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22:45
22:45

Law Graduates from Rwanda Petition Kadaga over Failure to Practice Law in Uganda Parliament 1 3

Rwanda’s legal practice is premised on the civil law widely used in the Francophone countries, while Uganda practices common law, under the common wealth system. In common law forinstance, one is innocent until proven guilty, while in civil law, one is guilty unless proven innocent.
18:29
18:29

Over 240,000 Pupils Drop Out of UPE Schools Before Reaching Primary Four - Report 5 1

According to the findings that were released last week, it is estimated that 8 percent-representing 80,000 learners studying in Universal Primary Education schools across the country drop out of school every year. As such many of them do not make it to upper primary.
12:23
12:23

Mak Council Blocks Approval of Prof. Nakanjako's Principal Job Uganda 1 Top story

“The recommended candidate for Principal MakCHS, has never been Chair/ Head of Department, but has been a substantive Dean (School of Medicine) for only three months, having service previously as Deputy Dean –a position that does not exist in the University Structure,” say staff of the college in their petition to council.
07:59
07:59

Teacher Shortage, Instructional Materials Thwart New Curriculum secondary school 8 1

However, many schools sampled by Uganda Radio Network across the country are struggling to conduct lessons under the new curriculum due to lack of instructional materials. Many do not have learning guides, assessment frameworks and student’s textbooks, among others.
10:52
10:52

Museveni Directs Installation of Security Lights Around UCU Campus Guild President 2 2

The directive followed a request by the UCU guild president Timothy Kadaga on the basis of cumulative cases of thefts taking place in villages where a sizeable number of students reside. Kadaga said that several students had lost personal belongings and equipment through house break-ins, while others are waylaid by thugs, thumped and robbed.
18:58
18:58

West Nile Leaders Seek Equity in Distribution of Higher Education Loans 4 2

To date, the Board has awarded loans to 10,041 students, majority of them pursuing undergraduate degree programmes in public and private universities as well as other tertiary institutions, across the country. However, leaders from West Nile, say that the number of beneficiaries from their region is worrying.
18:22
18:22

UCU Pilots e-Voting App to Ease Campus Polls 1 3

UCU Web and e-learning Administrator Edwin Byarugaba explains that the e-voting system was developed on the request of the Director of Students Affairs-DOSA to mainly solve voting challenges at the university. This resulted in their new app named ‘e-Chagua,’ conjoined from a Kiswahili word meaning voting.
16:32
16:32

Lives Threatened as School Maintains Cracked Structures in Kween 1 3

The school, one of the two government-aided primary institutions in the lower belt of Kween district started in 2008 as a community facility serving the sub-counties of Sundet, Giligi and part of Ngenge. But due to poor infrastructure, the number of pupils has dwindled from 1,000 in 2012 to less than 400 pupils today.
16:01
16:01

NCDC Explains Delusions on New Lower Secondary School Curriculum 5

According to Karuhanga, students will undergo three types of assessment. Formative that will be carried out by a teacher and summative that will be carried out by Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB. The Directorate of Industrial Training will carry out the third type of assessment that will examine the vocational skills mastered by learners.
21:02
21:02

Belgian Ambassador Lauds Uganda on Skills Development 1 1

He was speaking on Friday at St. Daniel Comboni Polytechnic Naoi, a catholic founded technical school in Moroto supported by Enabel, a Belgian organization which is implementing the skilling program in Karamoja. This was part of an official visit to oversee the implementation of skilling program in Karamoja.
15:41
15:41

Acholi Chiefdom Leaders Seek Mandatory Hoisting of Royal Flag Acholi community 4 2

Now the cultural institution wants to mandate schools at all levels as well as hospitals, health centres and local government offices in the region to have the flag hoisted in their premises. They are also encouraging the learning and singing the Acholi Anthem at all public events in the region as a wat to promote cultural values.
21:32
21:32

Probe Implicates Four Kyambogo University Staff in Transcripts Scam 1 Top story

An Adhoc committee set up by the university in 2018 to investigate the fraud has recommended disciplinary action against the officers who allegedly mismanagement the procurement process that led to the direct loss of Shillings 128.5million.
18:54
18:54

Search Team Recommends Five Unopposed for Appointment as College Heads Makerere University 1 Top story

According to the report, the search committee arrived at the candidates after a series of activities that included shortlisting, assessing candidates’ documents, review of Human Resource record, candidates’ profiles and face-to-face interviews as well as public presentations.
15:36
15:36

Museveni Summons Speaker Kadaga President Museveni 1 1

In her opening remarks to plenary, Kadaga actually acknowledged meeting the President but didn’t divulge what they had discussed. She instead complained about the traffic congestion on Entebbe road, saying there is need to establish bus services.
10:09
10:09

Students Mount Pressure on Mak Council Over Stalled Guild Elections Abbas Luyombo 4 2 Top story

Abbas Luyombo, a third-year law student and a guild presidential hopeful says the continued stalemate of the guild elections is likely to have a significant drop in the numbers of students who participate in the electioneering process of choosing their leaders.
07:31
07:31

Why Makerere Dropped 12 Professors in Principal Job Search 1

Out of the 19 people that responded to the September 30 and November 11, 2019, only seven (7) professors were shortlisted based on the minimum requirements.
19:00
19:00

Tear Gas, Bullets Rock Kigezi College Butobere as Students Strike 3 3

Sam Arineitwe, the Chairperson for Disciplinary Committee on the School Board of Governors condemns that students act of harassing new comers in form of bullying. Arineitwe says that the board resolved that any students found bullying his fellow be suspended with immediate effect as investigations continue.
14:01
14:01

Lower Secondary Curriculum: Publishers Spend Over UGX 30 billion on Text Books 1 4

Samuel Majwega Musoke, the Chairperson of Uganda Publishers Association and Executive Director MK Publishers Limited, says publishing two copies of a text book for every subject is an expensive affair.
07:20
07:20

Makerere Legal Director Resigns Barnabas Nawangwe 1 Top story

Reports show that Mwebe quietly handed over office to his junior, Hudson Musoke early this month after clearing his desk. Sources claim that before Mwebe handed over office to Musoke, he notified his staff that was going on leave for a month ending in March this year.
15:37
15:37

Court sets Date to Rule on Mak Vice Chancellor’s Excessive Powers High Court 1 2

While appearing at court, however, students were blocked by Anti-riot police from entering the court premises angering several of them. Eron Kiiza, the students’ lawyer says this is the latest display of impunity by the security forces in collusion with university managers.
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