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VC Nawangwe Suspends Makerere Guild Elections

Makerere University Vice Chancellor (VC) Barnabas Nawangwe has suspended students’ Guild elections to an unnamed date, The Tower Post has learnt. This, the VC communicated in a letter dated February 13th addressed to the Dean of students. Nawangwe said his decision was guided by a request by the Guild Speaker to extend

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13,000 Students Set to Graduate from Makerere

A total of 13,299 students are set to graduate from Uganda’s premier institution of higher learning, Makerere University. This was revealed by the University Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe in a media briefing on Thursday morning. The VC was speaking about the institution’s plans for the New Year - 2019, arrangements

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Makerere VC Nawangwe Suspends GRC Over Anonymous Social Media Posts

Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has suspended a member of the Guild Representative Council (GRC) over social media messages and publications. Frank Bwambale, the chief editor of the University's main publication (The Makererean) was sent home following a strike that broke out at the University on Monday morning as

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Vice Chancellor Nawangwe, Students Guild Leaders Hold Closed Door Meeting

Following two days of bloody strikes at Uganda’s premier University, Makerere administrators have held a closed door meeting with students’ leaders in a bid to come up with a solution and restore calm to the institution. In the meeting where Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe and Guild President Papa Were were

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Makerere IT Experts Arrested For Altering Marks, Smuggling Students to Graduation List

Christopher Ntwatwa and his supervisor Mike Barongo from the Makerere University academic registrar’s office are being held by police for altering students marks, just a fortnight after the institution’s 67th graduation ceremony. Reports indicate that the two IT specialists were nabbed, by detectives from the Crime Intelligence and Investigations Department (CIID)

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