True Picture of a Single Father’s life at Campus

In most campus cases, it is the woman who is denounced by her man whenever she ignores to take those Emergency pills and another life is created. What happens when it is the woman who bails out on her man and their unborn baby?

Student meant to Graduate this week burned to death by Lover

A certain Bishop Stuart University student  Ms Natamba was meant to graduate this week before being burnt to death by lover; Eric. Residents of Katete cell in Mbarara Municipality woke up on Tuesday to cries for help from a young lady in her early twenties after her lover reportedly, locked the single room they were renting […]

Celebrating the Day of the Girl Child – Mwanamke na Uongozi

Wednesday, 11th October is the day the world celebrated the girl child. The gender inequality that has persisted over the ages back to the traditional society where many a girl has been denied rights to education, an opinion, subjected to female genital mutilation and the ostracism unmentioned yet experienced. Global Economic goal no. 5 says […]

Four students feared DEAD as University of Nairobi is closed following a deadly strike

The University of Nairobi senate has today morning ordered all students to vacate the halls of residence and hostels by 9am. This was an emergency directive taken to calm the 1 week violent situation that engulfed the university and left over 27 students injured. “UON senate has today closed the University with immediate effect due […]

PICTORIAL! Makerere University #Age Limit Riot through the lens

Kampala, Uganda. The ongoing Age limit saga in Uganda has really caught the eye of the world featuring spinning Michael Jacksons in parliament, The fights and wrangles pertaining the National Resistance Movement Party members in Parliament against the opposition members. Our colleagues in Makerere University also participated in demonstrations against the alleged bill to ammend […]

Weird campus guy habits I will never understand as a girl

If for the life of me have never grasped the rationalisation that men use to go about their day. Even the smartest, most powerful and extremely good looking guys do the weirdest stuff. That’s something I wouldn’t say resonates with women, we girls be different, honestly, you can generalize the entirety that is men and […]

Tanzanian Rats to help Cambodia detect landmines

The training centre was established in 2000. Tthe training for sniffing rats is carried out by the Morogoro-based Sokoine University of Agriculture in collaboration with the Department of Biology at the University of Antwerp.

Makerere University set to Recall Degrees issued in the Past Five Years

Makerere University is undertaking a comprehensive audit of marks of students over the past several years to identify and recall degrees obtained on the basis of forged or altered results. Our investigations show that Dr Damalie Naggitta-Musoke, the former dean of the School of Law, is heading the inquiries being conducted by what is officially […]

Get a Side Hustle, Being broke in Campus isn’t Funny

This is a featured story from Kenya. Enjoy! There’s a story I like telling about my first year in campus. I was so broke this one weekend I had just KSh20 in my pockets. I called my Dad and he said he had no money. I called my Mum and she barked: “Call your father.” […]

Why Drug Abuse is Difficult to Curb in Campus

Starting life in campus produces some natural social anxiety for many students.The temptation to drink is strong because many University students overwhelmingly find that alcohol makes socializing easier and also because drinking is often socially acceptable, recognizing what a person drink can be difficult and tend to use other means that cannot be recognized. Alcohol […]

How to make it Work with a cute but dumb Boyfriend

You know the type? Extremely attractive but can’t strike a chord with all the dumb stuff. You will slowly find his conversations shallow, and he is way too slow it’s embarrassing. I personally can’t fathom guys that have no humor. He never gets the joke and always takes the sarcasm literal; like dude what happened […]

Why end of Campus means marriage for most Girls

There has always been a belief and pressure mounted onto girls if they get past a certain age before getting married. Over the years the girl child has had to conform to the dictates of the society about certain issues and it explains exactly why some girls rush into marriage immediately after campus. At this […]

Makerere University student waves anti-age limit ammendment slogan in the President’s Face, Arrested

Kampala,Uganda There was a temporary scuffle in the Makerere University main hall yesterday morning when a student interrupted President Museveni’s address as he waved a placard during the Nelson Mandela Memorial Lecture and supposedly warning the President not to catalyse the ammendment of Art. 102 (b) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. Martin […]

