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21:02
21:02

Performing Arts Changing Lives of Children Born in Captivity 3 4

Simon Olinga whose mother was abducted by the Karamojong cattle rustlers in 1990 says he faced a rough time when they returned home in 2012. He says it wasn’t easy for him to dream nor smile but after joining the team, he found his voice and can smile again.
20:44
20:44

Teachers Welcome Revised Curriculum NCDC 6 1

Sarah Kobusingye a mathematics teacher from Mazzolid Collage Nakaseke Campus says the government had taken many years without changing the curriculum. She notes that the new curriculum involves student participation and application of what they learn.
20:44
20:44

Kalangala Struggling to Contain Harm Caused by Lightning 2

Bugala island alone, the largest and main of the 84 islands that make up the District is hit by lightning more than 5 times a year destroying equipment used in the generation of power, water and ferry transport.
20:24
20:24

Kabale Diocese Priest Found Dead in America

Monsignor Silverio Twinomugisha, the Vicar General of Kabale Diocese, says that Musabyimana's body was discovered by priests after he failed to turn up for a flight back to Uganda, prompting his fellow priests to look for him. to their shock, he had breathed his last, from his room.
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Minister Cautions Schools Against Compressing Teaching Syllabus student 4 1

Mrs Museveni says the result of the practices is that some topics are skipped or lightly dealt with and in the end, learners miss out the basic principles adding that revision is ineffective when learners have not understood the subject matter.
20:07
20:07

Wakiso NGOs Root for Local Languages as Medium of Instruction in Schools 2 1

The consortium of NGOs led by Hyslink community Initiative indicated that many of the children studying in government schools in Wakiso are failing because of the English language barrier. They were speaking during the launch of a report on Primary and secondary education at Katabi Town Council headquarters on Friday afternoon.
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Kadaga Asks Attorney General to Fast Track Administration of Judiciary Bill 2 2

Speaking at the Launch of the New Law Year 2020 on Friday at the Judiciary Headquarters in Kampala, Kadaga noted that it was her desire to have the bill discussed and passed last year but she was informed that the government wanted more time.
19:49
19:49

UK Leaves European Union After 47 years 3 1 Top story

The withdrawal agreement will enter into force upon the UK's exit from the EU, on 31 January 2020 at midnight. From that time on, the UK will no longer be an EU member state and will be considered as a third country. The exit leaves the European Union with 27 members.
19:35
19:35

Luzira Inmates Register Slight Improvement in UCE 7 1

Although none of the 48 candidates that sat for senior four in 2019, got division one, at least nine of them obtained aggregates in division two, 14 scored aggregates in division three, 23 were in division four while only two failed. The best candidate, Innocent Turyahebwa, who is jail for robbery scored 28 aggregates.
19:00
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New Districts Trail in UCE 1

Omoro district, formerly part of Gulu district, with 451 students sitting UCE last year, trailed everyone else with just 5 students in first grade – one of them being female. The district became operational in 2016.
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NFA Restores Forest Reserves in Karamoja reforestation 1 1

Since 2018, NFA has embarked on restoration of demolished forest cover which was destroyed due to encroachment more than a decade ago. The region with the total forest cover of 367, 450 hectares lost over half of the forests due to massive tree cutting, bush fires, settlements and grazing.
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Soroti Bishop Castigates Gov't on Wasteful Expenditure bishop kosea odongo 2 1

In his sermon at the requiem mass for the fallen ex-minister in Obote’s government at St. Peter’s Cathedral on Friday, Rev. Odongo noted that while people are suffering in the hospital without drugs, government is equipped with machinery to brutalise members of the opposition.
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Entebbe Municipality Unveils Plan to Upgrade Major Roads 1 1

The Acting Municipal Engineer Brian Kabunga told URN that the municipality will require up to 200 billion Shillings to upgrade the roads in line with its new development plan. The money will be pooled from Uganda Road Fund, the Ministry of Works and Transport and development partners.
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Mukono Embarks on Completion of District Headquarters mukono district 1

The administrative block whose construction started in February 2000, had stalled at the ground floor since 2006.
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Education Ministry to Start Tracking School Drop Outs - Janet Museveni 2019 UCE Results 1

According to the minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni, they are worried that many students enroll at different education levels of education but a few are able to complete the cycle. According to 2009 Ministry of Education and Sports figures, 976,078 kids enrolled for primary one and the same figure was expected to sit for PLE in 2015. However, by the time they sat for their PLE in 2015, this number had reduced to 601777 pupils.
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Njeru Labour Officer Accused of Blocking Injured Workers Compensation Yogi steels limited 3 1

About 30 former employees of Paramuko Steel Factory and Yogi Steels Limited, both located in Njeru municipality, accuse the officer of rejecting their compensation bid, even with evidence that they sustained permanent injuries in the line of duty.
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16:39

Entebbe Police Struggling to Arrest 'Swagg Attackers' Gang 1 1

The swag attackers are reportedly responsible for an attack that claimed the life of Anthony Kanyoto, the former Public Affairs Manager of the Civil Aviation Authority, and three other people whose lives were brutally ended.
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Oulanyah Summons Education Minister over Revised Curriculum 1 2 Top story

Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has directed the Education Minister to address parliament as a matter of urgency about the revised lower secondary curriculum scrapping termly examinations.
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Indiscipline Surges Among Police Officers in West Nile - PSU 2 1

Records indicate a rise in complaints against police officers from 17 in 2018 to 26 in 2019. Most of the cases are from the districts of Arua, Zombo, Koboko, and Adjumani.
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15:46

Residents Stuck As 508 Water Sources Break Down shallow wells 4

According to Auditor-General Report for financial year 2018/19, a review of the quarterly reports and interview with the District Water Engineers revealed that 255 water sources in Nakasongola and 253 in Nakaseke districts were no longer functional.
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