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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Makerere University

COVER STORY: Makerere University in the age of emotion and blackmail: Apparently, the university’s top management organ; the University Council, adopted paying the incentives without a proper budget. If it had budgeted, it would have realized that the incentives scheme was neither affordable nor sustainable as it is supposed to be …

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MUASA disowns Besigye

MUASA disassociates itself from fundraising, Besigye responds The Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) has distanced itself from political activities said to support their lecturers’ cause. This follows a foiled fundraising campaign by former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye and the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) that was scheduled to …

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Makerere: MUBS students to miss graduation

Up to 5000 students of Makerere University Business School MUBS are set to miss out on graduation due to the indefinite closure of Makerere University. MUBS holds its graduation ceremony together with MAK and cannot hold a separate function without the Senate approval of Makerere University. Since the university is …

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Police foils Besigye plans to fundraise for Makerere University

Police officers in Kampala spent the better part of Friday morning and afternoon, arresting prominent opposition members who were planning to hold a fundraising campaign to raise money for the re-opening of Makerere University. The planned activities were scheduled to take place at the university’s freedom square. Former presidential candidate …

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Makerere University students granted bail

Buganda Road Court on Friday granted bail to four Makerere University students who had been jailed for  participating in a unlawful assembly. Chief Magistrate Jamson Karemani released Paul Kato, Edmond Mugabi, Crispus Wasswa and Ronald Ainebyona on a non-cash bond of sh5 million each. They spent one month on remand …

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VIDEO: Makerere University Visitation Committee starts work

VIDEO: The opening date for Makerere University remains unknown, as the University Visitation Committee says they will need time to get all the facts before any recommendation is made. The committee set up by President Yoweri Museveni to sort out the mess within Makerere, officially started work Tuesday. Share on: WhatsApp

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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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