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16:04
16:04

Students Showcase Business Ideas that can Generate Cash as They Conserve the Environment 1 4

Jessie Junior Lufafa, a student at Agha Khan High School told URN that his team is making paper bags out of cow dung in order to solve the problem of cutting down trees to make paper from timber.
20:03
20:03

Schools Remain Closed In Mpigi, Mityana As Teachers Defy Government 6 5

In Mpigi Town council, Mpigi UMEA Primary School, St. Kizito Primary, St. Michael, Bume, St. Bruno PRImary, Besaniya Primary, Kibuuka Memorial Primary and Bugayi Foundation School among others remained closed.
14:37
14:37

Mbarara High School Suspends S 4, 6 Students Over Clashes 2 2

A teacher told URN on condition of anonymity that the fight started when senior 4 students accused their senior 6 colleagues of assaulting their classmate. The fighting spilled into the neighboring community.
15:18
15:18

Abandoned Seed School Turns Into Cattle Kraal Local leaders 4 4

Samuel Justin Tuko, a resident of Tapac sub-county, blamed the district authorities for constructing the school in an isolated area. Tuko says the school is now used by pastoralists for the safe custody of their livestock.
14:34
14:34

Community Schools in Nakaseke Struggle to Operate Without Gov't Funding coding of schools 1

Lydia Nakanwagi the headteacher of Sakabusolo Primary School says that she recruited about four more private teachers to help in teaching learners but sometimes she fails to pay their salaries over low collections from parents.
13:24
13:24

Ikwera Girls SS Yet to Receive Museveni's Pledge after 16 Years 1

Odongo Aloysius, the headteacher of Ikwera Girls SS, says that the school has not yet received the bus from the government 16 years after the pledge by the president.
15:24
15:24

Cabinet Endorses Construction of Regional Industrial Parks

The decision was contained in a Friday letter signed by Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, the Minister of Information Communication Technology and National Guidance follows a sitting of the cabinet at Entebbe, chaired by President Yoweri Museveni on Monday.
11:55
11:55

Dilapidated School Structures in Greater Bushenyi Worry Teachers 3 1

The classrooms are all cracked and roofless, yet they do not even have enough toilets for both learners and teachers.
07:12
07:12

Parliament Suspends Teachers' COVID-19 Relief Cash Debate Over PAC Report GiveDirectly 4

Cecilia Atim Ogwal Barbara, the Dokolo Woman Representative argued that when MPs returned to their constituencies, they were shocked to learn that several beneficiaries missed out on the money, a mistake that must be avoided.
14:35
14:35

Akokoro Primary School Battling Low Staffing 3

Amos Odongo, the headteacher of Akokoro Primary School, says that the presence of only three teachers has retarded learning in the school.
07:34
07:34

Schools Record Poor Turn Up of Learners Two Weeks After Reopening School Reopening 8 1

Several government-aided schools in Luwero, Masaka, Rakai, Mukono, Nakaseke, Gulu and Amolator, among other districts, are struggling with a very poor turn up of learners, many of them recording less than half of the student population they had before schools were closed on March 20, 2020.
08:39
08:39

Over 70 Primary Teachers Go Without Salaries in Masaka District 1 5

Charles Zinabala, a Primary Five teacher at Kajuna Church of Uganda Primary School reveals that he last received payment in August last year and is currently struggling to sustain his family. He says he raised his concern with the District Education Officer whose promise to rectify the problem is yet to yield results.
18:19
18:19

Police Foil Fresh Strike At Bukalasa Agricultural College Poor sanitation 2 4

On Monday night, students of Bukalasa Agricultural College went on strike and threw stones in the compound in protest against sitting examinations without studies, sexual harassment, and poor sanitation among other complaints.
15:57
15:57

40 Schools Fail to Reopen in Greater Luwero school reopening 2 4

Daniel Ssajjabi the Chairperson of Luwero District Private Primary and Secondary Schools Association says that the affected schools were closed because some were being hosted in rental buildings and the directors were unable to pay arrears over prolonged lockdown.
13:14
13:14

Parents, Head Teacher Rwentsinga Primary School Stranded With Dilapidated Classroom Block 2 3

Eliayazari Nuwagaba, the school PTA chairperson, says that they have severally written to the authorities on the state of affairs without any response. He says as parents they will construct makeshift structures to accommodate the learners as they wait for the government intervention.
12:12
12:12

Head Teachers Want Luwero Taskforce to Relax on Enforcement of Guidelines COVID 19 SOPS 5

Daniel Ssajjabi the Chairperson of Luwero Private Primary and Secondary Schools Association says although they have managed to put in place basic facilities to mitigate the spread of COVID 19 among learners, they are still unable to meet all requirements to reopen.
15:39
15:39

From Classroom to Hatchery; COVID-19 Opens Business Fortunes for Masaka Teacher 2 2

But, she says that the lockdown came with a mixed bag of frustration and fortune, challenging her to reinvent herself into a sustainable business that earns far better than what the best schools in her locality pay their teachers.
14:25
14:25

Parents Enthusiastic, Baffled by School Reopening Notice Covid-19 pandemic 1 3

"About schools opening, am excited and can’t wait to see my son back to a physical school. About tuition, we shall look for it," Namatimba told URN.
16:56
16:56

Luwero Leaders Decry Delayed Completion of Bamunanika Technical Institute UGFIT 1 2

Boniface Ssentongo a Board Member of Bamunanika Technical Institute says that the delays have been due to failure by Ministry of Education and Sports to pay the contractor in time to complete the work.
18:19
18:19

EAC Council of Ministers Endorse French As Third Official Language Kiswahili 1 2

Rebecca Kadaga Alitwala, the 1st Deputy Prime Minister and also Minister of East African Community Affairs on Thursday told journalists in Kampala that the introduction of French as an official language brings various benefits to the country that will include job opportunities among others.
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