#SaveAbdul: Makerere Student Seeks Shs 3m For Tumour Surgery

Abdul Mazinga, a fourth-year student of Journalism and Communication at Makerere University is in quest for Shs 2.5m for a tumor Surgery, which when left, doctors say, will degenerate into throat cancer.

Mazinga, who is supposed to graduate next year in January, may not make it to the graduation list for did not do his final course projects after spending the last half of the final semester in the hospital, undergoing a surgery which turned out to be unsuccessful. The surgerywas meant to treat a tumor on his salivary gland, which doctors now say should be treated immediately.

Makerere Guild condemns strike, explains non-involvement

Makerere University Guild has moved to condemn the manner in which fellow students behaved ‘in the name of fighting for our rights.’ Yesterday, a section of students, led by the president Makerere University Private Student’s Association, Wanyera Simon carried on a strike demanding that the university scraps off the 60% fees payment pol

Makerere students complete over 100 courses in Oil research

The first batch of Masters Students from Makerere University have completed over 100 courses in the International Petroleum Industry multimedia system (IPIMS). 
The system that was provided by International Human Resources Development Corporation (IHRDC) and AH Consulting partnership in with the University, started in June last year with a total of six students, all of whom have been able to complete the certificate course. 

Museveni fears elections- Makerere Don

Dr. Simba Ssali Kayunga, a lecturer of political science at Makerere has said that Museveni fears elections and that he would rather fight a war than compete in free and fair elections.

He made the comment yesterday evening during a lecture with political science students, about the challenges faced by political parties in Africa. He noted that most parties including National Resistance Movement (NRM) lack internal democracy.

More students get circumcised

As one passes by Wandegeya taxi stage (Kamwokya-Ntinda), a storied building with a poster, ‘Rita’s Health Clinic’ invites men aged 12-45 years for free circumcision. In addition to that a repetitive recorded message calls upon the men who haven’t read the poster.

Makerere students strike over increased graduation fee

Makerere university students have demonstrated against increment of the graduation fee from Shs. 90,000 to Shs. 220,000.

At about 8am today, students had gathered at the university's freedom square, from their different halls of residence and lecture rooms. 

Makerere University to meet UCC over Campus FM

The Makerere University Journalism and Communication department is set to meet Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) this month to decide on Campus FM’s fate.

The meeting due October 29th will be to negotiate amongst other issues offering a limited frequency to the radio station, following the transfer of 107.0MHz to Salt FM in Kampala.

Batte is visualizing African Tradition through Art

Nobody who sees Godfrey Batte’s art work can easily forget it. From a distance, they seem like a mere set of cutlery. A study of his pottery yields a clear understanding of what transpired in the African Traditional society.

Campus FM to get frequency

The Department of Journalism and Communication (DJC) of Makerere University has revealed a plan to activate the University radio station, Campus FM.

While addressing students of Journalism and Communication during the Makerere University Journalism and Communication Association General (MUJCA) general assembly, on Friday, Ivan Lukanda, the acting Head of DJC, said that the radio would go on air as soon as the Department obtains its frequency.