Bloody situation as Makerere university students' strike over 100% tuition policy enters day two

Bloody situation as Makerere university students' strike over 100% tuition policy enters day two

Police, teargas,  shooting of both rubber and live bullets explain the deadly tension and loud cries that have engulfed Makerere University campus and the surrounding areas. The academic business has been paralyzed because of the 100% tuition policy. Students at the oldest public university in Uganda are striking over the university tuition payment policy that requires […]

Makerere university students strike

Makerere university students strike

Makerere university students went on strike protesting the university’s policy of hiking graduation fees from90, 000 shillings to 220, 000 shillings. Despite the morning down pour, students gathered at the main building demanding for an explanation from Prof. John Ddumba Ssentamu, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere university. However, the Vice chancellor did not meet the […]

President Museveni orders Makerere university to suspend 10% fees increment policy

President Museveni orders Makerere university to suspend 10% fees increment policy

Makerere university administrators have been ordered by President Museveni to suspend the new policy of 10 percent fees increment. The President revealed the directives during a meeting with Makerere university administrators led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof Ddumba-Sentamu and Guild leaders headed by Ivan Bwowe (Guild President) on 21 August 2014. Makerere university students received […]

Students give Makerere university council two days ultimatum

Students give Makerere university council two days ultimatum

Makerere univers had a demonstration against 10% increment and we presented a petition to the concerned offices requesting for a forensic audit of Makerere university. Students led by their Guild President, Ivan Bwowe gave the university council an ultimatum of two days to revise the 10% tuition fees increment that was passed by the university […]

8 for Makerere university Guild President – 4 kicked out

Four candidates Kicked out. Makerere university Guild Electoral Commission Chairperson, Michael Byemero said that out of 13 who returned nomination forms for the post of Guild president, only eight were successfully cleared. The successfully nominated candidates include Ivan Bwowe (Independent), Sarah Aseru (UYD), Lillian Aber (Independent), Phillip Musiime (Independent), Eddy Kintu (Independent), Nicholas Nanyeenya (Independent), […]