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Nawangwe suspends MUASA boss Kamunyu

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe has suspended the leader of Makerere University Academic Staff Association – MUASA Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi. The notice of suspension is contained in a letter dated January 17, 2019. In the letter, Dr Kamunyu is accused of …

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Museveni hails Nawangwe on staff discipline

      Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has praised Prof. Nawangwe’s decisiveness on ensuring discipline in the Makerere University Community. Museveni says it is embarrassing to see a lecturer in court defending himself against accusations of raping a student. He was presiding over the 69th …

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Makerere’s demigods

  How Prof. Nawangwe is creating a class of untouchables at Uganda’s top varsity Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA |  Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the 63- year old vice chancellor of Makerere University Kampala has a tough job. The university is rarely without a fire he must put out. Squeezed by a …

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MAKERERE: Undergraduate fees increment suspended, strike called off

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has capitulated to demands by students and suspended planned fees increments for several undergraduate courses. The suspension comes on the heel of a strike that started on Monday. The suspension came after an all-day meeting on Wednesday between university management led …

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Makerere warns staff on ‘spilling the beans’ to media

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe has warned that the university is considering punitive sanctions against staff who give “false information” to the press. Prof Nawangwe says the misinformation has resulted in bad publicity which is hurting Makerere’s international image. He says media claims …

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Makerere University abolishes evening programme

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University will abolish evening courses starting with the new intakes for the 2018/2019 academic year as it takes steps to reducing undergraduate student numbers, increasing graduate student admissions and cutting costs. All continuing students of Makerere University currently enrolled on the evening programmes …

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Makerere delays response to Visitation Committee 2016 report

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Makerere University administration has declined to issue a formal response until later to the report done by the Visitation Committee into the mismanagement of the institution. The Visitation Committee came up with several recomendations following the completion and hand over of the 355-page …

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THIS WEEK: Makerere’s Nawangwe urges on architecture

THIS WEEK: Makerere’s Nawangwe urges on architecture Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Barnabas Nawangwe, a Ugandan architect and Vice Chancellor of Makerere University has urged government and other relevant players to make good policies regarding architecture in the country to drive meaningful growth in the construction sector. Nawangwe, who …

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Museveni tasks Makerere’s Nawangwe on arts courses

Kampala, Uganda| GODFREY SSALI | President Yoweri Museveni has directed the newly installed Makerere University Vice Chancellor VC) Professor Barnabas Nawangwe and the administration to consider phasing out all the non- market oriented arts courses if the institution is to remain relevant to the public its serving. Museveni who presided over …

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