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 investigating four more staff over sexual harassment

FILE PHOTO: Makerere University

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

MUK don calls for national health scheme

Professor John Jean Barya has called for the formulation of a national health insurance scheme.

Constitutionalism in Africa

To ensure credibility, authors restrict themselves to familiar waters, analysing with depth their subject of concern. Some of the authors adopt a broad, continental brush, taking up thematic issues that have prominence in whatever country they are concerned with.

Museveni tells law students to be honest

PRESIDENT Yoweri Museveni has urged law students to be honest and competent in order to dispense high quality justice.

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Four appointed to Law Council
KAMPALA - The Law Council chairman, Justice John Wilson Tsekooko, has named the four members appointed to the lawyers’ regulatory body.

Makerere starts giving scholarships to underprivileged female law students

MAKERERE University has partnered with Ms. JD International, a US-based non-profit organisation, to provide scholarships to unprivileged first-year students in the Faculty of Law.

Legal education in Uganda: the growing need for a research-based approach to teaching

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Judge slams lawyers over shoddy work

Lydia Mugambe was making a presentation on the ‘Legal Perspectives from Parliamentary Election Petitions 2016’

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Lawyer Kiwanuka Kiryowa chats with the director of civil litigation in the Attorney General’s office Denis Bireje during symposium. Photo by Tony Rujuta