The former Makerere University Academic Registrar says Makereres past and current crises are linked to inadequate funding. He says Makerere at the moment is not equipped to offer mainly graduate programmes.
Government has asked the Law Development Centre (FDC) Court to allow it amend the charge sheet to institute new charges of unlawful assembly against 18 Makerere University students. The revelation was made this morning by state attorney, Betty Agola before court presided over by Grade One Magistrate Esther Nasambu.
Barely three days after winning the Makerere Guild Presidential elections, Ivan Kata is already digging into the problems of the institution with the hope of offering solutions. On Monday, Kata led a group of students to petition Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga over the welfare of students at Ugandaâ€™s oldest university.
Makerere University lecturers on Friday called off the month-long strike, a month after they laid down tools demanding for a pay rise and clearance of their savings worth 16 billion shillings from the National Insurance Cooperation.