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15:22
15:22

Staff Shortage Hits Gov't Schools in Masaka City 1 1

Gorreti Ndagire, the head teacher of Nyendo Public School, says that the school is understaffed by six teachers, despite the recently registered increase in the learners’ enrollment as parents transfer children from private to government schools due to a lack of fees.
14:37
14:37

New Entrepreneurship Grant Targets 500,000 Young People 1 3

George Mutekanga, the Assistant Commissioner in Charge of Private Schools and Institutions told URN in an interview that Uganda is among the first three countries that this grant will go to of the nine African countries that are set to benefit over the next three years.
17:54
17:54

Prof. Francis Omaswa Installed First Chancellor Soroti University 2 3

Prof. Omaswa, 79, is the Executive Director of the African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation, an initiative incorporated in Uganda and promoted by a network of African and international leaders in health.
07:02
07:02

Fire Guts Dormitory at Rushanje Girls School 1 3 Top story

Gertrude Atukunda, the school Headmistress, says that the fire broke out at around 8:00 pm as the girls were attending night preps. She explains that they first heard a loud burst followed by a huge fire a few minutes later in the middle of the dormitory.
10:24
10:24

Education Ministry Moots Plan to Regulate Price, Quality of Sanitary Pads 2 1

Rosette Nanyanzi, the Gender Technical Adviser at the Ministry says while the government has tried to regulate the price of sanitary pads, more can be done to ensure that the products are cheap.
15:19
15:19

Mbarara Returns UGX800M Meant for Seed School Construction to the Treasury 3

Venansi Munanukye Kiiza the Mbarara District Council speaker says the construction of the seed school was affected by the long procurement process that was put on halt following the president’s directive that the UPDF engineering brigade should take on the construction of government construction projects.
17:26
17:26

Parents Irked by Some Schools Closing Before Ministry of Education Set Date school closure 7

Annet Ankunda, a mother of a child in S3 who was sent back home this week says some schools are acting unprofessionally. According to Ankunda, if it were possible, learners would not even be given holidays since they had two years at home.
11:12
11:12

Study On-going to Determine Fees Payment or not for Government Primary, Secondary School Learners School Fees 1 1

According to the Minister for ICT and National Guidance, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, the consultations are expected to be complete in June 2022. The findings of the study are expected to inform the government on whether or not to allow further payment of fees or not.
07:10
07:10

Kwania DEO Arrested Over Alleged Mismanagement of Aduku Seed School Fund 5 1

Omunu reportedly diverted part of the funds to purchase a vehicle worth Shillings 172 million and spent an additional Shillings 40million to open a road without authorization from the education ministry.
13:43
13:43

90% Gov’t Aided Primary Schools in Apac Operate illegal Boarding 3 2

Our reporter visited some of the schools on Tuesday and found them none compliant with Fire Safety Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Education and Sports in collaboration with the Uganda Police Force.
15:50
15:50

Schools in Lyantonde Understaffed 1

There are 47 government primary and five secondary schools that are operating below the required staffing levels which compromise services delivery.
10:02
10:02

Contractor Disappears From Site After Allegedly Presenting Shoddy Work 7

Jedius Karetwa, the Mbarara City Deputy Inspector of Schools, says the contractor was advanced Shillings 70 million. He says that they expected to complete the payment in June last year upon the completion of the project but he vanished from the site without completing the work.
15:33
15:33

Minister Orders Alebtong DEO Investigated for Suspected Corruption 1 4

A report presented by the Chief Administrative Officer, Simon Bimbona did not explain why Shillings 238M School Facility Grant (SFG) meant for the rehabilitation of primary schools was diverted towards the construction of a resource centre and renovation of some secondary schools while most primary schools are in ruins.
12:03
12:03

Eight Mbarara Schools Fail to Open, One Turned into Bar 4

Kellen Ayebazibwe, inspector of schools says the closure of private schools especially primary has seen the number of learners overwhelm the government schools.
07:12
07:12

Few Schools Reporting COVID-19 Surveillance Data among Learners School Re-opening 1 3

According to data from the health ministry, only 775 schools (approximately 2.5 per cent) out of an estimated 30,519 that are registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports, are reporting COVID-19 surveillance numbers.
11:11
11:11

Parents Protest Poor State of Sheema School 3 1

Benon Natwijuka the headteacher says the state of the school is so worrying that some of the parents have decided to keep their children at home because of the poor classroom structures.
08:09
08:09

Gov't Phases Out Comprehensive Nursing Course 1 3

Muyingo says the decision was made based on advice given by different stakeholders from the Ministry of Education and health.
12:29
12:29

Schools Create Safe Spaces for Pregnant, Breastfeeding Learners Soroti District 9 2

Charles Ondoki Torac, the Head Teacher of Holy Rosary Primary School in Gulu told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the school is welcoming all learners irrespective of their status. He says that so far the school has registered one Primary seven learner who came back with two children.
15:01
15:01

Nabisunsa Girls School On the Spot for Selling Slots Allotted to Learners on Merit 1 3

Having scored aggregate nine in her Primary Leaving Examinations, Nakabiito’s name was among those proudly displayed on the school notice board and the head teacher's office. After this confirmation, her father Hudson Mulira paid a sum of 2.1 million Shillings to cover the cost of admission and school fees.
15:25
15:25

Schools in Kwania Record Low Turn Up of Learners 4

On Tuesday, only 164 pupils had reported at Goi Primary School in Atongtidi sub-county out of the 756 pupils enrolled. At Chawente Primary School, 186 pupils reported out of 1,555 total enrolments and 11 out of 13 teachers reported.
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