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Kateregga wins Makerere University Guild Presidential race

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Julius Kateregga, a 2nd-year student of Bachelor of Arts with Education is the new guild president of Makerere University. He replaces Papa Salim Were. Kateregga garnered 3,922 votes beating other 10 candidates in the race. His closest rival Joshua William Mukisa obtained 3,365 votes while …

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Lawyer protests, says minutes of MAK appointments board forged

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyers representing two dismissed College of Health Sciences Registrars at Makerere University have challenged the minutes that presented, claiming they were doctored. Yusuf Kagere and Alziik Namutebi while appearing before the George Omunyokol Staff Appeals Tribunal on Thursday said they were not ready to …

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Life behind bars better than partial freedom – Stella Nyanzi

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Makerere University Researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi says she is willing to stay in detention until the courts dispose of charges of cyber harassment and offensive communication filed against her. “Leaving prison without knowing your fate is a total disturbance. It’s an illusion …

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Mak staff appeals tribunal resumes work

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University Staff Appeals Tribunal has resumed work after a two-month stalement. The Tribunal has not had any business for the last two months since it wasn’t fully constituted. This followed the expiry of the term of office of the former University council led …

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HIV and young girls

New study starts on choice in prevention methods Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Something unusual is happening at the Makerere University – John Hopkins University (MUJHU) research collaboration facility at Mulago hill in Kampala. The walls of the aging building have been freshly painted white with carefully coated patches …

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Makerere University Council to review Kamunyu suspension

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University Council will review the suspension of Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi and two other association leaders. Last month Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe suspended Kamunyu, Bennet Magara, the Chairperson Makerere Administrative Staff Association and his General Secretary, Joseph Kalema for alleged …

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Makerere students petition Parliament over intermittent lectures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University students have petitioned the Education Committee of Parliament over intermittent lectures at the university. The student claim that they haven’t had stable lectures for almost a full month since their lecturers went on strike to protest the suspension of their association leaders …

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Mak Council Delays Face-Off with Education Committee

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Council, the Supreme body of the university has asked for more time before facing off with the education committee of Parliament. They are now set to appear on Thursday and not today as earlier planned. Members of the University Council and management …

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Makerere University Council quashes probe on suspended staff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An emergency meeting of the Makerere University Council, a supreme governing organ of the University has rejected the committee established to investigate matters arising out of staff suspensions over conflict of interest. The meeting directed that the probe committee halt their operations and hand …

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