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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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MAK Administrator Suspended Over Sexually Assaulting Student

Mr Kisuze Edward is an Assistant Senior Administrator in the Academic Registrar at Makerere Universiy has been suspended for sexually assaulting a female student recently. Kisuze is accused of sexually assaulting Njoroge Racheal, a Kenyan student who had gone to verify her transcript at the University. Njoroge told Police in a statement that

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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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Makerere Suspends ‘Sex for Marks’ Lecturer

Makerere University has suspended Dr Swizen Kyomuhendo over allegations of sexually harassing female students. Dr Kyomuhendo, a lecturer at the Makerere University School of Social Sciences was exposed  in an investigative story by NBS television on Monday night (February 26, 2018). He was captured on hidden cameras luring a female student to

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MAK Lecturer Summoned Over ‘Sex for Marks’ Allegations

Makerere University lecturer Dr Swizen Kyomuhendo is on the spot over allegations of sexually harassing female students. Dr Swizen Kyomuhendo, a lecturer at the Makerere University School of Social Sciences was exposed  in an investigative story by NBS television on Monday night (February 26, 2018). He was seen asking to meet a

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MAKERERE: 17 Students Suspended Over Exam Malpractice

Makerere University has suspended 17 students over examination malpractice, The Tower Post has learnt. According to Tom Otim, the Registrar College of Education and External Studies – CEES, the School of Distance and Lifelong Learning Examination Malpractices and Irregularities Committee reached the decision to suspend the student early this month. Five of

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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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‘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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Sex for Marks will be History in my Term of Office – New Mak VC Nawangwe

Incoming Makerere University vice chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe has vowed to decisively deal with the issue of sex for marks. Sex for marks is a vice where lecturers award marks to students in exchange for sex. Common among male lecturers and female students, the practice has cast haunting shadows on the university's

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Makerere ‘Graduates’ Petition University Over Delayed Transcripts, Threaten to Strike

Four months since they were awarded degrees and diplomas at a colourful four-day ceremony, 14,897 ‘graduates' are yet to receive their academic transcripts and certificates. Some 100 of these ‘graduates’ have now petitioned the university over the issue, demanding that their transcripts be immediately issued. They have threatened “action” that could "ruin

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