By Jane Nambi
Makerere University is to mark 90 years in existence come August 4th when it was established way back in 1922.
During a press briefing, Vice Chancellor Venansius Baryamureeba said the university will mark the day under the theme Celebrating 90 years of Makerere University: Leadership towards Africa’s Transformation in the 21st Century will be launched on Saturday 4th August 2012 starting at 9:00 a.m. at Makerere University.
The celebrations will be launched by H.E The President of Uganda, Yoweri K. Museveni and Visitor of Makerere University.
Some of the activities expected to take place that day include. An exhibition of the different innovations that have been associated with Makerere University but more especially under the presidential initiative for science and technology
Laying foundation stones on proposed key buildings in the University: the Food and Technology Incubation Centre supported under the presidential initiative; A multi-disciplinary laboratory complex to be supported by the Government of Uganda under the African Development Bank (ADB) initiative for higher education; Two multi-purpose lecture facilities to be supported by the Government of Uganda under the ADB initiative for higher education
Opening the 8000 M2 library extension.