Ugandan Students Miss College Graduation When They Gamble Away Tuition
Fifty-five company 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 participating in gambling activities. So while the pupils of Makerere Business Institute (MBI) in Kampala, Uganda were most likely encouraged to invest their funds, doing this by betting on sports wasn’t likely to win them many friends in the administration.
Pupils Gambled Away Tuition
A total of 55 students with MBI had been forced to miss out on graduation ceremonies after they reportedly spent funds including some that had been earmarked for their tuition on gambling and sports betting. The announcement by school principal Nathan Twesigye influenced his comments at the school’s recent graduation ceremony.
Twesigye was especially surprised to get that the gambling issue apparently impacted a diverse range of students.
‘ As possible see, girls have started gambling, which is quite strange,’ Twesigye said.
Gambling is quickly becoming big business in Uganda. That may surprise observers that are many Africa, but those more familiar with the nation can realize why. The people of Uganda is young, enjoys sports, and at least in the capital city of Kampala benefits from being better educated and wealthier compared to the generations before them.
Sports Betting Ops Targeting Students
That combination has made the city’s populace a target that is prime gambling operations in the location. Continue reading “Ugandan Students Miss College Graduation When They Gamble Away Tuition”