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Parliament To Investigate Makerere University ‘Mismanagement’

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Parliament is set to investigate Makerere University crisis that has left the University staff at loggerheads with the institution’s top mismanagement. This was confirmed by Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga while responding to a petition presented to her by the suspended leaders of Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA). In their petition,

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Public Varsities Want Feeding Funds For Gov’t Students Increased To Shs10,000 Per Day

Public Universities have urged government to increase feeding funds for its sponsored students from the current Shs4, 000 to Shs10,000 per day. The call was made by Kyambogo University Vice Chancellor, Professor Elly Katunguka and the University Secretary, Charles Okello on Friday interacting with Parliament’s Committee on Education where they

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UNEB Seeks Shs10bn To Curb Examination Malpractices

The Uganda National Examinations Board is seeking for Shs10.7bn to curb examination malpractices by introducing new hi-tech measures.  UNEB Executive Secretary Dan Odongo made the revelation on Thursday while appearing before Parliament’s Committee of Education to present the Board’s budget framework for 2019/2020. Odongo told MPs that UNEB pays over

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Kampala Parents Principal: We Are Committed To Remaining A Centre Of Balanced Academic Excellence

By Daphne Kato The year, in May, Kampala Parents’ School marks 15 years since the school became part of the Ruparelia Group- a reputable business conglomerate with investments in education, hospitality, financial services, real estate, broadcasting and agriculture. Under the Ruparelia Group, the school has undergone both an ideological and

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Makerere University Fires Public Relations Officer

Makerere University, under the authorization of Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, has fired its Public Relations Officer Rita Namisango and appointed Dr Mohammed Kiggundu Musoke as the acting Manager Communications and International Relations. Dr Kiggundu, a senior lecturer in the department of Humanities and Language Education is tasked with providing

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Makerere Fights See Over 30 Senior Lecturers Fired

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Makerere University’s Appointments Board has fired over 30 senior lecturers on charges of insubordination and use of abusive language, sexual assault, financial fraud, abscondment, refusal to perform official duties, inciting violence and failure to complete studies among others. Among those fired is controversial lecturer and activist, Dr Stella Nyanzi, who

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Makerere University On Spot Over Discriminative Appointments

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Makerere University, Uganda’s leading institution of learning has come under fire over its discriminative appointments that have seen men occupy most of the top leadership positions. And as such, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has ordered the Parliamentary Education Committee to investigate why the University has sidelined women in

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