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Mak staff question delayed appointment of search committee

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Makerere University staff is up in arms in what they see as a ploy to ‘illegally’ hand the incumbent Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe a new contract. This came up during the recent Joint Staff Association meeting, which brought together members of Makerere …

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Kamunyu’s tenure as MUASA, FASPU chairperson comes to an end

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The tenure of Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi as Chairperson Forum for Academic Staff in Public Universities-FASPU, and Makerere University Academic Staff Association-MUASA has come to an end. Kamunyu served as FASPU chairperson for almost two years having been elected in June 2019. His tenure as a …

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MUASA protests after staff summoned over salaries strike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Academic Staff Association-MUASA has protested a decision by the university management to summon four members for participating in an industrial action last year. The members of staff include; Dr. Fred Maniragaba, Dr. Anthony Tibaingana from the College of Business and Management, Francis …

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Inside Kamunyu’s 10 points agenda for MUASA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi has officially taken over office for a second term as head of Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA). He was inaugurated alongside his 16 member team at a swearing ceremony presided over by High Court Registrar and Commission of oath, Allan Mpirwe …

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Dr Kamunyu wins by 83%, back as MUASA chief

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, has been overwhelmingly re-elected as leader of the Makerere University Academic Staff Association – MUASA. MUASA Electoral Commission Chairman, Michael Byaruhanga on Monday evening  declared Dr. Kamunyu Muhwezi the winner after a month-long election process. Dr. Kamunyu won in all …

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Makerere University lecturers elections to cost Shs 14M

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A total of 14 million Shillings is planned for the month long election process of the Makerere University lecturers’ association (MUASA), Uganda Radio Network has learnt. Michael Byaruhanga, the association’s electoral Commission chairperson says the team expected to spend the money in printing and …

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Kamunyu used Mak suspension to write book on leadership

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On January 17, 2019, Makerere University handed Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, the chairperson of the Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) an indefinite suspension. At the time, he was a vocal critic of the university administration, representing voices of staff demanding for reforms in …

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MUASA boss set to resume work after suspension

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, the chairperson Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) is set to resume his duties after completing his six month’s suspension. Dr. Kamunyu vowed in an interview with URN never to cede to dishonesty as he returns to Makerere University, saying …

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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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MUASA hails President Museveni over fresh salary enhancement directive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Lecturers under the Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) have commended efforts by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to have their salaries fully enhanced. In a presidential directive dated September 30, Museveni ordered the public service minister to conclude payments for government scientists and university …

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