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Mbarara University of Science and Technology to Partner with Turkish University

President Yoweri Museveni has met with a Turkish delegation led by Professor Dr. Mete Korkut Gilmen from Cukurova University who are seeking to establish a partnership with Mbarara University of Science Technology and the Uganda Police in the areas forensic studies and irrigation. During the meeting that took place this afternoon

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Fik Fameika, Irene Ntale, More Lined Up as Club Dome Goes to Mbarara

This Friday (November 10th, 2017), Uganda’s most anticipated University outdoor event, Club Dome visits Mbarara University and will be camping at University Inn, where campusers will be given a memorable experience of music and fun. With just a few days to go, the organizers have unveiled the artistes and deejays that

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Makerere Guild Scandal: Probe Committee Formed to Investigate Mismanagement of Shs 260M

The Makerere University Guild Council has instituted a committee on financial affairs to investigate and monitor the use and circulation of Guild attributed monies and present the findings to the house. The committee comes at the backdrop of a series of allegations of mismanagement of the student guild funds against the

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$1 Million Up for Grabs in Hult Prize 2018 Challenge for Social Entrepreneurs

The 2018 Hult Prize Challenge as announced by President Bill Clinton at the United Nations is: “Harnessing the power of Energy to Transform the Lives of 10 Million people.” They are not necessarily looking for the next big breakthrough in energy, but rather they are looking at the application of

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Jackson Mucunguzi Replaced as Makerere Police Chief

Makerere University Chief Security Officer (CSO) SP. Jackson Japheth Mucunguzi has been replaced, The Tower Post reports. Mucunguzi, dubbed OB, for his relationship with Makerere students will be replaced by ACP Enock Abeine who is fresh from a course at the Command and Staff College in Bwebajja, Wakiso District. He served as

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Over 700 Pupils Participate in Roofings Medical Camp at St. Peters Nantabulirwa

Roofings Rolling Mills, the leading producer of quality steel and plastic building products in Uganda, last week conducted a free medical screening and treatment exercise at St Peter’s Primary School Nantabulirwa, Namanve, as a way to give back to the communities neighbouring their factory. The medical camp which took place on

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‘Insulting First Lady’: Stella Nyanzi Wins Makerere Suspension Case

Makerere University's Staff Appeals Tribunal has ordered the university to reinstate suspended researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi’s first appeal. The reinstatement is one of the 15 orders made by the tribunal in its ruling on Dr Nyanzi’s appeal. In March, The chairman of the Appointments Board of Makerere University ordered the suspension of

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Of Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Missing Nobel Literature Prize, Again

On the day the Nobel Committee was to announce the winner of the Literature prize in 2010, I sat at our home in Limuru with two journalists from Spain, watching the live streaming of the announcement. My father, Ngugi wa Thiong’o, was considered by many bookies to be the favourite

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