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Fees strike: The voices Makerere ignored

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | As the fighting and firing of teargas at Makerere scales down, there’s one voice whose lone idea was ignored as the University passed the now controversial fees policy last year. It is this policy that triggered a strike on October 22, which has since …

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MPs turn away Nawangwe, University council chairperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Members of Parliament on the Education Committee on Tuesday turned away the Makerere University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe and the Chairperson of the University Council, Lorna Magara. The committee is currently probing the impasse at Makerere University following a strike by students against the …

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Strike isn’t over- Makerere University Guild leaders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University students have vowed to continue with their peaceful demonstration until the University listens to their demands. The University vice Guild President, Judith Nalukwago told journalists at Centigrade restaurant in Nakulabye yesterday that they cannot call off the student’s strike until management addresses …

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Mak student activist leader beaten, hospitalized

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Unknown people have attacked Makerere University student activist Siperia Mollie Saasiraabo. Saasiraabo who is also the Guild Representative Councillor for the School of Psychology was attacked on Wednesday night near Complex Hall. The student leader was together with other 14 female students handed letters …

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Another Mak staff suspended for leaking documents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has suspended another staff for leaking documents to social media. Isaac Anyaku, a Custodian at the University College of Business and Management Sciences –COBAMS was suspended last month, Uganda Radio Network has learnt. Sources privy to the vice …

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Makerere staff fights for house allocated to Peace centre

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Controversy has arisen among staff at Makerere University over a house that was assigned to the Peace Centre, under the Department of Religion and Peace Studies. The house in question is currently occupied by Elias Nuwagaba, the former Personal Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor Professor …

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Makerere investigating four more staff over sexual harassment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four more staff of Makerere University are being investigated for sexual harassment, according to the vice chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe. He disclosed this while responding to compliments by guild leaders haling management for suspend three male staff accused of sexual harassment. According to Professor …

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Mak to close fees collection accounts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University management has asked the university council to close all fees collection accounts of the university. This is after government through the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development assigned the country’s revenue authority –URA to take over fees collection in all public …

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Makerere suspends staff promotions amid financial crisis

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has suspended all staff promotions and new recruitments, as a result of a 250 Shillings budget shortfall. Information gathered by URN indicates that in December 2018, the Makerere University Appointments Board led by Bruce Balaba Kabaasa, while winding up its term of …

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