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Onyango Retires from Uganda Cranes 1 Top story

In his letter sent to the FUFA President, Moses Hassim Magogo on April 12th that Uganda Radio Network (URN) has seen, the South African based goalkeeper made it clear he stops playing for the national team starting today.
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ECD Teaching Institutions Register Drop in Student Enrollment 5

Charles Mubiru, the Director Kikaaya Vocational school says that a big number of students admitted for the nursery-teaching course have not shown up.
09:10
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UNEB Warns Against Cheating in UACE Exams whistle blowers 1

Dan Odongo, the Board Executive Director, says that UACE will be conducted under the new UNEB Act 2021 which was gazetted on March 29, 2021.
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Caution Against Exam Malpractice Dominates UACE Briefing 3 1

At some of the schools where URN reporters attended briefing sessions, candidates were cautioned to avoid being tempted to buy examination papers.
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Teachers Rally Parents to Return Learners to School 6

At Bat Valley primary school, the headteacher James Wonyaka says that the school is appealing to the local leaders to mobilise parents to bring back the learners to complete the syllabus.
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IGP Ochola Should Be Held Accountable for Inciting Violence Against Journalists-HRNJ 2021 elections 4 1

The Executive Director of Human Rights Network for Journalists (HRNJ), Robert Sempala said that Ochola’s statement led to an increase in cases against journalists. Sempala told Members of Parliament on the Human Rights Committee that they registered 174 cases of human rights violations against journalists during the electoral process.
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NRM Spent UGX 3 Billion on Media Space During Campaigns - Dombo 1 1 Top story

In a campaign that was scientific—characterized by smaller crowds, broadcast media was a target for all political actors. Though it’s those with money who could buy space. And given that most radios in Uganda are owned by politicians of the ruling party, opposition parties reported being denied access to media space with no explanation.
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Record TV Uganda Officials Signs Out after 15 Years media 2 1

Ezekiel Motoseneng, the Managing Director of Record TV Network Uganda explained that most advertisers especially in the European Market, that feed the record TV network were adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic eventually affecting their commercial strength to operate a TV station in Uganda.
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10:49

WHO Launches Initiative to Tackle Misinformation

Viral Facts Africa will leverage the insights and reach out to a network of 14 organizations to counter health misinformation as it spreads and to guard people against falsehoods.
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Media Owner's Silence Threatens Journalists Safety 2 2

The concern comes at the backdrop of what appeared to be targeted attacks against journalists by security agencies, as witnessed in the period before and after the general election. Several journalists sustained serious injuries, and a number of them are still undergoing treatment for the same.
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Gov’t to Train 700 Assessors for Vocational Competence TVET 4

The permanent secretary ministry of education informed the over 150 assessors in vocational courses that the ministry is taking on the TVET policy reforms step by step to ensure that at the end of the process TVET will pass out competent manpower to join the world of work without bias from the employers.
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Uganda Cubs in Morocco as U-17 Afcon is Cancelled 1 Top story

Uganda Cubs team arrived in Morocco last week ahead of the tournament which was slated to run March 13-31st in three towns in Morocco.
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Physical, Emotional and Sexual Violence Worsened During Lockdown –Survey twaweza uganda 2

Marie Nanyanzi from Sauti za Wananchi, the program officer at Twaweza Uganda, says that it is not surprising that many citizens say that the situation worsened during the pandemic. Nanyanzi says that economic consequences had a knock on effects on family relations as many failed to value each other in the absence of financial power.
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Police FC Chairman Kasingye Suspended from Football for Six Months AIGP Asan Kasingye 1

“An automatic 6-month ban from all football related activities (Nationally & Internationally) to be served in the event that Kasingye commits any other specified unethical conduct against match officials or club officials or in case he fails to furnish proof of payment of the fine” FUFA added
19:22
19:22

Lecturers’ Strike, Missing Timetables Shock Makerere Freshers 3 3

The ongoing public universities lecturers’ strike and absence of timetables have given Makerere University first year students a rude welcome at the institute of higher learning.
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Makerere University Extends 71st Graduation ceremony to May 1

Prof. Umar Kakumba the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics, notes that the postponement was based on the request of the University Ceremonies Committee which wanted more time for proper planning and organising the event.
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UNEB in Financial Crisis as UCE Nears 1

“Everything is not well here. We have not received funds to operationalize the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs. Management requested for a supplementary, which was recently approved but the money has not been processed,” the source said.
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UNEB Releases 2020-21 Examination Timetables

The primary seven candidates totalling 749, 811 will be briefed on March 26, and start their examinations with the Mathematics Paper on March 30, 2021, and the Social Studies paper in the afternoon. The next day, learners will sit for the Integrated science paper and end with English on March 31, 2021.
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Journalist Bodies Condemn Security Brutality press freedom 1 2

Journalist bodies have condemned the continued the attack on journalists by the military meted on them as they do their work.
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Gov’t Set to Recruit 2500 Teachers seed schools 2

Prof Samuel Luboga, Education Service Commission Chairperson, says 82 schools across the country will benefit from the recruitment as part of government’s efforts to ensure each sub-county has public school.
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