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Makerere University main building to be demolished

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPNDENT & URN | Minister of ICT Chris Baryomunsi has announced that Cabinet has resolved to demolish what remains of the burnt Makerere University main building, and rebuild it. “Cabinet decided that the Makerere main building be demolished and rebuilt. We have also directed the …

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Makerere suspends planned 15% tuition increment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University management has suspended a planned tuition increment for two years. Earlier this month, Guild President Ivan Ssempijja asked the university management to halt the 15% tuition increment policy in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic constraints. The student leaders also demanded …

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Makerere University resumes this month

🔴 Makerere resumption of studies ➡ Medical and Veterinary Students – August 16, 2021 ➡ Final Year – Online Studies – August 30, 2021 ➡ Completion of Exams – September 6th–24th ➡ All Students – Online Studies – September 27th Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Vice Chancellor Prof …

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Mak Guild demands waiver on Functional fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University Student guild has asked the University Council to consider a waiver on functional fees. According to the University Fees Structure, functional fees vary with private students paying 860,000 Shillings while international students are supposed to pay 1.5 Million Shillings. Students on …

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MAK insists on Final Year students completing their exams

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University administrators yesterday insisted on finalizing examinations for final year students  despite a presidential directive suspending school activities immediately on Sunday. During a broadcast address on Sunday evening, the president directed the closure of all educational institutions for 42-days effective 8am on June …

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Makerere graduand found dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A former student of Makerere University has been found dead in his room barely a week after his graduation. The deceased is 27-year-old James Eyangu, the former president of Makerere College of Veterinary Medicine. He graduated on Wednesday in Biomedical Laboratory Technology. According to …

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Only PHDs, Masters to attend 71st Makerere grad ceremony

📌 To attend MAK GRADUATION 👩‍🎓 – May 17-May 21 ✅ PhD Graduands (108) ✅ Masters’ Degree Graduands (1,160) ✅ First Class Honours Degree Graduands ☑ TOTAL 12,550 graduands  (51% female & 49% male) Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT, MAK & URN |  It is a new normal at Makerere University this year with Coronavirus SOPs …

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Makerere University ‘fresher’ loses Sh2m to conman

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Police at Makerere University are hunting for a fraudster who disappeared with Sh2 million belonging to a new student (fresher), who gave it to him after he offered to miraculously double it. It was the student’s tuition fees. Campus police have also revealed …

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Public universities staff to push on with industrial action

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Academic Staff in Public Universities of Uganda (FASPU) has vowed not to bow down to threats from their superiors as they fight for what they say is their right to a salary enhancement.  Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, the FASPU Chairperson says they cannot …

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