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11:26
11:26

Youth With Disability Finds Fortune in Reproducing Home-Study Materials resilience 1 3

While many people are struggling to recover from the effects of the COVID-19, the story is different for Abbey Lukyamuzi, a youth living with disability in Masaka town, who has ventured into the reproduction and distribution of learners' home-school material in his area.
12:40
12:40

Masaka Teachers Seek UUGX32M For Their Baby's Open-Heart Surgery In India 4 1

According to Nangoobi, the doctors at the Uganda Heart Institute (UHI) recommended surgery for Mudavid to live. They add that the operation must be done within a few weeks since delays put his life at stake.
11:13
11:13

Special Needs Schools Worried of Retention of Learners When Schools Reopen 4 1

According to the teachers, with the absence of reliable home-based study materials for learners with special needs especially those who study in the sign-language model, many of them have been demotivated and there is a likelihood that a big number may not return to school.
15:45
15:45

Pakistan University Moves to Improve Specialized Health Services at Masaka Hospital 2 3

The obtained capacity is a result of a public-private the partnership initiated in 2014, to establish a hi-tech subsidiary University of Science and Technology in Uganda, which will use Masaka Hospital as its training and practising station for specialized medical services.
11:49
11:49

School Owners in Bukomansimbi Frustrated Over Delayed Gov’t Relief Cash 3

The proprietors say that they are currently on the verge of losing their properties over failure to pay back the loans they obtained to run the schools.
18:10
18:10

Staggered Schools Reopening Fails in Masaka as Parents Run Impatient 1 1

However, access into compounds of the defiant schools is currently highly restricted from any suspicious visitors who have to undergo thorough questioning about their intentions and indeed some are repulsed.
21:44
21:44

Covid-19 Replaces Social Behavioural Campaign Messages in Schools 1 3 Top story

A number of schools visited by URN in Masaka and Bukomansimbi districts have replaced all the social behavioural messages with Covid-19 prevention messages.
14:54
14:54

COVID19: 45 Students In Masaka Test Positive Masaka RRH 1 3

Dr. Nathan Onyach, the Director- Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, says the students are admitted at the COVID-19 Treatment Centre.
09:01
09:01

Masaka District Fails to Complete Schools Inspection Exercise MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4 1

By Wednesday out of over 200 education institutions distributed across Masaka district, the assessment team had inspected 174 centers, and had only issued 100 certificates of compliance to schools that passed the compliance tests.
14:20
14:20

Private School Teachers Storm Masaka RDC's Office in Cry for Help 3 4 Top story

Daniel Muyingo, a teacher at Uganda Martyrs Primary School Katwe explains that due to untold suffering, and the interruption of teachers earnings, many of them have been reduced to vagabonds and in worst-case scenarios stealing to survive, a total disgrace to the profession.
12:48
12:48

Parents, Proprietors Ask Gov't to Reopen Special Needs Schools 4

Sarah Nakabuye, the Head Teacher Masaka School of the Deaf says that parents can’t explain to their children why they are no longer going to school because they can’t even interpret their language, yet some of the learners in this category have not yet understood why they are confined in homes.
21:00
21:00

26 Schools Fail to Produce Single First Grade in Masaka 1 5

Gerald Nsambu, the Masaka district Education Principal Inspector says that out of 4,607 candidates who sat for their PLE from Masaka district last year, only 526 scored aggregates in the first grade. 1,043 were in second grades, 1,836 in the third grades, while 1,021 scored aggregates in the fourth grades. Most of the schools that had no first grades are government-aided.
17:36
17:36

Health Training Institutions Demand Increase of Capitation Grant 3

Government allocates 2,500 shillings for each student per day in the public health training institutions to cover the basic necessities of students and general maintenance costs.
10:29
10:29

Muteesa I University Guild President Faces Impeachment 1

A section of students led by Guild Council Representative Shafick Nsubuga is leading the campaign for a vote of no confidence against Kibira, who was elected into office in April this year. He is accused of disrespecting others, using abusive and aggressive language, misusing guild funds, and threatening violence, among others.
10:35
10:35

Education Ministry Reviews Vocational Professionals’ Framework to Improve Competency 2 3 Top story

Speaking at the conference of Principals and Tutors of Health Training Institutions in Masaka district, Dr. Museene indicated that the proposed education policy adjustments will include expanding Vocational trainee’s qualification up-to post graduate academic levels including Master and Doctorates-PHD levels.
18:27
18:27

Health Training Institutions Moot for Review of Teaching Curriculum 5 1

The principals and tutors of both public and private health institutions from across the country in their 12th annual scientific conference held in Masaka district have indicated that the current contents of their teaching curriculum have outlived the test the time hence a need for its review.
11:19
11:19

Buganda Kingdom Deputy Premier Seeks More Research on Evolution of Sickle Cell 1 4

Dr Kawaase specifically wants researchers to consider a more extensive study on how Sickle Cells conducts itself in the African multicultural communities that are even known to have a higher resistance to some diseases.
19:51
19:51

Universities, Research Institutions Agree to Form Regional Research Center For East Africa 4 1 Top story

Dr. Paul Mukasa, the Research Director at Bugema University, says with their enhanced skills in research methodologies, the network will now produce qualified studies that will eventually inform policies that are relevant to improving communities in the region.
15:34
15:34

Germany Foundations Opens Research Clinic at Muteesa University 6

The project titled; the International Summer School in Uganda (ISSU) on Survey Methodology and Data Management has established a research-training clinic at the University’s main campus in Kirumba Masaka, where over 50 scholars in the different socio-cultural disciplines are undergoing intensive training in conducting research.
11:50
11:50

Masaka District Struggles to Retain Male Teachers 1 3

The District Inspector of Schools Gerald Nsambu says that the number of male teachers has drastically fallen in the recent past, as more of them abandon the profession for casual jobs that provide better pay than teaching.
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