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10:37
10:37

Twaweza Report: 60% Ignorant of Capitation Grant sauti za wananchi 1 5 Top story

Latest findings by Twaweza show that four out of ten 43 percent have not heard about the grant, even when they have been told about the grant.
11:23
11:23

Speaker Kadaga Wants Womens Fund Ring Fenced uwopa 2

The Speaker of Parliaiment Rebecca Kadaga has Parlaiments committee on budget to ring fence all funding under the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Program UWEP over diversion.
13:29
13:29

Lira Schools Accuse District Education Office of Fleecing UPE Funds upe primary schools 3

A number of school head teachers told Uganda Radio Network that they have been coerced by the District Education Office to pay a kickback of 100,000 Shillings from every quarterly release of UPE funds since 2013.
08:16
08:16

Schools Turn to Dry Cassava As UPE Funds Delay grants 2 Top story

Schools in Kabale have not received their UPE grants for the second term, which closes this week. Head teachers under their umbrella body, Kabale Municipal Council Head Teacher’s Association say the delayed release of funds has crippled their activities and affected the quality of learning.
07:43
07:43

Finance Ministry Releases UPE Funds ministry of finance 2

State minister for Planning Matia Kasaija has told parliament that funds for Universal Primary Education (UPE) schools have been released about three weeks to the end of the term. The matter has been a centre of disagreement for two weeks now with Members of Parliament demanding that the ministry of finance explains why schools have not received the funds for academic second term.
07:33
07:33

Minister Blames Parliament for Delay of UPE Funds upe schools 2

While delivering the ministry’s statement on the matter to parliament, Kasaija said that there was need for pre-financing as the ministry had undertaken reforms to improve the timeliness of the disbursements.
14:34
14:34

UPE Schools Struggle to Operate Amidst Delayed Funding upe funds 1 2

However, three weeks into the second term, schools are now struggling to survive following governments delay in remitting the funds. Our reporter in Masaka reports that many of the schools in the area now operate on debts.
08:49
08:49

7 Lira Teachers In Trouble For Diverting School Funds upe funds 1

Seven teachers at Ober Primary School in Lira Municipality are in trouble for alleged abuses of standing financial orders of the learning institution. The teachers are said to have been collecting money as additional fees directly from pupils and not remitting or declaring it to the school bursar.
16:37
16:37

Head Teacher In Trouble for Running Two School Bank Accounts nebbi district

The headmaster of Boro primary school in Nebbi district faces investigations for allegedly conniving with the school management committee chairperson to open two separate bank accounts for the Universal Primary Education (UPE) school.
06:47
06:47

Probe into UPE and USE funds Suspended upe funds

“ I am therefore unable to provide a report on the substance of the commission’s work, nor comment on the adequacy of their work or efficiency with which they have proceeded,” said the minister.
19:14
19:14

7 Oyam Head Teachers Arrested upe funds

Police at Oyam Central station are holding seven primary school head teachers over corruption and abuse of office allegations.
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