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Students mount pressure on Mak council over stalled guild elections

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Makerere University students are piling pressure on the university council to resolve the impasse relating to guild elections. Early this month, the Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Umar Kakumba issued a directive staying all electoral activities pending a review of the contested electoral reforms. The directive …

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Court sets date to rule on Mak Vice Chancellor’s excessive powers

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Musa Ssekaana of the Civil Division of High Court has set April 8th for the ruling on the students’ application challenging the powers given to their Vice-Chancellor under the Makerere University Students Regulations, 2015. In December last year, six Makerere University students ran to …

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Makerere University students challenge Vice Chancellor’s excessive powers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Six students from Makerere University have challenged the powers given to the Vice-Chancellor under the Makerere University Regulations, 2015. The students include Abbas Ruyombo, Judith Nalukwago, Mugisha Mariam Kyomugisha, Mbabazi Julius Muyambi, Marion Kirabo and David Musiri. The students have petitioned the Civil Division …

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Kirabo: The little known face of the Makerere fees increment strike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Tension was high in Makerere University for the past weeks due to a student’s strike triggered by the enforcement of the 15 percent cumulative tuition increment. What began as a peaceful demonstration with 15 female students carrying placards attracted heavily armed Uganda People’s Defense …

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