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GOVERNMENT INCREASE EDUCATION BUDGET IN THE 2018/2019 FINANCILA YR-MINISTER
By Madman Matte

Government has increased its funding towards the education sector from 2,112.17bn to 2,445billion shilling a head of its struggle to improve

Islamic Primary Leaving Exam Results 2016 released

Kampala. Link Islamic Schools in Uganda has released the 2016 Islamic Primary Leaving Examination results with the performance increasing by 21.1% compared to last year.

Of the 2020 students who sat for the 2016 exams, 569 passed in

MAKERERE DONS TRASH VERSITY COUNCIL PLEAS

Principles of Constituent Colleges at Makerere University have trashed the pleas by the University Council to prevail over the dons to take the offer of one month salary and other incentives.

In a heated meeting chaired by the University Council Chairperson Eng Wana Etyem

COURT CLOSE BRIDGE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIES

The High Court in Kampala has agreed with the Ministry of Education to have Bridge International Academies closed over failure to meet minimum sanitation requirements of operation

Delivering her ruling on Friday morning, Justice Patricia Basaza Wasswa held that

ISLAMIC PLE 2016 BEGINS

A total of 2700 from 451 qur’an schools are set to sit for this year’s Islamic primary Leaving Exams starting tomorrow Wednesday. This marks the end of year Islamic Primary Leaving Examinations indicating an increament in the number of schools registering for these exams compared to last year.

This years exams comes at a time when Examinations

PUNSEF THREATENS HUNGER STRIKE AT CONSTITUTIONAL SQUARE

NON-TEACHING PIN TECHNOCRATS IN FINANCE AND PUBLIC SERVICE Non-Teaching staff who are currently on strike in all public universities have threatened to change the method of strike by marching to the constitutional square if at all; pressure from

DEPUTY AG MWESIGWA RUKUTANA ON TALENT DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION

At a time when most Ugandans struggle to get absorbed in the labor sector, the Deputy Attorney General has criticized parents who often discourage their children to take part in Music and sports.

The Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana was presiding at the Nabisunsa Girls school

KYAMBOGO STAFF WRITE TO JANET MUSEVENI

Kyambogo University Senior Administrative Staff Association (KYUSASA) presented a letter to the minister of state for Higher Education and sports, Hon. John C. Muyingo seeking for an immediate invention in the Kyambogo University Vice Chancellor Vacuum, which members of KYUSASA are saying that the search process

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BESIGYE SPEAKS OUT ON THE LOP MANDATE

The former FDC flag bearer Dr. Kiiza Besigye has revealed that the choice of the leadership of the opposition in parliament was a party mandate. Besigye was responding to the question on whether the party leadership in parliament was misrepresented when the party President Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu choose to have a leader of opposition in Parliament a matter that was seen to accept

UPDF DEPLOYS AT DRC BOARDER

The Uganda People’s Defense Forces have deployed heavily at the Democratic Republic of Congo Boarder points of Bunagana in Kisoro following a crackdown on criminality that saw weapons discovered.

12 Guns were discovered Saturday night in areas

CANDIDATES WIND UP CAMPAIGNS

Kampala - Presidential and Parliamentary Campaigns end today after three months of traversing the country.

The time limit given by the Electoral Commission is today at 6pm, two days ahead of the polling day. Most of the major candidates are making their final impact on the ballot box results publically, before embarking on the

FDC PRAYERS: BAD OMEN FOR MUSEVENI, KAYIHURA

Kampala - The FDC free my vote campaign entered into a full month with the FDC activists attending the prayers at the Najjanankumbi head office. The prayers and FDC supporters all in full anticipation that the FDC presidential flag. Police kept tight guard at the FDC headquarters Najjanankumbi before drama ensued of a security detail inside dressed casually as

GOVT WANT SSEJUSA SUIT DISMISSED

The Attorney General has asked the High Court to dismiss with costs General Sejusa’s unjustified one billion shillings compensation claim on grounds that it was filed out of the stipulated 90 days.

Senior State Attorney George Kalemeera told presiding judge Margret

TENSION DUE TO BARCLAYS BANK’S UNCERTAIN FUTURE

As fear and tension envelop customers regarding the future of Barclays bank, the institution has come out to deny allegations from the public regarding its looming closure.

This comes barely few months after the imperial bank

SUPREME COURT DISMISSES MBABAZI ELECTION PETITION

The Supreme Court in Kololo has dismissed the presidential poll petition filed by former premier Amama Mbabazi, challenging the outcome of the February 18 presidential polls in which NRM’s Yoweri Kaguta was declared winner.

UNBS RAPS GOVERNMENT ON SMART CITIES

BY UTN REPORTER

The Uganda national Bureau of Standards has challenged local government and urban authorities to adopt international standards on smart cities.

NGO’s DEMAND FOR GOVERNMENT COMMITMENT ON ELDERY FUND

Civil society organization and the parliamentary forum on the social protection have asked government to exhibit equity in distribution of resources amongst its citizens.

Despite its mandate, government has continued to negate its funding commitments to development partners on the SAGE program