OPINION: Makerere University woes will not be solved unless the powers that be listen to alternative views.


BY Mwambutsya Ndebesa First of all there is a policy challenge. The private sponsorship scheme started without a policy framework. Up to now there is no policy of private sponsorship at public Universities in Uganda. How does a university be public and private at the same time? There should be a policy to clearly define this private and yet public status of a University? Two, there is a governance problem. The highest governing body is the University council. In my opinion this council should be an independent body composed of…

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