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FULL STATEMENT: Prof Nawangwe on Makerere fire

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Following the fire that gutted the Makerere Main Administration block, Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has issued a statement outlining what happened, and plans ahead. He promises that the fire will not consume plans to revive the glory of the ‘Ivory Tower’. FULL …

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Janet Museveni assesses damage at Makerere University

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN |  First Lady and Education and Sports Minister Janet Museveni has promised to fully support Makerere University investigate and then rebuild after a fire gutted their main administration block early on Sunday. “This is tragic, not just for the university but the country,” …

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Makerere University owes staff UGX 14 billion- Audit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University is in a dilemma to find money to pay 121 staff whose salary arrears have accumulated to Shillings 14.6 billion in the past one year. The affected include 73 administrative staff recruited by the University Appointments Board in 2018 but are not …

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Nawangwe lifts ban on Makerere student elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has finally lifted a ban on the long awaited students’ guild elections. The decision is contained in his March 6, letter to the Dean of Students Cyriaco Kabagambe. According to Nawangwe, the decision follows the publication …

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GRADUATION: Makerere ready, launches Plan B for gowns

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has reassured graduands that they will all have gowns for next week’s graduation ceremony. “Management has put in place emergency measures to ensure that gowns for all graduands are ready by the day they attend the …

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We’re disappointed over importation of gowns –Prof. Nawangwe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has expressed disappointment over the importation of graduation gowns from China. On Wednesday, URN broke a story quoting Makerere University officials confirm that they had secured 7,000 out of the more than 13,000 gowns required for the …

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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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Makerere University Council to review Kamunyu suspension

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University Council will review the suspension of Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi and two other association leaders. Last month Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe suspended Kamunyu, Bennet Magara, the Chairperson Makerere Administrative Staff Association and his General Secretary, Joseph Kalema for alleged …

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