Police Foils Students General Assembly at Makerere

Police thronged the Freedom Square to disperse students who had gathered for a general assembly

 

Police on Wednesday morning dispersed students who had gathered in the Freedom Square for a general assembly.

The students had been called by the Guild President, Julius Katerega, who wanted to give then an update from the meeting he had with the university management on Tuesday regarding the tuition policy that has caused a week-long strike. He also wanted to discuss with the students on the way forward now that the university administrators had declined to rescind the policy.

Mak Students Call for Semester Extension Following Fees Protest Disruptions

Students reading inside the Makerere University Main Library.
Inside the Main University Library. Students reading their books.

 Students at Makerere University have intensified pleas for extension the semester following the recent student unrest and protests against the Fees Policy.

 

The more than two-weeks protests against the 15% tuition increment protests were sparked off by the 15 female students’ match to parliament on October 22nd, 2019 spearheaded by the female caucus of the 85th guild government.