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In today's New Vision: MUK students arrested, and more ... - New Vision

Hello and good morning. Here's a sneak peek into Friday's New Vision newspaper that's already on the streets as well as online (HERE) . . . Following several clashes in Kampala between shopkeepers and street vendors, President Yoweri Museveni has ...and more »

Gov't to act on Makerere, says Janet Museveni - New Vision

"You will be informed of other steps the Government will be undertaking to normalise the situation in due course,” Education and sports minister, Janet Museveni, said in a statement. Mrs 703x422. "You will be informed of other steps the Government will ...and more »

Makerere university Vice Chancellor welcomes university's closure - NTV Uganda

Prof. Ddumba Ssentamu, the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University, has said the President's decision to close Makerere University until further notice was long overdue. Makerere university Vice Chancellor welcomes university's closure. Info. Shopping ...and more »

Museveni orders Makerere University closed over student riots - The Star, Kenya

"Pursuant to the powers vested in me by the constitution of the republic of Uganda, I have decided to close Makerere with immediate effect," he said. In a statement to newsrooms, Museveni said the closure of the school will guarantee safety of persons ...and more »

Museveni orders closure of Makerere University - New Vision

President Yoweri Museveni has ordered for closure of Makerere University currently embroiled with lecturers' and students' strikes since last week. The Presidential directive issued on Tuesday evening was taken “to guarantee the safety of persons and ...and more »

Museveni criticises striking Makerere lecturers - New Vision

“I want to tell you we are not going to tolerate this kind of indiscipline anymore." Point 703x422. “I want to tell you we are not going to tolerate this kind of indiscipline anymore." PIC: President Museveni addressed a press conference in Luweero ...and more »

Students join Makerere lectures' strike - New Vision

Teargas and bullets rocked at Makerere University as students joined a lectures' strike on Tuesday. The students were demanding for lectures. Military Police swung into action to disperse the rowdy students who lit fire infront of the main building and ...and more »

Uganda: Auditor General's Report Exposes Makerere Management Flaws - AllAfrica.com

Police and the military were deployed in their hundreds to try and contain the riotous students who had gone on rampage, burning tyres and closing roads surrounding the university on top of destroying traders' properties. By Baker Batte Lule. The soon ...and more »

Makerere university shut down after student protests - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, KAMPALA, Uganda, Nov 2 – A day after Uganda's president ordered the closure of one of Africa's oldest universities, 23-year old Gabriel Deng was hurriedly stuffing his belongings into rucksacks in a rundown student hostel. Pop ...and more »

The cost of incessant strikes to Makerere university students - NTV Uganda

All these strikes mean that students are not studying and certain projects cannot proceed as scheduled, all of which comes with a cost to both individual students and the university as a whole. The cost of incessant strikes to Makerere university ...and more »