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Makerere Lecturers Finally End Strike

Makerere University lecturers have ended their strike over the suspension of university staff leaders, including Dr Deus Muhwezi Kamunyu. In January 2019, vice chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe suspended Dr Muhwezi Kamunyu, the chairperson of the Makerere University Academic Staff Association (Muasa), for reportedly inciting lecturers to lay down their tools. Others suspended

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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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PHOTOS: Heavy Police Deployment as Makerere Students Go on Strike

Police has Monday morning deployed heavily around Makerere University following a students’ strike that broke out this morning. Unconfirmed reports indicate that students are protesting the increase in tuition that was passed at a few weeks ago. “Students are chanting ‘fees must fall’,” said one of the sources around the University. “Most schools

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Makerere Gives in to Pressure from Students, Suspends Fees Increment Plan

Makerere University management has suspended a plan to increase fees in four colleges. The suspension comes after students insisted that management reverses the move or else they continue with the strike they started on Monday. Earlier, students disrupted a seven-hour meeting between management and guild representatives. Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe has now

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Makerere Guild President Arrested as Students Hold Strike

Makerere University Guild President Papa Salim Were has been arrested by Police and whisked to an unknown destination following a bloody strike by University students on Monday morning. The students braved the Monday morning rain and staged a strike protesting against “unfair policies” being taken up by the University administration. The policies

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