The Makerere University Law Don Dr. Kabumba Busingye has decried parliament of Uganda for frustrating democratic governance by enacting illegitimate laws that have been used to entrench dictatorship. Kabumba was presenting at a stakeholders’ debate at parliament week where people gathered to discuss the role of parliament in Uganda's democratization.

Legal Aid Law will expand justice access - Stakeholders

Legal aid services are expensive because there is no structured support from Government.

Makerere Drops UACE For Law Course Admission


Makerere University has announced that it will no longer rely on UACE results for admitting students to the very popular Bachelor Of Laws (LLB) course.

Instead of UACE, students will have to pass a pre-entry exam and that alone shall be the only criteria for gaining admission to study Law.

The move comes after the university realized that UACE doesn’t prepare the students for the academic demands of the Law course leading to many failures amongst students.

Stanbic Bank donates IT equipment to Makerere University

Stanbic Bank has donated IT equipment, comprising computers worth Shs 100 million towards helping Makerere University management reequip its main administration centre after a recent fire destroyed a substantial part of the famous main building.

Commonly referred to as the ‘Ivory Tower’, the iconic building caught fire during the last week of September in a case still being investigated by police and other relevant authorities.

Makerere University don calls for national dialogue on land matters

The school of law at the University of Makerere on Wednesday called for mass discussions between government and the population, regarding the proposed land amendment bill.

Speaking to the press at the university, Dr. Zahara Nampewo a lawyer and a lecturer at the school of law urged the government to quickly take steps towards the engagement of the locals in deliberations on the controversial land amendment bill.

Makerere University Law School to fundraise for needy able students as they mark 50 years


Makerere University School of law will be celebrating 50 years of existence this year.

Having started in 1968 as a department in the then faculty of science when Makerere was still the university of East Africa, the school is now an independent college under the Makerere University collegiate system that was started in 2012.

Makerere: How revised academic calendar will affect First Year Students, A-level Leavers & Graduation


Makerere University is expected to shorten its semesters by a few weeks to ensure that First Year Students for the August 2020 intake and the 2021 batch do not miss a year.

Like all education institutions, Makerere officially closed its gates to students in March 2020 following President Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni’s orders to free mass concentration places as a way of preventing the spread of Covid19.