Category: Campus News

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FDC “Torn” Ahead of Universities Guild Elections

After a bitter campaign and closely fought presidential election last November between Gen Mugisha Muntu and Patrick Amuriat, FDC finds itself locked in other bitter battles with in their universities party chapters. The ideological catastrophe mars Uganda’s largest opposition party and splint universities’ party chapter camps. The infightings continue to rock the party ahead of […]

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Makerere Evening Programme Saga: Law School Sorted, Others Ignored

Makerere University School of law (SoL) has today suspended their strike, allowing evening programme to continue. Following meetings held on 29 and 30 January, 2018, involving SoL leadership and University Management, regarding lecturer’s suspension of evening programme, the staff at the School has agreed to temporarily suspend their industrial action on conditions. According to Dr Okello […]

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The Untold Story; Horror behind Scrapping Evening classes

A number of colleges have halted the evening student’s lectures across Makerere University. The wave started last week with students at the law school threatening industrial action. Other colleges grossly affected with this predicament include the College of Humanities and Social Science – Chuss and College of Veterinary Medicine. According to Dr Tayeebwa William, the […]

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Nawangwe’s Honeymoon Ends, Makerere Students Back to Striking Ways

Prof Barnabas Nawangwe’s honeymoon as the Makerere University Vice chancellor seems to be ending as students vow  to strike if the University fails to sort students on evening programme. A day into the semester, the Principal of the School of Law, Prof Christopher Mbazira abruptly suspended evening lectures until their demands as regards facilitation for […]

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Makerere Students Boycott Classes in Solidarity

Makerere School of Law (MLS) has today passed a resolution to boycott day classes until the question of evening classes is resolved. In response to the School’s Management Board not to teach students on evening programme, the students’ body under their Umbrella MLS, has called students’ on day programme to stay away from lectures until […]

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Makerere Dominates UNSA Elections, Burobuto Voted President

Mr Yamurebire Burobuto Jothan, the Makerere guild speaker was yesterday voted for Uganda National Students Association (UNSA) president in an election conducted at Ediofe Girls School in Arua district. Borubuto won the presidential seat with 123 votes against his closest rivals Abu Baker and Bukyana Julius who garnered 87 and 86 votes respectively. For many […]

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Looming Strike as Makerere Suspends Evening Classes

With only a day into the new semester,  students from School of Law (LLB and LLM) on evening programmes today been shocked to find a notice addressed to them, informing them about the abrupt suspension of evening lectures. The notice from the School of Law’s Principal bears the information that evening lectures shall be discontinued […]

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Makerere to Overhaul Students’ Halls

The alarming sanitation conditions at Makerere student’s halls of residence to see solution as officials hint there’s a policy in the pipeline to revamp all students’ residing areas. Over the years students at Makerere have decried poor sanitation status of their halls of residence citing problems such as lack of piped water, lack of constant […]

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Mak Grad: MUBS Ladies Take Best Overall, Best Female Scholar Honours

During the 68th Graduation Ceremony of Makerere the fuss rested on Namyenya Caroline; the best Humanities and best overall student, who attained a First Class Honours Degree in Bachelor of Commerce with a CGPA of 4.95. For her excellent performance, the high scoring student from Makerere University Business Scholl (MUBS) received a plaque, UGX 1million and […]

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Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, the makerere University Vice Chancellor
Nawangwe Confirms Graduation Dates

Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, the Makerere University Vice-Chancellor confirms that all is set for the 68th Makerere Graduation ceremony. The oldest university will hold the 68th Graduation ceremony from 16-19 January 2018, at the university main campus. Below are the set dates for different colleges on which graduands will be conferred degrees in different academic disciplines. […]

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