Ugandan university bans cameras at graduation ceremony

One of Africa’s most prestigious universities, Uganda’s Makerere University has banned those attending its graduation ceremony from carrying phones, cameras and video cameras.

Uganda’s Makerere University will today hold a five-day graduation ceremony at its Freedom Square.

No reason was given for the banning of cameras at the graduation square, but other items prohibited from the ceremony include alcohol, cigarettes, canned foods and bottled drinks.