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11:14
11:14

Landlady Seeks Food Relief From RDC's Office resident 1 1 Top story

70-year-old Petwa Mukyala trekked a journey of 18 kilometers from Sakabusolo village in Mafubira Sub County to the RDC’s office in Jinja town on Friday afternoon. Mukyala told reporters that she has seven orphaned grandchildren under her care who she supports using the rental fees for her eight room
19:25
19:25

Education Ministry Moves to Regulate Nursery Graduations school fees 4 1

Often, children who are completing top class are dressed in gowns, before they receive their completion certificates. But the ceremonies are now heavily commercialized and equally criticized by educationists. Schools in urban districts; Kampala, Wakiso and Mukono, charge up to 150,000 Shillings to cover ‘graduation’ costs for each child.
17:16
17:16

Two Pupils Disappear After Being Chased from School school fees 2 1 Top story

Sources at school indicate that the pupils left school for their villages in Katakwi district on foot. Nickson Igulot, the deputy head teacher Moroto Army Primary School, says he is surprised that the pupils disappeared from school.
13:24
13:24

How Former ICT Director Fell Out With Mak Adminstration Makerere University 1

Eng. Frank Kitumba was evicted by a team from the University Estates, Works Directorate, security guards and police officers in what his lawyers described the eviction as unfortunate and contempt of the law.
11:35
11:35

School Directors Should Stop Exploiting Parents - Kaboyo private school 3 1

Patrick Kaboyo, the National Secretary Federation of Non-State Education Institutions FENEI contends that money is fleeced from parents to pay hidden, illegal costs including coaching, high rated school trips, as well as costs for campaigns for the children at school in case they are vying for positions of leadership.
18:04
18:04

Hailstorm Devastates Kikuube Villages people 4 1

Geoffrey Bagenda, the LC 1 Chairperson Nyarubale village, says they are facing famine unless something is done since they lost most of their crops in the rain.
16:07
16:07

BoU: Mobile Money Taxes are Unfair and Discriminative bank of uganda 2

Abuka noted that although placing a charge on mobile money withdrawals would increase revenue, the tax is inefficient, uncertain and complex. He explained that the mobile money levy goes against tax policy
19:07
19:07

Family of Murdered Police Officer Awaiting President's Pledge village 1 1

Ssebugwawo, a retired police officer, was killed together with six others including his 12 years old granddaughter on the 2018 New Years Eve. On January 03rd, 2018, President Museveni visited the crimes scenes in Kisojjo and Kyamabaale villages in Butenga Sub County in Bukomansimbi district.
13:12
13:12

Fishermen Lose UGX 8OOM to Congolese Soldiers sub county 1

Geoffrey Kumakech, the Buseruka Sub county LC V, says the loss is huge big to the district and government, since most fishermen are now refusing to pay tax.
10:16
10:16

Parents Cry Foul Over High Interview Charges school fees 2

With the school year coming to an end, some parents are eager to change their childrens schools before the start of the new school year. Both private and public primary schools are asking parents to pay interview fees for children that range from 10,000 to 150,000 shillings in some cases.
08:04
08:04

Gulu Teenager Desperate To Complete Primary Education school fees 2

To complete primary education, Esther Mercy Akello requires a minimum of 500,000 shillings to pay her school fees for third term and afford requirements including pens, books and textbooks they were instructed to acquire. She says her immediate need is 150,000 shillings required for a learning field trip outside Gulu next month.
08:54
08:54

13-Year-Old Girls Walk 340KM to Pray for Education uganda martyrs day 1 1

Two teenage children from Lira Catholic Diocese have walked to Namungongo Martyrs Shrine to pray to God, through the martyrs, to guide them through their education. Gloria Ayao has a single parent who has no money to pay her tuition. She wants to become a nun. Flavia Ejang lost both parents while still a toddler. Raised by her grandmother, she wants to become a teacher.
11:11
11:11

Mother Arrested For Sending Children To Vend Tomatoes For Fees child labour 2 1 Top story

Police in Luweero has arrested a woman for sending her two children aged 6 and 12 in P.1 and P.5 respectively to vend tomatoes to get school fees.
15:41
15:41

Student Commits Suicide After Father Fails to Pay School Fees step mothers

A student has committed suicide in Butansi village, Kamuli district, after learning his father will not be able to pay for him school fees. He had been informed by his father the previous day that he would not be able to pay his fees the previous day.
16:04
16:04

Child Spends Second Term Holidays at School as Parents Bicker children's rights 1

As two parents bicker over custody, a child in Wakiso has been forced to spend her second term holidays at school. The parents have also been unable to pay her second term tuition fees.
06:11
06:11

Shortage of Teachers Frustrating UPE programme in Bukomansimbi District lack of teachers

The district has only 750 teachers for primary school yet they need at least 850 teachers to fill the gap.
12:04
12:04

Moroto Woman Attempts Suicide Over School Fees attempted suicide

Regina Lokide, a resident of Loputuk in Nadunget Sub County in Moroto has been rescued from committing suicide to protest the dismissal of her children from school over fees.
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