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18:06
18:06

Italian Entreprenuers Offered Free Land in Uganda 2

Hon Okello Oryem the state minister assured the delegation that government is ready to give them free land for their operations and a number of other incentives to ensure their comfortable stay in Uganda.
17:01
17:01

Head Teachers Ask Gov't Not to Abolish PTA Fees 5

On Monday, the Minister in charge of ICT and National Guidance, Dr. Chris Baryomunisi, said that the Cabinet had resolved all Universal Primary (UPE) and Secondary Schools (USE) to stop charging learners any fees as schools reopen in January next year.
07:05
07:05

UPDF on High Alert at Uganda-S.sudan Border After Kampala Bombing 1 1

The fifth Infantry Division Commander Brig. William Bainomugisha told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that they have increased vigilance and operations at the South Sudan border points following Tuesday’s terror acts.
16:37
16:37

Internet Tax Frustrates SafeBoda Operations in Kampala 6

Safeboda is accessed by connecting to a mobile application downloaded from the Google Play store for android phones and the App Store and phones that are powered with iOS technology. For the service to work, one has to open the SafeBoda app, which requires the internet, to type in their destination and request a ride.
07:28
07:28

Employ Part-time Accountants-ICPAU Advises SMEs 1 2

Constant Otheino Mayende, the president of ICPAU says that although it is expensive to employ a full-time accountant, SMEs should resort to part-time certified accountants who can charge them cheaply.
17:03
17:03

Private Schools Ask Education Ministry to Expedite Release of School Calendar 4

Private schools are concerned that the delayed calendar is affecting their preparations for the new academic year.
18:02
18:02

KCCA Councillors Insist on Reopening Old Taxi Park 2 1

However, Sam Sserunkuuma the Director for Revenue Collection says that the matter is before the court and therefore the demands by the councillors can’t be applicable.
19:38
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Gov't Warns Tertiary Institutions Against Admitting Unvaccinated Students 4

Dr Monica Musenero, the Minister for Science and Innovations who is also a member of the national COVID-19 task force, asked all institutions to abide by the President’s guidelines. According to Dr Musenero, the learners were given adequate time to get vaccinated. She insisted that vaccines are accessible in many centres across the country.
18:04
18:04

EU, UNESCO Want Sanctions for Perpetrators of Attacks on Journalists media freedom 1 6

Ambassador Pacifici says that most of the injustices against journalists have been taken to court but no person is arrested or prosecuted for the crimes.
08:56
08:56

Technical, Craftsmen Selection Taken to Communities to Attract Students 2 6

Now Loy Muhwezi, the Commissioner Technical, Vocational Education and Training says with the new decentralized type of selection, people have to choose between the TVET and the general education but not the usual placement based on performance.
11:51
11:51

Parliament So far Fails to Implement Vaccine Card-for-Access Directive Ministry of health 1

On Thursday last week, Among notified Members of Parliament that starting this week, they will be required to present Covid-19 vaccination cards to attend sittings. This would include staff and members of the Parliamentary staff.
11:54
11:54

Technical Institutions Struggling to Embrace Advanced Technology 4

Christine Nayiga, a lecturer in mechanics at the Uganda Technical College in Lira says on top of lacking adequate machines they still use manual machines to train and assess.
09:06
09:06

Schools, Parents Question value for Billions Spent on Home-Study materials 6

Educational institutions were closed in March 2020, as one of the measures to control the spread of Coronavirus Disease. At the time, Uganda did not have any cases of the virus which was spreading across the globe like wildfire. Since that time, Uganda has lost more the 3200 people, from 125,788 confirmed cases.
09:01
09:01

Gov't to Cancel Second Title on Nabisunsa Girls School Land 5

Baker Mugayino, the Assistant Commissioner of Land Registration says that ULC had no interest in the land but was highlighting the anomaly of double titles.
19:18
19:18

UNATU Urges Teachers to Go Digital 5

The Permanent Secretary says teachers will be expected to login with a link from the commission then write their profile that will be stored on the system and wherever an advert is put they can easily access it through their profile.
19:04
19:04

New 'Know Your Customer' Platform Targets Banks for Financing Continental Trade 5 1

Fahad Ssensuwa, the Africa EXIM bank lead person in East Africa, says the initiative, among other objectives, wanted to bring back international financing institutions that had left the African continent on grounds that it was hard and expensive to get information from the businesses in Africa.
17:25
17:25

Parents, Learners Consider Change of Career Path in Education 1 6

More learners with support from their parents are increasingly considering changing their line of education from academics to concentrate on vocational. Patrick Byakatonda, the executive director Directorate of Industrial Training -DIT encouraged such parents to embrace the initiative that was designed by the DIT targeting people with no qualification.
21:00
21:00

Karamoja, Busoga most affected by Trachoma World Sight Day 3

Karamoja and Busoga sub regions still record the highest number of people suffering from trachoma, a disease that has largely been defeated in other parts of the country. This according to a report by the ministry of health.
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