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12:33
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Report Pins Mak University Secretary Over Gown Scandal investigations 1 Top story

According to Professor Nawangwe, internal investigations show that Barugahare flouted several procurement guidelines during the procurement of Team Uniform Ltd, a private firm to supply 13,500 gowns for the graduation that took place in January 2020.
14:51
14:51

Education Ministry Appeals to Schools to Wait for Reopening Guidelines 2

Recently, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni who directed the closure of all educational institutions in March due to the outbreak of the COVID-19, allowed schools to re-open for only finalists in primary seven, senior four, senior six, and those in their final years in Universities and Tertiary Institutions.
12:45
12:45

Students in Bunyangabu Decry Low Accessibility to Learning Materials Rubona Town Council 5

Moses Sunday Rubalema, the Bunyangabu District Education Officer, says they received 4,107 copies of the materials for primary school pupils and 763 for secondary.
18:16
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Gulu University Final Year Students to Undergo COVID-19 Tests candidate classes 3 1

At least 1,500 finalists from Uganda and beyond are expected to report for their final year semester after President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ordered for partial easing of national lockdown against the deadly global contagion.
16:10
16:10

Public University Staff Withdraw Labour over Salary Enhancement Woes 1

Rev Dr Grace Lubaale, the Chairperson of the Forum for Academic Staff of Public Universities, an umbrella that brings the staffs together, says they want the funds allocated evenly across the board. He says the demands were cleared stated but were ignored by the authorities.
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Makerere University Asks Continuing Students to Vacate Halls of Residence 1 Top story

The development comes a few days after President Yoweri Museveni allowed all educational institutions in the country to open their gates for final year students both at undergraduate and graduate levels.
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Makerere University Resumes Staff Promotion 1 Top story

Prof Nawangwe notes that with the resolution of a wage deficit, management is now confident that staff promotions will resume within the available wage budget.
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18:00

Ministry Directs Educational Institutions to Pay Staff 1

Alex Kakooza, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education notes that since educational institutions have gone only two months without operating, the budgets for first term salaries should be adequate to pay the staff for at least three months.
14:45
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Makerere University Training Staff on E-Learning 1 1

Dr Kakumba notes that the university has drawn both short term and long term interventions on the matter. He adds that they want to activate remote learning via the university e- digital learning, Makerere University E-Learning Environment.
14:03
14:03

Teachers Asked to Incorporate Sexuality Education in Lessons MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

Henry Semakula, a Senior Official in the Ministry said on Monday that want the teachers to spend a few minutes in whatever subjects they are teaching to hint on sexuality and reproductive health as they wait for the National Sexuality Education framework to guide on what should be taught at what levels.
11:23
11:23

Lockdowns May Worsen Already Declining Learning Outcomes – Experts World Bank Uganda 2 1

Dr Nakabugo says that even before the COVID-19 crisis, there were signs of an apparent decline in the achievement of learning outcomes among schools. The learners lacked foundation skills and the learning outcomes in literacy and numeracy remained low with little or no signs of improvement.
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Gov’t to Set Up Sanitary Pads Plant 2 1

The 2012 study done by International Rescue Centre notes that one in ten menstruating girls skips school four days every month, which is about 24 days the entire year. Other studies have also tagged the challenge as a major contributing factor towards the school out drop for many girls.
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Makerere Recovers Lost Data for Public Universities Joint Admissions Board makerere university 1 1

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor in-charge of Academic Affairs at Makerere, Prof Umar Kakumba notes that although they were looking to an alternative plan of recapturing the data from hard copies, the technical team helped recover the lost data.
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09:41

IGG Orders Cancellation of Illegal Titles from Bukalasa College Land 1

The Inspector General of Government Irene Mulyagonja has noted that in July 2006, Luweero district through the Uganda Land Commission erroneously issued five new certificates of freehold titles on the land belonging to Bukalasa Agricultural College.
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07:51

UCU Suspends Staff duties, Won’t Pay Salaries from June 1 dr john senyonyi 1

In a note to staff on Friday, UCU vice-chancellor Rev. Canon. Dr. John Senyonyi said the circumstances had made it impossible to continue paying staff normally. He said that the closure of the university since March 20, 2020, means they can’t collect fees from students, a key source of income for the university.
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Private Universities Seek Financial Stimulus Package from Government 1 3

Professor John Ssenyonyi, the outgoing vice-chancellor of Uganda Christian University notes that unless they receive significant government support, they might fail to reopen given the immense financial impact of the Coronavirus shutdown. He was speaking in his capacity as the chairman of the Vice-Chancellors’ Forum.
14:39
14:39

Contractor Ordered to Demolish, Rebuild School Latrines Shoddy work 3 1

District authorities have ordered the company to demolish and rebuild five stance pit latrines at St. Thereza Bakka and Kabagezi primary schools in Namayumba Sub County. Construction of the pit latrines, valued at 21 million shillings, started last year.
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12:57

Over 22,000 Students Miss Learning Materials in Amuru 2

Lanyero says of these, the ministry of education only sent 5626 copies and Save the Children photocopied 21400 copies meaning 17097 primary school learners have missed out on the learning materials.
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18:20

Universities to Shift Evening Classes Due to Curfew COVID-19 Lockdown 4 1

Reuben Twinomujuni, the Public Relations Officer Kyambogo University, says they are considering moving evening class students to the day program to cope up with the curfew.
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IUIU Students Receive US$20,000 to Scale Up Production of Automatic Dispenser 2 1 Top story

The University Rector, Dr. Ahmed Kaweesa Ssengendo, said ISESCO decided to fund the production of the dispensers considering their importance for distribution to selected public places including all IUIU campuses, hospitals, and public schools.
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