In December 2018 Makerere University dismissed 45 academic staff members for "ill discipline". This led to students saying that Vice Chancellor Barnabas Nawangwe was "vindictive" and was determined not to spare anyone who spoke up.
Makerere University At Centre of Row Over Academic Freedom
Deutsche Welle, 31 January 2019
Uganda's Makerere University is one of the oldest and most prestigious in Africa. It's been shaken by a wave of sackings and accusations by the vice chancellor that indiscipline… Read more »
Why Makerere University Dismissed 45 Staff
Monitor, 11 January 2019
Details have emerged showing grounds upon which the 45 Makerere University staff were sacked by the Appointments Board. Read more »
Makerere Staff Defy VC Order to End Strike
Monitor, 29 January 2019
Makerere University staff have defied calls from the Vice Chancellor, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, to end their industrial action and return to class. Read more »
MPs to Meet Makerere Students to Probe Sexual Abuses
Monitor, 30 November 2018
Members of Parliament on select committee investigating cases of sexual harassment in all institutions of learning are slated to meet students of Makerere University tomorrow at… Read more »
Makerere University has instructed a senior lecturer in the department of social work and social administration to respond to accusations of sexual misconduct and harassment of ... Read more »
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