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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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MP Zaake counter accuses Prof Nawangwe of harassing him

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament, Francis Zaake has accused Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe of undermining parliament. He was appearing before the Rules, Discipline and Privileges Committee of parliament to defend himself against allegations of harassing Nawangwe and behaving without decorum. It …

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Zaake probe reveals CCTV coverage gap in Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Investigations into the alleged confrontation between the Mityana Municipality Member of parliament, Francis Zaake and Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe have suffered a setback. Zaake is accused of confronting Prof. Nawangwe when he appeared before the Education Committee of parliament that was …

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Kamunyu used Mak suspension to write book on leadership

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On January 17, 2019, Makerere University handed Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, the chairperson of the Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) an indefinite suspension. At the time, he was a vocal critic of the university administration, representing voices of staff demanding for reforms in …

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MUASA boss set to resume work after suspension

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, the chairperson Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) is set to resume his duties after completing his six month’s suspension. Dr. Kamunyu vowed in an interview with URN never to cede to dishonesty as he returns to Makerere University, saying …

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Education Committee tasked to investigate Mak unrest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Education Committee to investigate the unrest at Makerere University. Kadaga’s directive followed a debate of the students strike and the brutal raids by the army on students Halls of residence. On Wednesday, Parliament passed a motion …

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Makerere finally reinstates Nawangwe’s former PA into university service

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Makerere University has finally reinstated Elias Nuwagaba, the former personal assistant to the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe.   Nuwagaba had spent 17months out of university service following his dismissal on May 23rd, 2018 by the University Appointments Board for alleged extortion and bribery.  However, …

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30 students receive Chinese scholarships at Makerere university

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Chinese Ambassador to Uganda, H.E Zheng Zhuqiang has awarded tuition scholarships to 30 students at Makerere university for this academic year. Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the Makerere University Vice Chancellor on Thursday hailed the people of the Republic of China for their generosity towards Makerere …

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Mak deploys suspended staff leader, eight months later

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has redeployed its senior Human Resources Officer Joseph Kalema after nearly nine months of suspension. Kalema had been accused of committing acts that were prejudicial to the proper performance of the duties of the university and hurting the university image. Together with …

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