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Nawangwe calls for gov’t sponsorship for PhD students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has asked the government to offer scholarships for PhD students. Currently, the government only offers sponsorships to undergraduate students. At least 4,000 students across different public universities including Makerere, Kyambogo, Mbarara, Busitema, MUBS, Kabale, Lira, Muni, and Gulu receive …

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Suspended NUP chapter members attempt to get nominated in vain

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Attempts by four suspended Makerere University students belonging to the National Unity Platform-NUP political party to get nominated for the guild race on Wednesday hit a dead end. They are Calvin Mwesigwa, Mugambwa Edwin, Bbosa Price, and Kenneth Katushabe. Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe …

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Makerere main building reconstruction to cost UGX20.5Bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The reconstruction of the Makerere main building will cost Shillings 20.5billion, the Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has revealed. The university handed over the building to Excel Construction Company on Monday this week. According to Nawangwe, Excel Construction Company quoted Shillings 20.5 Billion, which is close …

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Makerere University warm up for 100 years commemoration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Nov.25, Makerere University will host a stakeholders mobilisation event in commemoration of the 100 years (1922-2022) of its existence, it said on Nov.23 in a press release. The stakeholder event is in preparation to mark the institution’s centenary celebration which will be held through …

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Nawangwe warns columnist against writing negatively about Makerere

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University vice-chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has ordered Observer newspaper columnist Yusuf Serunkuma Kajura to desist from making ‘malicious attacks’ on officers of the university in the media and on other social platforms. In a letter dated March 10 written to Serunkuma who  is also …

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Makerere secures 15,000 graduation gowns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Makerere University has secured 15,000 graduation gowns for the 70th graduation ceremony. Addressing the students on the first of the four days of graduation held on Tuesday, the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University Prof Barnabas Nawangwe said that the university was able to procure all …

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