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20:38
20:38

Non-candidate Learners to Meet Teachers at Schools Periodically Without Re-opening 4

According to the Director Basic and Secondary Education Ismael Mulindwa the move to allow learners have face to face sessions with their teachers will be guided by the Ministry of Health to ensure that the SOPs are observed and at the same time learners have a complete learning session.
17:13
17:13

Kumi District Unable to Account for 700 Teen Pregnancies Cases of Defilement 1 2

Sr. Suzan Okwakol, the Assistant District Health Officer, who doubles as the in charge of Maternal and Child Health in Kumi, says they registered more than 1,900 teenage pregnancies between January and September, 2020 at different heath facilities across the district.
10:16
10:16

Katakwi Registers Surge in Teenage Pregnancies Katakwi District 1 2

According to the report, Katakwi Town Council leads with 190 cases, followed by Magoro with 188, Usuk Sub County 177, Katakwi Sub County 137, Ongongoja Sub County with 115 cases, Ngariam 89, Kapujan 87 and Omodoi 100 while Palam Sub County registered the least number with eleven cases.
09:00
09:00

1,334 Schools Face Closure as Inspection Concludes school inspection 5

According to Benson Kule the head of the inspection team for school reopening, Government had a target of inspecting over 22,000 schools that have candidates and of these 21,817 had been inspected by the 23rd of October.
07:57
07:57

Kyambogo Admits Students From Private Hostels Kyambogo University 3 1

According to Tibananuka, she was approached by some students requesting accommodation in university halls of residence citing various reasons.
16:14
16:14

FDC Asks Gov't to Pay Examination Fees for All Candidates 3 2

John Kikonyogo, the FDC Deputy Spokesperson, notes that besides parents who are suffering from financial instability due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many private school proprietors are going through hard time.
15:38
15:38

Makerere University Develops New Solar Grid to Ease Power Outages solar energy 1 2

According to Dennis Rukundo, a solar PV Expert at the Makerere University Centre for Research and Energy Conservation (CREEC), the solar power grid tie system will solve the problem of darkness during outages.
09:39
09:39

UCU Extends Online Semester Registration 1 2

The Director in- charge of Admission and Students Records Christa Oluka says that the extension for registration is to ensure that students who had already prepared their credentials in time but failed to submit them online are not left out.
07:28
07:28

Schools in Arua Reopen Without Inspection 3 3

In Arua, some schools especially in the central division, former Manibe, Adumi and Logiri Sub Counties have not adhered to the guidelines and have reopened.
19:36
19:36

Creating Districts Takes Away Opportunities from Our People - Pader Chairman 1

According to Oringa, this will affect the number of people that will have the opportunity to attain higher learning at university level, which is a big loss to the district, since many parents cannot afford to pay for university.
09:43
09:43

Seven More Schools Reopen After Reassessment in Bunyangabu COVID_ 19 SOPs 2 6

The seven had initially scored below 60 per cent mark, a minimum assessment mark to secure a certificate of Compliance and a green light for the resumption of operations, in line with guidelines put in place to forestall the spread of COVID-19.
16:01
16:01

UNEB Warns Parents on Thieving Headteachers and DEOs Inflating Registration Fees 5

The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) says that as registration of candidates starts officially today, they have already received reports concerning irregularities in the implementation of the process.
15:19
15:19

Private Institutions Teaching Wrong Curricula-UBTEB 2019 UBTEB Results 1 1

According to UBTEB, one of the main reasons for failure by learners is institutions teaching old curricula that are no longer being examined. As a result, learners appear for examinations to find things they were not taught
09:47
09:47

Unyama National Teachers’ College Asks Breastfeedings Students to Find Alternative Accommodation Agago District 1 1 Top story

According to Layet, she was asked by management together with her colleague who returned with her child to find alternative accommodation. She told URN on Wednesday that she was struggling to find accommodation outside the College, which requires an additional 500,000 Shillings.
09:20
09:20

Two Sub Counties in Bukedea Register 730 Teen Pregnancies Bukedea District 1 2 Top story

Emmanuel Elimu, the Senior Probation Officer Bukedea District, says the figures were extracted from Police and antenatal visits in various Health facilities covering the period between April and September this year.
08:01
08:01

Headteachers Demand for More Funding 4

Rose Nakanwagi, the Deputy Head Teacher Kitante Primary School, says they received Shillings 4.5 million. According to the breakdown, Shillings 3 million is meant for school maintenance and the remaining Shillings 1.5 million is meant to help management to put in place the necessary requirements so as to comply with the Standard Operating Procedures to prevent the spread of COVID19.
17:12
17:12

Some City Schools Decline To Take In New Candidates 5

Mike Ssekago, the headteacher Wampewo Ntake Secondary School, says they have turned away over 30 candidates since they resumed studies on Oct 15th, 2020. He explains that they have already reached their UNEB ceiling for candidate classes.
17:07
17:07

Kitgum Receives 15,000 Face Masks For Learners Ministry of Health 1 1

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech says that 7,600 face masks will be distributed to schools in Sub Counties while 7,752 will be given to learners in schools within the Municipality.
12:53
12:53

32 Schools Yet to Open in Kapelebyong District COVID 19 Pandemic 2 1

According to Samson Olaki Okare, the District Education Officer of Kapelebyong, the schools are still bushy, lack COVID-19 prevention messages, hand washing facilities among others.
11:31
11:31

Omoro Leaders Recommend Compulsory Pregnancy Test for P7 Girls Omoro District 1 2

Susan Akany, the Omoro Resident District Commissioner, who doubles as the Task Force Chairperson, says hundreds of teenage girls in the district are believed to be pregnant.
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