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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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Police Fires Bullets as Makerere Age Limit Debate Turns Rowdy

Police on Sunday fired bullets to disperse two rival factions that had gathered at Makerere University’s Mitchell Hall to discuss "The youth and Constitutional Affairs". As expected, the discussion drifted to the issue of the age limit, and the two camps disagreed. Police would then fire in the air, as the two

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Uganda’s Mwotta, Akongo in Global Innovation Contest

Two Ugandan innovators have made it to final contest list of 25 Under 25 innovators Using the Internet to Make a Difference in Communities. Bazil Mwotta Biddemu, a former Makerere University guild presidential candidate, and Mary Helda Akongo are two of the seven Africans that made it to the top 25.

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VIDEO: Museveni Says Makerere’s Problem is Arts Courses

President Yoweri Museveni has diagnosed Makerere University’s problem as the teaching of unmarketable arts programmes. Museveni officiated at the installation of new vice chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe on Thursday. Museveni described the teaching of humanities as random teaching, cracking jokes on some courses like conflict resolution and psychology. “The problem of Makerere are

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Shs 13 Billion Youth Innovation Cash Up for Grabs as Selection Committee is Unveiled

Ugandan innovators are set to gain from Shs 13bn earmarked for an ICT Innovations Support Programme. On Thursday, Frank Tumwebaze, the Minister for ICT and National Guidance, inaugurated the programme’s Selection Committee that will choose what ideas are deserving of government funding. The committee's work will be guided by three principles: the

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Makerere, UPDF Sign MoU

Makerere University, Uganda’s premier university, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs and Makerere University yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen quality of health care and mitigate health threats to public health. Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) will work closely with

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