Prof Mamdani supporters should declare their bias socialist lanky. Listen and listen very carefully: I do not speak out of ignorance about MISR. I know some of the professors who wrote a letter in support of MISR not Prof Mamdani, which Monitor presented as support for Prof Mamdani. So be careful.
And let me ask, Prof Mamdani’s threatens that he will leave Makerere for where? Do no be fooled that he has a sport waiting for him at Columbia. He does not. Check it.
His threats are similar to those of football players who claim they are so good Manchester United, Chelsea, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Manchester city , Arsenal or Liverpool want them yet they continue to toil in Serie B or even C or the Scottish league . Which raises the question; if those big teams want them what are they doing in Serie B or C? Please answer on his behalf.
I concur with those that say that Dr Nyanzi is actually a whistle blower. But Makerere being what it is, is in a hurry. Why not let the Prof Bakibinga commission take time and do a thorough job?
So it is true that his wife rents part of MISR after all ? Was it an arms length deal or they decided at their breakfast table that dear I need that space and I will pay you this much? Now thinks about the optics: The professor of political science who teachers against dictatorship and yet sees nothing wrong with that? He is exhibit A : teaching what they do not practice.
Professor Mandani inherited MISR with several millions dollars from American foundations. That is true. so his claims that he is the saviour of MISR is total nonsense. Let the bakibinga Commission look into the accounts of MISR and how the millions of dollars were spent. I challenge you or Prof Mamdani to come here in UAH and deny this statement. come on.
Do you know how MISR came to be the home for PhD students at Makerere and not their respective departments?
I suspect they are ganging up on Dr Nyanzi because he may be researching issues of sexuality they do not agree with. I suspect from MISR to all those academics, they are actually HOMOPHOBIC so they treat Dr Nyanzi’s research on sexuality as taboo. What kind of University has Makerere become if it cannot tolerate what some may consider offensive ideas? And they have the guts to claim that they are disciplining dr Nynazi because she is ruining Makerere’s image? Hahaha. Which image?
Btw and for the benefit of UAH readers, many foreign Professors were going to Makerere/MISR to offer short courses especially in methodology which is a real concern with Makerere University. MISR was selected to be their temporary home while they teach those courses. My understanding is that many have since stopped. Why? Hostile leadership.
WBK via the UAH forum