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Nawangwe promises stable network as online exams commence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has assured students of a stable network throughout the online examination period via the eLearning platform MUELE-Makerere University eLearning Environment. Students will access their examinations and upload their work to the same platform upon completion. Ever since the …

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Mak staff exempted from mandatory contributions to NSSF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University staff have been exempted from the mandatory contribution to the National Social Security Fund-NSSF. The exemption has been given by the finance minister Matia Kasaija, who approved the Makerere University Retirement Benefits Scheme as a supranational scheme to offer retirement benefits to employees …

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Nawangwe faults gov’t on ventilator scarcity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has expressed concern about the shortage of ventilators in the country. Ventilators normally helps to deal with acute respiratory failure for COVID-19 patients. According to health experts, at least five percent of the persons that have moderate to severe …

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Makerere University resumes staff promotion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has finally resumed staff promotions a year after it was suspended because of wage constraints. In December 2018, the former Makerere University Appointments Board promoted 170 academics staff, 127 of whom were on short term contracts. They also recruited 109 academic staff …

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Prof Nawangwe moves to streamline management of human resource

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has come out to streamline human resource. In recent years, Makerere has faced a series of human resource-related challenges and clashes most of which have failed to be addressed internally and have ended up in courts of law. This …

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Makerere University hospital to start COVID-19 testing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University hospital is set to start conducting coronavirus –COVID-19 tests, making the institution the second in the country to conduct such tests. Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe says they have already received 40,000 testing kits from donors. In a virtual press conference …

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