The secondary science teachers in government schools, under the umbrella body of Uganda Professional Science Teachers’ Union-UPSTU, have commenced their industrial action demanding enhancements of their salaries.
Most times, the hospital operates with a shortage of critical medical items essential for responding to sudden emergencies including gloves, cotton wool, and gauze for treating the injured. The hospital receives patients from Kasese, Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa, Bundibugyo, Kamwenge, Kitagwenda, Ntoroko and Bunyagabu District.
John Okumu, the manager Secondary Department at NCDC explains that in the Masaka district, they arrested five Boda boda riders impersonating teachers with fake letters during the reorientation program.
Many people can be seen gathering around the mortuary wailing and sobbing, attempting to gain access to the doorway. Hospital management at one time had to seek assistance from the UPDF personnel to manage the crowds.
Kasanga said unlike other professionals such as doctors, lawyers, and teachers who have a central body that brings them together, journalists are still fragmented which reduces their ability to collective bargaining for better working conditions.
Laban Econi, the Manager of Voice of Life Radio in Arua City admits the existence of a low-wage regime for journalists in most media houses in the sub-region but blames the problem on the low revenue that accrues to the stations.
According to the Education Ministry, a number of gaps have been identified in the delivery of the two curriculums with some schools failing to use the abridged curriculum and implement the revised lower secondary curriculum.
Dr. Musenero told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that the satellite PearlAfricaSat-1 whose construction started two years ago and is being undertaken by three Ugandan space engineers alongside Japanese engineers and other space experts from around the world, will be handed to other space experts on May 10 for inspection and rigorous testing.
Aaron Kiiza, a city lawyer and the Co-founder and managing partner of Kiiza and Mugisa Advocates Attorneys was shortlisted in recognition of his contribution toward human rights and environmental protection in the country.
The Ministry said that with the introduction of the abridged curriculum, schools should concentrate on teaching and assessing the learner’s competencies at the end of every topic to identify the learning gaps.
Dr. John Chrysestom Muyingo, the State minister of higher education, says that parents with children in seed schools are only expected to provide their children with food, transport, uniforms and scholastic materials. He asks the parents to report school administrators asking for money outside the specified areas.