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17:21
17:21

Higher Institutions Asked Not to Reopen for All Learners 1

According to Professor Mary J. N. Okwakol, the Executive Director, National Council for Higher Education-NCHE, they have received several requests from higher institutions of learning, requesting to open for all students.
17:10
17:10

Kasese Head Teachers Tracing for School Drop-Outs Ahead of PLE schools 1 2

The Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Kasese, Amis Asuman Masereka says 10,152 pupils registered to sit for Primary Leaving Examination-PLE this year but 482 did not report back when candidate classes re-opened in November.
11:35
11:35

Few Candidates Report Back Due to Fear of Post-Election Violence 6 1 Top story

Okedi explains that since they run a boarding school they started receiving candidates on January 14th 2021 but the numbers are still low. He notes that parents are still worried about post-election violence
12:40
12:40

Former Drug Addict Transforms Lives of Vulnerable Children in Kamwokya 2 4

“In adolescent girls, we aim at skills development and we train children at our training center known as CHUSA School of beauty, where we equip them with hairdressing skills. Also, children with disabilities are also trained in different income generating activities depending on their level of disabilities, which has helped over 20 Children with disabilities-CWDs to get skills and be helpful in their families,” Butimba explained. CHUSA is a Luganda word which means change.
12:35
12:35

Can Gov't Draw Lessons from International Schools to Reopen Schools? 10 4 Top story

Mirian Ndyanabo, the headteacher of the British School of Kampala says that although international schools are somehow different, they have a lot in common with all other schools, especially since they handle students and teachers in one locality at the same time.
08:13
08:13

Pastoral Communities Request For Cross Border Technical School 1 Top story

Mark Sagal, one of the elders and resident of Rupa Sub County in Moroto district, said establishing a Technical school along the border of Turkana and Karamoja would help to cement the current peace that the two communities are enjoying.
19:50
19:50

Serere Teachers' Request to Next Parliament: Decent Burials General Elections 4 1

Richard Atubi and Paul Opio, teachers of various schools in the district backed their representative Okiria and informed the minister that the meager salaries which always delays makes their families unable to purchase even a mere coffin. Hellen Catherine Atim said even their clans are too poor to arrange a decent burial when a teacher dies.
12:51
12:51

Formal Training Changing the Face of Traditional Medicine 2 6

The trainees include traditional knowledge holders, who are in charge of clan shrines, those who inherit from the parents or grandparents the knowledge and ways of using certain herbs to cure or manage illnesses, and spiritualists, capable of dreaming about a cure for a particular ailment.
08:21
08:21

Makerere Fire: University Starts Process to Recover Staff Records makerere university

At the height of the tragedy and subsequent crisis that the fire cast onto the institution, the University Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe allayed fears saying that "all our records past and current; Human Resource, student, academic and financial records are safely stored in digital form."
10:59
10:59

Finance Ministry Approves UGX 4.92 Bn For MUBS Staff 1 1

According to a letter by Patrick Ocailap, acting permanent secretary ministry of finance, the government has committed a supplementary budget of 4.92 billion shillings to harmonize salaries of all staff at the learning institution in the fourth quarter of the current financial year.
08:53
08:53

School Reopening; Inspectors Want Change in Social Distance Guidelines School Reopenning 5 1

In schools that this reporter visited before candidates broke off for holidays, learners had occupied several classrooms to meet the required social distance. For instance, at Nakasero Primary School, primary seven pupils, whose population is usually the least compared to other classes, had occupied six classrooms with another group studying from an open structure used for morning school assembly.
13:56
13:56

Former Cattle Rustlers Find New Life as Metal Fabricators 1

Simon Lote that they now get money on daily basis without any blood shedding, unlike those days when they getting money after shedding the blood of people. “We are now business people not cattle raiders and in the coming two years Karamoja will be manufacturing its own bicycles and oxen ploughs with the brand “Made in Karamoja,” Said Jackson Angolere, another former cattle rustler.
14:27
14:27

Dr. Ssengendo Tasks Successor to Preserve IUIU Values 2 3

Kaweesa who was last year appointed Assistant Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation in Charge of Economic affairs.
15:57
15:57

Nawangwe Faults Gov't on Ventilator Scarcity Makerere university 2

According to health experts, at least five percent of the persons that have moderate to severe forms of the disease end up in need of a ventilator because they cannot breathe since their lungs are immersed in the fluid.
22:50
22:50

Makerere University Needs More Funds for Research - Prof. Nawangwe 2 2

According to the Vice chancellor Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe its now two year’s government providing 30 billion shillings each financial year to facilitate research and negotiations are on to see that this fund is increased to at least 50 billion.
17:28
17:28

Moses Ali Replaces Late Kivejinja on IUIU Council 3 1

During the 33rd meeting of the University Council held at Hotel Africana on Tuesday, Dr Kawesa Sengendo the University Rector told journalists that Moses Ali is the right choice to replace the late Kivejinja.
13:11
13:11

Parents Decry Poor State of Bishop’s School 6 2 Top story

Innocent Twinomastsiko, Jolly Nuwagaba, Allan Kyomukama and Bernard Kashobera, all parents at Bishop’s Kasheeshe primary school, says apart from constructing a toilet, the government has done nothing towards the development of their school.
18:54
18:54

Archbishop Urges Parents to Mentor Children During Festive Season Teenage Pregnancies 2 1

“Dear parents, you have a very big role to play; a very big one, the role of mentoring these children from young age upto the time they are big and even then, when you see them doing wrong things, challenge them because you still have power, don’t underestimate your power!” -Archbishop Odama said
14:01
14:01

UNEB Cancels Academic Papers of Kitagwenda LC V Candidate 1

“Basing on the material availed, UNEB Examinations Security Committee proceeded with the hearing and it was proven that you presented a forged PLE result slip No. 33269/058 -1999 in 2014 when you sat for Uganda Certificate of Education – UCE,” reads part of Odongo’s letter to Mugabe.
10:15
10:15

Refugee Children Miss Out on Home Based Learning in Adjumani NGO Forum 3 1 Top story

According to Arual, they were advised to buy radio sets for the children to follow lessons broadcast on the radio at the time families could hardly get food on the table.
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