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Fire brigade extinguishes fire at Ivory Tower – Makerere

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police Fire Brigade has managed to put out a fire which had covered almost half of the roof of the institution’s main building. The main building houses several offices including the university’s main-hall. The printery and Vice Chancellor’s office are also located at the same …

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Delayed opening of education institutions killing Makerere businesses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Makerere-Kikoni a Kampala suburb that borders the western part of Makerere University are shedding fresh tears after their hopes of resuming business were dashed by government’s denial that education institutions would soon open. The government’s denial of allegations of reopening of schools …

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Institutions allowed to reopen for final year medical students

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |The government has allowed Universities and other educational institutions with final-year students undertaking health-related training to reopen and enable students to complete their studies. It is hoped that this will fill the human resource gap that the health sector is likely to face as COVID-19 …

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Makerere asks willing students to start internship

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University management has revived plans to send students for internship, field attachments, and recess during the ongoing lockdown. The university had prematurely called off the internships in July amidst concerns from some sections of the public on the timing of the program which …

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Mak alumni petition IGG to investigate the shortlisting of Prof Bazeyo

Kampala,, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  Two former Makerere University students have petitioned the Inspectorate of Government-IG to investigate the shortlisting of Professor William Bazeyo for the post of Deputy Vice-Chancellor Finance and Administration-DVCF&A. Sam Ninsiima and Amos Weliki oppose Prof. Bazeyo’s shortlisting on grounds that he lacks credible academic qualifications. The …

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Mak staff tribunal orders reinstatement of dismissed political science Don

 Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University Staff Appeals Tribunal has quashed the dismissal of Dr Juma Anthony Okuku, a Senior Lecturer at Makerere’s Department of Political Science in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences –CHUSS. The Tribunal has ordered his immediate reinstatement into the University Service from …

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Witness implicates Etuusa for collecting of money from parents, students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Deputy Academic Registrar in Charge of Certificates, Ceremonies, and Publications, Margret Etuusa was involved in soliciting money from parents, students and guests during the 2017 graduation, the Anti-Corruption court heard on Thursday. The former Makerere University chief security officer, Jackson Mucunguzi said …

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KCCA drafts a physical plan for Kololo, Makerere areas

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has drafted a physical plan with the aim of improving land use management, air quality and adaption to climate change in the precincts of Kololo, Makerere, Mulago and Nakasero areas. The draft is a result of the study conducted under the …

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