Last week, Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe said that in a bid to limit student numbers as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19 students studying humanities and non-practical science courses will study online.
Dr Lorna Magara, the Chairperson of Makerere University Council noted that one of the major challenges in handling perpetrators of sexual harassment is that the University cannot suspend implicated staff beyond three months.
Mabirizi contends that Kyagulanyi fraudulently obtained entry into Makerere University through the mature age entry scheme since he was just 20-year- old by the time of his admission on October 21, 2000, which was contrary to Makerere University prospectus of 1999/2000 -2000/2001.
Allan Lokot, a government-sponsored student in his third year, argues that the allowances help them to meet costs beyond food and residence. He explains that students like him save off this money to buy handouts, basic requirements like airtime for online lectures and hostel necessities.
Mabirizi petitioned the Law Developement Centre court to summon Kyagulanyi on allegations of having obtained false registration at Makerere University where he graduated with a Diploma in Music, Dance and Drama-MDD, about 20-years ago.
The University is set to host the Federation of African University Sports- FASU games for Tennis and Rugby from October 8-10th. They will be part of the activities to celebrate the International Day of University sports.
Shadrach Wesike from the school of Statistics notes that out of five-course units, at least two lecturers commenced teaching through zoom while others upload work on the University e-learning platform.
The DPP has since taken over previous cases Mabirizi levied against Kyagulanyi which are scattered in Kampala and Wakiso Courts and have since stalled after the various government departments' delay to provide him with supporting documents as evidence.
“A stress test carried out on the capacity of MUELE servers were run through administering a quiz on Saturday last week. Whereas 4813 users were online, only 2474 equivalent to 51.4 percent were able to complete with submission of their work,” Kakumba said in a circular issued on Sunday.
Justice Margaret Tibulya delivered the verdict after finding Etuusa guilty of fraudulently procured Exxon Contractors Limited, JAALC (U) Limited and Juliet Mirembe of EPRC Restaurant to provide phone custody services and food vending services respectively during the 67th graduation ceremony.
Through their lawyers of Acardia Advocates, the registered trustees now want a declaration that the acts of the university in remitting the contributions to NSSF is in breach of the terms of the Trust Deed.
"Although I take the then University officers to have either been negligent or compromised in admitting the Candidate, the diploma should be deprived on account of the Candidate's signed Understanding on his registration form that " Case of impersonation or falsification of documents whenever discovered ...will lead to automatic cancellation of admission”, wrote Mabirizi.
But according to Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the final year students had already started their final examinations by the time of the presidential declaration and are expected to return home immediately after their last paper. Examinations at Makerere University for final year students have been running since May 24, 202.