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Mak's AirQo Project is a US$1.3m Google AI Impact Grantee

The DVCFA-Prof. William Bazeyo (Centre) flanked by AirQo Project Lead-Dr. Engineer Bainomugisha (Left) and Ag. Manager Communication and International Relations-Dr. Muhammad Kiggundu Musoke (Right) addresses the Media during the Briefing on 8th May 2019, CoCIS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Google has announced Makerere University’s AirQo Prototype among the best 20 Artificial Intelligence projects that will share $25 million in grants from Google.org. AirQo is an air monitoring project that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and low-cost technologies to generate and quantify data on air pollution in the designated areas in Uganda.

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Bachelor of Laws Government Admission List 2019/2020

Former Lubaga South MP, Hon. John Ken Lukyamuzi with fellow Bachelor of Laws Graduands on Day 4 of the 69th Graduation Ceremony, 18th January 2019, Freedom Square, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The Office of the Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released admission lists for students admitted to the Bachelor of Laws under Government Sponsorship for the Academic Year 2019/2020.

Please note that the list below contains those who were admitted under the Direct (A' Level Leavers), Diploma and Mature Age Entry Schemes.

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Mak Students Sensitized On Sexual Harassment

Director Euzobia Baine Mugisha speaking at the Sexual Harassment Dialogue held on 26th April 2019

Hundreds of turned up to students attend a public dialogue on sexual harassment held on Friday 26th April 2019 in the Makerere University Main Hall under the theme “Zero Tolerance to Sexual Harassment”.

Stop sexual harassment, break the silence, and speak out” said Dr. Euzobia Baine Mugisha, the Director-Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate.

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CEES Doctoral Colloquium: How to Conceive and State an Acceptable Research Problem

The E-Learning And Teacher Education (ELATE) Building, College of Education and External Studies (CEES), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The College of Education and External Studies (CEES), Makerere University will host a Doctoral Colloquium on Thursday, 23rd May 2019 in Room 126 of the Curriculum Building.

Topic: How to Conceive and State an Acceptable Research Problem: A Guide for Higher Degree Students and Early Career Researchers

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Mak’s Strong Room that archives Uganda’s Newspapers

Prof. Barbanas Nawangwe looking at one of the Munno Publication that is archived in the Makerere University Library.

In commemoration of the World Press Freedom Day, on 3rd May 2019, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe made a surprise visit to the Strong Room of Makerere University Main Library that archives all Newspaper publications in Uganda.

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Press Release: Dr. Alice Mweetwa Joins RUFORUM as Dep. Executive Secretary

Dr. Alice Mweetwa, Deputy Executive Secretary responsible for Programme Development and Implementation, RUFORUM

Monrovia 26 April 2019. At the RUFORUM 17th Board Executive Meeting held in Monrovia, Liberia from 24th to 25th April 2019, Dr. Alice Mweetwa was appointed and confirmed as the Deputy Executive Secretary responsible for Programme Development and Implementation. She will officially commence work on 01 July 2019 and will be based at the RUFORUM Secretariat hosted at Makerere University in Uganda.

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Mak Holds Annual Suppliers’ Forum: Envisions Improved Service Delivery

The DVCFA-Prof. William Bazeyo officially opens the Annual Suppliers' Forum on 2nd May 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. Prof. Bazeyo urged suppliers to always deliver quality products.

On Thursday 2nd May 2019, Makerere University held the Suppliers’ Forum aimed at fostering strong relationships with suppliers, improving procurement processes and service delivery.

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East Africa’s high maternal death rate

Understanding the pressures on the healthcare system

Judith Awino died on her 25th birthday as she gave birth, on a dusty roadside, to her second child.

She had endured a long and difficult labour but was unable to get admitted to hospital because of a nurses’ strike.

Her baby also died.

Judith Awino’s identity card

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Kasese leaders trained on using One Health Approach to respond to community health concerns

Participants sharing knowlwdge and ideas during the  Leadership Capacity Building in Disease Prevention, Detection and Response on 30th April 2019 at Nyaika Hotel, Fort Portal.

Over 20 Local Government Administrators in Kasese District together with Wildlife Personnel from Queen Elizabeth National Park have been trained on how to use the One Health Approach to respond to community health concerns. This was at the Leadership Capacity Building in Disease Prevention, Detection and Response held on 30th April -3rd May 2019 at Nyaika Hotel Fort Portal.

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African Union Team Visits ASF-RESIST Action at CoNAS

The Principal Investigator of ASF-RESIST, Dr. Charles Masembe; an Associate Professor in the Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences (ZEFS), CoNAS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

A team from the African Union (AU) led by Dr. Monica Ebele Idinoba accompanied by Ms. Khadidiatou Meissa Gaye visited the ASF-RESIST action from the 23rd April to 26th April 2019 at the College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS) to review progress of the action since its inception in 2018.