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Makerere waives surcharge on late tuition payment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University students will no longer pay surcharges due to late payment for the ongoing semester. The University had earlier activated a surcharge of 50,000 Shillings on students who fail to beat the registration deadline, which triggered panic amongst students who are supposed to commence …

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Makerere council asks Nawangwe to account for Convocation funds

Makerere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Council has directed Vice Chancellor Barnabas Nawangwe to account for the funds meant for the recent University Convocation elections, as part of the measures to control excesses in the University management. In relation to the chaotic events last Friday, the Council has …

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CONVOCATION ELECTIONS: Odongtho blasts Dr Tanga Odoi

Dr. Tanga Odoi Accused of Messing Makerere University Convocation Elections Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Makerere University Convocation chairman, Dr. Tanga Odoi has been accused of trying to rig Friday’s association assembly elections. Charles Odongotho, one of the contestants for the post of chairperson speaking to Uganda Radio …

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Tension, uncertainity ahead of Makerere Convocation elections

Makerere University Convocation To Elect New Leaders Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Makerere University Convocation is set to elect a new executive Committee on December 30, 2022. However, the new leadership will not take office until April 2023. This was confirmed to URN by Dr. Tanga Odoi, the current Chairperson of …

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Makerere University Convocation at crossroads

Makerere University Convocation is holding elections on 30th December but the ignorance, apathy, bureaucracy and even suspected forgery surrounding them could mar the exercise, WRITES Alfred Geresom Musamali SPECIAL FEATURE | Makerere University Convocation is the statutory body that brings together its staff, alumni and other stakeholders. Elections for the Convocation’s …

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We celebrate hard work at nursery school yet at university adults forge marks to graduate

COMMENT | Alfred Geresom Musamali |  I last week prayed, ate, drank and danced at the graduation party of Royal Palm Nursery and Primary School, Namyoya, Goma Division in Uganda’s Mukono Municipality. But at about that same time, some students of Kyambogo University (KYU) were, by vice-chancellor Prof. Eli Katunguka’s own …

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PAC questions high failure rate at Makerere’s LDC

Only 20% of students passed the Bar Course in the academic year 2019/2020 and in the academic year 2020/2021, 42% passed Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee – PAC  has questioned officials from the Law Development Centre (LDC) over the reported high level of student failures. …

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