Makerere to start Bachelor of Laws Executive programme, tuition set at Shs. 5M per semester

The academic registrar at Makerere University has announced that the institution will launch a Bachelor of Laws Executive (weekend) degree programme starting February 2020. This comes after the university administration dropped the Bachelor of Laws evening programme this academic year due to financial constraints. This new programme will target mainly working-class students.

Makerere gets Shs3.7b to rebuild Ivory Tower


Mastercard Foundation has announced a $1 million (about Shs3.7 billion) contribution towards the restoration of Makerere University Main Building (Ivory Tower) which was razed by fire early this week.

FULL LIST: Makerere admission details for 2020/21


Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Makerere University and its Nakawa-based business school have jointly admitted 14, 538 undergraduate students under the private sponsorship scheme.

A simple man with an academic giant’s profile


In 2000, Dr Busingye Kabumba was the best A-level student in Uganda. Busingye studied law at Makerere University and then got other academic honours from Oxford University and Harvard University, two of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world.

Now a law professor at Makerere University, Busingye shares the story of his life with Desert Island Disc’s Simon Kasyate on Capital FM:

How can you best describe yourself?