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13:37
13:37

CSOs Decry School Dropout Among Batwa Community 1 5

Sicola Tumwebaze, a strategy officer at Action for Batwa Empowerment Group (ABEG) says that out of the 220 Batwa household visited, 140 never attained formal education despite the introduction of Universal Primary and Secondary Education.
11:25
11:25

Visitor Numbers Remain Low At UWEC 5 3

David Musingo, UWEC's Manager of Education and Information Department, says the visitor numbers are still low, compared to the daily average of 500 visitors on weekdays and 2,000 on weekends before the outbreak of covid-19.
12:43
12:43

Lira University Seeks Gov't Support to Establish Faculty of Agriculture 3 1

Speaking at the second graduation ceremony on Friday, Justice Benjamin Odoki, the Chancellor said that the university had adequate land which needs to be utilized with support from the government.
09:10
09:10

UNEB Warns Against Cheating in UACE Exams whistle blowers 1

Dan Odongo, the Board Executive Director, says that UACE will be conducted under the new UNEB Act 2021 which was gazetted on March 29, 2021.
15:16
15:16

Caution Against Exam Malpractice Dominates UACE Briefing 1 3

At some of the schools where URN reporters attended briefing sessions, candidates were cautioned to avoid being tempted to buy examination papers.
14:10
14:10

Pictorial: Over 300 Students Graduate at Lira University 11

The colorful ceremony which is being held at the University’s graduation ground is virtually being attended by Hon. Janet Kataha Museveni, the Minister for Education and Sports as the chief guest and Minister of State for Sports Hon. Denis Hamson Obua among other dignitaries.
07:53
07:53

Gulu District Fails to Maintain 480 Kilometres of Security Roads Palaro Sub County 1 1

Patrick Kinyera, the Gulu District Secretary for works and technical services says that out of the 980 kilometres, only 500 kilometres of roads have been maintained.
07:45
07:45

Gulu University Dean of Students Interdicted gulu central prison 1

Last week Christopher Mutwale Mpora was remanded to Gulu Central Prison on allegations of theft.
17:39
17:39

Teachers Rally Parents to Return Learners to School 6

At Bat Valley primary school, the headteacher James Wonyaka says that the school is appealing to the local leaders to mobilise parents to bring back the learners to complete the syllabus.
11:51
11:51

Poor State of Schools in Bunyangabu Worries Leaders 3 4

The schools in the sub-county are operating under unfavourable conditions, which have affected learning. The situation is worse in government primary schools, many of which he says are operating in dilapidated structures.
11:28
11:28

Lwengo School Deputy Hacks Wife, Baby Dumps Bodies In Pit Latrine 4

It is said that Tugume, 47, hacked his wife Rose Katushabe 24, and the baby and dumped their amputated bodies in a pit latrine. Tugume and Katushabe had a longstanding dispute which local leaders and community members tried to address in vain. But residents were concerned when Katushabe went missing for a week after a fight with her husband, yet her known mobile number was off.
17:08
17:08

Busia's Mismanaged UGX800M School Tractor Grounded 4 2

Godfrey Adea Pujambo, the chairman PTA Lumino High school says that the school poorly handled the tractor at the extent that they could neither repair it nor give accountability for the money, at least 300,000 shillings per day for two years, that the machine was making daily
11:15
11:15

Gov’t to Sponsor Non-graduate Teachers for Degrees Courses 1 1

The state minister in charge of higher education Dr John Chrysestom Muyingo says that although the government is phasing out the lower qualifications, there will be ways of facilitating those holding them to upgrade to the required standards.
11:47
11:47

Court Quashes Audit Reports Against Soroti University Secretary judicial review 2

During the hearing, the Auditor General through an affidavit of Senior Auditor, General Bashir Lubega opposed the application, saying that the forensic investigations and reports were done in line with the National Audit Act of 2008 and therefore are in line with the required procedure.
13:26
13:26

Contractor of Kabushaho Seed Secondary School is On Spot Over Shoddy Work 3

Dan Taritweba, the chairperson of the Board of Governors Kabushaho seed secondary school, says that the contractor wrote asking for more time because of the COVID-19 pandemic but has not communicated to them since the last extension.
09:21
09:21

Makerere University Proposed Course Restructuring Generates Mixed Reactions Among Students 1 3 Top story

Brian Ssenoga, a computer engineering student sneers at the idea. He says that it will lead to more confusion in the course than they've already had. He said, “We’ve been studying with telecom engineers every first semester of the three years we have been here. There are course units we study and are not related to our course at all. Merging the two will just bring more confusion.”
07:51
07:51

Senior Six Student Found Dead in School Ceiling 1 1 Top story

Preliminary police findings indicate that on March 22, 2021, the deceased, who had health complications, went to the school headteacher, Rogers Kimbugwe, and asked for permission to return and pick money for medicine, which was reportedly granted.
17:06
17:06

Pre-pandemic UNICEF Data Show 1 in 8 Countries Spend More on Debt Than Social Services

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, countries with the highest levels of debt service including Chad, The Gambia, Haiti and South Sudan were spending at least U.S 3 Dollars on debt for every dollar going to essential social services, according to the report.
11:04
11:04

Kasese Headteachers Worried, Fearfully Expect Poor PLE Results 1 5

John Paul the head teacher Crimson Nursery and Primary says they had only six months to teach the candidates which means there were some areas of the syllabus that were not covered.
09:45
09:45

Nine Pader Exams Centres Conclude PLE Without Scouts

According to Ojok, he immediately notified the concerned officials at Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) but still, none of the scouts should up even the second of PLE. He says that supervisors, invigilators and some officials from the statehouse managed exams at the affected centers.
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