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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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22 Ugandan Physicians Undergo Training by London Royal College experts

Twenty-two Ugandan physicians recently completed a 5-day residential Neurology clinical training course at Nsambya Hospital as part of the East African Development Bank (EADB) Medical and Training Fellowship that seeks to step up the fight against non-communicable diseases and in particular, cancer. Managed by the British Council in partnership with the

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Dr Abel Rwendeire is Dead

Dr Abel Rwendeire, the Deputy Chairperson of the National Planning Authority, has died. Rwendeire succumbed to a heart attack Thursday. He served as the junior minister in the dockets of industry and education. His most recent assignment was heading a visitation committee investigating woes of Makerere University. QUICK PROFILE 1985: Obtained a PhD in Bio

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PHOTOS: Club Dome Leaves IUEA Students Begging for More

Students of International University of East Africa IUEA in Kasanga and other partygoers were left begging for more after a massive thrill at the Club Dome event that was held at the University’s parking lot on Friday night (September 22, 2017). With a great turnout, the venue was fully parked by

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Makerere Students in Fresh Age Limit Protest

Students at Uganda’s largest university have gone on strike in protest of the arrest of several students arrested Thursday. On Friday, Police fired bullets and tear gas to disperse Makerere students who were demanding the release of the detainees currently held at the nearby Wandegeya Police Station. Teargas and bullets rocked Makerere

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Makerere Age Limit Protest: Live Bullets, Tear Gas, Injuries and Arrests

Police has fired tear gas and live bullets into students’ halls at Makerere University to disperse students who are protesting against the presidential age limit removal bill, which is expected to be tabled in Parliament today. The bill to be tabled by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi seeks to delete article

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IUEA Students Warm Up for Friday’s Club Dome

Uganda’s most anticipated University outdoor Event is back this year and will be visiting many Universities as possible all over the country to give students a memorable experience of music and fun. This year’s edition of the event starts with International University of East Africa (IUEA) Parking lot in Kansanga this

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Plascon Trains Makerere Students in the Art of Color and Design

In an effort to equip young architects and designers with the necessary skills of design and colour, Paint company Kansai Plascon on Friday carried out a training for Makerere University Architecture and Design students. Kansai Plascon Africa Limited, a subsidiary of Japan based Kansai Paint Co, recently acquired Sadolin Paints operations

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