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16:16
16:16

Jinja Tourism Institute Students Protest over Insecurity, Poor Sanitation school 5 6

According to the students, there is one security guard deployed at each of the three hostels located along Magwa Road and Jackson Crescent respectively, putting their lives at risk.
07:08
07:08

Police Confirm Death of Student in Jinja School Fire Kiira 1

Eight other students collapsed following the loss of their property and were rushed to Jinja Regional Referral Hospital for further management. It is reported that the fire broke out in the boys' dormitories around 7:00 pm.
11:24
11:24

Police Investigates Death Of S.6 Student In Kabalega Secondary School 1

The deceased Edmond Turyasiima, 21, a senior six student was found dead inside the school dormitory on Friday morning at around 10a.m. The deceased hails from Kinyamurara village in Bwijanga sub county in Masindi district.
16:19
16:19

Social Distancing Forcing Schools to Reduce Learning Time COVID-19 3 1

The administrators noted that children's brains are active, with a lot of interest in playing, and mingling amongst themselves without adhering to the recommended COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures.
12:36
12:36

Parents Protest Delayed Repair of Classroom Blocks school 2 3

Aaron Kalenzi, the Parents Teacher’s Association-PTA chairperson, says that the pupils deserve a conducive learning environment. He says that with the makeshift structures, children might lose interest in education.
09:04
09:04

Residents Resolve to Relocate Technical School To Pave way for Sugar Factory Construction district 3 1

In September, Finance Minister, Matia Kasaijja, alongside other leaders and sugarcane farmers within Busoga sub-region held a joint meeting where they revealed that the government was committed to constructing a Shillings 135 billion sugar plant in Luuka district to take up the surplus cane.
13:44
13:44

Kiira EV Inspires Students to Embrace Homegrown Tech Solutions country 2 3

Kiira motors cooperation is the first automotive factory in the country which is currently constructing a manufacturing plant at a 100-acre piece of land in Mutai village, Jinja district. The company is expected to manufacture solar-powered, electric and fuel supported vehicles.
08:58
08:58

Schools Struggling to Complete Syllabus Ahead of Examinations teacher 2 1

Day schools have also adjusted their time table from the normal 8; 00 a.m. to 4;30 p.m. teaching period and now learning starts as early as 6;30 a.m. and learners are released to return home late in the evening at 7; 30 a.m. Most of these students are seen on the streets moving back to their respective home as late as 9; 00 p.m.
17:49
17:49

Kayunga NRM Chairperson On the Spot Over School Land city 1 Top story

Margret Nampiina, the former Jinja Rotary Club president, says they partnered with Jinja Municipal Council-JMC to construct another classroom block for the visually impaired pupils.
16:42
16:42

Teacher in Kaliro Arrested for Conducting Lessons During Lockdown police station

Mulindwa alongside his two colleagues who fled after noticing police officers were on Saturday afternoon conducting lessons in different classrooms contrary to the presidential directive on the closure of all learning institutions.
15:26
15:26

The Changing Face of Makerere University Hospital government 5 4 Top story

Dr. Byamugisha told URN in an exclusive interview that prior to the renovation of the hospital, the delivery of health services had become difficult and expensive to manage. All this has improved, despite the insatiable demands at the Hospital. Following months of renovation work, Dr. Josaphat K. Byamugisha, the Director of the newly transformed Makerere Health Services says he breathes with a sigh of relief.
12:45
12:45

Police Arrests 70 for Loitering Inside Makerere University operation 2

They were picked from different parts of the university following a two-day operation, according to Jude Masingano Eliphaz, the officer in charge of operations in Makerere University.
15:57
15:57

School Director in Luuka Arrested For Defying Presidential Directive country

Wanume was teaching Primary Seven pupils whereas five other teachers who fled the scene were interacting with different pupils and their parents within the school compound.
11:31
11:31

25- Year-Old Drowns in Kiko Wetland accident 1 1

The deceased who is a student of St. Joseph vocational centre of plumbing who has been undergoing industrial training at the National Water and Sewerage Cooperation, Kamuli branch had gone to conduct personal studies on the different water pipes within Kiko wetland.
07:55
07:55

Gayaza High School Administrators Discard Calls for Closure After Second Fire security 4 3 Top story

This is the second fire registered at the school in a space of two days. The first one, on Friday night, burnt Corby dormitory and destroyed all the students' property to ashes, while the second fire gutted Kivebulaya Dormitory on Sunday Afternoon.
06:58
06:58

Lightning Claims Two Teachers, Injures 15 Pupils district

Christine Babirye, a teacher at the school says the heavy rain forced pupils and teachers to lock themselves in the main hall. “We experienced heavy rainfall with accompanied with a huge storm, which blew off the roof of the classroom. We decided to converge in the main hall where tragedy befell us,” she said.
16:21
16:21

Hearing Impairment: Ogwang Scores Sufficient Points for Gov’t Scholarship Uganda 1 1 Top story

Charles Owilli Adur, Deputy Head teacher Wakiso Secondary School, who also has a hearing impairment, observes that from day one Ogwang was determined as he was focused on his lifelong desire of attaining university education. “For a special needs student to break all the barriers this is great news.
16:46
16:46

Guild Elections: Makerere Council to Consider Regulations associate 1 2 Top story

“These electoral regulations are trying to dictate what should appear in the students constitution. And if you look at the entire regulations booklet, there are a number of provisions that are out rightly against the freedom of expression,” Mark Owiny, a 4th year Law student said
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