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Makerere University Launches MAKDATA System to Enhance Data Transparency and Accountability

Makerere University launched the MAKDATA system, a comprehensive data hub aimed at addressing the institution’s data scarcity issues and enhancing transparency. Prof. Umar Kakumba, MAK Deputy VC Academic Affairs. Photo by New vision Apart from other innovations in car manufacturing, health, environment, and many others, the university has now created a data hub known as […]

Enhancing Academic Partnerships: A Strategic Visit from Western University to Makerere University

The high-level delegation from Western University, Ontario, Canada, led by President Dr. Alan Shepard, visited Makerere University in Uganda for a week-long engagement aimed at bolstering partnerships between the two esteemed institutions. Makerere University welcomed a high-level delegation from Western University, Ontario, Canada, led by President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Alan Shepard. The visit, which spanned […]

United States of America Ambassador Encourages Education Partnership in Uganda’s Terego District

The United States Ambassador to Uganda, William W. Popp, visited Terego district and emphasized the importance of education, urging parents and students to embrace it. United States Ambassador to Uganda William W. Popp with Students from Oriajini Primary School in Terego district United States Ambassador to Uganda William W. Popp has urged parents and learners […]

Makerere University Ranks 7th Among Top Universities in Africa

Makerere University stands out in EduRank’s evaluation, solidifying its reputation as a premier institution in Africa and setting a benchmark for academic excellence in the region. Makerere University has been recognized among the top 10 universities in Africa, as per a metric-based evaluation encompassing 14,131 universities from 183 nations. According to EduRank, which harnesses the […]

UNEB to release 2023 UACE results today

The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) will today, Thursday, March 7th, 2024, officially release the results from the 2023 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) examinations. Minister of Education and Sports Ms Janet Kataha Museveni. Results of the 2023 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) exams will be formally released by the Uganda National Examinations […]

Govenment To Close Schools Over Exorbitant Fees, Unrealistic Requirements

The state minister for Primary Education, Dr Joyce Moriku Kaducu Tuesday announced that schools that defy government guidelines and increase school fees exorbitantly will be closed effective term two of the 2024 academic year. Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaducu, the state minister for primary education, declared that schools that violate government regulations and raise tuition excessively […]

Harvard University Picks Interest in Makerere Students’ Cancer Biosensor Project

The Harvard University Innovations Incubator has expressed interest in the concepts developed by a team of students from Makerere University. Their creation is a biosensor capable of identifying cancer-causing agents present in water and the environment. The team that worked on the Biosensor project for detection of Toxic Cancer-Causing substances in the environment at the […]

Makerere University Sets New Record with PhD Graduation Surge

Makerere University celebrates its graduation with a notable increase in PhD recipients, marking a milestone in its history. A total of 12,913 graduands will receive degrees and diplomas, including 132 PhDs. The university aims to graduate at least 200 PhDs annually to address the World Bank’s call for increased doctoral scholars in Africa. This year’s […]

UNEB Sets Date to Release 2023 PLE Results

The Uganda National Examinations Board has confirmed the upcoming release of the Primary Leaving Examinations for the year 2023. The official release of the PLE results is scheduled for the January 25, 2024. The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) will release the Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) next week, a senior examinations body has confirmed after […]

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Has Urged Teachers to Use Their Professional Knowledge to Bring About Social and Economic Transformation in Uganda

During the World Teachers’ Day commemoration, President Museveni emphasized the importance of a progressive education system that addresses impactful topics for national development. He also urged teachers to use their professional knowledge to bring about social and economic transformation in Uganda