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Prof. Ddumba hands over office

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | On completion of his five year tenure as Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu has in the evening hours of 31st August 2017 handed over office to the next Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe. Effective 1st September 2017, Prof. Barnabas …

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MUBS taken to court over missed graduation

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  A former student at Makerere University Business School (MUBS) has petitioned the High Court in Kampala seeking orders that the university holds a special graduation ceremony, to confer her a master’s degree in Human Resource Management after her name was ommited  from the recent …

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THIS WEEK: 800 pass LDC Pre-entry

THIS WEEK: 800 pass LDC Pre-entry Kampala, Uganda | THIS WEEK | An improvement in performance has been recorded after the Law Development Centre (LDC) released results of the 2017/2018 pre-entry examinations indicating 814 of the 1797 candidates who sat for the exam to have passed. This represented a pass rate …

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Radiotherapy machine finally arrives at UCI Mulago

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After over a year of waiting, the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) will be able to resume radiotherapy services in the country in October. This follows the long awaited arrival of a radiotherapy machine at the institute at Mulago, on Thursday. Reports of a supposed delay “because of …

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VIDEO: Makerere Lecturers Grumble Over Pay

VIDEO: Makerere Lecturers Grumble Over Pay Kampala, Uganda |NBS | Makerere university academic staff have given the university senate and council two weeks to resolve salary disparities that do not commensurate with the National council for Higher Education guidelines. Through their association; Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA), the lecturers claim …

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Makerere private sponsorship admission lists for Mature-Age entry 2017/2018

Kampala, Uganda | MAK.AC.UG |  The Office of the Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released the admission lists for privately sponsored students for Mature Age Entry Scheme, Degree holders and Diploma Entry Scheme for the Academic Year 2017/2018. Makerere University last week released the official admission lists for privately sponsored undergraduate students for the academic year 2017/2018. RELATED …

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Makerere releases private sponsorship undergraduate admissions list 2017/18

Kampala, Uganda | MAK.AC.UG |  Makerere University has released the official admission lists for privately sponsored students for the academic year 2017/2018. According to the university website MAK.AC.UG, the list was released by The Office of the Academic Registrar. However, other lists including Diploma Entry, Mature-Age Entry, and International Applicants, are …

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THIS WEEK: Innovators get Shs30bn boost

THIS WEEK: Innovators get Shs30bn boost Uganda’s budding innovations industry got a major boost when the Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) announced that it had been allocated Shs30billion to support young innovators whose programs have stalled due to lack of funding. Prof. Charles Kwesiga, the executive director of UIRI told …

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THIS WEEK: Makerere to start climate change studies

THIS WEEK: Makerere to start climate change studies  Makerere University is planning to introduce climate change studies in its various courses as the country and region battle a devastating drought. Outgoing Vice Chancellor Professor Dumba Sentamu made the remarks at the opening of a two day 11th international conference on …

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