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MUASA seeks judicial review on Nawangwe’s role in staff associations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University Academic Staff Association –MUASA is seeking a judicial review of the internal processes in Makerere and the interference in staff association affairs by the University Vice-Chancellor. This’ after the Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe blocked two academic staff leaders nominated on the …

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Confusion as MUASA chairperson receives warning letter from Vice Chancellor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has tasked the interim Makerere University Academic Staff Association –MUASA chairperson, Associate Professor Edward Nector Mwavu, to explain his comments to the media about intern allowances. In his June 18th letter to Dr. Mwavu, Nawangwe cites statements …

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Nawangwe blocks MUASA representatives on Staff Appeals Tribunal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has blocked two academic staff leaders nominated on the Staff Appeals Tribunal. The two are Dr Phiona Muhwezi Mpanga, a Labour & Criminal Law don and Associate Prof. Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala, an administrative law expert both from the Makerere …

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Mak staff appeals tribunal to resume in July

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University Staff Appeals Tribunal will resume next month. This is according to Retired High Court Judge, John Patrick Mashongo Tabaro, the new tribunal chairperson. The tribunal last sat in April under the leadership of George Omunyokol whose term ended in March. Justice Tabaro, …

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MUASA raises UGX 10M for Kamunyu’s legal fees

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 10 million shillings has so far been collected to support the Makerere University Academic Staff Association –MUASA Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi. Last month, Kamunyu was suspended for six months on half pay last month after he was found guilty of non-adherence to university …

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MUASA in fundraising drive for Kamunyu’s legal fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Staff at Makerere University have started a fundraising drive for the welfare and legal costs of the suspended academic staff association chairperson, Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi. Associate Professor Edward Nector Mwavu, the interim leader of the Makerere University Academic Staff Association –MUASA says that …

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Mak Appointments Board Revises Kamunyu’s Suspension

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Appointments Board has revised its ruling against the Academic Staff Association (MUASA) leader, Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi. While the Board’s initial ruling on Monday was to suspend Kamunyu for six months without pay, the revised ruling considers half pay for the staff …

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Mak appointments board suspends Kamunyu for 6 months without pay

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Appointments Board has agreed to suspend Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, the  Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) chairperson for six (6) months without pay, The committee probing the earlier suspension of Dr. Kamunyu and the five counts brought against him by the University …

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Makerere extends semester amidst student protests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has extended this semester for one more week to compensate for lost time during the February staff strike. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, communicated the decision “All exams have been moved to start on Saturday 4th May, 2019,” he said. He …

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Makerere University lifts MUASA boss suspension

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The suspension of Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, the chairperson of Makerere University Academic Staff Association –MUASA has been lifted. This follows a consent judgement before High Court Judge Justice Lydia Mugambe on Wednesday. Dr Kamunyu had sued Makerere University and the Vice-chancellor Prof. Barnabas …

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