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.
Speaking at the launch of the project at Sheraton Hotel, Prof. Engineer Bainomugisha, the lead researcher said that lack of air quality data to quantify the magnitude and scale of air pollution levels is a big challenge in Uganda and across the African continent.
Data from the university shows that only 36 women graduated at Post graduate diploma level this year, out of the 119 graduands. At Masters level, the university registered 471 out of 1,173 graduands and only 17 out of the 61 PhDs.
According to the charge sheet, the university accuses Saasiraabo of registration number 17/U/9897/EVE of circulating inflammatory messages on social media calling for defiance and disruption of university activities contrary to students’ regulations.
The students have petitioned the Civil Division of High Court specifically challenging Rule 6 (1) (d) of the 2015 Makerere University Regulations which gives the Vice-Chancellor- VC unquestioned powers to suspend any student at will.