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09:27
09:27

Covid-19 Testing Centres Register Increase in Positive Cases in Learners 1

Staff at the testing labs intimated that many parents were taking their children for voluntary tests following reports that some schools had positive cases. Other learners were tested at health facilities after they presented with COVID-19 symptoms.
18:43
18:43

School Closure: Gov’t Resumes Radio Lessons, Still Skeptical on TV 2 1

According to a UNSECO report, television lessons faced challenges in producing content, the absence of pre-existing partnerships for the design and broadcasting of the educational content, and also lacked collaboration between education specialists and the professionals of the audio-visual sector.
15:33
15:33

Amuru COVID-19 Taskforce Struggles to Track Evacuated Students From Kampala Gulu Univerity 1 1

Michael Lakony, the LCV Chairperson says that they don`t have records of the students and are cash strapped and lack enough resources including transport to follow up and monitor their conditions.
10:42
10:42

Teacher Shortage Hits Pader District syllabus 1 1

The district with 117 primary schools and a population of over 45,000 learners have only 831 teachers with each school having an average of four to seven teachers.
17:16
17:16

LDC Defends Decision to Graduate Students Without Issuing Final Results 1 Top story

Frank Nigel Othembi, LDC Executive Director told URN in an interview on Thursday morning that results normally come out well before graduation, which wasn’t possible this time around. “Seeing results is not a precondition for graduation,” Othembi said.
14:34
14:34

1,500 Stranded Students Evacuated So Far 6

Since Tuesday, the government has been providing transport to clear the numbers of students stranded in Kampala to get back to their upcountry homes.
10:26
10:26

47 Students Test Positive for COVID-19 COVID-19 in Schools 1

James Onono Ojok, the Gulu University Public Relations Officer told URN on Thursday morning that the students did not present with severe conditions and were placed under home-based care.