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13:20
13:20

Schools Withdraw Regular Meals over High Food Prices 5 1

The prevailing high cost of food has compelled school administrators to adjust their menus and regular feeding schedules such that they can operate within the available limited budgets.
12:40
12:40

UNATU Launches Go Back to School Campaign in Karamoja Child Labour 3 1

In many parts of Karamoja, school-going children are engaged in activities that include mining, and hawking while the boys are trapped up in the kraals looking after cows.
19:40
19:40

Two Karamoja Schools Fail to Turn up for National School Festival over Funds primary schools 2 1

The schools are Chepkararat Primary School in Amudat district and Kakamar Primary School in Kaabong district. They are among the five schools from the region considered for the National competition which kicked off on Monday in Kyotera district.
09:36
09:36

Financial Constraints Frustrating Music Festival in Karamoja primary schools 2 2

George Odongo, the Karamoja Regional Chairperson of Music, Dance, and Drama competition, says that although the schools managed to make it to the regional level, he is skeptical about their participation in the National competition due to inadequate funding.
07:35
07:35

Nabilatuk Seed Secondary School Considers Closing Over Hunger 3 1

Kyuha says parents pay Shillungs 180,000 per term but only 10 percent of the total enrollment has cleared this money, which is insufficient to run the school activities.
17:47
17:47

Teachers Disappointed with UNATU Decision to Call Off Strike 3 1

While UNATU suspended the strike to enable negotiations to continue, teachers that laid their chalk down feel betrayed by the union. Many of them intimate that their leaders should have remained steadfast until the government committed to increasing their salaries
18:35
18:35

Kotido Closes a Primary School over Insecurity kotido district 1 4

Joseph Lomongin, the CAO for Kotido while announcing the withdrawal of teachers on Tuesday at the district headquarters, said the school will be closed for two weeks as they await a security report from the sub-county administrators.
14:35
14:35

Food Lures Moroto Pupils to School Despite UNATU Strike primary schools 3 1

Esther Anyakun, another learner said that teachers are just roaming up and down and they are not bothered about teaching. Anyakun says if the strike continues, they will fail since revising books alone may not help them.
10:25
10:25

Over 500 Children in Nabilatuk Drop Out of School parents 2 1

Longolio warns that the situation is likely to worsen in the third term during harvest season as parents deploy to the gardens to scare away the birds. He, however, says that they are doing all that is possible to get the children back to school.
15:18
15:18

Abandoned Seed School Turns Into Cattle Kraal Local leaders 4 4

Samuel Justin Tuko, a resident of Tapac sub-county, blamed the district authorities for constructing the school in an isolated area. Tuko says the school is now used by pastoralists for the safe custody of their livestock.
16:53
16:53

Children in Moroto must climb mountains to access school 4 1

Mary Teko, a primary six pupil, says she walks through the mountainous routes approximately 5 kilometers each way to get to school on weekly basis. she added that the journeys are riskier in the evening because it is the time cattle raiders always start their movements and they use the same routes children pass.
08:41
08:41

Lolachat Seed School Teachers Fear for their Lives 2 1

A teacher told URN on condition of anonymity because he is not allowed to speak to the media that they are in danger because everyone has access to school.
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