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17:18
17:18

Authorities Worried About Delayed Return of Pregnant, Breastfeeding Learners to School 3 1

According to Nalubega, there is a need for collaborative efforts to ensure the return of young mothers to schools since these children are already traumatized by the effects of what they did out of ignorance.
07:07
07:07

Missing Minor Found Dead child sacrifice 3 3 Top story

Praise Lugoloobi Nakavubu had just been enrolled at Katente Church of Uganda primary school and disappeared on her third day after starting school. Police recovered her body from a thick bush near the garden of the residents in Nakisunga sub-county on Sunday.
12:50
12:50

Two Gov't Schools in Mukono in Sorry State, Skeptical About Reopening 3 3

The Head Teacher, Nathan Kalema, says that they used the money to buy handwashing facilities and slash bushes around the school. He says that they have asked district authorities to allow them to operate double-shift classes given the status of the school.
14:09
14:09

Parents Asked to Volunteer Labour in Renovating Public Schools 2 1

Reports indicate that as schools reopen, many of them are struggling with dilapidated structures ruined over the last two years when the buildings were not in use. Schools in Uganda have been closed for close to two years, as one of the measures undertaken by the government to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
07:30
07:30

Court Reschedules Case of Namilyango Student Barred from Sitting Exams at the School Mukono High Court 2

In the petition, Eronda wants court to hold the school head teacher and his deputy liable for the losses he suffered since senior one. According to him, as a result of their conduct, Eronda has suffered special damages totaling to over twenty-four million shillings. This is the amount spent on school fees, transport and pocket money, uniforms and other school requirements.
15:14
15:14

Marriage in Uganda is Under siege -Justice Bamugemereire 1 3

She advised that parents to stop depending on government and schools from raising their children but to go back on the drawing board and sit down as parent with other community members to come up with ways to help raise a good generation.
16:50
16:50

Universities Asked to Invest in Research UCU 2 1

Speaking at the 6th annual East African Communications Association-EACA conference convened virtually at Uganda Christian University, Okwakol said that institutions should consider developing approaches favouring companies offer mentorship to students.
10:20
10:20

127 School Children Under Kyaggwe Bursary Scheme Impregnated in Lockdown Kyaggwe County 1 4 Top story

At least 127 out of the 1000 girls under the Kyaggwe county (Ssaza) bursary scheme have conceived in the lockdown. Some of the children have given birth to healthy babies while others had stillbirths.
09:01
09:01

Mukono Based Medical Institute Opts for in-house Internship 1 4

The Institute Rector Peter Bbosa says that they previously sent their students to 20 training hospitals which currently have limited space to accommodate staff and training students. As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, person-to-person interactions are limited, as well as congregations and contact with other persons.
07:44
07:44

One Arrested as Residents Accuse LC I Chairperson of Selling School Play Ground Mukono Municipality 5 Top story

Residents accuse Kiwalabye of conniving with one of the sons of the late Haji Musa Sserwakirwanga Nyamayalwo, the former owner of the land to sell off the school land to Denis Angura.
12:03
12:03

31-Year-Old Bodaboda Rider who Admires Doctors Scores 15 Points in UCE UNEB 2 3

Ssegawa returned to Masaka town and started riding a Bodaboda at Mulago-Katwe stage, the main bodaboda stage for the regional referral hospital. He started admiring the life style of the doctors prompting him to return to school. He enrolled again at Hilton High School Mukono to pursue the dream of becoming a doctor.
11:42
11:42

Teachers Stuck Again after Abandoning Business' to Return to Schools 2 1

In Mukono, several teachers from private schools had started venturing into businesses which include running grocery stores, selling foodstuffs and snacks. Many set up kiosks in the major trading centres along the Kampala-Jinja highway.
15:21
15:21

Students Stranded Over Hiked Transport Fares 2 2 Top story

Shenah Nkinzi, a student from Bishop Secondary School, says that their parents had just returned them to school and used all the money, saying that they are struggling to find means of picking them from school.
15:44
15:44

Faith is Individual, not in Crowds -Archbishop Kaziimba 2 2

According to Dr Kaziimba, Christians should use this day to reflect and avoid being swallowed by the crowd since the Lord considers personal faith not crowds; they should therefore always portray their integrity in darkness the same way they do during daytime.
09:49
09:49

Elected Councillor Fails to Raise School Fees, Blames Parent for Shelving Him Mpatta Sub county 3 2

Amos Wambede 19, a senior five student at St. Balikuddembe SS Kisoga says that after securing victory in the recently concluded elections, where he contested as an independent candidate, his father Moses Madanda said he had now matured enough to take care of his needs.
10:19
10:19

Heavy Rains Destroy Houses, Schools in Mukono 5 6

The incident happened in the Kimenyedde sub-county where rains removed rooftops, washed away houses, household properties and plantations. Also affected were two schools; Springfield Secondary School and St Kizito Kawongo Primary School, where the rooftop of the main hall was carried away.
08:56
08:56

Increasing Referrals Overwhelm Mukono Hospital 1 2 Top story

Dr. Godfrey Kasirye, the Medical Superintendent Mukono General Hospital, says that much as the number of referrals and turn up of patients has increased, the number of health workers and equipment has never improved since they were elevated. He says there are about 80 health workers at the hospital.
12:44
12:44

Bishop School Parents Protest New Fees Structure, Study Program 2 1 Top story

John Mary Ssenkubuge, a parent with two senior five students says his restaurant and bar business collapsed during the lockdown resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, he says it is difficult for him to get money in the shortest time possible to pay for his children.
18:17
18:17

UCU Boosts Medical and Dentistry School with UGX 1.4 Billion Equipment 1 2

Part of the consignment worth 1.46 Billion Shillings shall be delivered to training hospitals that are used by UCU students for internship training. They include Mengo, Namirembe, Mukono General Hospital and the Allan Galpin Health Center II-AGHCII, the university’s health facility.
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