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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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Mak woes blamed on University council, management

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Joint Staff Associations of Makerere University have blamed Makerere University disputes over the fusion between University council and management. The staff associations; Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA), Makerere Administrative Staff Association (MASA) and the National Union of Education Institutions (NUEI) were on …

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Speaker Kadaga meets Prof. Nawangwe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has met the Makerere University Vice-chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe. The closed-door meeting between the two and a few other Parliament officials took place on Friday at the Speaker’s boardroom. When asked by URN in a telephone interview about the …

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Makerere University council quashes probe on suspended staff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An emergency meeting of the Makerere University Council, a supreme governing organ of the University has rejected the committees established to investigate matters arising out of staff suspensions over conflict of interest. The meeting directed that the probe committees halt their operations and hand over …

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Makerere staff threaten to raise strike level

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University staff members have resolved to launch a full blast strike in protest over the university management’s failure to respect their leaders. The decision to totally withdraw all labour was reached during a Joint General Assembly attended by academic, administrative and support staff …

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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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Mak staff reject Nawangwe’s directive to call off strike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Makerere University academic staff have rejected a directive from the Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe to resume work. The staff last month went on a sit-down strike protesting the suspension of their association leaders. Nawangwe suspended Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, the Chairperson of Makerere …

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Security blocks Makerere students assembly

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A joint security team comprising police and military personnel has blocked a procession of Makerere University Students who were due to convene a General Assembly at the freedom square. The students leadership had called a General Assembly to discuss the ongoing standoff between the …

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