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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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‘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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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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