Category: Education

Campus News
Makerere vote to phase out meals, internship allowances
Makerere suspends 17 students for cheating in exams, forging examination permits

Makerere University has suspended 17 students from the College of Education and External Studies (CEES) for engaging in examination malpractice and forging examination permits. Those suspended for two academic years for forging examination permits are Lawrence Kiwika, Martha Atuheire, Sharon Namanya, Angela Awori and Grace Kiyemba. Other four students that include Alex Kintu, Elvis Oundo, […]

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Government students resolve to strike over allowances

Makerere University Government sponsored students under their umbrella MUGOSA have anonymously resolved to strike on Monday (tomorrow, February 19, 2018) over their delayed allowances. According to a thriller of What’sapp messages, students are massively campaigning for a strike demanding for their allowances, #ReleaseLOAMakerere….. #Togetherness…….. #BloodyMonday…….#Weweeeeee….. “We are tired; I call upon all Gavo [government] students […]

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Education
Why students will never tell the truth

As the University semester gets tough with a need to clear-out commitment fees for registration, assignments and tests day in day out, students as well get stressed with both social and financial issues. While other students joining the working sector, comes a problem of time balancing at both work and campus (course assignments). This situation […]

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Makerere responds to angry Gov’t students

Makerere University Government students Association (Mugosa) through their umbrella have today started an social media campaign particularly twitter dubbed #ReleaseLOAMakerere demanding for their leaving out allowances funds. Kann Hostel mgt has given Govt students end of today to have paid rent. @MakerereU stop mistreating stdnts.#ReleaseLOAMakerere — Tusiime christopher (@Chris20Tusiime) February 16, 2018   It has […]

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Campus News
How Makerere used allowances for Gov’t sponsored students to pay striking lecturers

Government sponsored students at Makerere University may have to wait a bit longer for their allowances after the Management deliberately used the funds to pay strike lecturers’ incentive arrears. According to sources that preferred anonymity, management top officials had a financial management meeting held in the Senior Common Room on Tuesday to discuss a way […]

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Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, the makerere University Vice Chancellor
Hooliganism has no place in Africa’s premier University – Nawangwe

Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, the Makerere University Vice Chancellor – VC has today asked students to shun hooliganism and opt for intellectualism ahead of the hectic election time. The VC said that its time to show intellectualism and the new spirit for Makerere’s greatness and show the world how responsible and important being at Makerere. “Dear […]

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Ndejje S4 Students Die on the Away to Pick Results

  Vincent Male, Isaac Sewajje and Sedrick Muwanguz, all former students of Ndejje Senior Secondary school have died in a fatal accident at Mile 19 stage on Bombo Road. The students died on their way to the school to pick their UCE exam results earlier today. The car they were traveling in had a head […]

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Education
How Uneb Withheld Results

  The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) chairperson Prof. Mary Okwakol says the national examination body has withheld results for 4,525 Senior Four candidates She was on Wednesday releasing the 2017 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examinations results at the Office of the Prime – OPM Minister in Kampala. “UNEB is withholding results of 4,525 […]

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Education
Malpractice Rock UCE: 4,525 Results withheld

Uganda National Examination Board has this morning released 2017 Uganda Certificate of Education –UCE exams while citing malpractice. Results of 4,525 candidates have been withheld over suspected malpractices, pending investigations. While releasing the results at the Office of the Prime Minister – OPM in Kampala, UNEB chairperson Prof Mary Okwakol indicated that the results were […]

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Education
Full Financial Support to Orphaned Children for Undergraduate Degree Abroad!

The Ashinaga Africa Initiative began in 2014. Its mission is to contribute to Sub-Saharan Africa’s expanding role in global development through increasing access to higher education abroad. We support orphaned students who are committed to returning home and initiating change, by providing access to full financial support to study at a university abroad (equivalent to […]

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