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Makerere demands clear terms for medical interns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University is seeking to enter a Memorandum of Understanding with the Health Ministry with clear guidelines for the placement of medical students for internship in Mulago National Referral Hospital and other government facilities across the country. Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, …

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Mak council sustains MUASA reps to staff appeals tribunal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Council, the supreme organ of the institution, has upheld the nomination of two law dons to the university staff appeals tribunal. The two, Dr Phionah Muhwezi Mpanga, a Labour & Criminal Law Don and Associate Prof. Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala, an administrative law expert had …

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Lawyer asks court to send Mak top officials to prison for contempt

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City lawyer Anthony Wameli has filed an application seeking to hold Makerere University top officials in contempt of court for refusing to conduct a fresh search process for the Deputy Vice-Chancellor- Finance and Administration. The application is based on a decision by High Court …

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Mak appointments board suspends Kamunyu for 6 months without pay

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Appointments Board has agreed to suspend Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, the  Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) chairperson for six (6) months without pay, The committee probing the earlier suspension of Dr. Kamunyu and the five counts brought against him by the University …

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Makerere extends semester amidst student protests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has extended this semester for one more week to compensate for lost time during the February staff strike. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, communicated the decision “All exams have been moved to start on Saturday 4th May, 2019,” he said. He …

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MPs task Makerere University officials on toilets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Education Committee of parliament has grilled Makerere University officials over the poor state of sanitary facilities at the university. The university officials led by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe had appeared before the committee to present their budget estimates for the 2019/2020 financial …

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Makerere University lifts MUASA boss suspension

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The suspension of Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, the chairperson of Makerere University Academic Staff Association –MUASA has been lifted. This follows a consent judgement before High Court Judge Justice Lydia Mugambe on Wednesday. Dr Kamunyu had sued Makerere University and the Vice-chancellor Prof. Barnabas …

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Mak woes blamed on University council, management

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Joint Staff Associations of Makerere University have blamed Makerere University disputes over the fusion between University council and management. The staff associations; Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA), Makerere Administrative Staff Association (MASA) and the National Union of Education Institutions (NUEI) were on …

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Public Universities to get UGX 12.8 billion for salary enhancement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has allocated 12.8billion shillings for salary enhancement for staff in 11 public universities. The allocation for the 2019/2020 is contained in the second budget call circular from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development. This is partial fulfillment of the 2013 Presidential pledge …

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Speaker Kadaga meets Prof. Nawangwe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has met the Makerere University Vice-chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe. The closed-door meeting between the two and a few other Parliament officials took place on Friday at the Speaker’s boardroom. When asked by URN in a telephone interview about the …

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