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Over 14,000 examiners lined up to mark PLE, UCE

Uganda, Nov. 29 -- The marking of the Uganda national examinations is slated to kick off next month, the authorities have announced. According to the Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb), a tota... Read More


Date set for ACME journalism awards

Uganda, Nov. 29 -- This year's Uganda National Journalism Awards will be held on December 14, its organiser, the African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME), has announced, ending months of anxious wai... Read More


20,000 students sit for allied health exams

Uganda, Nov. 28 -- The number of students slated to sit for the Allied Health examinations, which kick off today, has doubled to more than 20,000 due to the Covid-19 backlog. The executive secretary ... Read More


Study loans: Fate of over 1,000 beneficiaries in the balance

Uganda, Nov. 23 -- The fate of potential recipients of government study loans for the 2022/23 academic year hangs in the balance because the board that approves the students' applications is not in pl... Read More


Car vandals target Mak evening students

Uganda, Nov. 22 -- Students at Makerere University on evening programme have decried the rampant cases of vandalism of their vehicles by unscrupulous people. The university has a police station withi... Read More


Whoever doesn't follow school fire safety guidelines will be punished

Uganda, Nov. 20 -- Since schools reopened at the beginning of this year, we have had more than 40 fires in schools. What is causing these fires? The Ministry of Education and Sports received a report... Read More


Norwegians,govt in race to stop rising suicides at schools

Uganda, Nov. 17 -- The Ministry of Education and the Norwegian government are mooting a programme intended to minimise stress and prevent suicide among school-going children. The move followed rampan... Read More


Govt releases schools' calendar for next year

Uganda, Nov. 17 -- The Ministry of Education yesterday issued a calender for the academic year 2023-2024 that should be adhered to by primary, secondary and technical institutions. Releasing the cale... Read More


Schools put on notice over new curriculum

Uganda, Nov. 16 -- The Ministry of Education and Sports has cautioned schools across the country that have defied the government in the implementation of the new Lower Secondary Curriculum rolled out ... Read More


Workers unions throw out chairman general Owere

Uganda, Nov. 16 -- A total of 24 out of 34 workers' unions under the National Organisation of Trade Unions (Notu) have passed a vote of no confidence in Mr Usher Wilson Owere as the body's chairman ge... Read More