Yaaka digital learning platform emerges as Africa Prize runner-up

Yaaka Digital learning platform has emerged as one of the runners up at the third Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation finals.

In a glamorous event held in Nairobi, Kenya on 23rd May 2017, Hindu Nabulumba the Yaaka Digital Learning platform ambassador did her final pitch, earning her a prize of £10,000.

Finalist dinner discusses New Media

The Department of Journalism and Communication (DJC) at Makerere University held its Annual Finalist Dinner on 19th May at Metropole Hotel, Kololo to bid farewell to students who have completed the four-year bachelors’ programme.

The event was graced by Hon. Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, an alumnus of the Department and Member of Parliament Kyadondo South. He emphasized that the journalism profession highly rides on passion and this should not be lost to upcoming practitioners.

The Nature of Time

The Nature of Time

We are always fascinated by what time things begin or end. Rarely do we ask what time itself is. No one has been able to convincingly say what time is apart from using repetitive motion like earth’s rotation along its axis to define a day and earth’s orbit around the sun, which takes about 365 days, to define a year.


Meet Uganda’s First Professor in Journalism: Prof. Goretti Nassanga, a lady of firsts!

On 29th July 2016, the Department of Journalism and Communication at Makerere University was awash with news of the promotion of Assoc. Professor Goretti Nassanga to full Professor. This highly dedicated member of staff started off as a Lecturer and has since grown through the ranks to take up the most top coveted position in academia.



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