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Mak to Host 3rd World University Netball Championships 2018

Mak to Host 3rd World University Netball Championships 2018

The Association of Uganda University Sports (AUUS) in conjunction with Makerere University and the support of several stakeholders has won the bid to host the 3rd World University Netball Championships 2018. Uganda was awarded the hosting rights for the event scheduled to take place from 17th to 21st September 2018, beating Namibia, England and Jamaica.

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Contractor Hands Over Completed St Francis Extension Works to Chaplain

Project Manager-Mr. Jesse Tukacungurwa (C) hands over the architectural designs to St. Francis Chaplain-Rev. Canon Amos Turyahabwe (2nd R) as Dean of Students-Mr. Cyriaco Kabagambe (3rd R) and Director Estates and Works-Eng. Fred Nuwagaba applaud during the ceremony on 8th June 2017, St. Francis Chapel, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

On Thursday 8th June 2017, the Chaplain Makerere University St. Francis Chapel, Rev. Canon Amos Turyahabwe received keys and architectural designs from Excel Construction Company Ltd, a company that was contracted to manage the extension of the chapel from a sitting capacity of 300 to 1,200.

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Call for Applications for Post-Doctoral Research Grant

Prof Jan Botha during African Doctoral Academy held 12th -16th September 2016

Nurturing Emerging Research Leaders Through Post-Doctoral Training At Makerere University (NERLP); 2017 – 2019

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Deliberative Polling in Nsanje District, Malawi

Participants in the RAN-facilitated Deliberate Polling exercise, 4th June 2017, Nsanje District, Malawi Image:RAN

The early days of the month of June (3rd and 4th 2017) saw the Malawi Deliberative Polling (DP) exercise take place in Nsanje District. The DP is an innovative citizens’consultative process that assesses the representative opinions of a population, both before and after it has had a good chance to thoroughly discuss challenges confronting their communities, and identifying appropriate solutions to them. The DP respondents in Malawi were from TA Ndamera (Upland) and TA Nyachikadza (low land).

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Lifelong Learning in Universities: Re-thinking inclusive and equitable quality education

Dr. Peace Buhwamatsiko Tumuheki’s at the PhD research dissemination seminar on ‘Life-long learning in practice: Understanding and enabling meaningful participation of non-traditional students in University'

The Deputy Vice Chancellor-Academic Affairs of Makerere University, Dr. Ernest Okello-Ogwang has urged PhD Graduates to disseminate research findings to decision makers, communities, media and the wider public. 

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Business and financial experts to build a powerful network to end illicit financial flows in Uganda

 President of Global Financial Integrity, Washington DC Dr. Raymond Baker delivering the presentation.

Experts in business and financial transactions have appreciated the need to build a powerful network of stakeholders committed to substantially reduce Illicit Financial flows in Uganda. This was during a Public Discourse organised by FIDA Uganda and the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe to discuss the Illicit Financial Flows and their impact on Africa’s economic development.


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