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Prof. Bazeyo Wins CEO Global Pan African Country & Regional Awards

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On Saturday, 3rd November 2018, Prof. William Bazeyo, the Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration) at Makerere University emerged both the Country and Regional Winner of the Great Lakes 2018/2019 CEO Global Pan African Awards for Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government, and Titans-Building Nations at a colourful ceremony held at Protea Hotel, Kampala.

The Chief Executive of CEO Global, Annelize Wepener presented both awards to Prof. William Bazeyo amidst applause from the audience comprising influential personalities in the public and private sector.

The two awards were obtained after a competitive vetting process. The awards are the leading Pan African recognition programme honouring excellence in the private and public sector. The programme covers 23 economic sectors and has for close to two decades independently recognized those leaders who are at the pinnacle of their industry.

Under the Titans Programme: Building Nations, Prof. Bazeyo was recognized for his outstanding achievements in education and training sector in Africa.   Prof. Bazeyo’s career and life journey is an embodiment of an individual who has generously shared his knowledge and skills to make a difference in the lives of other people.  Respected for the adage – Always be a contribution, Prof. Bazeyo has significantly contributed to the transformation of the region through research, nurturing upcoming innovators, mentoring students, resource mobilization for Africa, winning multi-million dollar projects and so much more.

Prior to his appointment as Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration), Prof. Bazeyo was the Dean, School of Public Health at the College of Health Sciences (CHS), Makerere University. As the Chief of Party at the ResilientAfrica Network (RAN), he manages a US$25million project that is nurturing and working with upcoming innovators in 20 Universities to find solutions to challenges facing Africa.

The Regional Award sets the platform for Prof. Bazeyo to compete in the Continental Awards scheduled to take place in the last week of November 2018 in South Africa.  All the regional winners from West Africa, East Africa and South Africa will be evaluated again to select the Continental winners in different categories.

“To be recognized as a continental finalist is an achievement in its own right. You are without a doubt on the right path and we hope the recognition you have enjoyed spurs you on to greater things,” remarked Annelize Wepener.

The Continental winners will be afforded the opportunity to join the “Network of Influence”, which will give them access to developmental tools, investment opportunities and serve as a platform to bring together small and medium enterprises within the corporate and the public sector.

The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Executive Director, Mrs. Jennifer Semakula Musisi won the Country Award under the agencies and regulatory authority category at the same occasion.

Article by Ritah Namisango, Mak Principal Public Relations Officer

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Launch of Mak-RIF Round 4 Awards & PhD Call for Proposals

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Mak-RIF 4 Awards and PhD Call For Proposals, 29th September 2022, 9:00 to 10:00 AM EAT.

Makerere University received funding from the Government of the Republic of Uganda, earmarked to support high impact Research and Innovations. This unique initiative arose after engagements between the top University Management and the Government of Uganda. This fund illustrates the increasing importance that the Government attaches to Research and Innovation as a driver of development and transformation. The objective of the fund is to increase the local generation of translatable research and scalable innovations that address key gaps required to drive Uganda’s development agenda. 

In the Financial years 2019/2020, 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 the Government of the Republic of Uganda through Mak-RIF has funded implementation of over 750 multidisciplinary research and innovations within the various Colleges, while engaging multiple stakeholders within and outside Makerere University. The Grants Management Committee (GMC) has finalized the award process for the Mak-RIF round 4 call for funding for this Financial Year 2022/2023.

The Grants Management Committee (GMC) hereby invites you to the Launch of the Mak-RIF Round 4 awards and PhD Call for Proposals scheduled to take place tomorrow Thursday 29th September 2022 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. EAT. 

Please use the following details to join the launch.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpcu-urDIjE9ZgxdsbEmA2IkNMMiJVECt_ 
Meeting ID: 884 5662 9992
Password: 292624

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Notice: Makerere Disability Scheme 2022/23 Medical Review Exercise

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One of the PWD graduands at the 69th Graduation during the Session held on 17th January 2019.

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites persons with disability who applied for admission to public universities under the disability entry scheme for 2022/2023 Academic Year to appear for medical/review exercise at Makerere Unive, Senate Building, Level Two (2) in the Telepresence Centre.

NOTE: Only those who have the minimum entry requirements of at least two principal passes at A’ Level or its equivalent and at least five (5) passes at O’ Level or its equivalent will be interviewed.

 Only candidates who sat ‘a’ level in 2020, 2019 and 2018 are eligible for admission.

THE EXERCISE WILL BE CONDUCTED ON 3rd, 4th and 5th October, 2022 respectively from 9.00 A.M – 1.00 P.M each day.

IMPORTANT:

(i) If you fail to appear on any of the given days above, there will be no other chance for you.

(ii) Applicants with Government Scholarship for the previous years are not eligible for admission

ALFRED MASIKYE NAMOAH

Acting. ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

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Uganda’s policymakers implored to address forest loss, plastic & water pollution

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Left to Right: Prof. Gunnar Köhlin, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, Amb. Maria Håkansson, Commissioner Julius Mafumbo and Prof. Edward Bbaale posing for a group photo before the opening ceremony on 22nd September 2022: Photo by EfD-Mak Centre.

The Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe on Thursday 22nd September, 2022 participated in the opening of the EfD Annual meeting hosted by Makerere University at Speke Resort Munyonyo where he appealed to government to implement the ban on kaveera and address other environmental issues.

The opening ceremony moderated by the EfD Global Hub Manager Gunnar Köhlin and was graced by Uganda’s Minister for Water and Environment represented by the Commissioner for Water, Mr. Julius Mafumbo and the Swedish Ambassador to Uganda, H.E. Maria Håkansson.

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