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Makerere University starts renovation of Mary Stuart Hall

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 200 students at Makerere University will be relocated to Lumumba Hall next semester as renovations of Mary Stuart Hall starts. On Friday, Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe officially handed over the hall to National Enterprises  Corporation-NEC Construction Company,  the commercial arm of …

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Makerere Staff ask management to withdraw case against appeals tribunal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has requested the University’s Management to withdraw the case it filed against its Staff Appeals Tribunal in the High Court. Recently, Makerere University sued its Tribunal for ordering the reinstatement of Dr. Malowa Davis Ndanyi as the Director of Human Resources. The University …

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Makerere University staff calls off strike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University staff have agreed to temporarily called of their strike. Last week, staff through their Associations; Makerere University Academic Staff Association- MUASA, Makerere Academic Staff Association-MASA and the National Union of Education Institutions- NUEI declared their intention for new industrial action commencing on January 15, …

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Nawangwe argues with Makerere staff over imminent strike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, has asked the University’s staff to reconsider their impending strike and allow the government the opportunity to address the ongoing issue of salary harmonization. On Thursday, staff members of Makerere University declared their intention to embark on a …

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Minister cautions university student leaders against extremism at the ELP

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Agriculture Minister Frank Tumwebaze has challenged University leaders to exercise tolerance for divergent views in order to stand out in the evolving governance systems. While addressing Makerere University student leaders in Jinja on Saturday, Tumwebaze expressed dismay at the growing levels of violent extremism within …

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Makerere University sues own tribunal

Kamapala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has sued its Tribunal for ordering the reinstatement of Dr. Malowa Davis Ndanyi as the Director of Human Resources. The University is seeking a declaration that the March 1st, 2023 decision by the Tribunal to set aside the termination of the probationary contract …

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Deputy Speaker asks youth to prioritize innovations for job creation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thomas Tayebwa, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament has asked students in higher institutions of learning to prioritize innovations that will facilitate the creation of jobs Tayebwa was on Friday speaking at the two-day Youth and Innovation Expo 2023, under the theme“Fostering Innovation for Uganda’s Transformational …

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Mak specialist points out chronic gaps in curricula implementation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Leah Sikoyo, a curriculum specialist at Makerere University, has shed light on crucial issues and chronic gaps that have historically obstructed the effective implementation of the revised curricula in Uganda. These challenges continue to cast a shadow over the implementation of the recently revised …

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