Makerere University government-sponsored students protest delayed allowances

Government-sponsored students protest delayed allowances

Makerere University government-sponsored students on Friday June 10th, 2022 protested the delayed release of their semester allowances. The students are entitled to get allowances for food and living-out allowance for those not staying in the university halls.

The group led by their president, Omaria Oitebbe stormed the Senate building to demand for their financial benefits which they say had been overly delayed.

Select a credible EC – Former Guild Elections boss advises GRCs

A guild presidential aspirant in the previous guild election

The current students’ guild government will be evaluated by how credible the next elections will be. This is according to the former guild electoral commission chairman, William Kananga. Kananga warned the current GRC (Guild Representative Council) that the success or failures of the next students’ election will be on the current guild leadership, through the kind of election body they choose.

“If the electoral commission organizes sham elections, the blame will be put on the 87th guild," Kananga said.

Makerere student injured by teargas canister goes missing from hospital

Richard Sebuganda alias Sebzo, a student of Bachelor of Biomedical Science at Makerere University who was injured by a teargas canister during the ‘open for all’ students protest has escaped from Mulago hospital where he has been getting treatment for his injured hand.

It is alleged that he fled the hospital in the wee hours of the night on Thursday, 10th March 2022, and his whereabouts remain unknown.