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information pills geneva;”>Makerere will be celebrating 90 years of existence under the theme: Celebrating 90 years of Makerere University; Leadership and Innovations Towards Africa’s Transformation in the 21st Century.

The celebration will mark the founding of the 1922 Makerere Technical School which later metamorphosed into a University.

“August 4 will mark the launch of the one year long celebrations, and will be presided over by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the Freedom Square. The yearlong celebrations will have activities targeting staff, students, alumni, friends and well-wishers,” said Baryamureeba.

The Celebrations are designed to re-energize support for Makerere University based on her remarkable achievements and transformations over the year.

The chief Guest for the launch will in addition to opening the library Extension Building lay foundation stones at sites in the University and commission construction works.

One foundation stone will be laid at the college of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, for a food Technology and business Incubation Centre.

The project is funded under the presidential initiative to support innovations in Science and technology.


Baryamureeba added that very many activities shall be carried out throughout the whole year with the major aim of raising funds so as to construct different infrastructure such as the building for Mass communication and journalism so as to spearhead more developments at the University and the council is expecting an estimated Shs2bn.

Baryamureba further said the greatest achievement over these years is equipping the country and the world at large with Human resource in different sectors.

He added that very many institutions are going to exhibit different developments such as Solar power machines, low cost Irrigation Machines, Lab facilities, Electronic robots for detection and diffusion of bombs, bridging and treatment of dogs, briding of Ensenene(green grasshoppers) for commercialization and so many other educative activities.

troche "sans-serif";”>Yanga trailed 1-0 in the first half before new signing Said Bahanuz scored an equalizer in the early minutes of the second half to level with AS Vita’s striker Taddy Eddiema at five goals each.

cheap "sans-serif";”>Mafunzo’s goal was scored by Ali Othman Mmanga in the 34th minute.

In the first quarter final, Uganda’s representatives URA FC were edged 2-1, a result that denied them a slot in the semi finals.

The Rwandese army side took an early lead in the 9th minute when Iranzi Jean Claude had a perfect finishing on a cross from team Captain Olivier Karekezi.

Suleiman Ndikumana stretched the first half lead to 2-0 in the 34th minute.

URA’s head coach Alex Isabirye said his boys seemingly accorded a respect to the opponents and ‘woke up’ late to fight for the win.

Their efforts however yielded results in the 57th minute when Robert Ssentongo pulled back one goal but his would be equalizer hit the post in the 3rd minute of the added time.

The Rwandese Dutch tactician, Ernest Brandy was all smiles after the game saying that his chances to play in the finals were now brighter after exiting a team that looked to be the title favourites of the tournament.

URA was the only club that collected maximum points from their group stage matches after beating hosts Simba 2-0, AS Vita club 3-1 and Ports 3-1 to top group ‘A’.

This Tuesday, visiting Vita Club takes on the tricky Atletico from Burundi at 2:00pm before homeboys Simba SC play Azam in a derby of the last quarter finals.

Simba and Azam last met about a week ago when they clashed in the ‘Rafiki’ cup with Simba taking the day on sport kicks after fighting to a 1-all draw in the normal time.

Cecafa General Secretary Nicholas Musonye said that if Simba joins Yanga to have two home teams in the semis, the semi final matches will be played on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.

In case of a draw in the normal time, extra time will be added before the sport kicks.

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