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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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Museveni Covered More By Media - Report

Kampala - A report by the African Center for Media Excellence has indicated that the Media in Uganda is covering Incumbent Yoweri Museveni more than any other of the eight contenders in the Presidential race. The report also indicates that there is a sustained dominance of three candidates; NRM’s Yoweri Museveni, Col Dr. Kiiza Besigye of the Forum for Democratic Change

POLICE IDENTIFIES NANSANA MURDER VICTIM

BY NAMAKULA REHEMA

Police has identified one of the victims in the murder case at Nansana last week as Nampiija Juliet a resident of Namungoona.

JUDGE SUED OVER DEBT

International Crimes Division (ICD) Judge Elizabeth Nahamya together with her husband Dr. Sam Nahamya have been sued before the Commercial Division of the High Court for allegedly failing to pay over shillings 120million being balance of a land purchase they made four years ago.

IThe petitioner of this suit Galton Fenzi, in his suit contends that

UBOS LACKS DATA ON GENDER INEQUALITY

Matters relating to Gender inequalities on a number of occasions have been seen to be left uncensored in most institutions which according to the activists there is need to have data to plan for this. The Uganda Bureau of statistics, UBOS, school of women and Gender Makerere University with UN Women now say having data will help to get rid of discrimination is institutions and corporate entities.

KASIRYE GWANGA PROMOTED TO MAJOR GENERAL

President Yoweri Museveni and Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Armed Forces, in an attempt to build a strong, professional Army for Uganda has yet made promotions in the Ugandan Army, UPDF.

Brig Kasirye Gwanga has been promoted from the rank of brigadier to

WOMEN HAD LIMITED SPACE IN POLLS-UMWA

The Uganda Media Women’s Association has released its assessment survey focusing on how the media covered the 2016 general elections with focus on gender equality.

The survey which was done between December 2015

KADAGA TIPS BUSOGA ON CULTURE

Speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has tipped Busoga children to be vigilant on issues pertaining to culture, language development, clan origin, social norms, wealth and well-being.

POLICE FOILS PLOT TO KILL NIGERIAN NATIONAL

BY KENNEDY MUHIIRE

Police in Kampala foiled a plot to murder a Nigerian National who reportedly entered the country with gold worth shs. 300 million.

FAMILY SURVIVES ARSON

Iganga – A family of three was rescued after their house caught fire Wednesday night. The three, a father identified as Daniel Mugula 38 and his two Daughters Viola Kasana, 7 and