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Kavuma, Lukyamuzi graduate at Makerere

  Congratulations Law Students Graduate Today #Mak69thGrad #MakLawAt50 pic.twitter.com/Vy0rsKFZLN — Makerere University School of Law (@MakLawSchool) January 18, 2019 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Makerere University has today concluded a 4-day graduation exercise; seeing off a total of 13,350 students with degrees and diplomas in various disciplines. The activities …

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Nawangwe suspends MUASA boss Kamunyu

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe has suspended the leader of Makerere University Academic Staff Association – MUASA Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi. The notice of suspension is contained in a letter dated January 17, 2019. In the letter, Dr Kamunyu is accused of …

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Drive to renovate dilapidated buildings at Mak, MUBS launched

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University Convocation has launched a drive to improve the dilapidated buildings at both Makerere University and Makerere University Business School (MUBS). The buildings listed for urgent attention include; lecture halls with falling ceilings, student Halls of residence and staff houses. Dr. Frederick …

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Museveni rebukes university staff over salary demands

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has rebuked workers in public universities, for having little faith and making persistent demands for payment of their salary arrears. He said the workers must “repent” because they have little “faith” in the government’s ability to remunerate them. The …

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Museveni hails Nawangwe on staff discipline

      Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has praised Prof. Nawangwe’s decisiveness on ensuring discipline in the Makerere University Community. Museveni says it is embarrassing to see a lecturer in court defending himself against accusations of raping a student. He was presiding over the 69th …

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Makerere’s demigods

  How Prof. Nawangwe is creating a class of untouchables at Uganda’s top varsity Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA |  Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the 63- year old vice chancellor of Makerere University Kampala has a tough job. The university is rarely without a fire he must put out. Squeezed by a …

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Lawyer protests suspension of Mak Staff Association Leaders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Centre for Legal Aid lawyer, Isaac Ssemakadde, has protested the suspension of Bennet Magara and Joseph Kalema, the Chairperson and General Secretary of Makerere University Administrative Staff Association – MASA respectively. The leaders were suspended in December for allegedly inciting staff to disrupt university Activities. …

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Makerere faces shortage of gowns ahead of graduation week

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University is under pressure to deliver more than 13,000 customized graduation gowns ahead of its 69th graduation ceremony, slated for next week. The institution last year adopted a mandatory fee of sh 98,000 paid by all students for an official university gown. Unlike …

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Makerere to launch new strategic plan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University will this year launch a 10- year strategic plan that will transform Uganda’s premier higher learning institution into a research led university. The university vice chancellor, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe says the strategic plan development team will complete the document in March 2019. Prof …

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