Makerere investigating four more staff over sexual harassment

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Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four more staff of Makerere University are being investigated for sexual harassment, according to the vice chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe.

Kavuma, Lukyamuzi graduate at Makerere

ampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Makerere University has today concluded a 4-day graduation exercise; seeing off a total of 13,350 students with degrees and diplomas in various disciplines.

The activities for the 69th graduation ceremony that started on Tuesday, January 15, saw 56 students graduate with PhDs, 1,254 with Masters Degrees and 101 with Postgraduate Diplomas. 11,939 received undergraduate diplomas and Bachelor’s Degrees.

Makerere to launch new strategic plan

The main building at Makerere.

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University will this year launch a 10- year strategic plan that will transform Uganda’s premier higher learning institution into a research led university.

Makerere to reposition into research university

By Julius Odeke

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu spoke to The Independent’s Julius Odeke about his plans for Uganda’s oldest institution of higher learning.

You are a new VC of Makerere University, an old institution with high repute.  How are you planning to change it?

MAK law dons want disability policy restructured

The survey ascertained that the policy narrowed to only the PWDs and their welfare and wants it to be restructured to cater and integrate all people who support and interact with them at the university.

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NBS Focal Point: Prof Barnabas Nawangwe Talks Reforms and Transformation at Makerere University


It is 2 years since the Inauguration of Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the 11th Vice Chancellor of Makerere University. Samson Kasumba, a veteran journalist working with NBS Television caught-up with him for an interaction on his major reforms at the University. Professor Nawangwe in this interview talks about his administration’s approach to solving challenges facing Universities in the 21st Century.

The Great Makerere - Unlocking the Potential


In this documentary, Prof. Nawangwe looks back at our successful history and reflects on the Future through his vision; to Unlock the Potential of Makerere University.

Disability Law and Rights Centre Proposal Validation Seminar


he Disability Law and Rights Centre (DLRC), School of Law, Makerere University with support from Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) is undertaking research in Disability Law and Rights. DLRC will hold a proposal validation seminar for three papers titled

1. Using ICTS to promote inclusive Education in Uganda by Dr. Ronald Kankungulu Mayambala

2. Disability Rights in Urban Transport in Uganda. A case study of Kampala Capital City by Prof. Emmanuel Kasimbazi