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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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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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