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STRIKE SEASON: Makerere University students resist new changes in University policy
The students are protesting against new policies introduced by the university administration including, Increased tuition, Removal of meals from the halls of residences, Replacement of government sponsorship with a loan scheme and the Removal of evening lectures in some colleges.

Makerere University students have been engaged in running battles with Police on the university campus all morning.

Police fired teargas and live bullets to try and disperse the students who were attempting to stage marches.

The students are protesting against new policies introduced by the university administration including, Increased tuition, Removal of meals from the halls of residences, Replacement of government sponsorship with  a loan scheme and the Removal of evening lectures in some colleges.