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17:17
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NPA Urges Gov't to Reconsider Teenage Pregnancy Guidelines 2

According to NPA, the one-year time period stipulated in the guidelines is too long for a learner to be out of school.
07:43
07:43

Accountants Push for Total Elimination of Non-Professional Accountants from Gov't Agencies 4

According to the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda, since the Accountants Act of 2013 took effect, at least five accountants who are members of the professional body, have been delicensed after being implicated in unprofessional practices.
16:07
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Mak Youngest Mathematics PhD holder Wanted Pharmacy [email protected] 2 6 Top story

Nabawanda, who can easily be mistaken for an undergraduate because of her medium size, joyful expression, and free and humble spirit, traces her roots to Kayunga district where she was raised.
07:44
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Heavy Restrictions at Makerere Graduation Stifle Business [email protected] 5 1 Top story

Some of the affected businesses included those involved in photography, selling of flowers and tags, drinks and snacks, gifts, and masks among others. While some of the vendors tried reaching out to customers by running around the campus, security personnel drove them away and confiscated their merchandise.
06:55
06:55

Former Lubiri SS Teachers Summoned Over Dormitory Fire 1 2

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga says that preliminary police findings indicate that the fire was deliberately started. "The Investigations indicate that it was arson because the fires erupted from different spots within the dormitory and not from one spot. This means somebody carefully set the fire at different spots," Enanga has said.
18:32
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Makerere Students Disappointed Over Graduation Booklet [email protected] 2 4

While graduands from the College of Health Sciences, School of Law, and the College of Natural Sciences were celebrating their victory on Monday, representatives of over 40 affected students met at University Hall awaiting to hear from their college Principal on the matter.
15:31
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We Have Not Forgotten Arts Teachers-President Museveni 1 Top story

According to President Museveni, the government decided to first sort out the scientists, who he said are vital for economic growth. "We insisted on giving good salaries to government scientists including teachers in the government Universities and secondary schools. This is not because we have forgotten the social scientists or art people. Not at all. It is because we can't handle everything at ago. We have decided to start with the scientists," he said.
17:47
17:47

Science Teachers Halt Strike 2

Addressing journalists at the Media Centre, Vincent Elong, the Chairman of the Union says that following the negotiations with the Ministry of Education, Public service, and the Union representatives they agreed to halt the strike until June 13, 2022.
16:28
16:28

Makerere University Staff Petition Tribunal Over Dismissal 3 1

Jude Byamukama says that the letter from the university did not state clear grounds for his client’s dismissal because his performance has been unquestionable.
15:56
15:56

Makerere University Press Pushes for Elevation to Directorate Status 3

Dr. Samuel Siminyu, the Managing editor of Makerere University press, says that they run under the mandate of supporting staff and students with publishing books and need a minimum of Shillings 1 Billion annually for their activities.
12:18
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MPs Disagree on Salary Deductions Towards Oulanyah Education Fund 1 3

A week ago, reports emerged that a section of MPs was furious about the deductions. Initial reports quoted Bugabula South MP Maurice Kibalya and Nakawa East MP Ronald Balimwezo and Aruu saying that there should not be collective responsibility in contributing to the fund because a number of them did not consent to the resolution. Dollo then said that the education of Oulanyah’s children would be possible, if the love shown by the grief of Ugandans is converted into financial contribution to the Education Trust Fund. He pledged to account for all the finances raised for the cause.
12:07
12:07

Science Teachers’ Strike Marred by Division, Threats from Headteachers 1 6

Sulaiman Ssemwogerere, the Coordinator for Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union in Luwero district, says that some headteachers have been threatening to write to Chief Administrative Officers to delete the names of the striking teachers from the payroll. According to Ssemwogerere, the headteachers claim that the science teachers’ strike is illegal and those who participate in it are considered to have absconded from duty.
15:02
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Kamunyu's Tenure As MUASA, FASPU Chairperson Comes to An End KYUASA 6 1

As MUASA Chairperson, Kamunyu was a vocal critic of the university administration, representing voices of staff demanding reforms in key areas of the institution including employment systems, the welfare of staff, academic freedoms, and proper functioning of university systems, and spoke against financial excesses and misallocation of resources.
15:54
15:54

Mufti Mubaje Calls for Support to Develop Islamic Call University 3 1

In his speech delivered by the deputy Mufti Sheikh Abdallah Semmambo during the second graduation ceremony of the Islamic Call University College, Sheikh Mubaje said it is local support, both financial and spiritual that has seen the University grow and embrace students from all walks of life including the underprivileged who are awarded scholarships to be able to attain an education.
12:57
12:57

LDC Postpones Graduation Over Absence of Management Committee LDC Graduation 1

The graduation was scheduled to take place on May 20 for students who sat the examinations late last year.
12:23
12:23

At Last Teachers Can Access the Long-awaited COVID-19 Cash Bailout 4 1 Top story

Edward Ssebukyu, the Commissioner in charge of private schools and institutions in the Ministry of Education, says that at last it has been decided that the long-awaited money be disbursed through the Microfinance Support Centre effective immediately.
09:32
09:32

Makerere Seeks UGX 2 Billion for Centennial Celebrations Makerere University 1 3

The university is considering using part of the funds to renovate halls of residence, staff offices, and classroom blocks that are dilapidated. Some of these structures have not been renovated for more than 15 years.
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Science Teachers Stay Away as Schools Re-open for Second Term 14 1

At Kampala high school, the students turned up in huge numbers but didn't find science teachers to attend to them. A senior six student studying Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics who declined to be named told our reporter that the teachers sent them messages indicating that they might not turn up.
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11:47

Schools Record Fewer Learners as Term Two Opens School Re-opening 1 1 Top story

Schools opened for the term today in line with the National Education Institutions calendar. But school administrators say that majority of the learners have remained home today, although it is not yet clear if the no-show is a result of school fees or a heavy downpour witnessed in several parts of the country.
10:41
10:41

Gov't to Study Reports of Marginalisation of Muslims in Education Sector 1 1

Over years, the Muslim community in Uganda has been claiming that there is structural discrimination in the education system that has been fighting against them as members of the society.
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