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Meeting of Leading Global University Presidents with UN Secretary General Day 2

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In her presentation to the on-going meeting of Vice Chancellors of leading global universities, the Secretary General (SG) of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Dr. Joanna Newman highlighted the role Makerere and other universities have played in the fight against COVID-19. In particular she has mentioned our collaboration with the private sector on a low cost ventilator.

The SG of the International Association of Universities Hilligje van't Land and ACU SG in response to my question on effects of COVID 19 on research collaboration have emphasized the need for use of technology to continue research collaboration.

 

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Meeting UBA’s Chioma Mang

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (R) with the new CEO UBA Uganda Chioma Mang (L) after their meeting on 14th June 2021, CTF1, Makerere University.

I discussed with the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of United Bank for Africa (UBA) in Uganda, Chioma Mang opportunities for collaboration. Makerere and UBA Uganda can do a lot together.

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Meeting Mak Guild President

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (L) hands over an assortment of Mak souvenirs to the 86th Guild President Mr. Ssempijja Ivan (L) after their meeting, June 2021, CTF1, Makerere University.

I have discussed with the Makerere Guild President Mr. Ssempijja Ivan and the Guild Minister of Health their program on ensuring a healthy student body. I congratulate the Guild President on this initiative and encourage all students to participate in the program.

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Congratulations Dr. Nambalirwa

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The cover page of Dr. Helen Nambalirwa Nkabala's book "Kony as Moses". Courtesy photo.

I congratulate Dr. Helen Nambalirwa on the publication of her new book which describes in theological terms one of the deadliest civil wars in Uganda. Congratulations!

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