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20:03
20:03

COVID19: EPRC Sends All Staff Home government 1 Top story

“Due to the increasing threat of the CORONA virus in Uganda, effective Wednesday March 25th 2020 to April 9th 2020, the Economic Policy Research Centre Staff members will continue working online from their homes,” said EPRC management.
12:29
12:29

Inside Kamunyu’s 10 Points Agenda for MUASA people 1 3

Shortly after taking Oath, Dr. Kamunyu listed ten issues, which he said will be his key areas of focus. Kamunyu, who was overwhelmingly returned after serving six-months suspension from the university, says the past two years at the helm of the association have educated him and given him a lot of satisfaction.
11:59
11:59

Uncertainties Spell Doom for Booming Artisanal Mining Sector Uganda 7 1

John Bosco Bukya, the chairperson of Uganda Artisanal and Small-scale Miners’ Association says that despite the emphasis the government is putting on industrial mine development by foreigners, a significant share of Uganda’s mineral production and related sources of employment are widely attributed to Artisanal and Small Scale Miners. He is optimistic that this category can turn around the sector once given chance and supported.
16:14
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MUASA Boss Set to Resume Work After Suspension investigation 3 1 Top story

Dr. Kamunyu vowed in an interview with URN never to cede to dishonesty as he returns to Makerere University, saying that academic freedoms and freedoms of expression that he was fighting for remain cardinal to him.
13:59
13:59

EU Alarmed by Excessive Force and Arrests of Journalists at Mak Makerere University 1

The university has been the theatre of violence and the use of excessive force by law enforcement agencies, as students challenged a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and functional fees. The increment, which started this academic year, will affect all first-year students, for the next five years.
19:13
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Government Sponsorships Favour Male Students –Mak Professors education 6 2 Top story

They argue that that the affirmative action policy which awarded 1.5 bonus points to girls qualifying to enter public universities, remains insufficient to address equity issues, especially in science-related courses. As a result, they say, the current government merit scholarship for students in higher education is heavily bent in favour of male students.
18:25
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LC Chairpersons to be Involved in Compulsory Land Acquisition Process government 3 1

While addressing stakeholders from Busoga and Bukedi in Jinja district, Musumba argues that, unlike the status quo where implementing agencies deal directly with the project affected persons (PAPs), local leaders mainly village chairpersons and parish chiefs will be at the frontline in the compensation process because they have information regarding the residents.
12:58
12:58

Rakai District Gets Global Nod for Reducing HIV Related Deaths people 1 Top story

The Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP), the research entity where the first studies to establish the presence of HIV in Uganda were carried out in the 1980s was recognized for enabling adoption of new interventions such as Medical Male Circumcision and enrolling people on treatment immediately after testing positive since studies that confirmed efficacy was done there.
07:13
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Justice Tabaro to Head Mak Staff Appeals Tribunal education 2

Justice Tabaro will serve for the next four years and replaces George Omunyokol whose term of ended in March.
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Researcher Roots for Private Public Partnership to Access Quality Education Uganda 1 3

However Mwesigye says the using the case of Promotion of Equality in African Schools –PEAS intervention model, the PPP arrangement under the USE programme has proved to work better than public schools.
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70 Percent Citizens Not Involved in Infrastructure Projects-Study government 4 3

Citizens say while they expect to be informed about the government infrastructure projects coming up in their areas, they are not consulted at all.
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Police Gets Human Rights Policy uganda human rights 1 3

The policy which has been in the pipeline for the last four years was funded by the British High Commission in partnership with Uganda Human Rights Network HURINET.
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Uganda Land Commission Seeks Policy Direction on Oil Pipeline Compensation directive 1 2 Top story

Recently, a number of refinery affected persons petitioned the Speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga through Mubende Banyoro United Association for compensation. They want government to value their land and compensate them as title holders as opposed to being Bibanja land holders or squatters.
12:10
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We Can't Backtrack on Internship Fee - Kyambogo VC police 4 1 Top story

The Kyambogo University Chancellor, Prof. Elly Rwakishaya Katunguka, says they will not bow down to students pressure to reverse the new internship fees. He explains that the new fee that will apply to fresh students was occasioned by the increasing cost of student supervision.
16:17
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Gov't Asked to Pass Marine Policy funding 1 2

Gertrude Abalo says that government needs to urgently enact a marine policy that would guide all marine operators in Uganda including the small canoe and cargo wooden boat owners.
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13:54

Fort Portal Municipality Enforcement Officer in Trouble for Collecting Revenue speaker 4

For more than two years now, Fort Portal Municipality has been struggling to raise revenue, with some leaders saying that contractors do not remit to the municipality. Municipality records indicate that in the financial year 2017/2018, uncollected revenue by the municipality was over 600 million shillings.
07:19
07:19

Fees Strike Looms at Makerere University community

Self-sponsored students convened a crisis meeting at Mitchell Hall on Sunday where they unanimously rejected the proposed annual cumulative 15 percent tuition increase policy that was purportedly recommended by the Students guild.
11:04
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Farmers to Pay for Agricultural Inputs sub county 2

Salim Saleh says that if a cost is attached on the inputs, they will be looked after well instead of the beneficiaries neglecting them because they are free from the government.
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.
13:01
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Students Urged to Take Interest in Accountability Issues government 1 2

Ssemakula said government is willing to align itself with young people in promoting accountability.
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