For yet to be identified reasons, Makerere University has suspended it’s examinations which were to be on Friday and Saturday. This comes at a time when protests have spread across the country especially in the country’s capital city, Kampala. In addition, by people demanding the release of Robert Kyagulanyi.
This was in a statement which was released by the Makerere University Academic Registrar on Thursday afternoon.
“All students and other stakeholders are informed that examinations scheduled for Friday 20th November & Saturday 21st November have been postponed,” the statement reads in part.
The statement adds; “New dates for the conduct of the postponed examinations will be communicated later. Any inconveniences caused are highly regretted.”
Protests sparked off across the country on Wednesday following the detention of National Unity Platform presidential candidate who was arrested in Luuka District. These have continued as people continue to demand for his release.
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On Thursday, the government called for calmness around the country in its statement about the unrest that has already lead to the loss of lives.
While addressing media, Minister of ICT and National Guidance, Judith Nabakooba and called one the public especially the youths to avoid the protests.
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