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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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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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