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How former ICT Director Kitumba fell out with MAK

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Last week, Eng Frank Kitumba, the former Director Directorate for Information and Communication Technology Support at Makerere University, was evicted from the university house. He was evicted by a team from the University Estates, Works Directorate, security guards and police officers in what his …

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Makerere University Freedom Square fenced off

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Students and alumni of Makerere University have questioned the motive behind the erection of metal bars across the Freedom Square. The square, which lies in the space between the University’s administrative block –the Main Building, the University Main Library and the School of Social …

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Committee to develop white paper on MAK Visitation Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has given three months to a committee to study and develop a white paper from the 2016 Visitation Committee Report of Makerere University. In a Friday statement released by the Ministry of Education, the 17-member committee composed of academic and technical staff is …

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KAMUNYU: My suspension sets a bad precedent

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) chairperson, Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi has described his suspension as a bad precedent for staff association leaders. On Monday, Kamunyu was suspended for six months without pay by the institution’s Appointments Board after he was found guilty to …

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76 Makerere University vehicles grounded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seventy six vehicles belonging to Makerere University are grounded, according to the institution’s Motorized Vehicle Inventory report. The 76 are part of 357 vehicles being run by Makerere University. Those grounded include motorcycles, double cabins, coasters, tractors, a TATA lorry and water tanker. The …

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Gov’t promises Makerere sh30 billion as SIDA research deal ends

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University will be able to sustain its research programmes after government promised to allocate a new sh30billion fund in the 2019/2020 financial year to support it. This follows the end of a 20-year collaborative partnership between Makerere University and the Swedish International Development …

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Makerere makes U-turn on suspended staff leaders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University Appointments Board has directed the reinstatement of two suspended staff association leaders. They are Bennet Magara, the chairperson Makerere Administrative Staff Association- MASA and his General Secretary, Joseph Kalema. The duo was suspended together with Dr. Deus Kamunyu, the Makerere University …

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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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