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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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Mak council sustains MUASA reps to staff appeals tribunal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Council, the supreme organ of the institution, has upheld the nomination of two law dons to the university staff appeals tribunal. The two, Dr Phionah Muhwezi Mpanga, a Labour & Criminal Law Don and Associate Prof. Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala, an administrative law expert had …

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Makerere management wants Dr. Deus Kamunyu dismissed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University managers are not contented with the decision of the university appointments board, suspending Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi for six months on half pay. Through the university legal directorate, the university management has cross appealed the Board decision at the Makerere University Staff Appeals …

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Mak staff accuse Nawangwe of bias

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Staff at Makerere University have expressed concern over the manner in which the Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has handled issues relating to the staff appeals tribunal. The staff accuses Nawangwe of delaying tactics in frustrating efforts to have the staff appeals tribunal fully constituted. …

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