Makerere University through the institution’s press has published nine books at the book launch event held at their premises. This is one of the many milestones reached at during the 100 years of the university’s existence.
According to Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the university Vice Chancellor, this is a great achievement for the now research leading university to have African scholarly work published. The institution’s aim is changing the narrative of scholarly educational references which is dominated by foreign authors, and they now need to see students using the published knowledge in their academic work. The improvement assures that there is some reasonable work done if Makerere can become a research-led, publishing university a job well done for the university management led by the chancellor and vice chancellor.