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12:13
12:13

Authorities Condemn World Bank Funded Classroom Block at Nkoma SS 6 2 Top story

The Ministry of Education and Sports Constructed the block in 2013 to decongest the highly populated Muslim founded school. However, a report by the school headteacher to the newly appointed Board of Governors, saying that the city council authorities have since condemned the block.
09:21
09:21

Gulu University Starts Clearing Accrued Domestic Arrears 1 1

James Ojok Onono, the Assistant Public Relations Officer of the University, says management has used the money to clear 18 companies, which supplied goods and services to the University to zero balance.
09:38
09:38

Lack of Sexuality Education Fuelling Moral Decay Among Youths in Acholi early marriages 1 3

The Acholi region is experiencing significant sexual and reproductive health challenges like teenage pregnancies, early marriages, HIV and gender-based violence, habits which, according to leaders, have increased greatly during the COVID-19 lockdown, when movements were restricted, while schools and places of worship remained closed.
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.
08:15
08:15

Closure of Private Schools Was Big Blow to UCE Candidates 1 2

Speaking at the release of the UCE results, Dr. Kendrice Turyagenda, one of the board members of Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB, noted that over the years the number of candidates has been increasing gradually at between 2 and 3 percent annually.
22:59
22:59

Gov’t to Vaccinate Learners Aged Above 12 Before Schools Reopen 3 1

The idea, according to Janet Kataha Museveni, the Minister in charge of Education and Sports, is part of the plan developed by the education COVID-19 response committee and the national task force on COVID-19 disease, to control the possible surge of infections among school ongoing childr
20:11
20:11

Absentee Teachers Must Lose Jobs- Mrs Museveni 1 2

She made the call during the release of the Uganda Certificate of Education Examination results, this afternoon, where it was indicated that there was a poor performance of learners in science subjects. According to the results released, nearly half of the candidates that sat for the examinations failed sciences despite the government's efforts to boost the field.
16:56
16:56

Science Subjects Worst Performed 3 1

UNEB Executive Secretary Dan Odongo, notes that although there is an overall improvement in performance, science subjects remain a challenge for many candidates with chemistry being the worst done subject.
15:38
15:38

UCE Results: Examination Malpractices Reduce UCE 2020 2 1

According to UNEB, a total of 1,292 examination results will be withheld compared to 1,825 in the previous year. This shows a reduction in 533 exams witheld
14:33
14:33

UNEB Records Improved Perfomance in UCE UCE 2020 1 2 Top story

According to the results released on Friday at State House Nakasero by the Minister of Education, Janet Kataha Museveni, 39,968 candidates in 2020 passed in Division One compared to 27,842 in 2019.
06:52
06:52

Conman Impersonates UNEB to Fleece Money from Headteachers 2

The suspect identified as James Bubumbi, a resident of Kasubi, a Kampala suburb has been arrested from Kyegwegwa District from where he plotted to con several schools under the pretext that UNEB would withhold their results due to their purported involvement in examination malpractice.
14:30
14:30

Aduku Community, Anglican Church Bicker Over Ownership of Seed School 2 4

Rev. Ronald Ogwang, the Archdeacon of Aboko Archdeaconry claims that the land in question that originally belonged to Otengoro, Atek and Laki clans was donated to the church in 1956. He said part of the church land measuring 15 acres was subsequently used to establish Aboko Seed Secondary School, which should be under the Anglican Church.
11:54
11:54

Experts Call for Zero Tax On E- learning Platforms MAK 1 2

Professor Mary Okwakol, the Executive Director of the National Council for Higher Education, says that the high cost of the internet is one of the main complaints the National Council of Higher Education has been receiving from learners since last year.
09:34
09:34

Gulu University Secures UGX 1.1Bn Grants For Fruits, Waste Research 2 1

The fruit and sewage projects worth Shillings 196 million and Shillings 946million respectively are being funded by the government through the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Programme under the National Research and Innovation Programme (NRIP) for a three year period effective the financial year 2021/2022.
08:25
08:25

40 Percent of Children in Eastern, Southern Africa Not in School- UNICEF East Africa

Across the region, UNICEF reports that over 32 million children are estimated to be out of school because of pandemic closures due to second and third waves in some countries or have failed to return once their schools opened earlier this year.
07:18
07:18

Ministry of Education Proposes Ring Fencing Covid-19 Vaccines for Teachers 1 2

Dr Joyce Moriku Kaduccu, the State Minister in charge of Primary Education confirms that the proposal has been discussed and higher authorities have made it clear that schools cannot reopen before vaccinating teachers.
21:01
21:01

UMSC, Education Ministry Clash Over Promotions, Appointments 4 1 Top story

Hajj Muhamood Kateregga, the chairperson of the Education Committee at UMSC, says the ministry has over the years favoured non-Muslims when appointing IRE teachers, which amounts to undermining their faith.
19:17
19:17

Makerere University Guild, Ministers Out on Police Bond 2 1 Top story

Luke Owoyesigire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson explains that police detained the student leaders for inciting violence.
12:21
12:21

Bundibugyo Registers Spike in GBV, Child Abuse Cases Domestic Violence 1 4 Top story

Faith Kabafumu, the OC in charge of the Child Protection Unit, says that children are the most affected in these cases. She says that the COVID-19 lockdown has exposed children to a risky lifestyle and to offenders who usually take advantage of their age and domestic challenges.
14:15
14:15

Poor Performance in UPE Schools Blamed on Loans, Alcohol 3 1

Salim Komakech, the Kwania Resident District Commissioner blames poor performance in the recently concluded PLE to multiple loans and drunkenness by teachers in the district.
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