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It is best Makerere is open – Visitation Committee

  The Visitation Committee into the state of affairs at Makerere has recommended to President Yoweri Museveni that in order for them to carry out meaningful investigation, the university needs to reopen. Makerere Visitation Committee chairperson Dr Abel Rwendeire made the request while addressing journalists at Uganda Media Centre on …

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Law students ask High Court to order Makerere reopening

A group of six students from the Makerere Law School have gone to the High Court seeking orders to immediately re-open the university that was closed on November 1, 2016. Sam Ssekyewa, Moses Mushime, Francis Kibombo, Cissy Nabatanzi, Emmanuel Kanyesigye and John Robert  Turyakira claim that President Yoweri Museveni  exceeded …

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Dr Rwendeire to head Makerere Visitation Committee

President Yoweri Museveni has appointed former minister Dr Abel Rwendeire to lead a Visitation Committee to inquire into affairs of the closed Makerere University. Dr Abel Rwendeire is chairperson, while Lady Justice Keturah Katunguka is deputy. Members are Tim Lwanga, Dr Florence Muranga and Dr Proscovia Sentamu, F.S. Muwanga, Dr Paul Musasizi, …

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VIDEO: Makerere University closure hits Mulago Hospital hard

VIDEO:  Patients at Mulago Hospital in Kampala remain stranded and unattended to, as the closure of Makerere University takes a toll on Uganda’s referral hospital. A decision by the graduate students not to work as Makerere University remains closed is putting pressure on the few available doctors, who are now …

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VIDEO: Makerere University guild president held

VIDEO: Police on Thursday morning held Makerere University Guild President Roy Ssemboga together with a group of students as they attempted to march to parliament. The group of students said they wanted to march to parliament to petition the speaker over the continued closure of the university, that has caused them …

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Kato Lubwama wins round one, Buwembo’s petition dismissed

Rubaga South MP Kato Lubwama on Friday breathed a sigh of relief after the High Court in Kampala dismissed an application by a voter Habib Buwembo, seeking to have Makerere University be party to a petition he intends to file if given permission. Buwembo had wanted Makerere University to be joined as …

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Makerere taken to another court over MP Kato Lubwama

The petitioner in the embattled Kato Lubwama case has dragged Makerere University to another court, seeking to know how the Member of Parliament (MP) was admitted through the mature age entry process. Habib Buwembo, the applicant in the Lubwama High Court case, has petitioned the Chief Magistrate Court in Mengo seeking …

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