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  • Hundreds of students graduate at various institutions 

    Vision Reporters (New Vision, 2019-10-26)
    At the graduation ceremony of Basoga Nsachu technical institute in Namatumba District, speaker Rebecca Kadaga argued girls to take up male dominated courses in tertiary institutions of learning, Kadaga said girls still ...
  • Students unveil water treatment system 

    Nandudu, Prossy (New Vision, 2019-10-27)
    Third-year students of University Kisubi have come up with a system that treats used water for re use, Bakabulinda, together with his classmate, Fredrick Othieno, both at the faculty science were some of the students who ...
  • Makerere strike: police releases students, Guild representatives 

    Sekanjako, Henry (New Vision, 2019-10-27)
    The police have released Makerere University students who were arrested during the strike that has rocked the University since Wednesday over the 15% tuition increment, Buganda road magistrate court issued a court order ...
  • Gulu varsity petitions parliament 

    Vision Reporter (New Vision, 2019-10-25)
    The management of Gulu University led by the Vice Chancellor Prof. George Openjuru has petitioned parliament to intervene on the under funding of the University, which they said affects the quality they provide; because ...
  • What Mak tuition protest is all about 

    Unknown author (Daily Monitor, 2019-10-26)
    On Tuesday dozens of Mak University female students gathered at the institutions main gate in an attempt to match to the president's office with a list of academic and welfare related demands for president Museveni and the ...
  • Ndejje women's title goes up in smoke 

    Were, Johnson (New Vision, 2019-10-29)
    Ndejje University women handball coach George Isabirye has given up on the national league title chase and turned his focus on planning for next year. Isabirye revealed this following his sides 26-24 defeat by Kyengeza in ...
  • Police links Makerere students to strikes in other universities. 

    Kiva, Nelson (New Vision, 2019-10-29)
    The Police is investigating a group of students of Makerere University accused of masterminding strikes in other universities. The Police spokesman, Fred Enanga, told journalists during the weekly police briefing in Kampala, ...
  • Makerere strike blamed on drug abuse 

    Sekanjako, Henry (New Vision, 2019-10-29)
    Makerere University administration says drug abuse by some students fuelled the recent strike that rocked the university for close to a week. According to management, investigations by the university have revealed that the ...
  • Quickly resolve Makerere strike 

    Editorial (Daily Monitor, 2019-10-30)
    We condemn the on-going clashes at Makerere University that disrupted lectures and other businesses at the campus and neighbourhood. By yesterday, an uneasy calm hang over Makerere hill, the seat of the country's oldest ...
  • Mak Strike borne out of dishonesty, political opportunism - First lady 

    Museveni, Janet K. (Daily Monitor, 2019-10-30)
    First of all, it is important to understand that Makerere University Management took the trouble to ensure that students were fully involved and consulted in the process of establishing an acceptable tuition fees structure ...
  • Makerere University drops 15% on functional fees 

    Mukhaye, Damali; Ahimbisibwe, Patience (Daily Monitor, 2019-10-30)
    Makerere University authorities have resolved to drop 15% increment on functional fees but voted to maintain the controversial policy on tuition over the next five years. The University Council held a crisis meeting yesterday ...
  • Mak strike leader narrates the ordeal 

    Mukhaye, Damali; Wadero, Athur Arnold (Daily Monitor, 2019-10-30)
    Ms Siperia Mollie Sasirabo, the Guild Representative Council (GRC) of the School of Psychology, who was attacked by unknown people and dumped in Kasubi, a Kampala City suburb , has spoken for the first about her ordeal. ...
  • MPs quiz Minister over Mak strike 

    Kyeyune, Moses (Daily Monitor, 2019-10)
    The Minister of State for Higher Education, Dr. John Chrysostom Muyingo, yesterday faced a hard time while presenting a statement on the unrest at Makerere University to Parliament. The Minister who also doubles as a Member ...
  • US condemns Makerere violence 

    Mukhaye, Damali (Daily Monitor, 2019-10-29)
    The US Embassy in Uganda has condemned the violence that security forces meted out on Makerere University students during strike last Thursday and asked government to intervene. "The US Mission in Uganda is increasingly ...
  • Students, residents feel strike pain 

    Mukhaye, Damali (Daily Monitor, 2019-10-29)
    Chaos rocked Makerere University campus and its surroundings yesterday during the ongoing student strike over tuition increment. Journalists covering the protests and students without the university identification cards ...
  • Students faint as Police arrest 15 in hostel raid 

    Wadero, Athur Arnold (Daily Monitor, 2019-10-31)
    Several students fainted after Police deployed to quell protests at Makerere University yesterday through tear gas canisters inside Kann Hostel in Kikoni neighbourhood. Police officers raided the hostel on Prince Kimera ...
  • Police targets journalists covering Makerere strike 

    Wadero, Arthur (Daily Monitor, 2019-10-31)
    Journalists deployed to cover Makerere University protests against the 15% tuition increment are nursing injuries after Police yesterday fired tear gas at them. Mr. Alex Esagala , a photojournalist with Daily Monitor, clad ...
  • Makerere suspends 9, warns 26 

    Mukhaye, Damali (Daily Monitor, 2019-10-31)
    Makerere University yesterday suspended nine students and issued warning letters to 26 other for alleged involvement in the ongoing strike and destruction of university property. The suspension came a day after university ...
  • Universities are teaching expired courses - report 

    Mukhaye, Damali (Daily Monitor, 2019-10-31)
    A report released yesterday by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) says more than 1,999 academic programmes being taught in universities and other tertiary institutions within the country are illegal.
  • Students reject decision to stay 15% increment 

    Atukunda, Nobert (Daily Monitor, 2019-10-31)
    The University Council removed the 15% cumulative increment on functional fees, but maintained it on tuition fees, which the students still rejects. Students yesterday rejected Makerere University Council's resolution to ...

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