Five Characteristics of Campus Slay Queens

The phenomenon of the “slay queen” has been much discussed in social media circles. A slay queen is basically a diva, mostly from urban locations, that has reason to believe she is every man’s eye candy and the envy of every other woman. She believes that women of her kind are superior and should thus be treated […]

High School Student Makes a Robot Doctor

Kampala, Uganda Lots of reverence is accorded to innovations made by university students and the elites in Uganda, like the Kiira EV project by Makerere University, and other projects executed by professionals. But did you ever wonder what a high school student could invent? Gift Arnold Mugisha, 18, a student of Uganda Martyrs Secondary School, […]

Campus Ladies, Here is Why Most of You are failing to Get a Husband

The streets, two things are lacking out here, good leadership and hi love, tell me that there is true love among this Pizza and skate generation when we still bribe each other in the name of Marriage. You meet a lady and the first question is “Where do you work or whats your income” before […]

Seven Things That SUCK About Living / Studying Abroad

BOSTON,Massachusetts My friends back home almost always think that studying abroad is the best thing that could happen.Whether it being studying in China, Malaysia, The US, Europe or even Kenya is basically living the life ofmilk and honey. I must admit, I sometimes contribute to this general way of thinking. Frankly speaking,(Or writing?), It’s not […]

Video: Student stabbed to Death over ‘payment for sex’

Warning: GRAPHIC CONTENT! Florence Nakayaki, a 24-year-old Ugandan student killed by an Indian national in Kothanur, during the early hours of Thursday morning. The deceased who has been identified as a student of BBM in a private college in India was stabbed to death by Ishan, a B.Tech engineer. “Accused Ishan, 30, from Himachal Pradesh, was arrested […]


  In a university you will never miss anything new, and especially new talents. I met Allen a student at the University of Dar es Salaam taking pictures of students at the campus compounds. He shares a link to his instagram account which I check later on. For a photographer you will see that his […]

Kenyan Student allegedly reveals She has infected many with HIV, Fear grips Varsity

A student at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) recently found herself in the limelight after screenshots emerged of a conversation she had with a woman whose husband she was allegedly sleeping with. According to the screenshots seen by The Nairobian, the student identified as Lucia is a student at JKUAT. In […]

BOMB! Ugandan Campuser invents Teargas!

Kampala, Uganda Samuel Mugarura, a Makerere University student who started a teargas project has today launched the first successful teargas canister. Speaking to journalist at Makerere art gallery, Mugarura said his teargas has no effect of human health because it has been made from local products that are available in Uganda. “In this teargas, we […]

SHOCKING! Accused of sleeping with 40 men to gain Votes!

Uganda. Girls will never cease to amaze you when they get pissed at each other. January is hot and we have not yet settled in the new year fully but the campus drama is not about to stop. Yesterday, a Kyambogo student went bonkers when she lost her cool and accused a fellow student and […]

Varsity Students Feature Internationally for Developing a Brilliant Usalama App

FIVE students from Strathmore university and one of their friends from the University of Nairobi are shaping conversations across major media platforms in the world after coming up with a security Application (Usalama App) that allows an individual to send a danger alert to atleast three members of his or her inner circle through a […]

A Letter from the Future

​FUTURE PREDICTIONS: In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide.  Within just a few years, their business model disappeared and they went bankrupt. What happened to Kodak will happen in a lot of industries in the next 10 years – and most people don’t see it coming. Did you […]

Four Things Millard Ayo did in his “Twenties”

Many youth today sit back and admire the accomplishments of the many celebrities we have in Tanzania for instance, Diamond Platnumz an inspiration to many upcoming artists, Jokate Mwegelo the Kidoti brand socialite or in our career story today, Millard Ayo, the media guru. Many do not know what these people went through to achieve […]

Video: HESLB to print out faces of Loan Defaulters 

Speaking to the press yesterday, the HESLB Executive Director, Mr Abdul-Razaq Badru pin pointed that having printed out the list of these defaulters, “wadaiwa sugu” , the Board will now move forward and print out the photographs of these people. He has urged the public to report these people when seen on sight to the […]

