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Man apologises for murder of Makerere University student

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dickens Agumeneitwe, a suspect in the murder of Makerere University student Jackline Nakabembe, has asked for pardon, saying that he never intended to kill her even after a disagreement between them. Nakabembe was reported missing for more than a month in October until her …

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Kampala Geopolitics conference set to hold 5th edition

Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), Makerere University, UN Women, Alliance Française Kampala, and the Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS) are delighted to announce that the 5th edition of the Kampala Geopolitics Conference will commence next week on 15th – 16th November at the Makerere University Auditorium. The …

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Makerere University ease access to academic transcripts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has shortened the criteria for former students to pick up their academic documents. For many years, Makerere University students have been complaining about the lengthy procedure to obtain their academic transcripts after graduation, which forced hundreds of students to abandon their transcripts and …

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Makerere University students lose bid to block suspension of guild elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has dismissed with costs an application in which four Makerere University students wanted an interim order restraining the institution from continuing to enforce its decision to suspend the students’ leadership. The students are: Joshua Muhwezi, Shamim Nambassa, Kelvin Joshua Luyombya, …

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Parliament calls for more funding for Makerere University

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have called for more financial support for Makerere University to further development towards research and academic excellence. Parliament adopted a motion for a resolution to commemorate 100 years of the existence of Makerere University, Ugandans largest and oldest institution of higher learning. Moving …

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Makerere starts consultations on guild constitution review

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Student’s Guild Constitutional Review Commission has invited students to submit their proposals in writing suggesting amendments to the guild constitution. The Commission chairperson Muhammed Kiggundu invited the students to submit their views in a September 21st, 2022 letter. “The purpose of this communication is …

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UNDP partners with Makerere University on innovation and invention

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As part of the Makerere@100 celebrations, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Uganda signed a development partnership with Makerere University anchored on five strategic areas including fostering Innovation Ecosystems in Public Universities, leveraging the Role of Universities in Grassroots Development, establishing a regular Innovation Expo as a …

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Mak students sue university council over suspension of guild elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four Makerere University students have sued the University Council over the suspension of the guild elections. In July, the University council suspended the students guild and indefinitely deferred elections for the university’s 88th guild president after Betungura Bewatte, a student of Uganda Christian University (UCU) …

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