The committee has also called for testimonials on the incidents that led to the violence during the final campaigns that culminated in the death of Bewotti Batungura 27, a student from Uganda Christian University, who was stabbed to death on 14th July 2022. The oral testimonies are to be submitted to the committee between August 1st and August 4th between 2 to 6 pm.
According to a letter by the Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Finance and Administration written on the 1st of July, all vendors and business owners are required to cease operating any business within the university premises. The businesses under threat include photocopy and stationeries, food stalls, hair salons, mobile money shops and restaurants. Only those contracted by the university to cater at selected kitchens within the halls of residence have been spared.
Following their suspension, the aspirants decided to engage Nawangwe to lift the suspension and allow them to participate in the guild polls in vain. The students had initially thought of securing a court injunction to lift their suspension but they were advised to negotiate with the vice-chancellor.
In his June 27th suspension letter, Makerere University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe accuses the students of engaging in acts of demonstration when they organized a NUP Makerere Chapter General Assembly on July 24th at which, the respective aspiring candidates were expected to address fellow students.
According to health experts, at least five percent of the persons that have moderate to severe forms of the disease end up in need of a ventilator because they cannot breathe since their lungs are immersed in the fluid.
There has been unrest at Kyambogo University for the past two days leading to running battles between Police, Local Defense Unit (LDU) and students pushing for the reinstatement of their guild president, Jonathan Tundulu. It all started the Guild Representative Council (GRC) impeached Tundulu citing lack of leadership skills and disrespectful character.
Iteu, who is a Senior Registrar in the ICT unit of the Academic Registrar at Makerere University was declared winner with 182 votes against Dr Euzobia Baine Mugisha’s 82. This is out of the overall 267 ballots cast.
The university also faults Dr Kamunyu for using abusive language, insults and verbal exchanges allegedly aimed at intimidating the University officials who were in charge of preparations for the inaugural Council meeting scheduled for December 20, 2018. The act contradicts provisions of the Makerere University Human Resource Manual.