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10:37
10:37

Parents Criticize Govt’s Pledge to Enhance Science Teachers' Salaries 1 4

The secondary science teachers in government schools, under the umbrella body of Uganda Professional Science Teachers’ Union-UPSTU, have commenced their industrial action demanding enhancements of their salaries.
10:27
10:27

Seven Muteesa University Students Arrested over Campaign Procession 4

The students who are detained at Masaka Central Police station were arrested on Tuesday after they conducted a drive through Masaka town together with the various candidates.
10:55
10:55

Former Masaka Nursing School Bursar Under Investigations for Misappropriation 4 1

Early this month, Namatende was transferred to Jinja School of Nursing and Midwifery but declined to prepare her handover report and vacate the office for the new Bursar.
13:25
13:25

Schools in Masaka Benefit from Water Project 3

Each of the schools received a 6,000-litre water tank to support them during the dry seasons and save the pupils from walking long distances to fetch water.
11:19
11:19

Private School Teachers in Masaka Demand Salary Increment 5 1

Patrick Sseremba, the School headteacher says that despite the financial constraints, the teachers have used the school reopening as an opportunity to raise several demands some of which he says are unrealistic at the moment.
07:30
07:30

Review Policy on Admission of Pregnant, Breastfeeding Mothers in Schools - Religious Leaders 5

According to the statement, although the religious leaders are not completely opposed to the return of pregnant and breastfeeding student mothers to schools, they have reservations about how the policy will appropriately be executed in an environment that has other learners who are yet to embark on a journey to parenthood or sexually abused
11:07
11:07

Masaka Schools Stuck as Learners Report back Without Basic Requirements Schools Reopening 5 2

A number of private secondary school headteachers told Uganda Radio Network that many parents are sending their children back to schools without the required scholastic materials, like books and pens, while some have only basic personal requirements.
13:17
13:17

School Reopening: Government Teachers Yet to Report Back in Masaka 2 2

Steven Asiimwe, the Masaka City Resident Commission, who was part of the school inspection team, says that the absentee teachers are keeping them in doubt of whether they will actually return when the schools reopen on Monday.
10:03
10:03

Special Needs School Teachers Oppose Automatic Promotion of Learners 7 1 Top story

Anne Florence Nakabuye, the in-charge of Misanvu Special Needs Education Unit which operates under Misanvu Demonstration Primary School in Bukomansimbi district argues that automatic promotion is illogical to their learners who largely remained unattended to in the entire the Covid-19 lockdown period.
14:59
14:59

Unlike Gov't, LOP Asks Parents to Contribute Directly as Schools Reopen LOP Mathias Mpuuga 2

Speaking to the congregation after Christmas Mass in Our Lady all Sorrows Cathedral Kitovu; at the seat of Masaka diocese, Mpuuga contradicted government’s position that banned parents from contributing any monies to school as they reopen.
07:51
07:51

Headteacher Resorts to Compound Beautification to Beat Lockdown 2 2 Top story

. According to Ssematimba, this was meant to teach pupils how to optimally and innovatively utilize the available land resources around them to sustain themselves outside the formal employment sector.
11:26
11:26

Youth With Disability Finds Fortune in Reproducing Home-Study Materials resilience 3 1

While many people are struggling to recover from the effects of the COVID-19, the story is different for Abbey Lukyamuzi, a youth living with disability in Masaka town, who has ventured into the reproduction and distribution of learners' home-school material in his area.
12:40
12:40

Masaka Teachers Seek UUGX32M For Their Baby's Open-Heart Surgery In India 4 1

According to Nangoobi, the doctors at the Uganda Heart Institute (UHI) recommended surgery for Mudavid to live. They add that the operation must be done within a few weeks since delays put his life at stake.
11:13
11:13

Special Needs Schools Worried of Retention of Learners When Schools Reopen 4 1

According to the teachers, with the absence of reliable home-based study materials for learners with special needs especially those who study in the sign-language model, many of them have been demotivated and there is a likelihood that a big number may not return to school.
15:45
15:45

Pakistan University Moves to Improve Specialized Health Services at Masaka Hospital 2 3

The obtained capacity is a result of a public-private the partnership initiated in 2014, to establish a hi-tech subsidiary University of Science and Technology in Uganda, which will use Masaka Hospital as its training and practising station for specialized medical services.
11:49
11:49

School Owners in Bukomansimbi Frustrated Over Delayed Gov’t Relief Cash 3

The proprietors say that they are currently on the verge of losing their properties over failure to pay back the loans they obtained to run the schools.
18:10
18:10

Staggered Schools Reopening Fails in Masaka as Parents Run Impatient 1 1

However, access into compounds of the defiant schools is currently highly restricted from any suspicious visitors who have to undergo thorough questioning about their intentions and indeed some are repulsed.
21:44
21:44

Covid-19 Replaces Social Behavioural Campaign Messages in Schools 3 1 Top story

A number of schools visited by URN in Masaka and Bukomansimbi districts have replaced all the social behavioural messages with Covid-19 prevention messages.
14:54
14:54

COVID19: 45 Students In Masaka Test Positive Masaka RRH 1 3

Dr. Nathan Onyach, the Director- Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, says the students are admitted at the COVID-19 Treatment Centre.
09:01
09:01

Masaka District Fails to Complete Schools Inspection Exercise MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 4

By Wednesday out of over 200 education institutions distributed across Masaka district, the assessment team had inspected 174 centers, and had only issued 100 certificates of compliance to schools that passed the compliance tests.
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