Makerere University

Silencing the ‘rudest’ woman in Uganda

For academic Stella Nyanzi, obscenity — radical rudeness — is an act of rebellion against the repressive Museveni regime

In Uganda, posting a poem about Museveni gets you jailed

The charge is "misusing a computer." Dr. Stella Nyanzi remains incarcerated to this day in Luzira Women’s Prison

Stella Nyanzi: The formidable feminist foe Museveni has failed to silence

She has campaigned for the rights of girls, women and LGBTQIA+ people in Uganda and leads Pads4​GirlsUG a campaign to provide free sanitary pads

Transformation began 50 years ago

The first bid to place Africa at the heart of literary studies took place in Kenya

Ugandan invention revolutionises malaria testing

An award-winning device created by a Ugandan engineer and his colleagues could replace expensive blood tests

20 years after the ‘Mamdani affair’, the old adversary rejoins UCT

The academic who took on the university’s ‘bantu’ curriculum has returned, marking a ‘path towards decolonisation’

Uganda rows over Museveni’s rule

As MPs scuffle over the president’s ageing reign, protesters take the battle to the streets

Post-colonial universities are trapped by their past

Mamdani looks at the history and ideologies that have shaped African universities and points to Afrikaans as an example of successful decolonisation

Press Releases

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.