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16:49
16:49

Parents Protest Poor State of Jinja School construction 3 1

The angry parents on Monday stormed the school and demanded for its closure. They sounded drums which attracted members of the public to join in forcing the school management to temporarily close the school. The classrooms have cracks and were roofed using old iron sheets.
13:27
13:27

Head Teacher Interdicted Over Poor PLE Results parent

Ayub Maganda, the Chairperson Buwolomela primary school Management Committee, says he repeatedly engaged the head teacher to improve supervision in vain.
11:12
11:12

Busoga Leaders Asked to Work Collectively to Improve Education Standards parent 1

Kadama argues that teachers, parents and local leaders should work out a plan of uplifting education within the available resources other than cry out to government.
17:01
17:01

Nine Candidates Miss UCE, School Director Held complaint 2

The students accuse the School Director, Vincent Tumusiime of collecting Shillings 1.4 million to register them for the national examinations in vain.
10:01
10:01

Bududa Closes Suume Junior School Over Mudslides wilson watira 1 1

Wilson Watira, the Bududa Chairperson LC5 who also doubles as the Spokesperson of the Disaster Committee, says they have temporarily closed Suume Junior School because pupils were at a risk.
07:24
07:24

MP Asks Government to Scrap Thematic Curriculum district

According to Anywarach, some government secondary schools are struggling to contain the huge of the Universal Primary Education graduates and cant do much in their academic life.
17:59
17:59

Yumbe District To Install Lightning Arresters at Mingoyo primary school deceased 1

Taban Yasin, the Yumbe LC V Chairperson, says the district has mobilised some funds to support the funeral of the deceased learners. He also says he will present a report before council to allocate funds for installing lightning arresters at Mingoyo primary school, other institutions and public places in the district.
13:11
13:11

Angry Mob Lynches Young Man people 2

Angry residents stoned Wanzu to death at around 5:30am on Wednesday morning. An employee at Budumbuli Guest house, which is found in school village, told URN on condition of anonymity that the suspect broke into the managers office.
12:07
12:07

Mbale District Registers Low Turn up for HPV 2 Vaccine people 4

However, only 21,292 girls of the 92,000 returned for the second dose of vaccine meaning that over 7000 girls didnt show up. Ayub Madoi, the Mbale District Assistant Health Officer, says for maximum protection each girl is supposed to receive 2 doses.
17:44
17:44

Civil Servants Storm District Headquarters Over Unpaid Salaries health worker 3 1

Ruhemba told the aggrieved workers that the district is working hard to ensure their salaries are paid before September 15th 2018. He also noted that some of the workers hadnt submitted their Tax Identification Numbers, which made it difficult to pay them.
12:04
12:04

Education Ministry Launches the National Teacher Incentive Framework country 4 1 Top story

Tom Wangobi, the Acting Chairperson National Head Teachers Association, says besides remuneration, it would be better if government considers providing housing, subject, hardship allowances and performance bonuses among others.
07:52
07:52

Vacant Posts in Schools Worry Kitgum Leaders financial year 1 2 Top story

Only four schools have substantive deputy head teachers leaving 87 positions vacant. Omona noted that with the 1:59 teacher pupil ratio against the recommended 1:53 ratio, Kitgum needs to recruit at least 104 teachers to enable the district achieve the 1:50 teacher pupil ratio.
07:50
07:50

Mbale Municipality Registers UGX 1.9B Revenue Shortfall yoweri museveni 4 1 Top story

Kenneth Khatuli Waniaye, the Deputy Town Clerk Mbale Municipal, says transporters declined to pay their operational due, saying all dues were suspended by President, Yoweri Museveni in 2017.
06:57
06:57

Officials Fault Education Ministry For Failing to Control Examination Bureaus operation 1

Nshabwire also revealed that teachers prefer conducting private classes for children whose parents can afford to contribute towards buying set examinations instead of following the routine classroom syllabus.
17:53
17:53

Father Sues Kabale School Over Missing Daughter child 1 2

In his suit, Ruzindantaro claims that on April 23rd 2018, without his knowledge and consent, the school head teacher, Sister Margaret Tusiime collaborated with Kirande and smuggled his daughter primary four daughter to South Africa.
10:59
10:59

Squatter, Bukwali Mosque Leaders Clash Over Land construction 7 2 Top story

Hussein Ibrahim, the chairperson of Uganda Muslims Supreme Council in Tooro Region, says the issue of squatters refusing to vacate mosque land is widespread.
07:43
07:43

School, Community Clash Over Mvule Tree member 3

The school management sold off the Mvule tree to allegedly buy wire mesh to fence off the school. However, the community members will not have any of this, saying they were not consulted.
06:58
06:58

President Museveni Calls for UPE Review village 1 2 Top story

According to Museveni, he is still confused on which side to take as some people are suggesting that parents can afford contributing something towards the education of their children.
10:33
10:33

Mpigi Parents Defy Education Ministry On Feeding Children uganda 4 1 Top story

Deogratius Ssenkyole, the Mpigi District Education Officer, notes that only about 30 percent of the 40,000 pupils in 140 public schools in the district get the mid-day meal at school.
12:11
12:11

Education Ministry to Enforce Teacher's Code to Reduce Sexual Violence in Schools child

According to the Uganda Violence against Children Survey report, schools were one of the areas where children are abused. The report shows that more than 20 percent of all forms of sexual violence that involve children take place at school.
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