Kyambogo hostel owners oppose university accommodation fees guidelines

Kabojja Hostel which is found in Banda, a Kampala Suburb.(PHOTO BY RONARD SHABOMWE)

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Hostel Owners around Kyambogo University have opposed the University demand of carrying forward hostel fees of Semester two to cater for the remaining period on re-opening this week.

According to Elli Katunguka the Vice Chancellor Kyambogo University, the management negotiated with some hostel owners and agreed that the hostel fees which

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Ballarat accommodation provider has concerns over how fines will shape incoming business | The Courier

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A LEADING Ballarat accommodation provider wants clarity on how overseas-based online travel agents can withhold information from properties given thousands of dollars of fines could be placed on businesses if they let people from locked down areas stay. Gavin James, who runs Lake Wendouree Luxury Apartments, is calling for more protection for businesses which can be fined up to $10,000 if the wrong person visits their property. He

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Rotorua accommodation: Hotel guest nights skyrocket

Domestic hotel guest nights in Rotorua in the third quarter of the year were up 56 per cent compared to 2019. Photo / Getty Images

Rotorua is being labelled a “standout performer” and hotels are showing signs of bouncing back as new data shows guest nights have risen.

But a local hospitality representative is concerned there may not be enough

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Hearing-impaired worker fired: Was there an ADA accommodation?

A disabled employee failed a safety test and was fired, but now the company’s in hot water for not trying hard enough to find an ADA accommodation for the worker.

Here’s a breakdown of the case.

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a hearing disability. Employees were required to wear ear protection, but when
Mlsna wore it, his hearing was impaired even more

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CCTV appeal after ‘shameful’ burglar raids sheltered accommodation

A CCTV appeal has been launched after a woman in her 80s was burgled in Liverpool.

A large amount of money was stolen from the elderly woman’s purse in Dene Court sheltered accomodation, on Long Lane in Fazakerley.

It is reported that a man gained entry to the flat at around 9.15pm on Sunday, July 26.

The victim was present at the time and although uninjured, was left shaken by

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24 families being moved out of emergency accommodation at former Regency for ‘operational reasons’



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OVER TWENTY HOMELESS families being accommodated in The Bonnington Hotel – formerly the Regency Hotel – are being moved as Dublin City Council is ending its use of the hotel for “operational reasons” at the end of the month. 

Private hotels and commercial providers in Dublin have been used regularly for homeless

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Pets allowed at new Tokyo accommodation for COVID-19 patients with mild or no symptoms



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TOKYO — Newly built 140-bed recovery accommodation in the capital’s Daiba district for novel coronavirus patients with mild or no symptoms will allow them to stay with their pets, it has been learned from plans laid out by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

As a general rule, COVID-19 patients with

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Fascinating photo book documents Pyongyang’s frozen-in-time accommodation options

Poolside bars, revolving restaurants, marbled lobbies and huge indoor swimming pools. These are standard features in posh Western hotels – and, it turns out, in North Korean hotels, too, as a fascinating new book reveals.

Hotels of Pyongyang, by author James Scullin and photographer Nicole Reed, takes readers inside the frozen-in-time, yet surprisingly glamorous, hotels of the hermit country’s capital city.

Extraordinary photos in the tome show how its hotels

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Claudia Schiffer given green light to convert part of mansion into luxury pet accommodation

Claudia Schiffer is converting part of her mansion into luxury accommodation for her dogs.



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The 50-year-old supermodel has been granted planning permission for her pet property project, which will be welcome news for her pooches, German shepherd Rollo and her spaniels Flash and Frank.

According to plans obtained by the Daily Mail newspaper, Claudia and her film director husband Matthew Vaughn will

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Universities outline what happens if you test positive for COVID-19 in on-campus accommodation



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With third-level students across the country resuming their college courses this week, thousands of young adults will be heading back to live in on-campus accommodation, despite COVID-19.

However, with such large numbers of people living in such close proximity, there are fears of COVID-19 clusters developing in some living quarters.

