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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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UGANDA LAW SOCIETY GETS NEW PRESIDENT

Lawyers under their umbrella Association, the Uganda Law Society have overwhelmingly voted Francis Gimara as their new president. The elections officer Norah Matovu Winnie, announced Gimara the winner in a Saturday heated race at Speke Resort Hotel Munyonyo after he polled 710 votes. His rival Peters Kizito Musoke from Shonubi, Musoke Co. Advocates trailed with 259 votes.

UNRA, KCCA JOIN POLICE, JUDICIARY IN CORRUPT RACE

A survey report by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics have ranked Police as the most corrupt government institution, flanked by the Judiciary and the Local government in that order, with UNRA and KCCA as new entrants into the “most corrupt” list. The survey that was done by the Statistics body was carried out on a house hold level, reaching the lowest unit in the Uganda community.

CHIEF JUSTICE KATUREEBE RAPS SECURITY AGENCIES

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Kampala - The Chief Justice Bert Katureebe has called on security agencies in the Government to refrain from the fragrant abuse of the law in the course of exercising their duties.

SUPREME MUFTI LAUNCHES PRAYERS FOR RAIN

MPIGI – Supreme Mufti Sheikh Siliman Kasule Ndirangwa has announce that all mosques will pray for more rains in the country as a way to avert the eminent danger rising from long drought and hunger. Supreme Mufti says all Muslims will this week launch prayers to Allah to avert the long drought that has destroyed gardens, drained all water sources and subsequently causing hunger especially in the Countryside.

MICHO NAMES FINAL SQUAD

Uganda Cranes Coach Milutin Sredejovic, has named his final 23-man squad that plays the African Cup of Nations finals in Gabon. This was after a warm up friendly match against Tunisia in the Capital Tunis on Wednesday. The Cranes will now play Slovakia and Ivory Coast in other friendlies on January 8th and 11th respectively.

JUSTICE MUSALU APPOINTED TO HANDLE BESIGYE BAIL

Kampala High Court Judge Wilson Masalu Musene has appointed to handle the bail application of the former FDC presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye who is currently in Luzira on treason charges.

Justice Wilson Masalu Musene has been allocated

Maize Ordinance

Nakaseke district local government together with Famers have enacted and passed the first ever historical Ordinance to regulate Maize production in the district and attract a better market to allow development in the area.

Gulu CSOs Grill Police Over Aine

Gulu - Civil Society Organizations in Gulu have Grilled Police there over the sluggish pace in investigating into the disappearance of Presidential hopeful Amama Mbabazi’s security aide Christopher Aine. The organizations have shown concern over the time taken by the Police to establish where Aine is or his body, saying the force owes Ugandans an explanation.

Kalangala Farmers Petition UN

Kalangala – Farmers from Bugala Island in Kalangala have petitioned the United Nations over their land that is reportedly occupied by Bidco a Palm oil firm.Through their umbrella organization Bugala Farmers Association, the Islanders allege that the Palm Oil Company has grabbed their land, and adamantly refused to compensate them for long.