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Discussion with Amb. Kintu Nyago & Prof. Senkubuge

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Chairing ARUA Conference’s Opening Session

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A montage of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe chairing the Opening Session of the ARUA conference and a banner of some of the Alliance’s member universities. The 2021 Biennial Conference jointly hosted by the University of Witwatersrand and the University of Pretoria will run from 17th to 19th November 2021.

I have chaired the opening session of the conference of African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) at the University of Pretoria. Our host Prof. Tawana Kupe and Prof. Salim Abdool Karim emphasized the need for collaborative research to fight epidemics in Africa.

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Liking Cities to Mak through PhD Training

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (R) with the Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation, Hon. Dr. Monica Musenero (3rd R), Mak Officials and the Science Research Delegation from Sweden during the meeting in his office on 15th November 2021, CTF1, Makerere University.

This morning I discussed a new initiative to link our cities to Makerere through research and training of city experts on PhD programs, with researchers from Sweden. The visitors also interacted with Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation, Hon. Dr. Monica Musenero. This is a wonderful initiative to address the SDGs.

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Hosting India’s Minister of State for External Affairs

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India's Minister of State for External Affiars, Shri V. Muraleedharan (2nd R) with the Minister of State for Higher Education, Hon. Dr. J.C. Muyingo (L), the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (2nd L) and other officials during the launch of the e-Learning Centre at CoCIS, Makerere University on 12th November 2021.

This afternoon we hosted the Minister of State for External Affairs of India, Shri Vellamvelly Muraleedharan at Makerere. He was accompanied by the Minister of State for Higher Education Hon. Dr. John Chrysostom Muyingo and he opened the e-learning Centre donated by the Government of India. Namaste!

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