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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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Makerere students petition Parliament over intermittent lectures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University students have petitioned the Education Committee of Parliament over intermittent lectures at the university. The student claim that they haven’t had stable lectures for almost a full month since their lecturers went on strike to protest the suspension of their association leaders …

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Mak Council Delays Face-Off with Education Committee

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Council, the Supreme body of the university has asked for more time before facing off with the education committee of Parliament. They are now set to appear on Thursday and not today as earlier planned. Members of the University Council and management …

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