Brian Ssenoga, a computer engineering student sneers at the idea. He says that it will lead to more confusion in the course than they've already had. He said, “We’ve been studying with telecom engineers every first semester of the three years we have been here. There are course units we study and are not related to our course at all. Merging the two will just bring more confusion.”
Trouble for Kyagulanyi started in 2020 when he declared his interest to stand for the Presidency, the topmost office in the country. Accordingly, Mabirizi who describes himself as an ardent believer of the rule of law tried to search for his academic papers arguing that the country has suffered with the current President Yoweri Museveni whose age and academic documents have been difficult to trace.
The committee heard that Makerere University employs more than 5000 staff and spends Shillings 156billion on their salaries. The Committee also learnt that the World Bank tasked the University to submit its payroll before accessing a US$ 6 million grant- approximately Shillings 21.9billion for the Makerere University Regional Centre for Crop Improvement (MaRCCI).
The Forum for Academic Staff Association in Public Universities (FASPU) chaired by Kamunyu will on Friday meet the Vice Chancellor`s Forum under the chairmanship of Kyambogo University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Elly Katunguka at Kyambogo University.
In its Civil Suit 04/2021 before Gulu High Court, Young Elephant FC wants the court to declare that Makerere University Laboratory was negligent in conducting the COVID -19 tests and order them to pay the cost of damage caused to the football club.
Unlike in the previous years, farmers in Acholi Sub Region would start opening their farmlands between the months of late January and March ready for the first planting seasons which starts by mid-March every year.
But this year, the majority of farmers in the region have not started ploughing their farmlands and preparations for this year`s planting season citing projected aridity.
According to the students, some of the challenges include trainers asking for money, lack of appropriate equipment for training, inadequate technical staff to supervise the students at their places of internship among others.
Trouble started at 3 a.m. when the results of Nkrumah Hall polling station in Makerere University showed a different result from what appeared on the FDC candidate’s declaration form. It is said that instead of the 55 votes that the NUP candidate Winston Nsibirwa got from the polling station, the tally showed 65, an excess of 10 votes.
Makerere also argues that they called the company for reconciliation to see if there is any amount due but it reportedly refused to do so. Therefore, the University wants the commercial division of high Court to dismiss this case with costs.
Court heard that between the month of September and October 2020 while in Kampala district, the accused persons unlawfully and negligently issued negative COVID -19 results to people who had tested positive well knowing that their actions are likely to cause the spread of an infectious disease.
The student’s leaders held a press conference today at Makerere and raised a number of concerns from the students they lead ahead of government plans to reopen universities and among them was that of tuition payment.
"The gowns were customized for Makerere University, serialized and custom built for a particular year and therefore making it hard or impossible to recycle or resale the unsold ones in the subsequent functions”, reads Team Uniform's suit in part.
Muyingo told Parliament that the University was now faced with the task of restoring the iconic building in time for the centenary celebrations due in 2022 and that the academic programmes at the University would resume on time as directed by the government and all arrangements to receive the students have been finalized.
The shield, made of clear soft plastic, is produced using 3D printing technology. It is fitted with a headband which can be secured on the wearer’s head to protect the face, while at the same time ensuring a clear vision when being worn.
Ssekaana says that most of the orders the applicants sought in this application are untenable and totally misplaced because the evidence adduced before him indicates that Makerere University complied with his earlier orders in the given time frame.
“We took down their requests one by one and immediately sent them back to China, hoping a quickest feedback, so that we will soon have a follow-up invitation for them to come again to the Embassy,” says Ambassador Zheng on Thursday at Makerere University.