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Nkumba University Seals Pact with Russian-Based Research Institute

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Nkumba University and the Russian-based Federal State Budgetary Institution of Research Center-A.O. Kovalevsky solidified their collaboration on February 22, 2024, by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

This landmark agreement establishes a robust framework for cooperation between both parties in the field of Science and Technology.

Prof. Jude Lubega, Mr. Mansur and His Worship Fabrice Rulinda putting pen to paper.
Prof. Jude Lubega, Mr. Mansur Adamov and His Worship Fabrice Rulinda putting pen to paper.

The Russian Institute was represented by the Assistant Director, Mr. Mansur M. Adamov, Prof. Jude T. Lubega stood in for Nkumba University, and His Worship Fabrice Rulinda Brad, Entebbe Municipal Council Mayor, as surety to the pact.

His Worship, the Mayor congratulated both parties for coming to terms with what he says will amplify research for Entebbe Municipality’s benefit. He emphasized the magnitude of the collaboration, foreseeing its potential to significantly impact the local community.

Prof. Jude exchanges pleasantries with Mr. Mansur shortly after signing the MoU.
Prof. Jude exchanges pleasantries with Mr. Mansur shortly after signing the MoU.

Nkumba University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Jude Lubega is optimistic this will benefit both students and lecturers, “There is a lot we are going to benefit as Nkumba University in terms of staff and student exchange, publication and a lot more.”

According to the MoU, collaboration between the two parties will encompass any field of common interest, determined by practical feasibility. Article 4, Part 1 of the agreement outlines the guidelines and administration of the program, categorically stating that “both parties shall appoint a coordinator responsible for the implementation of the program.”

Article 4, Subsection 4, Parts A and B, indicates that either party retains the right to terminate the memorandum at any time or upon six months’ notice.

The memorandum took effect yesterday, 22nd February 2024, and will be valid for a period spanning 5 years.

The pact is expected to boost academic and research excellence, fostering international cooperation in the pursuit of scientific and technological advancements for the benefit of both institutions in the form of student and staff exchange programs, joint research, mutual assistance in the establishment of new academic programs, exchange of information, conferences, and workshops.

Prof. Jude, Mayor Rulinda and Mr. Mansur together with his team pause for a Photo moments after the signing of the MoU
Prof. Jude, Mayor Rulinda and Mr. Mansur together with his delegation pause for a Photo moments after the signing of the MoU.

 

 

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Simon Peter Nashonji
Simon Peter Nashonji
Nashonji Simon Peter is a dynamic and multi-faceted team leader, renowned for his exceptional interpersonal skills. Having graduated with a Diploma in Journalism, Nashonji is on the cusp of completing his Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Public Relations at Nkumba University. He picked his niche and started writing with Chimp Reports in 2018. Since then, he has authored and published over 500 articles that cover Business trends, Politics, Health, Sports, and Environment. To master his craft, Nashonji offered to volunteer as an Editor of Nkumba University's News Website in 2022, a position he has held to date. On 1st July 2023, He joined the Editorial team of Ubuntu’ Magazine, a Rotary District 9214 (Uganda and Tazania) Monthly News product. Beyond the realm of academia, Nashonji is deeply involved in the governance of Airforce Senior Secondary School his Alma Mata, where he serves as a member on the Board of Directors. He is currently, the President Airforce S.S.S Alumni Society, President Samia Student's Association of Nkumba University and at the same time President of the Media Challenge Fellowship, 2023 cohort. "Opportunities multiply as they are seized and only dwindle when neglected."
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