Information emerging shows that an internal error may have forced Uganda National Examinations Boardâ€”UNEB to postpone todayâ€™s examination paper. Late yesterday, UNEB Secretary Matthew Bukenya announced the postponement of the Chemistry exam to allow Muslims enjoy Eid-Al Adhua celebrations. It now turns out the announcement came after several schools complained of a mismatch between the earlier instructions sent and the actual specimen delivered for the Chemistry paper.
A student has committed suicide in Butansi village, Kamuli district, after learning his father will not be able to pay for him school fees. He had been informed by his father the previous day that he would not be able to pay his fees the previous day.
There is a shortage of midwives at Bwera General Hospital in Kasese district as the facility continues to receive overwhelming numbers of expectant mothers. The hospital delivers over 500 mothers every month, according to principal nursing officer Zebia Bakengana.
Luweero district Kadhi sheik Mustapha Lule Hamis notes that two years ago, district kadhiâ€™s sent a message through Mufti Ramadhan Mubajje requesting President Museveni for official cars to ease transport and mobilization of their subjects. He adds that although the president approved their request, the commitment has never been honored.
The challenge came from Sheikh Ibrahim Kujagata of Buto Masjid Noor while presiding over Eid al-Adha prayers in Bamunanika Luwero district. He says people who are determined to fulfil this Islamic pillar and attain the title of Hajji and Hajat need to be exemplary and avoid engaging in violence and crime
Sheik Bugembe who was delivering his Eid al-Adha summons at Masaka main mosque noted that the absence of the anti-homosexuality law has created a loophole in the family unit and an opening for people that are interested in this disgraceful act to practice it freely.
The female student sought the intervention of the Districtâ€™s education authorities after the school administration barred her from sitting for her final exams on grounds that she had not cleared her school dues. Nyabikoni secondary school is a private school owned by Rev. Fr. Christopher Busingye.
Two suspected terrorists reportedly died on Sunday after a bomb went off near the National Stadium in Addis Ababa, as Ethiopia hosted the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the first leg of the 2014 World Cup playoff.
The government in the Democratic Republic of Congo has accused the M23 rebels of firing at a United Nations helicopter that was flying over the rebel controlled territory in Rumangabo on Friday last week.
The State minister of Ethics and Integrity Fr. Simon Lokodo has called for the immediate arrest, punishment and deportation of the Pakistan nationals that allegedly gang raped a 23-year-old woman last week.