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17:16
17:16

LDC Defends Decision to Graduate Students Without Issuing Final Results 1 Top story

Frank Nigel Othembi, LDC Executive Director told URN in an interview on Thursday morning that results normally come out well before graduation, which wasn’t possible this time around. “Seeing results is not a precondition for graduation,” Othembi said.
14:34
14:34

1,500 Stranded Students Evacuated So Far 6

Since Tuesday, the government has been providing transport to clear the numbers of students stranded in Kampala to get back to their upcountry homes.
09:18
09:18

Schools Reintroduce Long Distance Teaching for Semi Candidates for Continuity 3

For the semi candidates who were returning on June 7 for their special term before getting promoted to candidate classes, some secondary schools have embarked on reintroducing long distance learning for the 42 days of lockdown on the sector.
08:09
08:09

Old Men and Women Fluke Stranded Students' Transport 5 1

According to Ismail Mulindwa, the director Basic and secondary education, they have managed to coordinate as relevant ministries of education, transport ,health and police to ensure that they clear the increasing numbers of learners without discriminating the non students found among students before the set deadline.
07:51
07:51

Learners Tales On SOPs, COVID-19 Management in Schools Shock Parents 2

A senior two student of Ndejje Senior Secondary school told URN on condition of anonymity with permission from his parent that there was no social distancing as learners studied and slept just like any other normal school days.
18:42
18:42

Private School Teachers at Crossroads as Schools Close Again 1 6

The lower primary classes were scheduled to return today, just a week after the return of the senior two class, the last group in the secondary category to return to school. The Senior One class returned in April and was yet to complete the school term. However, according to the President, the schools need to close for at least 42-days, effective today.
16:21
16:21

Mak Insists on Holding Exams for Final Year Students Ministry of health 1 2

But according to Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the final year students had already started their final examinations by the time of the presidential declaration and are expected to return home immediately after their last paper. Examinations at Makerere University for final year students have been running since May 24, 202.
15:03
15:03

Parents Cry over School Fees as They Collect Learners from Schools 3 7

As early as 7;00 a.m. parents had started arriving at different schools. However, they were all worried about the abrupt closure of schools by the government with the majority expressing concerns over school fees that they have just paid.
20:10
20:10

Kyambogo University Student, Staff Member Succumb To COVID-19 1

The two are Doreen Mirembe Juliet a second year student of Bachelor of Teacher Education, who has been in Intensive Care Unit-ICU at Victoria Hospital in Bukoto and Atwine Sharon, a nursery teacher, in the Department of Psychology.
17:52
17:52

Ministry of Education Halts Reopening of Schools 2

In a statement issued on Friday and signed by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education Alex Kakooza, all the planned reporting back and breaking off should be suspended until the President’s address on June 6, which will give guidance on the way forward for the sector.
16:47
16:47

Wait for Presidential Address to Return Children to School, Museveni's Adviser tells Parents covid 19 3

The senior Presidential advisor on epidemics Dr.Monica Munesero, has advised parents not to take their children to school before the presidential address on June 06, 2021. Semi candidates are expected to report for their special term on July 07, 2021, with boarders reporting on Saturday June 05, 2021.
12:37
12:37

Kazimba Asks Religious Leaders to Emulate Missionaries 1 3

Archbishop Kazimba says that in the past, missionaries did a significant role by putting up infrastructures like churches, hospitals and schools.
17:09
17:09

Gunmen Trailed Gen Katumba’s Vehicle for 4km- Gen Lokech 1

Gen Lokech in a statement issued said the assailants trailed Gen Katumba’s vehicle as soon as it left the home at Bulabira –Najeera until when they reached a remote location about 4 kilometres along the Kisota-Kulambiro road.
20:38
20:38

Kyambogo Management Asks Gov’t to Reopen Namboole for COVID-19 Positive Students 3 1

According to the Vice Chancellor, Kyambogo has already registered 50 Covid-19 positive cases of students and eight positive cases of staff and fortunately, no one has died .
18:46
18:46

More Education Institutions Close After Registering COVID-19 Cases 1 1

Amid a new COVID-19 wave in Uganda, several institutions of learning are being forced to temporarily suspend physical teaching and learning activities after students and staff tested positive for the virus.
16:00
16:00

Nursery Schools Transforming into Primary to Target Lower Class Pupils 2

Several nursery schools and kindergartens are currently applying for licenses allowing them to operate primary school sections targeting pupils in Lower Classes who are scheduled to return to school soon.
12:47
12:47

Makerere University Students Appeal For Grace Period to Clear Tuition 1 3

Esther Namulinda, another student says that her plea is that those that have been able to raise at least part of the tuition should be permitted to sit the examinations this time round.
17:57
17:57

Brac Uganda Phases Out Scholarship Program 4

Josephine Nakiyingi, the Communications Officer Brac Uganda scholarship Program, says that their target was to support 5000 students in Uganda to complete their secondary education within a period of eight years.
12:22
12:22

Schools Ask Gov't to Provide Study Materials for Lower Primary primary schools 2

Richard Abura, the deputy headteacher of Nakasero Primary School says that the school has distributed the self-study books to each learner in the upper classes. He however says that the lower primary learners have not received anything from the government yet they need the materials for continuity.
11:53
11:53

Surging COVID-19 Cases Threaten Full Reopening of Schools 1

According to the revised school calendar, the Ministry of Education and Sports had projected that schools at all levels will reopen for all learners in the new academic year scheduled to start on August 9 this year.
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