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DPP withdraws charges against Kyagulanyi in University registration case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions-DPP Jane Frances Abodo has withdrawn charges of obtaining registration by false pretense against National Unity Platform Party President Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. In 2021, lawyer Male Mabirizi accused Kyagulanyi of having been admitted at Makerere University to pursue a Diploma in …

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Makerere starts staff headcount to reorganize salary records

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University staff have embraced the ongoing headcount exercise following a decision by the institution’s Appointments Board. The decision according to Dr. Davis Malowa Ndanyi, the Director Human Resource in a circular follows a new salary payment method that should have taken effect last year. …

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Makerere University to tag salary to work attendance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Appointments Board will tag the salary of staff to the number of days they work. Yusuf Kiranda, the University Secretary says that the policy is aimed at curbing absenteeism of both academic and support staff. According to records, the university employs more than …

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Makerere University warm up for 100 years commemoration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Nov.25, Makerere University will host a stakeholders mobilisation event in commemoration of the 100 years (1922-2022) of its existence, it said on Nov.23 in a press release. The stakeholder event is in preparation to mark the institution’s centenary celebration which will be held through …

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Court issues fresh criminal summons against Kyagulanyi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Law Development Center-LDC Court has issued fresh criminal summons against former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi for allegedly obtaining registration to Makerere University by false pretence. This is after Kyagulanyi failed to appear before the court twice on November 4 and 7. “You are hereby …

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All Makerere University students to attend physical lectures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has backtracked on a directive that only science students should report for physical classes next month. Last week, Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe said that in a bid to limit student numbers as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19, students studying humanities …

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Makerere University wants sexual harassment laws revised

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University management wants parliament to revise some of the existing laws on sexual harassment. Dr Lorna Magara, the chairperson of Makerere University Council noted that one of the major challenges in handling perpetrators of sexual harassment is that the University cannot suspend implicated …

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