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07:33
07:33

Dilapidating Staff Houses, Classrooms Affecting Education Outcomes in Kamuli district 2 1

According to Waibi, there are 1900 teachers deployed in different primary schools across the district but the majority commute from distant areas to their workstations due to the lack of staff houses.
13:20
13:20

Man on the Run After Killing Wife deceased

Police in Busoga East have mounted a search for Moses Mukisi, a resident of Muterere East village, in Muterere sub county, Bugiri district, for allegedly strangling his wife to death. The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Rose Naigaga.
10:07
10:07

Toddler Killed in House Fire child

Wayelo's mother, Florence Achan says that they live in a deserted area and only noticed the fire when they saw huge flames. "Our house is located near the wetland and our neighbours who live about 100 meters away only noticed the fire when it had already spread all over the house," she said.
13:03
13:03

Schoolchildren Labour in G'nuts Gardens to Pay School Dues parent 3 2

Ayub Kawanguzi, a resident in the area who was found harvesting the groundnuts says that he works with his four children to collectively make big harvests on a daily basis and the farm owner pays him their joint average earning of 12,000 Shillings per day.
09:18
09:18

Hailstorm Deroofs Jagusi Secondary School education 1

Wanyama says that they were preparing learners for the end of term exams when the disaster occurred, adding that the current situation does not favour them to continue with their daily school programs.
13:50
13:50

Nine-Year-Old Suffocates to Death home 1

Michael Kilegeya, a resident within the area says that the children’s parents left about a week ago, living them under the care of neighbors who ensured their well-being and it was shocking how one of them suffocated to death.
11:19
11:19

Namutumba Children Succumbed to Severe Malaria-DHO district 3 1

The Namutumba District Health Officer, James Kiirya says that they extracted 56 samples from children in the sub-counties of Mazuba and Bulange respectively, which had reported the highest number of fatal cases, but all of them tested positive for severe malaria.
15:58
15:58

Luuka RDC Tasks Police to Rearrest Defilement Suspects resident

Abasa Waiswa, a resident of Bumanha A village, in Bukanga sub-county, in Luuka District says that his 15-year-old daughter was allegedly defiled by her teacher Michael Bakaki, but the suspect was released on police bond a day later.
16:19
16:19

Teenager Commits Suicide After Being Forced To Study home 2

Nalugada’s mother, Faridah Namukuve told journalists that her son returned home early and threatened to commit suicide under the watch of his other siblings, before fleeing to the surrounding gardens.
16:24
16:24

Village Chairperson in Kamuli Arrested over Child Trafficking resident 2 1

Sharif Ludigo and Afani Matovu were arrested on Tuesday following a tipoff from residents who saw them registering 25 Muslim children under 14 years and putting them in a van.
12:36
12:36

Parents Protest Delayed Repair of Classroom Blocks school 3 2

Aaron Kalenzi, the Parents Teacher’s Association-PTA chairperson, says that the pupils deserve a conducive learning environment. He says that with the makeshift structures, children might lose interest in education.
10:01
10:01

Man Held Over Death of his Teenage Lover police station

Wakabi, who is in custody at Kiira North Central police station reportedly delivered the deceased’s body to her parent's home in Kagoma central village in Buwenge town council in Jinja district on Thursday night.
22:12
22:12

Teenager Left to Fend For Siblings As Parents Are Remanded district 1 3

Babirye’s parents, Ruth Mutasa and William Mutasa were remanded to Kayiti prison in Namutumba district on May 29th for allegedly assaulting their Village Chairperson, Geoffrey Babalanda and theft of his Shillings 3 million.
13:08
13:08

Parents Protest as Bank Takes Over School in Jinja Henry Mugarura 4 1

Tobis Mwesigwa, a member of the school’s management committee says the bank was notified about their current financial constraints but went ahead and attached the school.
07:33
07:33

11-year-old killed at Murrum Excavation Site district 1

Mugabi reportedly met his death on Thursday afternoon while loading murrum on a truck together with other casual laborer but accidentally slid back and was buried in the murrum.
18:56
18:56

Schools Embrace Virtual Engagements in the Face of COVID-19 child 5

President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus, which, according to experts, moves faster in large gatherings. At the time of the closure, the learners were just half way into the term which started on February 4, 2020 and was due to end on May 1, 2020.
15:57
15:57

School Director in Luuka Arrested For Defying Presidential Directive country

Wanume was teaching Primary Seven pupils whereas five other teachers who fled the scene were interacting with different pupils and their parents within the school compound.
20:42
20:42

UNEB Halts Registration of 2020 Candidates parent 2 1

As the school term has been cut shot due to the country wide COVID-19 mitigation measures, the Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB has halted registration process for candidates who will sit for national examinations this year.
07:55
07:55

Gayaza High School Administrators Discard Calls for Closure After Second Fire security 4 3 Top story

This is the second fire registered at the school in a space of two days. The first one, on Friday night, burnt Corby dormitory and destroyed all the students' property to ashes, while the second fire gutted Kivebulaya Dormitory on Sunday Afternoon.
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