We Can Detect, Quell Strike Before it Happens – Mak Police

Police at Makerere University has commended what they call intelligence work of the security services and the student body which has brought down strikes for the last academic year.

This, according to the police, has been done through the deployment of police officers in civilian clothes and willing students in various Halls of residences like Lumumba and Mitchell to gather information about those plannig strikes.


Mak Fresh Woman Struggles to Settle In

A fresh-year student at Makerere University says she’s found it hard to settle in for her studies because of what appears to be culture shock.

Joan Nakalema joined Makerere in August to pursue a degree course in Development Studies with excitement partly arising from the beautiful stories she was told about life at Uganda’s oldest university. Once in, however, Nakalema tells Journalism@Mak that the environment she’s experienced over the past two months is different from the mental images she had.