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Dr. Stella Nyanzi appeals against her sacking

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Stella Nyanzi has appealed to the Makerere University Staff Appeals  Tribunal protesting her sacking. The decision to sack Dr Nyanzi, a research fellow at Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) was reached by the University Appointments Board at its 587th meeting held on …

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Museveni reiterates support to Nawangwe in Mak impasse

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has reiterated his support to Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe in a battle that pits him against striking lecturers. This is the second time that the president is commenting on Makerere stalemate. While presiding over the institution’s graduation ceremony …

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COMMENT: On Stella Nyanzi

Should the intelligentsia’s weapon of choice in contesting the ideas of the current ruling class be brawny or brainy? By Kwezi Tabaro The late author Michael Crichton’s 2004 novel, `State of Fear’ – about a conspiracy by Hollywood, environmentalists and academicians to create unnecessary fear among the public about global …

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Police summons controversial lecturer over Facebook posts

In a letter dated Mar.02, controversial Makerere University lecturer and researcher Stella Nyanzi was invited to the Criminal Investigations Directorate of the Police to answer questions regarding a case of offensive communication and cyber harassment. Nyanzi who was directed to report to the Deputy Director of Investigations office on Mar.07 …

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Makerere reinstates Stella Nyanzi

Suspended controversial Makerere University lecturer Dr. Stella Nyanzi has been reinstated, although she will no longer be based at the Makerere Institute of Social Researcher (MISR). Nyanzi who was directed by the University’s appointment board to report to duty by Feb.27 was suspended from the institute in April last year …

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MISR – Post-Doctoral Fellow Positions

Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) invites applications for two (2) Post-doctoral Fellow positions. The application should be accompanied by a letter of application alongside the following: Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts giving full details of applicants’ education, qualifications, research experience, and naming three referees, plus their postal addresses. Applications …

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