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Makerere university reconsiders ‘Virtual internship’

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Makerere University has suspended its decision to send out students on internship, field attachment and recess during the lock down. The development comes a few days to the roll out of the program. Last month, Makerere University senate took a bold decision and secured clearance …

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Poor state of Mak students halls of residence shocks MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Members of Parliament on the Education committee on Thursday were shocked over the poor state of the students halls of residence at Makerere University. This was during their visit to the university as part of the probe over the impasse at Makerere that saw …

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Makerere University students challenge Vice Chancellor’s excessive powers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Six students from Makerere University have challenged the powers given to the Vice-Chancellor under the Makerere University Regulations, 2015. The students include Abbas Ruyombo, Judith Nalukwago, Mugisha Mariam Kyomugisha, Mbabazi Julius Muyambi, Marion Kirabo and David Musiri. The students have petitioned the Civil Division …

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Kirabo: The little known face of the Makerere fees increment strike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Tension was high in Makerere University for the past weeks due to a student’s strike triggered by the enforcement of the 15 percent cumulative tuition increment. What began as a peaceful demonstration with 15 female students carrying placards attracted heavily armed Uganda People’s Defense …

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Fees strike: The voices Makerere ignored

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | As the fighting and firing of teargas at Makerere scales down, there’s one voice whose lone idea was ignored as the University passed the now controversial fees policy last year. It is this policy that triggered a strike on October 22, which has since …

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