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Makerere wins Inter-University Moot Court competition

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Saturday, 20 October 2018 - 12:00am

Makerere University on Friday emerged victorious after winning the 5th annual Inter University Law Moot Court competitions aimed at preparing young lawyers for litigation.

Makerere emerged victorious after beating 8 universities in a tight race with 74% and Uganda Christian University, Mukono came second with 66%.

The fifth edition of the competition was under the theme of Health, Business and Development and was organised by Centre for Health Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) at Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) Kampala campus.

Among other university that participated include Bishop Stuart University, IUIU Mbale and Kampala Campus, Cavendish University and Kampala International University.

Speaking to New Vision Ibrahim Nsereko, Litigation Program officer said the law moot court empowers students with practical skills of litigation that are not attained at school.

David Kabanda the CEHURD programmes coordinator said, the choice for this year's theme; ‘Health, Business and Development’ was inspired by the unfilled vacuum in social justice especially cases related to health.