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12:05
12:05

Public Universities Academic Staff Give Gov't Five Months to Fulfill Salary Enhancement Pledge 3

Dr. Robert Ojambo, the spokesperson FASPU says that the National Executive Committee reviewed their decision and resolved not to strike and instead petition the Education Minister to start negotiations before next year in March.
17:01
17:01

Head Teachers Ask Gov't Not to Abolish PTA Fees 5

On Monday, the Minister in charge of ICT and National Guidance, Dr. Chris Baryomunisi, said that the Cabinet had resolved all Universal Primary (UPE) and Secondary Schools (USE) to stop charging learners any fees as schools reopen in January next year.
16:37
16:37

Internet Tax Frustrates SafeBoda Operations in Kampala 6

Safeboda is accessed by connecting to a mobile application downloaded from the Google Play store for android phones and the App Store and phones that are powered with iOS technology. For the service to work, one has to open the SafeBoda app, which requires the internet, to type in their destination and request a ride.
17:03
17:03

Private Schools Ask Education Ministry to Expedite Release of School Calendar 4

Private schools are concerned that the delayed calendar is affecting their preparations for the new academic year.
19:38
19:38

Gov't Warns Tertiary Institutions Against Admitting Unvaccinated Students 4

Dr Monica Musenero, the Minister for Science and Innovations who is also a member of the national COVID-19 task force, asked all institutions to abide by the President’s guidelines. According to Dr Musenero, the learners were given adequate time to get vaccinated. She insisted that vaccines are accessible in many centres across the country.
18:04
18:04

EU, UNESCO Want Sanctions for Perpetrators of Attacks on Journalists media freedom 6 1

Ambassador Pacifici says that most of the injustices against journalists have been taken to court but no person is arrested or prosecuted for the crimes.
08:56
08:56

Technical, Craftsmen Selection Taken to Communities to Attract Students 6 2

Now Loy Muhwezi, the Commissioner Technical, Vocational Education and Training says with the new decentralized type of selection, people have to choose between the TVET and the general education but not the usual placement based on performance.
11:51
11:51

Parliament So far Fails to Implement Vaccine Card-for-Access Directive Ministry of health 1

On Thursday last week, Among notified Members of Parliament that starting this week, they will be required to present Covid-19 vaccination cards to attend sittings. This would include staff and members of the Parliamentary staff.
09:06
09:06

Schools, Parents Question value for Billions Spent on Home-Study materials 6

Educational institutions were closed in March 2020, as one of the measures to control the spread of Coronavirus Disease. At the time, Uganda did not have any cases of the virus which was spreading across the globe like wildfire. Since that time, Uganda has lost more the 3200 people, from 125,788 confirmed cases.
09:01
09:01

Gov't to Cancel Second Title on Nabisunsa Girls School Land 5

Baker Mugayino, the Assistant Commissioner of Land Registration says that ULC had no interest in the land but was highlighting the anomaly of double titles.
19:18
19:18

UNATU Urges Teachers to Go Digital 5

The Permanent Secretary says teachers will be expected to login with a link from the commission then write their profile that will be stored on the system and wherever an advert is put they can easily access it through their profile.
19:04
19:04

New 'Know Your Customer' Platform Targets Banks for Financing Continental Trade 5 1

Fahad Ssensuwa, the Africa EXIM bank lead person in East Africa, says the initiative, among other objectives, wanted to bring back international financing institutions that had left the African continent on grounds that it was hard and expensive to get information from the businesses in Africa.
17:25
17:25

Parents, Learners Consider Change of Career Path in Education 6 1

More learners with support from their parents are increasingly considering changing their line of education from academics to concentrate on vocational. Patrick Byakatonda, the executive director Directorate of Industrial Training -DIT encouraged such parents to embrace the initiative that was designed by the DIT targeting people with no qualification.
21:00
21:00

Karamoja, Busoga most affected by Trachoma World Sight Day 3

Karamoja and Busoga sub regions still record the highest number of people suffering from trachoma, a disease that has largely been defeated in other parts of the country. This according to a report by the ministry of health.
21:25
21:25

MOE Okays Community learning, Emphasizes SOPs 3

Joyce Moriku Kaducu, the state minister primary education says that with the help of the village health teams -VHTs, communities can mobilize their children gather in a conducive learning environment with support of the parents and they can be supported to learn by either the formal or informal teachers within the community.
13:48
13:48

Procurement Delays Renovation Works of Mandela National Stadium 2

Dr.Mugimba says the ministry was given the 30 billion shillings of the 97 billion that was estimated to kick start the works however, this has not been achieved due to the delays in the procurement process.
14:23
14:23

Red Tape, Cost Cited as Obstacles to Information Access Twaweza 14 1

According to the Access to Information Act, every citizen has a right of access to information and records in the possession of the State or any public body, except where the release of the information is likely to prejudice the security or sovereignty of the State or interfere with the right to the privacy of any other person.
15:12
15:12

Schools Want Gaps in Distribution of Self Study Materials Addressed 6 1

However as the ministry plans to distribute the materials next month, schools want the ministry to address the gaps that include unfairness in the distribution, delays in delivering the materials, less content and also lack of standard mechanism of monitoring the learners at home.
13:00
13:00

MPs Decry Exploitation of Ugandans by Telecom Companies ministry of ict 5 1

Members of Parliament have tasked Government to prevail on the high costs of services provided by telecom companies that is affecting communications countrywide.
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