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Universities to shift evening classes due to curfew

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  University administrators in Kampala have indicated plans to move evening classes students to afternoon because of the curfew as finalists prepare to resume studies. It comes two days after President; Yoweri Museveni announced plans to allow learners in candidate classes and finalists in tertiary institutions …

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Prof. Suruma re-appointed Makerere University Chancellor

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has re-appointed Prof. Ezra Suruma, Makerere University Chancellor ahead of the 70th graduation ceremony slated for January 2020.  The former Finance and Economics Development Minister was first appointed Makerere University Chancellor in 2016. “I congratulate Professor Ezra Suruma upon his …

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Makerere University Freedom Square fenced off

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Students and alumni of Makerere University have questioned the motive behind the erection of metal bars across the Freedom Square. The square, which lies in the space between the University’s administrative block –the Main Building, the University Main Library and the School of Social …

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Italy doctor-to-be picks Gaza for semester abroad

Gaza City, Palestinian Territories | AFP | Seated with other students on the steps at the Islamic University of Gaza with his backpack, the young Italian doctor-to-be draws looks from passersby. Riccardo Corradini is the first exchange student in the Gaza Strip under a popular European programme known as Erasmus …

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12,000 students graduate at Gulu University

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to 12,234 students have graduated today after completing studies in various disciplines at Gulu University. This is the largest congregation in the 17-years of Gulu University’s existence. Prof. George Openjuru Ladaa, the Vice Chancellor of Gulu University says the number brings to …

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DRC National confesses to murder of two University students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Congolese National has confessed to the murder of two university students whose bodies were found rotting in a rented room in Kakeeka division, Rubaga Division, early this week. The suspect identified as Malimali Ndihoma Sisco Mashal Justine is believed to have been an ex-boyfriend …

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Muteesa I Royal University asked to focus on Agricultural innovations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chancellor Muteesa I Royal University Justice Julia Ssebutinde has called for a review of the the institututions programs to give special focus to agricultural innovations and improvement. Justice Ssebutinde says that university education should evolve to prepare students that can invent unique and appropriate solutions …

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