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Shock as Makerere Medical Student Commits Suicide

Shock engulfed Makerere University on Sunday September 29th after a medical student ended his life over accumulated debts. Ashraf Nsubuga, 22, a government-sponsored fourth year student of medical radiology was discovered dead in his room in Nsibirwa Hall. According to Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire, Nsubuga’s body was found hanging on

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Makerere University vice chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe

Government Disburses Shs 15 Billion for Makerere Research and Innovations

Makerere University has received half of the Shs 30bn Research and Innovations Fund (RIF) for the 2019/2020 financial year. The Fund is expected to offer solutions to challenges facing Uganda’s development agenda. After a series of meeting between government and the university, the former committed to provide a Research and Innovation (R&1)

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Makerere Students in Fresh Age Limit Protest

Students at Uganda’s largest university have gone on strike in protest of the arrest of several students arrested Thursday. On Friday, Police fired bullets and tear gas to disperse Makerere students who were demanding the release of the detainees currently held at the nearby Wandegeya Police Station. Teargas and bullets rocked Makerere

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Police Fires Bullets as Makerere Age Limit Debate Turns Rowdy

Police on Sunday fired bullets to disperse two rival factions that had gathered at Makerere University’s Mitchell Hall to discuss "The youth and Constitutional Affairs". As expected, the discussion drifted to the issue of the age limit, and the two camps disagreed. Police would then fire in the air, as the two

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