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Doctors blocked from practicing over lack of certificates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Recent graduates from Makerere University have been blocked from registering and practicing as medical professionals by the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council (UMDPC), due to lack of certificates. They include 135 Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery and 16 Bachelors of Dental Surgery graduates. …

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European Union discuss Uganda’s parliament, democracy

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | On Sept.19, the European Union in Uganda in conjunction with Makerere University held a one day event to discuss the role of Parliament in shaping representative democracy in Uganda. Held at Makerere University Main Hall, the event was to commemorate the International Day of Democracy, 2019. …

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Mak staff accuse Nawangwe of being conflicted in Kanakulya case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has insisted he wants to know the steps followed to release a report implicating Dr Dickson Kanakulya for hiring a student to teach on his behalf.    Dr Kanakulya, a lecturer of Philosophy and Human Rights at Makerere University was …

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Lawyer accuses Makerere University of contempt of court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City lawyer Henry Rwaganika has expressed disappointment at Makerere University for continued disrespect of decisions made by Courts of Law. Rwaganika, a senior advocate with Rwaganika & Baku advocates described the conduct of the university authorities as “impunity per excellence at its best.” He argues …

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Makerere management wants Dr. Deus Kamunyu dismissed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University managers are not contented with the decision of the university appointments board, suspending Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi for six months on half pay. Through the university legal directorate, the university management has cross appealed the Board decision at the Makerere University Staff Appeals …

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Mak staff accuse Nawangwe of bias

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Staff at Makerere University have expressed concern over the manner in which the Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has handled issues relating to the staff appeals tribunal. The staff accuses Nawangwe of delaying tactics in frustrating efforts to have the staff appeals tribunal fully constituted. …

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Mak payroll audit flops as University managers disagree

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Directorate of Internal Audit has halted a planned payroll audit following a contradiction in communication from the top managers. Late last month, Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe asked the directorate to conduct an urgent payroll audit by June 7, 2019.  The …

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Makerere University council quashes probe on suspended staff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An emergency meeting of the Makerere University Council, a supreme governing organ of the University has rejected the committees established to investigate matters arising out of staff suspensions over conflict of interest. The meeting directed that the probe committees halt their operations and hand over …

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