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Signing Agreement to Extend Swedish Support to Public Universities

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Earlier today, I visited the Embassy of Sweden in Uganda where I had the pleasure to sign the agreement for extension of research support by the Swedish Government to Makerere University with H.E. Ambassador Per Lindgärde. This extension is for a 2 year period with an extra USD 4.5 Million.

The funding will enable Makerere and partnering Swedish universities complete the training of 100 PhDs for partner Ugandan Public Universities.

 

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Bidding Farewell to H.E. Per Lindgärde

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (R) hands over a portrait to the outgoing Ambassador of Sweden to Uganda, H.E. Per Lindgärde (L) during his farewell visit on 21st June 2021, CTF1, Makerere University.

There was joy and yet a hard time when I bid farewell to H.E. Per Lindgarde, the Swedish Ambassador this afternoon. Makerere has enjoyed a wonderful relationship with the Embassy during his tenure and I wish him good health and success in his next assignment.

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Commissioning CoVAB Golden Jubilee Celebrations

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The Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (L), Academic Registrar-Mr. Alfred Masikye Namoah (C) and the Principal CoVAB-Prof. John David Kabasa stand for the anthems at the CoVAB Golden Jubilee Celebrations Commissioning on 17th June 2021, Nakyesasa.

Today I represented the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Hon. Janet Museveni at the commissioning of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB). I congratulate the college on their wonderful innovations.

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Launching 3 Publications on Children Welfare

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (on screen) launches three publications by AfriChild and Makerere University researchers on 15th June 2021, Telepresence Centre, Level 2, Senate Building.

I launched three publications by AfriChild Centre and Makerere researchers on the role of research on children welfare. Children are our future and we must take good care of them.

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