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14:40
14:40

Uganda's Teenage Pregnancies Five Times Higher than COVID-19 Positive Cases 1 2

On average 32,000 teenage pregnancies have been reported every month during the COVID-19 outbreak in Uganda. The total number of recorded pregnancies is five times the number of cumulative COVID-19 positive cases that have been reported since 2020
19:52
19:52

Gov't Launches National Campaign to Curb Defilement, Child Marriages 3

The one-year campaign is aimed at mobilizing the country to address defilement, child marriages, and teenage pregnancies so that a structured social dialogue can take place to create awareness.
19:32
19:32

Dad Graduates Alongside Daughter in Pursuit of Excellence as a Tour Guide school 1 2

Kibiina reveals that some reputable tourism agencies have been denying him high-profile clients, citing low levels of literacy and etiquette to suit their tastes and preferences in the modern adventure and leisure services industry, however, with a certificate in social work, he hopes to break such barriers.
19:07
19:07

Ndejje Students to Miss Graduation over Failure to Complete Online Exams 3 1

A section of students of Ndejje University will not graduate after they failed to submit their examinations online.
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13:34

Fresh Graduate Helps the Needy to Cope with COVID-19 Effects resilience 1 5

Nkwanga notes that charity has been a lifelong passion for him in that after making close to 100 job applications in vain, he resolved to take care of children that had lost parents during the Covid-19 crisis.
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11:30

Gulu University Students, Management Differ on Payment of Extra Living Out Allowance 1 3

Representatives of the students have since September this year been demanding payment of additional living out allowances for what they describe as an extended period of the second-semester academic calendar.
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14:54

Refugees Turn School Furniture Into Firewood 3 3

William Kasoro the Ntoroko District LC V chairperson, says that he was shocked when he went to inspect some of the schools hosting refugees and found them vandalized beyond recognition.
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09:17

Kyambogo Students Demand Deployment of Female Muslim Security Officers at Check Points Kyambogo University 4 1

According to Lule, there is a need for the administration to take practical steps such as deploying female Muslim security officers to address the recent crisis beyond issuing an apology.
08:42
08:42

Teachers, Mbale District Officials Fail to Agree on Payroll Enrollment 1 4

During their mediation meeting on Tuesday, the Principal Mbale District Human Resource Officer, Anthony Wabomba told the teachers that they were wrongly recruited and that their posting letters are fake.
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19:33

Parents, Schools Remain Green About School Reopening Process 4 1 Top story

It is expected that educational institutions will re-open in January 2022, after nearly two years of closure, according to an announcement made by President Yoweri Museveni in September. Since then, the education ministry has promised to release a revised school calendar and roadmap to the pre-reopening activities in vain.
19:13
19:13

Katabi Town Council Gets Internet Hub to Facilitate Online Learning online studies 2 4

Daniel Kabanda, the Chairperson Headteachers and Teachers Association in Katabi Town Council says the hub is timely for both learners and teachers. Nabawanuka is urging the town council authorities and teachers to safeguard the hub and ensure all teachers and pupils benefit from using it.
12:21
12:21

Senior Four Leaver Turns into Teacher for Entire Village COVID-19 2 6

Perusi Namugwere, a P 6 pupil at Kikalu primary school narrates that they neither received the educational materials distributed by the Ministry of Education nor have television at home to follow the lessons conducted on TV.
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Top Researcher Seeks to Identify Women at Risk of Developing Maternal Complications 4 1

Prof. Annette Nakimuli who has previously discovered the gene in African women that pre-disposes them to high blood pressure in pregnancy or preeclampsia will now be studying characteristics of women who are likely to suffer four maternal health related complications so that health workers can intervene early on. The complications include Preeclampsia, pre-term birth, still birth and intra- uterine growth restriction where a baby in the womb does not grow as normally expected.
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Museveni Donates UGX 5.6B School to Tanzania 2

The school named Museveni Nursery and Primary School is located in Nyabirezi Village, Chato District, Geita region, the home and final resting place of the late President John Pombe Magufuli's.
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19:06

Makerere University to Tag Salary to Work Attendance 1 2

Yusuf Kiranda, the University Secretary says that the policy is aimed at curbing absenteeism of both academic and support staff.
12:05
12:05

Public Universities Academic Staff Give Gov't Five Months to Fulfill Salary Enhancement Pledge 3

Dr. Robert Ojambo, the spokesperson FASPU says that the National Executive Committee reviewed their decision and resolved not to strike and instead petition the Education Minister to start negotiations before next year in March.
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13:55

Museveni Orders Suspension of Engineers Over Eriya Kategeya Memorial Institute 1 4

The construction of Eriya Kategaya Memorial institute was budgeted to cost 1.7 billion shillings and works started in 2017 under the supervision of the District Engineer.
17:27
17:27

Kyambogo University Security Officers Force Muslim Girls to Remove Veils 1 5

Faidat Abdulwahab, a first-year student pursuing a bachelor's degree in procurement and logistics management, says that forcing students to unveil is not only an infringement on their freedom of worship as enshrined in the constitution of Uganda but also disrespectful. She equated the act to stripping a female in public.
13:27
13:27

Prof Balunywa Laments Makerere's Lack of Impact Despite its Enormous Resources 4 1

According to Balunywa, if there was any other university in Uganda with resources that are available to Makerere, the oldest institution in the country would be no more, thus challenging its management to look at ways of ensuring that the existence of the great institution is felt in the communities. But Yusuf Kiranda, University Secretary, blamed it on bad press.
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Head Teachers Ask Gov't Not to Abolish PTA Fees 5

On Monday, the Minister in charge of ICT and National Guidance, Dr. Chris Baryomunisi, said that the Cabinet had resolved all Universal Primary (UPE) and Secondary Schools (USE) to stop charging learners any fees as schools reopen in January next year.
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