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20:02
20:02

Kwania Registers 5,375 Teenage Pregnancy Cases in 21 Months 1 4

A report prepared by police and local leaders from different health facilities across the district indicates that 5,375 cases were registered from January 2020 up to September 2021.
18:17
18:17

Gulu University Launches Anti –Sexual Harassment Policy 2 1

The policy was formulated in partnership with Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate with financial support from UN Women, under the Safer Universities Project launched in 2019 in response to the call under the European Union and United Nation spotlight initiative on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls.
15:39
15:39

UPC Demands for Lifting of Curfew Hours to Favor Evening Classes 1 4

Muzeyi Faizo, Head of Media and Communications at UPC, reasons that most of higher learning institutions’ students are privately sponsored, they utilize morning hours to work, that is why there is need to revisit the curfew hours to enable them look for resources to finance their education, balance work and studies as well as decongesting classes.
17:44
17:44

FDC Demands for A Full Time Education Minister 3 1

Speaking during the weekly FDC press conference at their headquarters Najjanankumbi, the FDC party spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, reasoned that the education sector needs a minister who is ready to be in the field identifying problems and suggesting solutions unlike the first lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni who is busy and inaccessible to handle the prevailing crisis.
07:18
07:18

Otuke District to Enroll Teenage Pregnant Girls Back at School Teenage Pregnancies 4

Susan Abeja, the Otuke District Woman MP believes that the girls should be given a chance to continue studying even after giving birth. She says as leaders, they will make sure that the girls receive the necessary support they require at school.
15:12
15:12

Schools Want Gaps in Distribution of Self Study Materials Addressed 6 1

However as the ministry plans to distribute the materials next month, schools want the ministry to address the gaps that include unfairness in the distribution, delays in delivering the materials, less content and also lack of standard mechanism of monitoring the learners at home.
18:17
18:17

Teachers to Conduct Remedial Teaching, Assessment When Schools Reopen 2

Dr Dennis Mugimba, the Education Ministry Spokesperson says that they are redesigning the school calendar to enable the learners undergo remedial studies for three months.
16:30
16:30

Give Pregnant Teenagers Second Chance in School–Educationists teenage pregnancies 1

Benson Katyango Boeing, a Senior Education Officer of Kotido district says girls are at the risk of dropping out of school once their parents don’t give them another chance to study and complete their education because despite early pregnancies.
12:12
12:12

LDC to Reschedule Supplementary Exams 1 1

Frank Nigel Othembi, the LDC Executive Director, says that they hope to finalize the process of arranging the supplementary papers when students resume face to face learning.
17:39
17:39

UPC Calls for Full Reopening of Economy 3

UPC head of Media and Communications Muzeyi Faizo, said that a fully functioning society will support the economy and equally raise enough revenue or income to finance the welfare of the citizens.
16:52
16:52

Deaf Schools Stuck With Self-Study Materials 4 2

Pius Oketcho, the headteacher of Mulago School for the deaf says the school received copies of home learning materials for the upper primary classes however, the school cannot give out these textbooks to the learners. He explains that there are no interpreters at home to help the deaf understand the content.
11:45
11:45

Makerere University Finalists Resume Online Lectures Schools 3 1

Shadrach Wesike from the school of Statistics notes that out of five-course units, at least two lecturers commenced teaching through zoom while others upload work on the University e-learning platform.
10:45
10:45

UNEB Cancels PLE Results of 273 Bundibugyo Candidates 2 1

The Bundibugyo District Education Officer, John Byamukama says some of the head teachers have recorded statements at police and incase of criminal offences they will be prosecuted.
13:12
13:12

Schools in Otuke District Understaffed 2

The district with five government-aided secondary schools and 1 tertiary institution has only 93 filled positions against the 367 approved staff ceiling, leaving 274 vacancies unfilled.
09:11
09:11

Heavy Security Deployment at Kyambogo University as Graduation Starts 3

Mission Samuel, the Chief Security Officer of Kyambogo University, in the eve of graduation on Monday told Uganda Radio Network that, they received the information that there are some people who are organizing to disrupt the graduation function, and as a result, they had to tighten the security at the University.
08:36
08:36

Fort Portal Civil Servants Endure Months Without Salary 1 1

John Bosco Rusoke, the Fort Portal City Deputy Town Clerk says it is not only teachers who have gone omonths without their payment, but other civil servants were equally going through the same. He however said the city authorities were doing everything possible in partnership with the ministries of finance and of public service to solve the problem.
18:49
18:49

Gov't Suspends Transfer of Teachers in Public Secondary Schools 3

Dr.Dennis Mugimba, the education ministry spokesperson says that the minister of Education and Sports Mrs Janet Museveni has instructed the authorities in the ministry responsible for the process to stop transfers with immediate effect and allow the education service commission to proceed with the verification exercise as soon as schools reopen.
17:59
17:59

No Need To Benchmark, Just Go Vaccinate; Education Ministry To Ugandans 2

Several educationists and some members of the public have been blaming and calling upon the government to emulate neighbouring countries that have been able to reopen schools for the learners even as the pandemic continues.
11:42
11:42

14 Uncoded Schools in Otuke Await Gov't Takeover 4

Alfred Malinga, the Chief Administrative Officer explained that the District does not have enough resources to support these schools. He is worried that they may not be able to accommodate learners when schools open after the lock down.
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