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Mak don returns humble man

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Associate Professor Charles Niwagaba has bounced back at Makerere University after spending over one and half years chasing for justice following his dismissal. Makerere University reinstated Niwagaba following his successful appeal against his dismissal in high court. “The purpose of this letter is to inform …

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Nyanzi, students arrested over Makerere student death protest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have arrested Dr. Stella Nyanzi and two Makerere University students for staging a protest near the gate of parliament demanding answers for the death of Emmanuel Tegu. The former second year veterinary student at Makerere University breathed his last at Mulago National Referral …

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Parliament seeks explanation for Mak student death

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has directed the Minister of Internal Affairs to explain the circumstances surrounding the death of Emmanuel Tegu, a student of Makerere University. Tegu, a student of veterinary medicine was allegedly beaten by a mob near Lumumba Hall in Makerere University two weeks ago. …

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Police forcefully takes CCTV footage showing killed Makerere student

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police overpowered St Augustine Chaplain, Fr Joseph Ddungu to forcefully take the Closed Circuit Television –CCTV footage showing events that resulted in the death of a Makerere University veterinary student Emmanuel Tegu. The student was allegedly attacked by a mob that mistook him for …

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Fresh details emerge on Mak student’s death

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fresh details have emerged on the circumstances surrounding the death of Emmanuel Tegu, a former veterinary student at Makerere University. Tegu was allegedly beaten by a mob near Lumumba hall in Makerere University on June 27th that mistook him for a thief. He breathed …

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10 arrested over Makerere student murder

Kampala, Uganda | Prossy Nansubuga | Police have arrested and detained 10 suspects in connection of the death of Emmanuel Tegu, a third year Makerere veterinary student who was killed in mob action on Sunday. The Kampala Police Metropolitan Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango says with the investigations that have intensified today, it …

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Epidemics in Uganda managed by unqualified people- Study

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda’s response to disease outbreaks is managed by untrained people, according to findings from a study carried out by the Makerere University School of Public Health.   The study established that often, disease outbreak responses at the district level are led by politicians instead of trained …

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Makerere university cancels dental surgery student admissions

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Makerere University has deferred the admission of first-year students to the Bachelors of Dental Surgery Program for the Academic Year 2020/2021. This follows the failure to meet requirements set by the joint East African Medical and Dental Council.      A document from the office …

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Makerere University withdraws summons to staff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has withdrawn disciplinary summons it had issued to two staff members to appear before the University Appointments committee. The two Fatuma Nakatudde and Paul Apunyo who served as Deputy Registrar and Senior Administrative Assistant at the College of Health Sciences respectively were …

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