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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.
15:54
15:54

RDC Bars Residents Without COVID-19 Vaccination Cards from Accessing Public Offices 2

According to Komakech, it is now mandatory for people to present their vaccination cards before accessing public office with the priority being that of the Resident District Commissioner and district headquarters.
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.
12:14
12:14

Politicians, Police Cited as Leading Abusers of Journalists 1 3

Among cases reported to Human Rights Commission at Gulu Rrgioal Office was physical assaults on Journalists, intimidation and confiscation of gadgets, while some radio stations were actually switched off by the state actors and other key radio programs faced a long-term Suspension of Open Broadcasting.
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 1 6

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.
18:17
18:17

Teachers to Conduct Remedial Teaching, Assessment When Schools Reopen 2

Dr Dennis Mugimba, the Education Ministry Spokesperson says that they are redesigning the school calendar to enable the learners undergo remedial studies for three months.
16:52
16:52

Deaf Schools Stuck With Self-Study Materials 4 2

Pius Oketcho, the headteacher of Mulago School for the deaf says the school received copies of home learning materials for the upper primary classes however, the school cannot give out these textbooks to the learners. He explains that there are no interpreters at home to help the deaf understand the content.
18:49
18:49

Gov't Suspends Transfer of Teachers in Public Secondary Schools 3

Dr.Dennis Mugimba, the education ministry spokesperson says that the minister of Education and Sports Mrs Janet Museveni has instructed the authorities in the ministry responsible for the process to stop transfers with immediate effect and allow the education service commission to proceed with the verification exercise as soon as schools reopen.
17:59
17:59

No Need To Benchmark, Just Go Vaccinate; Education Ministry To Ugandans 2

Several educationists and some members of the public have been blaming and calling upon the government to emulate neighbouring countries that have been able to reopen schools for the learners even as the pandemic continues.
17:08
17:08

Gov't Tasked on Exorbitant Fees Charged to Access Public Information Twaweza 6 1

Journalists and organizations promoting access to information have asked Government to prevail over Public offices charging exorbitantly for access of information in Public interest.
20:25
20:25

UNICEF in 18 Hours of Silence to Mark 18 Months of School Closures 1 Top story

New numbers from UNESCO, released this Thursday, show that schools are now fully open in 117 countries, with 539 million students back in class, ranging from pre-primary to secondary levels. Around 117 million students, representing 7.5 per cent of the total, are still affected by complete school closures in 18 countries.
14:36
14:36

Headteachers Oppose Shifts at Primary Level as Proposed for Safe Reopening 5

Several primary school head teachers in Kampala are opposed to the staggered way of reopening as proposed by the government for safe reopening that calls for having two learning shifts per day or having alternate days for the learners.
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