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Rema celebrates Dr Hamza Sebunya’s graduation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan musician Rema Namakula today celebrated the graduation of her new husband Dr Hamza Sebunya with two tweets. “I’m so proud of you hubby ❤❤ Bachelors degree in human medicine and bachelors degree in surgery,” she said in one of the tweets. Students cheered loudly when …

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MAKERERE: The story of 13,509 graduands, 13,509 gowns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Despite a crisis to secure gowns for everyone, Makerere is ready to celebrate the brilliance of Rita Namukose and Sarah Namayengo. They topped the class of the Makerere University 70th graduation that will take place starting tomorrow Namukose was the best student in Humanities …

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GRADUATION: Makerere ready, launches Plan B for gowns

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has reassured graduands that they will all have gowns for next week’s graduation ceremony. “Management has put in place emergency measures to ensure that gowns for all graduands are ready by the day they attend the …

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MAKERERE: Up-Country students stranded with no gowns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The 70th graduation ceremony at Makerere University starting Tuesday next week has suffered a setback over the delayed issuance of graduation gowns to more than 13000 graduands. The stalemate been described by the University Secretary ,Yusuf Kiranda as “breach of contract” resulting from the …

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Makerere set for 70th Graduation Ceremony, women top class

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A total of 13,509 graduands will be conferred upon degrees and awarded diplomas during the 70th Graduation Ceremony of Makerere University over four days next week. Of these, 50.5% are female and 49.5% male. Two women emerged the best and will be recognized for this. …

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Mak Law school on spot for blocking student from studies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Law School is on the spot for blocking a student from studies for five years. Gwendolinn Musimenta was admitted to Makerere University’s Bachelor of Law course in 2012 and was supposed to graduate in 2017. However, on March 31, 2015, the Makerere University …

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Prof. Suruma re-appointed Makerere University Chancellor

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has re-appointed Prof. Ezra Suruma, Makerere University Chancellor ahead of the 70th graduation ceremony slated for January 2020.  The former Finance and Economics Development Minister was first appointed Makerere University Chancellor in 2016. “I congratulate Professor Ezra Suruma upon his …

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Makerere School of Law principal Prof. Mbazira resigns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Principal of the School of Law Christopher Mbazira has resigned. Professor Mbazira reportedly left his office on Saturday. At the height of this conflict, the School of Law is fighting for its autonomy as a constituent college of the university while management wants …

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Gen. Salim Saleh compensates Makerere University students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Twenty one students of Makerere University whose property was destroyed by security personnel  during protests against the 15 percent tuition increment have been compensated by General Salim Saleh. Last month,UPDF soldiers together with military and regular police officers broke into halls of residence and …

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