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07:32
07:32

Special Needs Schools Stressed as Parents Neglect Responsibility 5 1

According to Oketcho, parents are expected to contribute Shillings 400,000 to cater for meals, scholastic materials, and utility bills. Part of the money is also used to pay contract staff.
17:12
17:12

Saudi National Trampled to Death by Elephant in Murchison Falls Elephants 1 1 Top story

Bashir Hangi, Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA Communications Manager told URN that the deceased was in the company of three other colleagues on a journey from Masindi District through the National Park to Arua city while using a Toyota Wish car.
16:10
16:10

Light Rains Bring Joy to Gulu Locals After Weeks of Scorching Heat farming 1 1

Many districts in the region have experienced mild rainfall, punctuated by cold weather and a cloudy sky since Sunday. This has partially brought to an end the long weeks of scorching heatwaves as the region experiences a dry spell.
16:26
16:26

Rwanda’s Mukansanga To Become First Woman Referee To Officiate AFCON Match 1

The 35-year old Mukansanga has been appointed as the centre referee for the match between Zimbabwe and Guinea at the Ahmador Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde tomorrow.
17:19
17:19

MOE, Save the Children Launch Go Back to School Campaign 4 1

The campaign will mainly target disabled children and learners who were involved in business when schools closed, teenage mothers, and parents who are still hesitant to take children back to school.
08:21
08:21

The Africa Cup of Nations is Finally Here… 1 Top story

Sorry the Uganda Cranes will this time miss out because they were not good enough to be part of the 24 teams that will battle it out in Africa’s biggest football showpiece that runs January 9th to February 6th in five different towns.
16:17
16:17

School Reopening: Govt Won’t Stop Non-Compliant Schools from Resuming 2

According to the Education Ministry, the Department of Education Standards last inspected schools in September 2021 and the findings indicated that only 30% of schools had pending issues that required action before they qualify to reopen.
11:41
11:41

UNRA Conducts Dry Runs on Entebbe Expressway 3 1

During the dry runs, motorists were given dummy toll cards but told that they will continue to use the Expressway at no cost until the payment officially starts on January 6.
17:10
17:10

Cost of Health Care Fell in December 2021 -UBOS Report 1

However, the report indicated an increase in prices of other consumer goods, where food and nonalcoholic beverages increased to 5.3 shilling spent on every 100 shilling up from 4.6 shilling in November.
14:56
14:56

Gulu Butchers Register Low Sales After Christmas 1 2

Okello says unlike on Christmas Day when he sold 160 kilograms of meat, he was only able to sell 10 kilograms out of 24 kilograms he brought at his shop the following day.
14:44
14:44

Broadcasters Ordered to Give Gov't Airtime to Mobilize for Vaccination

"We have been doing the work without being paid and someone is not grateful at all. Therefore, it’s unfortunate that they have written that letter." -Captain Francis Babu, Broadcast Media Proprietor.
10:36
10:36

Parents Hesitate Paying Fees As School Reopening Draws Nearer 5

Jolly Nyinamariza, a parent in Kamwokya, says that she is still skeptical about the proposed school reopening next month. She explains that prior to the second lockdown she had paid tuition for her two children in upper primary but the government abruptly closed the schools.
07:34
07:34

Government Reinstates PTA Fees 2

Muyingo says that after several consultations, they agreed to reinstate PTA fees but caution teachers against making it compulsory.
18:09
18:09

Capitation Funds Not Enough for Renovations-Gov't Schools 5

Florence Mabaale, the headteacher of Kasubi Family primary school, says the capitation grant cannot be enough to work on all the needs of the school. She said that they are trying to improvise to ensure that the learners get a conducive environment
14:15
14:15

Schools Plan Psychological Re-Orientation of Teachers, Learners on Reopening Before Classes Resume 8 1

According to Thomas Kisolo Kitandwe, the headteacher Kampala Quality, the psychosocial support of the learners and teachers is a priority. He explains that in the period of two years both the teacher and the learners have gone through a number of challenges and ignoring the psychosocial well-being will be a mistake. He says the school will be meeting the teachers on December 28, 2021.
18:01
18:01

3,300 Buildings Face Demolition in Kampala 4

Never the less the legal process to demolish a building is too long that till now the Kisenyi building is not demolished yet the KCCA building committee recommended so in more than three months ago.
06:23
06:23

Govt To Support Private Schools On Internet Data, Electricity and Water bills 5

According to the ministry of education, UMEME has agreed to give schools a grace period of twelve months in which to pay any outstanding electricity bills. Since the first lockdown, both private and government schools have been lamenting the utility bills and asking the government to intervene.
16:25
16:25

13-Year-Old Breast Feeding Son from Her Grandfather 3

Nalwalo has a dark and unsettling story after being defiled by her 74-year-old caretaker, whom she called grandfather. It all started when her parents separated, prompting her father to take her and her brother (Patrick) to their paternal grandmother.
16:42
16:42

Musicians Compose Covid-19 Vaccination Awareness Song 2

The song “GEMWE” literally meaning “get vaccinated” was composed with support from Twaweza and the Ministry of Health with an aim of appealing to Ugandans to get vaccinated.
12:34
12:34

Education Ministry To Release School Reopening Plan Next Week 4

On the issue of transportation, Dr.Mugimba says the government needs to consult with the school managers to see how the learners can report safely. He says they want to ensure that during the reporting process learners do not spread the virus as they congregate for public means of transport. He says that during the second lockdown covid 19 spread very fast among the learners at the time when they were returning home as schools were closed.
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