What every Campus Guy hates about their girlfriend

Love is a special thing, or at least that’s what you feel and think in the honeymoon stage of the relationship. This girl is hella pretty, exceptionally smart and rocks our world. This is up until the reality of falling for a campus girl kicks in. It’s hard to deal with the female species dudes, […]

Campus Student drags University to court over examinations, demands 385 million

Mbale,Uganda A masters students at Mbale’s Islamic University In Uganda (IUIU) has dragged the university  to court over denial to an examination. The student who has been identified as Isaac Nabende pursuing a master’s degree in business administration  wants the university  to pay him Shs 350m for breach of contract and Shs35m for costs . It […]

University students threaten demonstrations over GMO ban

Nairobi,Kenya Students from five public universities have threatened to usher in the New Year with massive nationwide protests if the Jubilee administration fails to reverse the ban on genetically modified food products. What is a GMO? A GMO simply means a genetically modified organ, in this perspective genetically modified foods. University student leaders yesterday said […]

Varsity Student Drives into a Crowd, Uses Knife to Slit the Throat of Several People

The car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University by an immigrant student places a fresh spotlight on the large Somali community in the US, which has seen a number of youth enlist in jihadist causes. Investigations are ongoing into Monday’s attack, in which Somali student Abdul Razak Ali Artan was shot and killed by police after […]

Why I am furious with Coca Cola Advert! Makerere student speaks out

Ivan Joram Twinoweitu recently made his opinion about the latest Coca cola advert known. He wanted an apology from Coca cola for an advert which he says promotes bullying. Speaking to Campusbee, the soft-spoken man with a bright smile had this to say; Who is Ivan Twinoweitu? My name is Ivan Twinoweitu, Joram is my […]

Kyambogo University to represent East Africa in the Pan African Universities Debate Championship

Pan African Universities Debate Championship is a platform of international intellectual engagement on topical contemporary issues affecting the African region from the Social to the economic spectrum. The tournament was founded in 2008 and has been hosted by six other African countries with Botswana and South Africa having hosted the tournament of such magnitude twice […]

Ugandan Campus Students Sue President Museveni Over Makerere University Closure

In an unprecedented move, six students of Makerere University have filed a case against President Museveni challenging his directive of 1st November 2016 that closed the university indefinitely. The order for MAK’s indefinite closure, the aggrieved students say, is unlawful, inoperative, null and void. Suing the President in his capacity as the ‘Visitor of Makerere […]


The National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) is a statutory body established under the National Council for Technical Education Act, Cap. 129, to oversee and coordinate the provision of technical education and training in Tanzania.  Under the establishing Act, in order to attain and maintain the status of a training provider, all institutions are required […]

President Magufuli nominated for Forbes African Personality of the Year 2016

Known for his disciplinarian ways and no nonsense attitude, nicknamed the “the bulldozer” the United Republic of Tanzania President, His Excellency Dr John Joseph Pombe Magufuli’s efforts have not gone unnoticed. Nominated for turning around the East African country’s economy, His Excellency is leading the polls with 75% of the vote.  Other nominees include; Thuli […]

Discovery! Fossilized Jaw in Tanzania is the Oldest Evidence of a Right Handed Homo Habilis

A group of researchers from the University of Kansas has found the oldest evidence of a right-handed person, and it’s not a Homo sapiens but a Homo habilis. The study, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, says that researchers have discovered a fossilized jaw, known as OH-65, from a Homo habilis in the Olduvai Gorge in […]

PICS: Rotary Dar Marathon “Healing lives, transforming Communities”

The Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam in conjunction with University of Dar es Salaam with sponsorship from Bank M organised a marathon under the theme Healing lives,transforming communities in order to raise funds for construction of a Health Facility in Dar. The marathon took place on 14th October, 2016 along Kenyatta Drive. The marathon […]

