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‘Autocracy cannot solve challenges at Makerere University’

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Staff Associations at Makerere University have described the recent night crackdown, and break into student’s rooms, at the institution as a sad commentary in its history. The staff leaders said that both the students and staff of Makerere University deserve better treatment, fair …

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Gov’t asked to support vocational training

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The government has been asked to make vocational training more attractive to the young people. Ingo Badoreck, the former Director of the German Chamber of Commerce in Kenya has said. Ingo says African economies and Uganda, in particular, require a strong base of people …

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Flying start to Kampala Geopolitics Conference 2019

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Kampala Geopolitics Conference 2019 had it all on day one.  African and global politics, debate and Intellectualism rolled in a few hours….and that is before an even more promising day two, due Friday at Makerere University. The conference was “…fired by the most impressive and energetic moderation …

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How former ICT Director Kitumba fell out with MAK

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Last week, Eng Frank Kitumba, the former Director Directorate for Information and Communication Technology Support at Makerere University, was evicted from the university house. He was evicted by a team from the University Estates, Works Directorate, security guards and police officers in what his …

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Makerere University Freedom Square fenced off

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Students and alumni of Makerere University have questioned the motive behind the erection of metal bars across the Freedom Square. The square, which lies in the space between the University’s administrative block –the Main Building, the University Main Library and the School of Social …

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