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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 committee established to investigate matters arising out of staff suspensions over conflict of interest. The meeting directed that the probe committee halt their operations and hand …

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Kabaasa bounces back on Makerere appointments board

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Council has once again appointed Bruce Balaba Kabaasa as a member of the university Appointments Board, the unit in charge of all staff appointments and admissions in the University. Kabaasa will in addition head the University Council’s Finance, Planning, Administration and Investment …

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Security blocks Makerere students assembly

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A joint security team comprising police and military personnel has blocked a procession of Makerere University Students who were due to convene a General Assembly at the freedom square. The students leadership had called a General Assembly to discuss the ongoing standoff between the …

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Makerere staff dismiss calls for General Assembly

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University striking staff have denounced a announcements  calling for an emergency general assembly. The general assembly, according to the announcement released by Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) General Secretary, Dr Richard Walimbwa was scheduled for Friday at 2:30 PM in the university …

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Makerere probe committee given two months

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The committee set up to investigate the conduct of the suspended Makerere University Academic Staff Association – MUASA leader, Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi has been given up to two months to deliver its report. The committee will be headed by Prof. Sarah Kiguli, a Senior …

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Makerere cancels new guild poll regulations

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University management has cancelled the newly gazetted guild electoral guidelines. On Wednesday, the students during their emergency Guild Representative Council session referred to the new regulations as “draconian. The students had given a 48-hour ultimatum to the University management to have dropped …

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Acting Makerere Vice Chancellor calls emergency meeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As pressure to reinstate the suspended staff association leaders continues to mount, the Makerere University Acting Vice Chancellor Prof. Eria Hisali has called an emergency meeting for all university managers to discuss the way forward. The meeting according to an invitation issued on Thursday, …

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Mak Student leaders to convene over staff strike, new poll regulations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University students have vehemently opposed the new guild electoral laws, saying they were never consulted. Isaac Kwagala, the Speaker Makerere University Guild, says they have called an emergency meeting of all student leaders to discuss among others the approval and gazetting of the …

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Workers MPs to meet suspended Makerere staff

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament representing workers have said they are preparing to meet the suspended staff of Makerere University. The members of parliament on Monday condemned the suspension of the three Makerere University Association members saying it is irregular and illegal. On January 17th, …

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Drive to renovate dilapidated buildings at Mak, MUBS launched

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University Convocation has launched a drive to improve the dilapidated buildings at both Makerere University and Makerere University Business School (MUBS). The buildings listed for urgent attention include; lecture halls with falling ceilings, student Halls of residence and staff houses. Dr. Frederick …

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