Rahel Joseph Mahende: Earning Great Sums in the Soap Industry

From being an MPESA agent to owning a Company of your own is truly a feat to achieve, Rahel Joseph, today is the founder and managing director at Ecopro  company that deals with production and supply of eco-friendly and bio degradable liquid soap. The lane had a talk with her, sincerely! How did she do […]

Rebeca Gyumi wins United Nations Global Goals Award on Social Change

Rebeca Gyumi, founder of Msichana Initiative, a Non-Governmental Organisation aimed at helping the girl child and her rights has not only made Tanzania proud but also proven that when given the auditorium, the girl child has the ability to bring change to our universe through equality and gender equity. Rebeca is a lawyer who graduated […]

Facebook wants to buy Mpesa- one of Africa’s largest buyouts

Mobile money giant, Mpesa, may be headed the Facebook way. The Facebook creator was in Kenya over the course of last week, an impromptu visit that caused a stir on Global Tech business scene. It was the first time that Mark Eliot showed envy on the largest Mobile money company on the planet. Mark made […]

Victoria Mndeme TZA: getting to know the vibrant persona

At such a tender age she manages to rub shoulders with the great Millard Ayo, I wonder how she does that. Just joining her second year at the Hill, University of Dar es Salaam, Victoria TZA as her media acronym suggests is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television studies at Mlimani. Getting […]

One on One with Clouds Tv’ Siz Kitaa’s Casto Dickson

A busy week must end with an entertaining one on one. Treading along the silent gradlane, one familiar figure cuts across, Ayayaya! This is not an opportunity to misuse. Hey! Are you Casto Dickson from the famous Siz Kitaa on CloudsTv? Without awaiting his response, the interview started right away… (Tip: Get to know who […]

TCRA penalizes Clouds Tv for airing homosexuality issues

Homosexuality is considered unlawful and is not acceptable in the public eye. Just a misguided conception of nature, and undespicable desires by the few. The Tanzania Community regards it uncultured and same sex relationships have never been accepted in the community since they are not in accordance to the morals and culture upbringing of the […]

11 Things to do in your 20’s to become a millionaire by 30.

1. Focus on earning “In today’s economic environment you cannot save your way to millionaire status,” writes Grant Cardone, who went from broke and in debt at 21 to self-made millionaire by 30. “The first step is to focus on increasing your income in increments and repeating that. 2. Develop multiple streams of income One way […]

BillNass : Get to know the other side of the Chafu Pozi artist

Is your Tuesday that boring? Well worry not the lane promised and it has delivered. Whitney on her daily escapades brings you, William Nicholas, BillNass. The fame behind the great hit Chafu Pozi hitting +255 airwaves and television. BillNass, a third year student at College of Business Education Dar es Salaam met up with our […]

Mimi Mvrs: meet the media queen

The lane is just starting to make your weekends better and greater as we head into the start of the week…well the lane is linking you to Mimi Mvrs, Marianne Mdee the young one to the famous Vanessa Mdee. Enjoy !! Who is Mimi Mvrs? Tell us a little more about yourself in five words. […]

Boniface Tembo: A Word with the outgoing IFM Prime Minister

The lane on its daily escapades across the grad lane, we manage to stumble upon the outgoing Prime Minister of IFM. Meet Joseph Boniface Tembo Makingi, born in 1991 in Mwanza Region. A humble, energetic, hardworking, a leader, adviser, public speaker, God-fearing and down to earth,  the outgoing Prime Minister of the Student Government at […]

Whitney Bocco: the beauty behind Vijana 101

Everyday she sits behind the cameras interviewing people. Well today you get to meet the beauty from within. Meet Whitney the lady behind Vijana101 that airs on TV1. Ey ! Whitney, tell us a little about yourself. Well am simply Whitney Richard Bocco, last born out of 4 kids. I was born on 20th April. […]

Wakonta Mapunda; a Talented but Paralysed Screenwriter who needs your help

All of us are born lucky with God’s grace but along the way shortcomings arise and most of us curse the day these shortcomings arose. Yesterday along the lane’s journey across social media, I was touched by a soul who really is a KIPEPEO. Wakonta Mapunda a young girl, 24 years of age, who is […]