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Makerere University Asks for More Research Funding

Makerere University has appealed for additional Shs 47.5 billion to among others cater for salary enhancement and research in the financial year 2019/2020. University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, said that additional funding will go a long way in promoting research on key Government areas of concern, while donors funding is

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Mak, NC State and Regional Universities to Collaborate in Research

The Senior Vice Provost, Global Engagement, North Carolina State University (NC State), USA, Dr. Bailian Li has commended Makerere University (Mak) for its great contribution towards the rapid growth of Uganda through its research and teaching. This was on Wednesday, 13th March 2019 in Telepresence Centre, Senate Building where he was giving closing

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MPs Call for Dialogue at Makerere University

Members of Parliament have emphasized the need for dialogue as a means of addressing the recurrent strikes at Makerere University. Makerere staff went on strike at the start of the semester in February 2019 following the suspension of Bennet Magara and Joseph Kalema; both leaders of Makerere University Administrative Staff Association

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Gulu University’s Kitgum Campus Not Accredited – Minister Seninde

The admission of students to Gulu University, Kitgum campus has been suspended following a directive from the National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) not to continue running unaccredited campuses. The campus was stopped from admitting students for the 2017/2018 academic year. The Minister of State for Primary Education, Rosemary Seninde, told Parliament

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Zanie Brown Offers Bursary Opportunities for P7 Leaver Orphans

Talented singer Zanie Brown through her ‘Zanie Brown 4 Schools’ charity organization, has announced a mega bursary opportunity for orphans moving to secondary school this year. Following the release of Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results recently, Zanie has offered to sponsor students through secondary school under her charity organization, an initiative

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Miss Uganda Abenakyo Graduates With Bachelor’s Degree

Miss Uganda 2018 Quiin Abenakyo has Thursday (January 17th, 2019) graduated with a bachelor's degree at Makerere University's 69th graduation ceremony. Abenakyo has graduated with a degree in Business Computing, a course she pursued at Makerere University Business School (MUBS). Abenakyo on Thursday mourning paid a courtesy call to Makerere University Vice

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Museveni Assures Lecturers of Better Pay

Makerere University Council together with the University Community has honoured President Yoweri Museveni with an award for his outstanding scholarly contribution in authoring a Thesaurus  in an indigenous African language, Runyankole-Rukiga and is entitled Katondoozi. “Thank you for recognising our work. I was able to extract most of the words from my

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Over 8000 Students Graduate at Kyambogo University

Kyambogo University sent out a total of 8173 graduands in to the working world during the 15th graduation ceremony that was held at the main campus in Banda - Kampala on Thursday (13th December, 2018). Out of 8173 of the total number of graudands 4446 are males and 3757 are females

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BBC’s Alan Kasujja Offers to Contribute to Tuition of KIU Student Who Saved Iryn Namubiru

Ugandan-born journalist and presenter of Newsday on the BBC World Service, Alan Kasujja has offered to contribute towards the tuition of Brian Masole, a Kampala International University (KIU) student who saved the life of singer Iryn Namburu at the Lake Victoria Boat accident on Saturday. Namubiru was part of the partygoers that were

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