Category: Academics

Academics
Makerere vote to phase out meals, internship allowances
Internet crisis hits Makerere University

Businesses at Makerere came to a standstill after the Internet predicament hit Uganda’s oldest university for the past three weeks. Several departments at the university have not had internet connectivity for the last 3 weeks after the break of an optic fibre cable that connects them to the main server. The most affected areas are […]

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Kabale University School Of Medicine Strike Over High Tuition

The latest news coming from Kabale University indicates that over 100 students from the school of medicine have gone on strike to show their disagreements regarding the current high fees structure. The strike comes following the University’s decision to hike both tuition and functional fees something that these students find too high to afford. It […]

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Over 70 ushers accuse Makerere of failure to pay their wage of Shs13million

Makerere University is once again in spotlight for having employed 70 ushers during the 68thgraduation ceremony and failed to pay their wage totaling to Shs13million. According to a source that preferred anonymity, the chief usher Dr Edward Kisuze recruited them towards the January graduation ceremony and agreed to pay each Shs5,000 per day for lunch and […]

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You’re a liar, stop aggressive decisions – Muasa Chairman tells off Nawangwe

Makerere University Academic Staff Association – Muasa has trashed claims that they were consulted by the university council before scrapping evening programme and lecturer’s incentive scheme. Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, the Muasa chairman, has today (Sunday) hit back to the Management for making understudied and aggressive decisions that affect their welfare. Muasa accuses the University […]

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Makerere overhauls teaching system, abolish staff allowances

Makerere has finally phased out evening lectures for students registered on the evening programme starting August this year 2018/2019 According to Prof Barnabas Nawangwe the University Vice Chancellor-VC, the resolution was reached at by the University council meeting on 14, March 2018. He however, said that continuing students on the said programme are safe from […]

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Stella Nnyazi decries gender imbalance in Makerere administration

Former Makerere University researcher and an activist Dr Stella Nnyazi has expressed concern over the increasing gender imbalance at Uganda’s oldest University. She raised the concern after the new Makerere University Academic Staff Association (Muasa) administration chart (2018-2020) was shared showing only men occupying all the 16 leadership body positions. She said that despite the […]

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