It has been noticed that the main website for the oldest public university “Makerere University” shut down due to unknown reasons.
Anonymous sources confirmed that this website keeps going offline and found prone of broken links.
Pinging www.mak.ac.ug from a URL echos an error “This page isn’t working – HTTP ERROR 500”.
It has been confirmed though that some colleges and schools website subdomians are live and accessible, and among the tested sub-domains includes;
Schoolof Law: http://www.law.mak.ac.ug/
School of Social Sciences: https://ss.mak.ac.ug/
College of Education and External Studies: http://cees.mak.ac.ug/
College of Agriculture and Environment Sciences: http://caes.mak.ac.ug/ and many others are beleived to be on.
The trace that shut down the main website didn’t eliminate mak news portal https://news.mak.ac.ug/.
One of the MAK website users his identity withheld raised a complaint saying that this website is always offline and contains many broken links that even finding some information is really hard.
The real cause of the site shut down isn’t yet known.
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