And you do not have to look very far to see some of the first academic

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Third-level students should be refunded for accommodation, says Fianna Fail TD Niall Collins

Third-level students who have paid for accommodation up-front should “absolutely” be refunded, says Fianna Fail TD and Minister of State for Skills and Further Education Niall Collins.

hird-level institutions were originally supposed to be offering a ‘blended’ experience to students with some classes taking place online and others on-campus. Thus, many students have moved to university, however, with new Level 3 restrictions it is unlikely they will be attending lectures

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UCC confirm cases of COVID-19 in campus accommodation

University College Cork (UCC) has today confirmed the presence of COVID-19 among a number of students living in on-campus accommodation.

The college confirmed to the Irish Times that three cases of the virus were diagnosed in student accommodation after the information surfaced on social media a number of days ago.

The accommodation remains open while measures are in place such as enhanced cleaning to ensure the safety of other students

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Council worker honoured for helping homeless people into safe accommodation

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A council worker who helped bring more than 200 homeless people into safe accommodation at the start of the coronavirus lockdown has been honoured by the Queen.

Ajitha Sajeev, who has worked at Newham Council for 30 years, helped 191 people off the streets and 40 people out of shared accommodation including night shelters to keep them safe from Covid-19.

The London council acquired accommodation in four hotels

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Queer collective activists refuse City’s accommodation

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MEMBERS of the We See You Collective have opted to sleeping on a different friend’s couch every couple of nights, than move to the accommodation they were offered by the City of Cape Town.

The group vacated the property on Thursday as instructed by the high court and do not have to pay costs for

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Claudia Schiffer is converting part of her home into pet accommodation



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She has an A-list lifestyle – and now Claudia Schiffer is to give her dogs the same treatment. 

The German supermodel, 50, has been granted planning permission to convert part of her Grade I-listed Tudor mansion into luxury accommodation for her pets. 

Miss Schiffer shares Coldham Hall in Suffolk with a menagerie of dogs including a German shepherd called Rollo and spaniels Flash

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Emergency accommodation providers claim thousands in wage subsidies | 1 NEWS

Motels and accommodation providers receiving millions of dollars in emergency housing payments from the government have also claimed tens of thousands of dollars in wage subsidies.

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One Auckland property management company has been paid more than $12 million to house the homeless over the past 18 months.

But it also managed to get more than $50,000 in wage subsidies – with the Ministry for Social

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UCC confirms cases among students in campus accommodation

University College Cork (UCC) has confirmed that it has notified the Health Service Executive (HSE) of a number of cases of Covid-19 among students in campus accommodation. The university said the appropriate protocols have been put in place.

Three cases of Covid-19 in a university run accommodation block were reported on social media earlier this week and UCC has now confirmed to The Irish Times that a number of cases

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Fed can ‘provide more accommodation’ with QE

Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said the central bank can use its asset purchases to provide more stimulus if the U.S. economic recovery falters.

“There is still quite a bit of flexibility in the asset purchase side right now, and it allows us flexibility to also provide more accommodation if that’s necessary,” Evans told Yahoo Finance in an exclusive interview on Oct. 8.

Evans said the Fed has a number

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Dusit rewards diners at Baan Dusit Thani with vouchers for accommodation at

Any diner who spends THB 7,000 or more at Benjarong Thai restaurant, Thien Duong Vietnamese restaurant or Dusit Gourmet and Garden Bar will be treated to a stay of up to two nights at the participating property of their choice.

Baan Dusit Thani, Dusit International?s unique standalone restaurant concept set within a lovingly restored heritage home on Sala Daeng Road in the heart of Bangkok, is now giving diners the

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Is it possible to get a refund on your accommodation and university course?



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Thousands of university students across the country are currently holed up in their first year accommodation after reports of coronavirus cases sweeping through halls.

Those in Manchester and Glasgow have been hit with restrictions, with some reporting being physically locked in their buildings.  

Many stuck in lockdown want to go back home to their parents – with some even wishing to continue

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