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Calls for salary harmonization dominates Muasa executive inauguration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Demands for salary harmonization took center stage at the inauguration of the Makerere University Academic Staff – Muasa’s new executive. Led by Chairman Dr. Robert Kakuru, Muasa’s new executive took oath on Thursday at the College of Business and Management Services- COBAMS, marking the beginning …

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Dr. Kakuru retains MUASA chair

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Robert Kakuru has vowed to continue pushing the Makerere University council and management to prioritize the welfare of academic staff after winning a new term at the helm of Makerere University Academic Staff Association- MUASA. MUASA’s electoral Chairman, Dr. Anthony Tibaingana (PhD) announced Kakuru’s …

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Makerere Staff ask management to withdraw case against appeals tribunal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has requested the University’s Management to withdraw the case it filed against its Staff Appeals Tribunal in the High Court. Recently, Makerere University sued its Tribunal for ordering the reinstatement of Dr. Malowa Davis Ndanyi as the Director of Human Resources. The University …

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Makerere University staff calls off strike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University staff have agreed to temporarily called of their strike. Last week, staff through their Associations; Makerere University Academic Staff Association- MUASA, Makerere Academic Staff Association-MASA and the National Union of Education Institutions- NUEI declared their intention for new industrial action commencing on January 15, …

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Makerere staff warn on strike next week over ‘low’ salaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere staff have resolved to go on strike next week in protest against the failure of the university to harmonize staff salaries. They argue that their members earn lower salaries compared to other public Universities in the country. The University’s Joint Staff Associations, which includes …

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MAK staff, Nawangwe clash over Biometric Access System

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tension is mounting at Makerere University as staff associations challenge the implementation of the Biometric Access System on campus, defying directives from the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe. Staff, through their associations– Makerere University Academic Association-MUASA, Makerere University Administrative Staff Association-MASA, and National Union of …

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Makerere staff protest delayed inauguration of appeals tribunal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University staff associations have expressed frustration over the University Council’s failure to inaugurate a new Staff Appeals Tribunal, despite the appointment of a new chairperson two months ago. In August, Dr. Henry Michael Onoria was appointed as the new Chairperson of the Staff …

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MUASA votes to reject Makerere biometric attendance system

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Makerere University lecturers have firmly rejected the proposed introduction of a biometric staff attendance management system at the university. Academic staff further argue that the Biometric Attendance Management system primarily focuses on monitoring staff attendance between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. However, the assessment …

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Makerere staff challenge introduction of biometric attendance system

MUASA: Biometrics means we abandon online teaching  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) is opposing the proposed introduction of a biometric staff attendance management system at the university. This comes after the University Secretary, Yusuf Kiranda, informed all staff members and the University Council about …

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MUASA decries refusal to implement Suruma directive on MUK staff tribunal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Academic Staff Association- Muasa has appealed to the University Chancellor Prof Ezra Suruma to urgently intervene and restore the University Staff Tribunal. Their appeal comes nearly two months since Suruma issued an order to the University Council, instructing them to apologize to the sacked Chairperson …

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