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GOVT: We trust University Council to handle Makerere troubles

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Government has said it is confident that the Makerere University council will be able to manage the chaos at the University before it gets out of hand. The institution is in disarray following the suspension of Makerere University Academic Staff Association Chairperson Deus …

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Lorna Magara voted new Mak University Council Chairperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lorna Magara has been elected the new chairperson Makerere University Council. She becomes the first woman to hold the post, and replaces Dr Charles Wana-Etyem whose term expired on Wednesday. Magara obtained 11 votes out of 17 against former Internal Affairs Permanent Secretary, Stephen Kagoda. …

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Next IPOD summit to review council resolutions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The next Inter party Organization for Dialogue (IPOD) summit will be held in May 2019. This was announced on Wednesday by Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) President, Jimmy Akena at the end of the summit at Speke Resort, Munyonyo. IPOD is currently chaired by UPC. The …

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FIFA chief heading for trouble over pet projects

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | FIFA President Gianni Infantino is set to ignite new opposition Friday over his ambition to introduce two money-spinning pet projects — a revamped global club cup and a bold new international championship. Infantino’s Saudi-backed plans, which have already been harshly criticised, are on the agenda …

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THIS WEEK: Banyima appointed to the G7 council

THIS WEEK: Banyima appointed to the G7 council Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wife to opposition strong man KizzaBesigye and Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima has been appointed to the gender and equality advisory council to the Canadian presidency of the G7 member countries. Byanyima together with nine …

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THIS WEEK: Lord Mayor cancels council meetings

THIS WEEK: Lord Mayor cancels council meetings Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala city Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago on Feb.05 suspended all council meetings until a work plan for the Kampala City Council Authority is developed. Speaking to journalists, Lukwago said the technical team had resolved to boycott council …

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Saudi advisory council rejects study of women driving

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP |  Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council, which advises the cabinet, has turned down a proposal to study the issue of women’s driving, a Shura member told AFP on Wednesday. The kingdom has some of the world’s tightest restrictions on women, and is the only country where …

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