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15:41
15:41

Acholi Chiefdom Leaders Seek Mandatory Hoisting of Royal Flag Acholi community 2 4

Now the cultural institution wants to mandate schools at all levels as well as hospitals, health centres and local government offices in the region to have the flag hoisted in their premises. They are also encouraging the learning and singing the Acholi Anthem at all public events in the region as a wat to promote cultural values.
21:32
21:32

Probe Implicates Four Kyambogo University Staff in Transcripts Scam 1 Top story

An Adhoc committee set up by the university in 2018 to investigate the fraud has recommended disciplinary action against the officers who allegedly mismanagement the procurement process that led to the direct loss of Shillings 128.5million.
18:54
18:54

Search Team Recommends Five Unopposed for Appointment as College Heads Makerere University 1 Top story

According to the report, the search committee arrived at the candidates after a series of activities that included shortlisting, assessing candidates’ documents, review of Human Resource record, candidates’ profiles and face-to-face interviews as well as public presentations.
15:36
15:36

Museveni Summons Speaker Kadaga President Museveni 1 1

In her opening remarks to plenary, Kadaga actually acknowledged meeting the President but didn’t divulge what they had discussed. She instead complained about the traffic congestion on Entebbe road, saying there is need to establish bus services.
10:09
10:09

Students Mount Pressure on Mak Council Over Stalled Guild Elections Abbas Luyombo 4 2 Top story

Abbas Luyombo, a third-year law student and a guild presidential hopeful says the continued stalemate of the guild elections is likely to have a significant drop in the numbers of students who participate in the electioneering process of choosing their leaders.
07:31
07:31

Why Makerere Dropped 12 Professors in Principal Job Search 1

Out of the 19 people that responded to the September 30 and November 11, 2019, only seven (7) professors were shortlisted based on the minimum requirements.
19:00
19:00

Tear Gas, Bullets Rock Kigezi College Butobere as Students Strike 3 3

Sam Arineitwe, the Chairperson for Disciplinary Committee on the School Board of Governors condemns that students act of harassing new comers in form of bullying. Arineitwe says that the board resolved that any students found bullying his fellow be suspended with immediate effect as investigations continue.
14:01
14:01

Lower Secondary Curriculum: Publishers Spend Over UGX 30 billion on Text Books 4 1

Samuel Majwega Musoke, the Chairperson of Uganda Publishers Association and Executive Director MK Publishers Limited, says publishing two copies of a text book for every subject is an expensive affair.
07:20
07:20

Makerere Legal Director Resigns Barnabas Nawangwe 1 Top story

Reports show that Mwebe quietly handed over office to his junior, Hudson Musoke early this month after clearing his desk. Sources claim that before Mwebe handed over office to Musoke, he notified his staff that was going on leave for a month ending in March this year.
15:37
15:37

Court sets Date to Rule on Mak Vice Chancellor’s Excessive Powers High Court 2 1

While appearing at court, however, students were blocked by Anti-riot police from entering the court premises angering several of them. Eron Kiiza, the students’ lawyer says this is the latest display of impunity by the security forces in collusion with university managers.
07:30
07:30

Females Shun Science Based Courses at Vocational Institutions 5 1

Onesmus Oyesigye, the Executive Secretary of UBTEB says that the influence of culture and social norms influence what courses that women opt for when it comes to any sort of tertiary education.
12:58
12:58

Education Stakeholders in Aleptong Blame Poor Performance on Lack of Management 2019 PLE results 5 2

The district was ranked 156 out of the 169 Districts in the country in the 2019 Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE. It registered 69 pupils in division one, 1,183 in division two, 1,243 in third grade and over 700 in fourth grade.
10:34
10:34

BTVET Institutes Demand for Additional Slots at Selection Exercise government 5 1

At the concluded selection process for post lower secondary education, over 70 BTVET Institutes were present. However, each was allocated a maximum number of 50 students. The said number was fixed by the ministry and it matches the available capitation and other funding which government injects in such institutions.
20:11
20:11

Teachers Rallied to Rollout Revised Curriculum in Acholi Agriculture 1 5

The curriculum has attracted nationwide criticism among members of the public and educationists. Last week, the Parliament of Uganda suspended its implementation after a heated plenary on grounds of inadequate stakeholder consultation. They said that the schools were not adequately prepared to roll out the new curriculum.
19:09
19:09

Education Minister Moots Countrywide Tour on School Fees 1 3

Mrs Museveni said this during a meeting with secondary school’s headteachers, principals of Business Technical and Education Training institutes and heads of Primary Teacher Colleges. The meeting was held at the closure of the national school selection and placement exercise held at the Uganda Manufacturers Association conference hall today. The exercise began on Thursday, February 13, 2020.
15:38
15:38

Sheema RDC Orders Police to Investigate Ghost Civil Servants on Payroll Education 3 1

Frank Kirere, says that the district has a number of transferred headteachers and teachers especially in secondary schools but are not removed from the district payroll.
13:24
13:24

Headteachers Raise Concerns Before Rollout of Lower Secondary Curriculum ministry 6 1

Their ignorance of the curriculum could easily be seen today during a meeting with NCDC officials. The meeting took place today afternoon at the Uganda Manufacturers Association conference hall where the Senior Five school selection process is currently ongoing.
09:45
09:45

Students Shun PTC Placements - Principals 1 2

George William Kaate, the Principal of Rakai PTC blames this development on lack of career guidance, counseling and support for the students. He says that although students make choices for PTC's, they are often convinced to change their options, when they perform better at the end of the year.This leaves many classrooms in some PTCs almost empty.
23:24
23:24

Education Ministry Asks Private Schools to Participate in Secondary School Selection Exercise UCE 2019 1 1

According to the education ministry, many private schools that are some of the best performers at UCE and UACE do not take part in the selection exercise. This they say leave many students out of joining these schools
14:33
14:33

Gulu University Constituent College Task Force Pleads for Funding 2 1

The college was promised by President Museveni during the 2016 campaigns. Shortly after the elections, a task-force led by Dr Sidonia Angom Ochieng was set up to start the process of establishing the university college.
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