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Johnson & Johnson Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0General

Johnson & Johnson has launched the CHAMPIONS OF SCIENCE AFRICA INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2.0. This competition is a great opportunity for innovators and start-ups to be eligible to receive up to US$50,000 in funding and mentorship that can help to bring their concepts to market.

This second Africa Innovation Challenge is designed to address the critical unmet needs of the continent and local communities in Africa while providing support to Africa-based entrepreneurs in creating innovative health care products and services. Specifically, the Challenge focuses on six categories;

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The Hult Prize at Makerere On-Campus Challenge Team poses for a group photo with Guest of Honour and  Minister of ICT and Communications-Hon. Frank Tumwebaze (5th L) DVCAA-Dr. Ernest Okello Ogwang (2nd R) and Mr. Arinaitwe Rugyendo (L) after the Grand Finale on 8th November 2018, Makerere University, Kampala UgandaGeneral

Makerere University on Thursday, 8th November 2018 hosted this year’s Hult Prize On-campus edition Grand Finale with the First Lady Honorable Janet Kataha Museveni who was represented by Hon. Frank Tumwebaze the Minister of ICT as the Guest of Honor. “Apart from giving her apologies, the first Lady has given you 20 million” Hon. Tumwebaze said.

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 Chinese Ambassador to Uganda-H.E. Zheng ZhuQiang, Minister for KCCA-Hon. Beti Olive Kamya and the Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe make their way into the Main Hall for the Confucius Institute 4th Anniversary Celebrations as Outgoing Director-Prof. Hong Yonghong (Rear) applauds, 9th November 2018, Makerere University, Kampala UgandaGeneral

The Confucius Institute (CI) at Makerere University on Friday, 9th November 2018 celebrated four successful years of teaching and promoting Chinese language and culture at a colourful ceremony held in the Main Hall, Makerere University. The ceremony was presided over by the Minister for Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)-Hon. Beti Olive Kamya and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Uganda, H.E. Zheng ZhuQiang.

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 The Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, UC Berkeley's Dr. Robin Marsh and Pathfinder International's Ms. Sono Aibe at the PHE Workshop on 8th November 2018, Conference Hall, CoBAMS, Makerere University, Kampala UgandaResearch News

Makerere University on Thursday, 8th November 2018 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pathfinder International, USA, aimed at promoting research and related activities in Population, Health and Environment (PHE). The MoU was signed on behalf of Makerere University by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe and by the Technical Lead for Pathfinder’s Integrated PHE Programs in East Africa, Ms. Sono Aibe.

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A paticipant stressing her points in one of the interactive sessions. The three-day Training that started on 31st October and ended on 2nd November 2018

Makerere University Assistant lecturers have been advised to support students’ academic activities and ensure that students successfully meet the desired academic progress. This was during the 6th Pedagogical Skills Training held on 2nd November 2018 in the Quality Assurance Tele-Presence Center, Senate Building.

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An aerial photo of the Senate Building (Left), Social Sciences Building (Right), CTF1 (Mid Right), Lincoln Flats and CoCIS Blocks B and A (Centre), Makerere University and Pearl of Africa Hotel, Nakasero (Background), Kampala UgandaGeneral

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University informs all students that there will be no surcharges on late payment on University dues for Semester One of Academic Year 2018/2019 until the Academic Integrated Management System (AIMS) has been streamlined.

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 Dr. Nicholas Itaaga, Dr. Ezati Betty, Dr. Therese Lindgen, Dr. Catrin Stensson,  Dr. Mugagga Anthony and Dr. Peter Ssenkusu at the Mak-Malmö courtesy call on 8th November 2018, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.Research News

On Thursday, 8th November 2018, the Dean School of Education Dr. Ezati Betty together with other colleagues Dr. Mugagga Anthony, Dr. Nicholas Itaaga and Dr. Peter Ssenkusu accompanied visiting Professors from Malmö University Sweden; Catrin Stensson, Anika Rosen and Therese Lindgen to a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor, Makerere University Prof Barnabas Nawangwe.

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