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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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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 committee established to investigate matters arising out of staff suspensions over conflict of interest. The meeting directed that the probe committee halt their operations and hand …

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Nawangwe recommends closure of Law School

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Makerere University Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has recommended the indefinite closure of the School of Law for failure to resume teaching. The recommendation is contained in a 7-page report dated Monday 11th February 2019 addressed to Lorna Magara, the Chairperson of Makerere University Council. …

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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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Nawangwe calls another emergency meeting as MAK crisis continues

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has called another emergency meeting for top managers over the current impasse in the university.  The meeting is taking place this afternoon in the Senior Common Room in Makerere Main Building. College Principals, Deputy Principals, School deans …

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Nawangwe’s Makerere mess

Does Makerere university need a CEO instead of a vice chancellor? Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA  | Since he was named vice chancellor of Makerere University Kampala, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has cast himself as a no-nonsense, no compromise manager. His style has earned him several nicknames. The latest is `Ostrich’ …

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Makerere probe committee given two months

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The committee set up to investigate the conduct of the suspended Makerere University Academic Staff Association – MUASA leader, Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi has been given up to two months to deliver its report. The committee will be headed by Prof. Sarah Kiguli, a Senior …

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Makerere cancels new guild poll regulations

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University management has cancelled the newly gazetted guild electoral guidelines. On Wednesday, the students during their emergency Guild Representative Council session referred to the new regulations as “draconian. The students had given a 48-hour ultimatum to the University management to have dropped …

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Crisis as Makerere students give 48-hour-ultimatum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Student leaders at Makerere University have given management a 48-hour ultimatum to end  their squabbles with staff and lecture the students. The ultimatum ends at midday Friday January 25, 2019. They made the resolution during an emergency Makerere University Special Guild Sitting that took …

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