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Makerere staff question management as appeals tribunal saga continues

Makerere University Staff Associations, Management Clash Over Tribunal Rep Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tension is rising among Makerere staff following the university’s decision to invalidate the selection of their representative to the staff appeals tribunal. Dr Henry Michael Onoria was named the new Chairperson of the Staff Appeals …

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Makerere University prepares for 6th geopolitics conference

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Scholars, international researchers and experts will converge to analyse the current geopolitical questions and trends when Makerere University hosts the sixth edition of the Kampala Geopolitics Conference. This two-day high-level academic public event is scheduled for October 17th and 18th, 2023. As a prelude to …

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The 2023 Youth and Innovation expo set for October

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Makerere University and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have announced that the Youth and Innovation Expo 2023 will be held October 6th and 7th under the theme “Fostering Innovation for Uganda’s Transformational Development.” This event aims to showcase remarkable youth innovations and youth-driven …

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TotalEnergies EP Uganda boosts emergency medicine, training at Makerere University

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  TotalEnergies EP Uganda has today handed over the largest high fidelity simulation center for medical training in sub-Saharan Africa, outside Cape town to Makerere University’s College of Health Sciences at Mulago Hospital. The facility is aimed at providing specialized emergency medical skills training to strengthen …

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Staff challenge Innocent Kihika’s Makerere appointments board nomination

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Joint Staff Associations are challenging the nomination of Innocent Kihika as the Uganda Law Society-ULS representative to the University Appointments Board. Kihika was nominated by the Uganda Law Society President Benard Oundo following a request by University Secretary Yusuf Kiranda to nominate …

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Makerere staff threaten to strike as academic year starts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University staff are considering industrial action at the beginning of the 2023/2024 academic year if the University Staff Appeals Tribunal is not reinstated immediately. The decision was reached during an emergency meeting of the University Joint Staff Associations, which includes MUASA, MASA, and …

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Common voices at Makerere school of Fine Art

The exchange program between the two varsities is intended to foster collaborative approaches to existing communities challenges Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Uganda and Norway may exist in different hemispheres, but they share a common voice on issues of climate change. The exchange program between the School of Industrial and …

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Makerere University grapples with delayed staff salaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University is facing an atmosphere of apprehension following the delayed disbursement of the May staff salaries, a week into the new month. At the end of April, the University Secretary expressed regret for the delay, attributing it to unforeseen challenges in transitioning the …

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