Tag: Makerere University

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Students develop larvae hatch technology to support small holder poultry farmers

Five students from three universities are developing an Incubator Can that will help poultry farmers curb nutritional deficiency. The project will also increase the production of larvae which is rich in the necessary nutrients for poultry especially for vitamins and proteins. Students explained that many poultry farmers have been experiencing a problem of nutritional feeds for […]

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Campus Buzz
Makerere University student elected LC1 Chairman

Lwanga Faisal, Makerere University finalist has today July 10, been elected LC1 Chairman, for Lumumba Village (Makerere), Kawempe Division. Lwanga garnerd 38 votes while his counterpart Okirya Maurice managed 6 votes Lwanga a bachelors of Social Science finalist said he is set to fulfill the duties of an LC1 chairman “I am very glad today that […]

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Campus News
Anti riot police crash Makerere students, hundreds arrested

The Anti-riot police has clobbered Makerere University students on Monday morning and arrested hundreds in connection with rioting including the newly elected president Mr Papa Were Salim. According to Mr Martins Kato, the information minister, Mr Papa was arrested on Monday morning and taken to unknown destination but Cyclone Times has learnt that the guild […]

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Campus News
Makerere Guild President arrested over preaching violence

MAKERERE – Police in Kampala on Monday morning arrested Mr Papa Salim Were, the guild president Makerere University, as students went on strike, protesting fees increment among other issues. Mr Were was picked from the University’s freedom square as he mobilised students to strike against “draconian policies”, and seek an immediate explanation from the vice chancellor concerning pressing issues […]

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Academics
No reasons to strike for; let us resolve all problems through negotiation and not violence – Prof Nawangwe tells off Papa Were

Papa Salim Were government yesterday (Saturday) organized a consultative meeting to discuss multiple pressing issues that are affecting students. They include sex for marks scandals, scrapping of meals for students sleeping at the university, ‘scrapping’ of evening among others. According to the letter seen by Cyclone Times, Prof Nawangwe, the University Vice Chancellor was invited […]

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Academics
Makerere vote to phase out meals, internship allowances
Makerere to Scrap semester exams

Makerere University is piloting a new curriculum aimed at abolishing end-of-semester examinations and assessing students more broadly based on competence. University spokesperson Ritah Namisango said yesterday: “I can tell you that the strategic plan, which we finished designing this year, is purely based on changing the way of teaching and the content in class. We […]

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Academics
Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, the makerere University Vice Chancellor
Makerere increases tuition fees again, students to pay Shs5m per course

Anyone seeking to pursue any post graduate course at Makerere University will now be required to pay at least Shs5 million per year  in a raft of tuition adjustments made at the country’s oldest public higher institution of learning. Previously, graduate students pursuing post-graduate diplomas, masters and doctorate programmes have been paying between Shs1.5 million and […]

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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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Obutemu, okubuzaawo abantu: Omuyizi we Makerere asimatukidde watono

  Omuyizi wa Education yagudde mu batemu kulunnaku olw’omukaaga oluwedde mu Makerere era nakubibwa bubi nnyo. Omuyizi ono amannya agasirikiddwa agamba yabadde ava mu kusoomako nebayizi banne (discussion) ssaawa ssatu ez’ekiro nga dda gyasula we yagwiridde mu battemu ababuzeko akatono okumumiza omusu. Abazigu bano okutuusa Ku muyizi obuzibu bamusanga ku Guild Canteen. “Bano baali abasajja […]

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