MUK Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe.



Makerere University has suspended three members of its academic staff for alleged sexual harassment.

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Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe says that Vincent Ssajjabi, an assistant lecturer in the School of Economics and Medard Twinobuhungiro, an Assistant Lecturer in the School of Business and Jackson Sekiryango from School of Languages, Literature and Communication were suspended pending investigations for alleged sexual harassment against female students.

two years ago,  member of the university administration was recorded by a student as he tried to rape her in his office and he was subsequently imprisoned for the offense. Lately, the University has been acted upon the culprits of sexual harassment. The fight against sexual harassment was one of the key issues Prof. Nawangwe fronted in his campaigns for the VC seat.