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 […]

A peaceful match to KCCA can work for MUBS students – Luyombya Godfrey

A peaceful match to KCCA can work for MUBS students – Luyombya Godfrey

Greetings to you all. To my understanding I think people rarely spot the difference between a ‪‎Strike‬ and a ‪Demonstration‬. Students’ voices need to act and come up with the Petition which shall be addressed to various stake holders including Ms. Jennifer S Musisi, the Director Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and this can be […]

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga cautions Nkumba University Law students against strikes

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga cautions Nkumba University Law students against strikes

The speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwatara Kadaga has urged Nkumba university law students to be cautious of the law if they are to become future vital legal practitioners. Speaking at 10th annual Lawyers’ Day organized by the Nkumba university law society under the theme “Justice and Jurisdiction”, In a speech read by Ofwombi Oboth Member of Parliament […]

Makerere University Muslim students demonstrate;Demand meeting with Kayihura

Makerere University Muslim students demonstrate;Demand meeting with Kayihura

Muslim Students at Makerere University under their Association,  Muslim Students of Uganda, today morning gathered at the varsity Mosque demanding an apology from the Uganda Police force over what they termed Stigmatization and Stereotype of their religion by the actions of the Force. The students were responding to the recent closure of Madaras (QUORANIC SCHOOLS) […]

Inter-University dialogue on strikes calls for calm

Inter-University dialogue on strikes calls for calm

The Inter University Conference for Peace in East Africa (IUCP – EA) held a half day dialogue on 28th Nov. 2013 at Makerere University to discuss University strikes. The dialogue attracted participants from a number of universities including Kyambogo, Uganda Martyrs University – Nkozi, Makerere University Business School, Kampala international University and Makerere University – […]