BREAKING: Makerere lecturers vote to continue with strike

After a four-hour meeting of Makerere lecturers under their umbrella body, Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA), they have again resolved to continue with their strike that started on Wednesday last week.

"We have unanimously agreed to continue with the strike pakalast. We have been patient enough and we can't wait any longer. We shall only return to classes after all our money is paid," said Lawrence Mugisha the assistant general secretary, MUASA.

Makerere administration speaks out on suspension of students

Makerere University administration, through the public relations officer Ritah Namisango, has this evening come out to explain today's suspension of 15 students.

According to Namisango, the vice chancellor, currently John Ddumba-Ssentamu, has all the rights to take action against any student.

"The VC has powers to suspend a student from the University or to discipline him in any manner he thinks fit and seek approval of his actions at the next meeting of the University Disciplinary Committee," reads the communiqué that has been released this evening at 6pm.

BREAKING: Makerere suspends 15 students for stealing 200 forks, damaging property

Makerere University has this morning reportedly suspended 15 students for stealing 200 forks and damaging the university's property, reports Campusbee.

It's reported that on October 18, 2016, these resident students incited violence and invaded the University Hall's Kitchen at about 6:30pm and damaged property worth millions, during a protest against what they called poor meals.

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