Mak Politics Discriminatory - Minister

A cabinet minister in Makerere’s 85th Guild has decried what he calls a high level of discrimination in the student politics.

Ahmed Abdirahman, a Kenyan national, says that rising from the lower ranks to the guild council (GRC) and then cabinet wasn't a walk in the park but a battle against discrimination. The minister says that politics at Makerere University is highly sectarian along political, tribal and nationality lines.

Low Turn Up at Start of 16 Days of Activism


The first day of 16 days of activism against gender-based violence at Makerere University registered a very low turn up among the students, leaving organizers in dismay. The activities were organized by Gender Mainstreaming Directorate in the Freedom Square under the theme ‘end gender-based violence in learning institutions and workplaces.


Makerere Moves to Beautify Roundabouts

The Makerere University roundabouts are being beautified to create beautiful sceneries in and around the campus.

The beautification project started on the 3rd of December with the main gate roundabout being the first one to be worked on by the Prime Media Network contracted by the Estates department. The project is set to handle the seven major roundabouts in the university as well as the Freedom Square.