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Government Extends Opening of Universities by Three Months

The National Council of Higher Education -NCHE has communicated that Higher Institutions of learning will open after the next three months. According to the National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) Executive Director Professor Mary Okwakol, the communication is based on prior advice from the Minister of Education and Sports Janet Kataha

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Makerere Receives Shs 950m Grant for Agricultural Research

Makerere University has scooped US dollar 250,000$ grant an equivalent of Uganda Shs 950,000,000 to help the institution enhance its agricultural research capabilities. The grant was from OR Tambo Africa Research Chairs Initiative funded by the South African government, targeting competent scientists that can supervise research on innovations that can help

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Nawangwe’s Office, Main Hall Were Not Destroyed by Makerere Fire

The office of the Vice Chancellor, the University Main Hall and all land titles were not destroyed by the raging fires that gutted Makerere University Main Hall over the weekend. This was confirmed by Yusuf Kiranda the Acting University Secretary while speaking about the issue on radio on Monday night. Kiranda was

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Makerere University Sets Dates For Law Pre-Entry Exams, Strict Guidelines Put in Place

Makerere University has set dates for Bachelor of Laws pre-entry examinations for the 2020/2021 academic year. According to a document released on September 14 from the academic registrar, Mr Alfred Masikye Namoah, the university will conduct the pre-entry exams on October 3 in Kampala. "All candidates who applied for Bachelor of Laws

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UCU Students to Sit for Exams in Two Weeks

The holiday for Uganda Christian University (UCU) winners is over. The University Vice Chancellor Associate Prof Aaron Mushengyezi has announced that students will begin exams on September 15. The announcement follows a clearance from the National Council for Higher education to pursue their online learning amid the Covid-19 pandemic. “The National Council

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Museveni Approves Re-opening of Medical Institutions With Final Year Students

President Museveni has approved the reopening of institutions with final year students undertaking health related training. This was revealed by the Executive Director of National Council for Higher Education Prof Mary Okwakol through a letter she wrote to all Vice Chancellors and Principals of institutions offering health related training. “I am pleased

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Makerere Given Nine-Day Ultimatum to Pay Stella Nyanzi, Others or Face Court

Makerere University has been given up to July 30th to reinstate suspended staffers to the payroll and pay their outstanding arrears or face the courts of law. The suspended lecturers including social activist and Kampala Central Woman MP hopeful Dr. Stella Nyanzi, Dr. Juma Anthony Okuku, Dr. Denis Asiimwe, Mr. Steven

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Mubs Lecturers Threaten to Strike Over Salaries

Makerere University Business School Academic Staff Association (MUBASA) members have threatened to lay down their tools over the government’s failure to harmonize staff salaries. “We met the president in December but none of these ministries or technocrats we have engaged has really shown a commitment to have the matter solved by

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