The students meeting with Gen. Saleh and the subsequent compensation for the victims of vandalized property has been received with mixed feelings amongst the student community with some accusing the student leaders of betrayal.
Perhaps all this could have been avoided had Makerere listened to the lone voice of Marion Kirabo, a 23-year-old student of Law at the university. Kirabo, now in her 4th year, may not be a household name but she has been a leading voice on…
On Wednesday, Mwesige appeared before Parliament’s education committee that in investigating the current impasse at the university, to answer queries related to acts of brutality that the army meted out to the students
In a joint statement by the EU ambassadors as well as their counterparts from Norway and Iceland, the diplomats condemned the brutal manner in which security agencies moved to crush the students’ protests at the university.
The debate in Parliament on Thursday followed a motion moved by Masaka Municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga, who is also the shadow minister of Education and Sports, urging Parliament to investigate the cause of the unrest at Makerere.
Museveni on Tuesday told a meeting of his ruling NRM party MPs that he had spoken to the chairperson of the University Council, Lorna Magara and the Guild President, Julius Kateregga urging them to find an amicable solution to the situation…
Both the Guild Speaker and the Guild President were arrested while leading a procession of students from Kikoni, west of Makerere University, in protest of the arrest of their other colleagues.