On behalf of Makerere University, I wish to send our condolences to the family of Emmanuel Tegu Reg. No: 17/U/10403/PS, a third year student of Bachelor of Animal Production Technology and Resident of Livingstone Hall, who died at Kiruddu Hospital on 4th July, 2020 after allegedly being assaulted by unknown people on campus a week ago.
I urge the Police to expedite investigations into this very unfortunate incident. Management regrets this sad loss of life of a young student and will work with security to ensure the safety of persons and property on campus.
Participating in UNESCO Day-Padua
Our delegation has participated in the UNESCO DAY in Padua. We met the Governor of Venice Province and the Mayor of Padua City. Padua City has several UNESCO World Heritage sites and Makerere is collaborating with Padua to apply for UNESCO recognition of Mt. Moroto as a World Heritage site due to its unique flora and fauna.
Signing MoUs with UniPD & UniCT
Today in Padua, Italy I have signed MOUs with the University of Padua (UniPD) and the University of Catania (UniCT). We have agreed to cooperate on academic exchange, joint research and others. Together, we should work to make the World a better place.
Congratulations Drs. Joloba, Kateete & Batte
I congratulate Drs. Moses Joloba, David Kateete and Charles Batte upon the award of USD 1.75 million from the National Health Institutes, USA to support the development of research capacity for data science for infectious and Non-communicable diseases.