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Makerere Guild to Hold ‘Extraordinary’ Student’s General Assembly

The Makerere University Guild leadership will on Monday hold an “extraordinary assembly” to decide on whether the protests against the 15% tuition increment should continue or be halted. According to a press release, the assembly will be held in the Freedom Square at the university starting 10 AM. In a statement, the

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Makerere University vice chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe

Makerere University Revises Tuition Policy After Week Long Protests

Since October 22 students at Makerere University have been protesting against the 15% cumulative tuition increament, and the protests have pushed the University to revise the tuition policy. In an emergency meeting held on Tuesday the university council resolved to halt the 15 percent increment from functional fees. However this stance

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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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Mak Guild President Kato Speaks Out on Ndamwesiga Appointment, Meeting Kayihura

Makerere guild president Paul Kato was hit by robust resistance on Friday, April 21, when he rolled out his cabinet that had Ian Ndamwesiga in position of Prime Minister and Mercy Lukisa as Vice President. On learning about the named cabinet, students and leaders from the FDC Makerere Chapter took to

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New Guild Cabinet Divides Makerere FDC Chapter, Students Protest

A bitter row has come up amongst members of Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Makerere chapter following the appointment of Ian Ndamwesiga as Guild Prime Minister. FDC leaning Makerere Guild President Paul Kato on Friday announced the cabinet with which he will serve the country’s oldest institution of higher learning. Among

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Full List: New Makerere Guild Cabinet Announced

Makerere guild president Kato Paul has Friday surprised many as he controversially announced Lakisa Mercy Faith the 2nd runner up in the just concluded presidential election as his assistant. Speaking during the swearing in ceremony held at Makerere University main hall, Kato said choosing Lakisa is a step ahead to reconciliation. “Now

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FDC’s Kato Elected Makerere 83rd Guild President

The candidate for the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) was Friday declared winner of the guild presidential election held at Makerere University. Paul Kato garnered 4,946 votes to beat closest challenger Abdu Kareem Zilitwawula who polled 4,097 according to results announced by University Electoral Commission Chairperson Isaac Otuko. Kato, a second

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Besigye Moves to Re-Unite ‘Torn’ Makerere FDC Chapter

Opposition strongman Dr. Kizza Besigye has endorsed and blessed the candidacy of Paul Kato, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag bearer in the Makerere University Guild elections. Besigye who met a portion of the FDC Makerere campaign team praised them as “a great team at Makerere - creating hope for

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Wanyera Runs to Court as Makerere EC Blocks his Guild Presidency Bid

Makerere University Guild Presidential Aspirant, Simon Wanyera has petitioned court challenging a decision by the University Electoral Committee to drop him from the guild presidential race. Wanyera, a second year student pursuing a bachelor of Art in Education is seeking a court order reinstating him as a duly nominated candidate in

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Mak Security Chief Mucunguzi Warns Candidates as Guild Campaigns Commence

Makerere University Chief Security Officer, Jackson Mucunguzi has warned against multiparty confusion in the Guild Presidential campaigns that are due to kick off shortly. “One is a Guild President for just 9 months and after that, it’s over. There is no need of blood shed amongst students of mighty Makerere University,”

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