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Makerere student leaders recommend 15% tuition increment

Makerere University student leaders have recommended a 15 per cent yearly tuition fees increment across all courses offered at the institution for the next five years.

First Lady warns Makerere on strikes

The Education and Sports minister, Janet Kataaha Museveni has cautioned the Makerere University community against resorting to strikes as a means of expressing their grievances.

Female scholarship winners give back to Makerere

Nearly 1,000 beneficiaries of Makerere University’s Female Scholarship Foundation [FSF] have offered to make regular contributions to finance education of more girls at the institution.

This promise followed a four-hour meeting at Makerere’s main hall in which each of the women explained how getting to the university had impacted on their lives. Speaker after speaker said their studies at university had added value to their lives and those of others.

FDC's Were wins Makerere guild elections

Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party candidate, Salim Were alias Papa has been declared winner of the Ma

Makerere sets up committee to study Visitation Committee report

Makerere University has setup a special committee to study the Visitation Committee’s report that raised several management and policy issues about the university.

The report was presented to President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the visitor of the university on December 29.

How e-learning has evolved at Makerere

Since 2009, when Makerere decided to adopt e-systems in its operations, the university has made major strides. As MOSES TALEMWA found, Makerere has far more online activity than many realise.

Meet Makerere’s PhD graduands

12,346 people graduated from Makerere University’s ongoing 59th graduation in various disciplines. Among them were 30 PhD graduands, the highest number the university has passed out at once. MICHAEL MUBANGIZI talked to them about their academic pursuits.

Makerere considers replacing evening classes with e-learning

Mid this year, the Makerere University Council received a proposal to replace evening classes with e-learning.

My father sold his house so I could go to school


In 1984, Paul Muyinda completed his P7 from Buswale primary school in present-day Namayingo district.

Makerere will shine again - Prof Nawangwe

The chancellor of Makerere University, Prof Ezra Suruma, is expected to formally appoint the next vice chancellor, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, in the coming days.


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