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16:31
16:31

Kampala Learners, Parents Unaware of Radio Lessons 6

Radio lessons for primary schools resumed on Monday June 14, 2021 following the closure of schools due to COVID-19, with several students and parents in Kampala not knowing about the program.
17:45
17:45

Nakalema Orders Bus Companies to Refund Extorted Passengers' Cash bus owners 1 1

In an update through the Anti-corruption tweeter handle on what transpired in the meeting that was convened to harmonize on how students and citizens will be refunded their money, Nakalema has directed that companies that extorted money refund it within seven days.
09:18
09:18

Schools Reintroduce Long Distance Teaching for Semi Candidates for Continuity 3

For the semi candidates who were returning on June 7 for their special term before getting promoted to candidate classes, some secondary schools have embarked on reintroducing long distance learning for the 42 days of lockdown on the sector.
17:52
17:52

Ministry of Education Halts Reopening of Schools 2

In a statement issued on Friday and signed by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education Alex Kakooza, all the planned reporting back and breaking off should be suspended until the President’s address on June 6, which will give guidance on the way forward for the sector.
16:47
16:47

Wait for Presidential Address to Return Children to School, Museveni's Adviser tells Parents covid 19 3

The senior Presidential advisor on epidemics Dr.Monica Munesero, has advised parents not to take their children to school before the presidential address on June 06, 2021. Semi candidates are expected to report for their special term on July 07, 2021, with boarders reporting on Saturday June 05, 2021.
16:25
16:25

Journalists Cautioned Against Working as Media Advisors for Sources ACME 3 1

On Wednesday as former Works Minister General Katumba Wamala communicated on social media to Ugandans about the sad attack that left his daughter Brenda Nantongo and driver Haruna Kayondo dead, he revealed information that Dorah Atwongyeire was his official spokesperson. Atwongyeire is the online editor for Next Media Services which owns NBS, Nile Post and Next Radio among others.
17:56
17:56

FDC Supports NUP on LOP Appointment 2

The position of FDC to support NUP leadership debunks claims on different media platforms that have been indicating that FDC as a party is not planning to work with NUP during its term as the main opposition party.
20:09
20:09

Kabaka Cautions Baganda On ICT, Social Media Misuse 1 2

The Kabaka, who has been the subject of fake news and misinformation regarding his health status, says that although the use of ICT and mass media is becoming inevitable, the tools might be disastrous if misused.
14:46
14:46

Hospitals Filling Up With COVID-19 Patients 1 4 Top story

Muhammad Mubiru, the Principal l Administrator Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says 15 of those in the HDU are critically ill. "We have run out of space in our COVID-19 ward. We even had to add more beds after our surveillance team brought more patients on Wednesday. We can no longer admit more patients," Mubiru said.
17:57
17:57

Brac Uganda Phases Out Scholarship Program 4

Josephine Nakiyingi, the Communications Officer Brac Uganda scholarship Program, says that their target was to support 5000 students in Uganda to complete their secondary education within a period of eight years.
12:22
12:22

Schools Ask Gov't to Provide Study Materials for Lower Primary primary schools 2

Richard Abura, the deputy headteacher of Nakasero Primary School says that the school has distributed the self-study books to each learner in the upper classes. He however says that the lower primary learners have not received anything from the government yet they need the materials for continuity.
16:35
16:35

Private Schools Prioritize Teachers' Saving Schemes 6

Some private schools in Kampala have embarked on planning on how to best support their teachers and school staff to recover and at the same time build capacity to enable them to build resilience against similar situations in future.
15:43
15:43

Cheptegei To Compete in Golden Spike Event in Ostrava 1

The event, a World Continental Tour Gold Meeting slated for May 19th will also attract other world stars including the world’s Male athlete of the year Monto Duplantis.
11:22
11:22

Peter Walubiri's UPC Faction Names Cabinet 2

Walubiri says that the election of a cabinet is to ensure that the party continues to function normally and to carry out its mandate.
20:24
20:24

Do Not Handle Acts of Militarism Against Journalism Lightly - Prof. Jjuuko 8 1

The professor who also teaches media law was today delivering a key note address titled; Freedom of Expression and the Emerging Militarism”. This was at an event organized by the Uganda Editors’ Guild in commemoration of the World Press Freedom Day at Kampala Serena Hotel.
14:38
14:38

Public Trust in Radio, Television Content Remains Consistent – Report 3 1

Aidan Eyakuze, the Executive Director Twaweza East Africa tasked media institutions to continue working towards building public trust by avoiding partisanship. He said that trust remains a big challenge affecting the media and it has implications on the economic viability of the industry
19:20
19:20

4000 Ugandan Leaders Face Probe for Refusing to Declare Wealth Leadership Code Act 2

Wangadya says that of the 25,000 leaders that were expected to declare their wealth, only 20,778 (83.11 per cent) were able to do so. The most compliant institutions in the 2021 declaration include the Presidency, the Vice Presidency, the Amnesty Commission, the National Citizenship and Immigration Control Board, The National Children Authority, the Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda, the Inspectorate of Government, the Leadership Code Tribunal and New Vision.
18:46
18:46

CSOs Ask Gov’t to Review Covid-19 Stimulus Packages private sector 2

According to the statement released by the CSOs that included SEATINI Uganda, Oxfam, Federation for Small and Medium Enterprises and Uganda Small Scale Industry Association, the stimulus package has not yet reached many of the intended beneficiaries though it is now 13 months since the government issued the packages.
18:05
18:05

Private Schools Understaffed as Teachers Abandon the Profession 4

Gordians Ahaisibwe, the headteacher Emma High School, says the school lost three teachers but was not ready to recruit more staff due to the financial constraints. He explains that given the staggered manner in which they are operating, the school decided to let the available teachers handle as they wait for the entire school to reopen then think of bridging the gap.
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