Makerere Law Professor blasts Minister Lokodo over Nyanzi nude protest

Sylivia Tamale, a law professor at Makerere University has blasted the Ethics and Integrity minister Fr Simon Lokodo for issuing arrest warranty for Dr Stella Nyanzi when she staged a nude protest.

While delivering her inaugural professorial lecture titled : Nudity, protest and the law in Uganda at Makerere, yesterday, Prof Tamale said Lokodo is impartially enforcing the law which does not conform with the principles of the discipline.

UNBELIEVABLE: Makerere Students, administrators quiet as lecturers' strike enters day two

Lecturers at Makerere went on strike on Wednesday and stopped teaching both day and evening students, but it’s unbelievable how the university administration and students have since gone silent about the matter.

The lecturers are demanding for incentive arrears for the past eight months totaling to Shs 40 billion.

While meeting as Makerere University Academic Staff Association (Muasa) on Wednesday, the lecturers said they have been too patient with the administration which has always played ping-pong games, something that informed their decision.

Prof Abbas Kiyimba's health improves slightly

Doctors at South Africa-based Milpark hospital will tomorrow October 18 make a final decision on whether to carry out a surgery or liver transplant on Makerere’s literature professor, Abas Kiyimba.

Early this year, Prof Kiyimba’s veins ruptured, which forced blood to find alternative routes in his body. This led to the shrinking of his liver and excessive vomiting of blood. Doctors at Mulago hospital then referred him abroad for treatment.