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The state of Africa: the universities

A few days ago a Tanzanian friend noted, in an email, that “Africa is going backwards socially, politically and most…

Students arrested for protesting against increase in tuition fees

“At least 20 Makerere University students were arrested on Tuesday during their protest against 15 percent cumulative tuition increment.” source:…

Makerere suspends two students for protesting tuition increment

Makerere suspends two students for protesting tuition increment. The protest resumed after the students’ suspension, see: https://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Lectures–Makerere-University-strike-tuition/688334-5321600-ma8vt2/index.html You may also…

432 students at Makerere University Makerere-Mastercard Foundation scholarships

on August 9, 2019 432 students was given a Makerere-Mastercard Foundation scholarship. Makerere University is the best university in East…

Academic Performance in comparative perspective

East Africa has traditionally had good universities. The data collected and made available by Scimago allow one to assess how…

Makerere Dons Abandon Strike

“After three weeks of striking, Makerere University staff were finally wooed into picking up their instruments to resume work…their decision…

Sacked Makerere lecturers ordered to refund salaries

“Makerere University on Thursday asked lecturers sacked for absconding from duty to return the public funds they received as no…

Matibu: Faster diagnosis of malaria

“Matibabu tests for malaria without drawing blood.” http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/scienceandhealth/How-bloodless-test-will-reduce-time-in-diagnosis-of-malaria/3073694-4667578-5rpw2u/index.html You may also be interested in: Tanzania: Kiswahili beyond borders Reforms at…

Power struggle over top appointment at Makerere university

President Museveni and his wife disagreed ” over the re-appointment of Prof Juma Waswa Balunywa as principal of Makerere University Business…

I am turning Makerere University upside down

The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University said that  he is turning the University upside down, that all the innovations were…

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