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Makerere Lecturers Finally End Strike

Makerere University lecturers have ended their strike over the suspension of university staff leaders, including Dr Deus Muhwezi Kamunyu. In January 2019, vice chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe suspended Dr Muhwezi Kamunyu, the chairperson of the Makerere University Academic Staff Association (Muasa), for reportedly inciting lecturers to lay down their tools. Others suspended

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Makerere Mourns Sarah Ntiro, East Africa’s First University Female Graduate

Makerere University and the education fraternity is mourning Dr Sarah Nyendwoha Ntiro, the first female university graduate in East and Central Africa. Ntiro was pronounced dead Monday evening as her family member took her to Mengo Hospital in Kampala. In 1954, Ntiro graduated from Oxford University with a degree in History. She

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Makerere University Bursar Resigns

Makerere University bursar Augustine Tamale has resigned about two years since he took up the job. Tamale has written to management informing them of his decision to quit his job. On April 20, 2018, Tamale submitted his notice of resignation to Human Resource Director Andrew Abunyang. "The purpose of this letter is to

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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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Makerere Summons Girl Pictured Semi-Nude at Finalists’ Dinner

The office of the dean of students of Makerere University has summoned Rebecca Naddamba over a picture in which she reportedly appeared semi-nude at a finalists’ dinner at Fairway Hotel in Kampala. Naddamba is a final year evening student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Education degree under Registration number 14/U/10794/EVE. Dean

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