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H.E. Rivoal Visits Mak, Signs French Collaboration MoU

H.E. Stéphanie Rivoal (2nd R) exhanges the signed MoU with Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (2nd L) as Ag. Directorl Legal Affairs-Mr. Goddy Muhumuza (L) and Head International Office-Ms. Martha Muwanguzi (R) applaud, 29th September 2017, Vice Chancellor's Office, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

H.E Stéphanie Rivoal, the Ambassador of France to Uganda paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe this morning in his office. She was accompanied by Ms Clotilde Bruter, the Cooperation Attaché for the French Language.

Her Excellency congratulated the Professor Nawangwe on his appointment as the Vice Chancellor of the great institution. Professor Nawangwe welcomed her to the University and said, Makerere is currently ranked 4th in Africa’s top universities.

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DLA Receives PC Donation from Dr Kirenga

Ag. Director Legal Affairs-Mr. Goddy Muhumuza (L) receives the PC donation from Dr. Bruce Kirenga, 28th September 2017, Directorate of Legal Affairs, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Dr Bruce Kirenga is a respiratory physician at Mulago Hospital and the Director of the Makerere Lung Institute (MLI). MLI generates evidence of the dangers of biomass smoke and measures the burden of biomass smoke related diseases.

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Statement on the Authenticity of Makerere Degrees & Ongoing Investigations

The Main Administration Building, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

With reference to the various media reports relating to the authenticity of Makerere University Degrees, the University Management wishes to state that Makerere has the duty to protect and secure the integrity of its academic credentials and has thus issued a statement to provide a consistent message on the matter.

Please see Downloads for the full statement.

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 Makerere and MKU sign MoU To Improve Regional Higher Education

MKU Vice Chancellor Prof, Stanley Waudo {right} and Makere UniversitySeptember. 19, 2017 Vice chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe { second right }  Receive a cheque  of 10million Kenyan  shilling from MKU member   Board of Directors Jane Nyutu {left} and MKU Vice Chairman Dr.Vincent  Gaitho, during  the launch of MKU and Makerere university's MoU signing at Thika  Main Campus on September. 19, 2017

Makerere University and Mount Kenya University on 19th September 2017 signed a memorandum of understanding where the two institutions have agreed to collaborate in the improvement of higher education in the region.

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Wekebere and Pedal Tap Innovations at the Kampala Green Drinks Event

Stephen Tashobya, Lead Innovator-Wekebere Team (L) and Grace Nakibaala, Lead Innovator-Pedal Tap at the Green Drinks Event, Innovation Village, 13th September 2017, Kampala Uganda

It was a pleasure and yet another rich engagement opportunity for the ‘Wekebere’ and Pedal Tap innovators to join in the Green Drinks Event in Kampala, Uganda. The Green Drinks Event as a social event operates in chapters in over 430 cities worldwide and it provides a platform to host development experts from multidisciplinary sectors.

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Prof Barnabas Nawangwe Hands Over to Acting DVCFA Prof William Bazeyo

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe(L) handing over to Prof. William Bazeyo (R) as the Chairperson Makerere University Appointments Board Mr Bruce Kabaasa looks on.

The Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has today Friday 15th September 2017 handed over office as Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance & Administration) to Prof. William Bazeyo.

According to the Chairperson of Council, Eng. Dr. Charles Wana-Etyem, Prof. William Bazeyo with a track record in resource mobilization and frugal financial management will serve in this capacity pending the appointment of a substantive Deputy Vice Chancellor (F&A).

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Mak Trains 4th Cohort of Pig Artificial Insemination Technicians

Project PI Assoc. Prof. Donald  R. Kugonza (L) and Prof. David Owiny hand over a certificate of attendance to one of the participants after the training held at the Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute Kabanyolo (MUARIK), CAES, Makerere University, Wakiso Uganda

29 Technicians from 16  districts of Uganda have completed a one week’s training  in different  aspects of  Pig Artificial Insemination (AI) at Makerere University  Agricultural Research Institute under  the project titled, “Improvement of Pig Productivity, Diversification of Piglet Nutrition Options and Upscaling of Pig Artificial Insemination in Uganda" (DIVERSE PIG project).

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New Makerere University Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe Installed

His Excellence the President of the Republic of Uganda and Visitor to Makerere University Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (L) chat with Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation and Sheema County North MP Hon. Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, State Minister for Primary Education and Wakiso District Women MP Hon. Rosemary Sseninde and Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe after the Installation Ceremony.

The newly appointed Vice Chancellor Makerere University, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has been installed.

Prof. Nawangwe becomes the 11th Vice Chancellor of Makerere University since the University was established as an autonomous institution in 1970.

Nawangwe replaces Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu after expiry of his five year term of service from 1st September, 2012-31st August, 2017.

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Africa Regional International Staff / Student Exchange

The Africa Regional International Staff / Student Exchange (ARISE) Programme invites applications from African nationals for a limited number of staff mobility scholarships. Permanent members of staff from ARISE partner universities are invited to apply for a minimum 1 month or maximum 3 months staff mobility at one of the six African partner universities. These scholarships will build capacity by facilitating specialist training for staff at partner institutions and advance knowledge through collaborative teaching and research.


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