Ugandan Students Miss College Graduation When They Gamble Away Tuition

Ugandan Students Miss College Graduation When They Gamble Away Tuition

Fifty-five business school students missed their own graduation after gambling away their tuition in Kampala, Uganda

Many schools and universities have codes of conduct that look down on students playing gambling activities. So while the students of Makerere Business Institute (MBI) in Kampala, Uganda were probably encouraged to invest their money, doing so by betting on sports wasn’t likely to win them friends that are many the administration.

Students Gambled Away Tuition

A total of 55 students with MBI were forced to miss out on graduation ceremonies when they reportedly spent funds including some that were earmarked for their tuition on gambling and activities betting. The announcement by school principal Nathan Twesigye influenced his comments during the school’s recent graduation ceremony.

Twesigye was especially surprised to find that the gambling issue apparently affected a range that is diverse of.

‘ As you can see, girls have also started gambling, which is quite strange,’ Twesigye said.

Gambling is quickly becoming big company in Uganda. That may surprise observers that are many Africa, but those more familiar with the country can understand why. The people of Uganda is young, enjoys sports, and at least in the capital town of Kampala benefits from being better educated and wealthier compared to generations before them.

Sports Betting Ops Targeting Students

That combination has made the town’s populace a prime target for gambling operations in the spot. Continue reading “Ugandan Students Miss College Graduation When They Gamble Away Tuition”