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Mak Don gets UGX 480m climate change grant

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Dr Isaac Mugume, a Meteorology PhD graduate has benefitted from a 9.4 billion shillings innovative initiative supporting Africa-led climate science research. Dr Mugume, who is also an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Geography, Geo-informatics and Climatic Sciences, will receive 478.8million shillings for his research …

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Committee to develop white paper on MAK Visitation Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has given three months to a committee to study and develop a white paper from the 2016 Visitation Committee Report of Makerere University. In a Friday statement released by the Ministry of Education, the 17-member committee composed of academic and technical staff is …

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Makerere makes U-turn on suspended staff leaders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University Appointments Board has directed the reinstatement of two suspended staff association leaders. They are Bennet Magara, the chairperson Makerere Administrative Staff Association- MASA and his General Secretary, Joseph Kalema. The duo was suspended together with Dr. Deus Kamunyu, the Makerere University …

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Mak staff appeals tribunal resumes work

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University Staff Appeals Tribunal has resumed work after a two-month stalement. The Tribunal has not had any business for the last two months since it wasn’t fully constituted. This followed the expiry of the term of office of the former University council led …

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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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