Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe wants Makerere University School of Law Closed

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe wants Makerere University School of Law Closed

Makerere University vice chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe accuses School of Law for being adamantly defiant. Nawangwe stated that despite the fact that all the other colleges have resumed lectures, the Law school has stayed closed ever since the start of the semester. It is on these grounds that the professor, on Tuesday, let out agony […]

Makerere Guild Speaker Detained for Calling Students’ Assembly

Makerere Guild Speaker Detained for Calling Students’ Assembly

The Makerere University Guild speaker, Isaac Kwagala has not participate in today’s students’ strike as he was, on Tuesday, arrested and detained by Military Police for calling a student’s emergency student’s General Assembly. has not participate in today’s students’ strike as he was, on Tuesday, arrested and detained by Military Police for calling a student’s […]

Makerere University Guild President Arrested

Makerere University Guild President Arrested

Over 18 students of Makerere University have been arrested following a strike held during the morning hours of 16th April 2018. The arrested students included the guild president, Papa Were Salim, the Chairman of Mitchel and Lumumba Halls of residence among other students. The arrests were done amidst teargas and bullets fired by police to […]

Makerere university strike: Guild President arrested and several injured

Makerere university strike: Guild President arrested and several injured

A number of Makerere University students including their Guild President Bala David Bwiruka have been arrested following a demonstration aimed at scrapping off the 100% tuition payment policy. Makerere university tuition payment policy requires a student to have cleared all the tuition/fees by the sixth week of each semester. Other students arrested include the Chairman Mitchell […]

Why I did not join the Monday Strike- Bala David Bwiruka speaks out

Why I did not join the Monday Strike- Bala David Bwiruka speaks out

Makerere University students on Monday 5th October went on strike over the tuition policy that requires all students to pay 100% by the sixth week of the semester. Students want the policy scrapped. However, during the Monday strike, many blamed Makerere university Guild President, Bala David Bwiruka for not joining their cause. Below Bala writes […]

Makerere University strike: Students want 60% fees payment policy scrapped

Makerere University strike: Students want 60% fees payment policy scrapped

Drama ensured when Police headed by the DPC Wandegeya Police station, Brian Ampaire made efforts to read out the letter which highlighted extension of Makerere University tuition payment deadline. But students rejected the letter and went on with the strike. Police deployed heavily but maintained calm even amidst confrontations from students that almost called for teargas.  Makerere University students […]

Makerere university students on strike over 100% fees payment policy

Makerere university students on strike over 100% fees payment policy

Students of Makerere University have held a peaceful demonstration over what they call unfair University policies. It should be noted in a communique passed by the University Academic registrar demanding that students should have fully completed tuition by 14th March if they are to Sit for coursework and tests. On Wednesday 11th March,  news circulated that […]