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The Risk of Account or Password Sharing

  • Wednesday, May 10, 2023

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How To Apply Online For A Program At Makerere University

  • Friday, April 28, 2023

Mak Applications

To the public, this guide teaches a first time applicant how to apply for a program at Makerere University.

Application is no longer done physically…

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Beware of Spam/Scam Emails With Malicious Software(Viruses)

  • Monday, February 6, 2023

By Arthur Moses Opio

Key Points

  • Email remains the number one attack vector.
  • 90% of Phishing happens via email
  • Backing up data must be practiced at all…

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National ICT Job Fair

  • Thursday, August 4, 2022

By Arthur Moses Opio

On the 12-13th of August 2022, The Ministry of ICT in collaboration with Makerere will launch the National ICT Job Fair at Freedom Square. 

It will be a two…

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Makerere University Launches the MakAdvance System

  • Wednesday, August 3, 2022

By Arthur Moses Opio

The above picture shows the VC, Prof. Nawangwe making his initial donation of 500,000 Uganda Shillings using the…

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Mak Advance System Launch

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2022

 As the University marks 100 years of excellence, the Makerere University Endowment Fund will be launching the …

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How To Avoid Phishing

  • Tuesday, July 26, 2022

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By Arthur Moses Opio


Phishing is a threat…

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Laptop purchase scheme

Laptop Hire-Purchase And Laptop Bank

  • Saturday, July 23, 2022

To all students and staff,

Dear staff,

On the 20th of March 2022, 

In his communication to staff, VC mentioned a key thing about, 

Laptop Hire-Purchase…

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Social Media-Fraudsters' Gold Mine

Social Media The Fraudsters' Gold Mine

  • Monday, July 4, 2022

By Gilbert Nsanzimana

A large number of the world's population sees social media forums as enablers for various activities including entertainment, marketing in business, and daily…

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Personal Security While Using The Internet

  • Monday, June 27, 2022

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