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Busoga University closed after awarding 1,000 South Sudanese fake degrees in 60 days

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The Uganda National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) has revoked Busoga University’s licence over the manner in which more than 1,000 South Sudanese were admitted and went on to graduate in a space of two months.

The NCHE has made the announcement after finalizing investigations into this matter after Lual Akol Nhial, the South Sudan education attaché asked the body to review the admission of these students — most of whom are government officials and generals in the army — to analyse their continuous semester results, coursework and assignments and tuition fee payments of the past three years.

The official asked the Council to investigate the affiliation of Busoga University in Uganda and Star University College in Juba and review the attendance lists during lectures and study programmes of Busoga University. He also called for sanctions on students who did not qualify to graduate.

It has now been discovered that besides the South Sudanese, there are 50 Nigerian nationals involved in the scandal.

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  1. Marko Achien Deng

    September 28, 2018 at 8:51 am

    Very bad news

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