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Mak to Establish Centre of Excellence in Honor of Archbishop Ntagali



Makerere University is set to establish a Centre of Excellence in honor of Archbishop Stanley Ntagali. The Centre will focus on research, conflict resolution, religious and peace studies. This was revealed by Dr. Eria Hisali, the Principal, College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS) who represented the Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe at the Archbishop’s farewell service organized by St. Francis Chapel, Makerere University on 18th January 2020.

“Your Grace, you are leaving behind a very powerful legacy. The Centre of Excellence will honor and keep your legacy alive and our students will continue benefiting from your inspiring and transformational sermons,” said Dr. Hisali.

He noted that the God has abundantly blessed the Archbishop and as such, a lot has been achieved under his leadership.

The Archbishop Rt. Rev. Stanley Ntagali appreciated the cordial relationship between Makerere University Management and the Church of Uganda and pledged to support the establishment the Centre of Excellence in his honor. He thanked the St. Francis fraternity for organizing a service to bid him farewell.  During the service, the Archbishop confirmed 98 candidates into Christianity.

To the confirmed candidates he said, “Confirmation is an important day in the journey of Christianity, stay loyal to your vows, focus on God and guide other people to follow Jesus Christ our Saviour.”

Rt. Rev. Stanley Ntagali was elected Archbishop by the House of Bishops of the Church of Uganda on 22nd June 2012 and enthroned on 16th December 2012. He is set to retire on 1st March 2020 when he clocks the Church of Uganda’s statutory retirement age of 65 years, and will hand over to Rt. Rev. Dr. Samuel Stephen Kazimba Mugalu.

In his remarks, Rev. Onesimus Asiimwe, the Chaplain St. Francis Chapel, applauded Archbishop Ntagali for his tremendous achievements in the spiritual realm which have also been manifested in physical infrastructure such as, creation of new Dioceses, revitalization of the Youth and Students Ministry, the Insurance of clergy and Christians through the KIDO Program and maintaining peace in the entire Province.

“I appreciate your efforts towards completion of the Archbishop Janani Luwum Church House which had stalled for 40 years, establishment of Uganda Martyrs Museum in Namugongo, construction of All Saints Cathedral Kampala, firm stand for the authority of Scripture against same sex unions, focus on Missions, Evangelism and Family Life Ministry,” said Rev. Asiimwe

He thanked the Archbishop for nominating Him for the service of Chaplain of Makerere University St. Francis Chapel.

Article by: Esther Joy Nakibombo Volunteer Mak Public Relations Office


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



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: 
Meeting ID: 884 5662 9992
Password: 292624

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Notice: Makerere Disability Scheme 2022/23 Medical Review Exercise



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.


(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



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



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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