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GOVT WARNS HMS ON FACILITY UTILIZATION AS WORLD VISION INVESTS 1.2B IN EDUCATION

Government has threatened to take action against head teachers who fail to optimally utilize facilities that the government often send to schools to aid learning of pupils.

This was revealed by the Ass Commissioner Primary Education

INVIGILATORS WANT POLICE INSIDE EXAMINATION ROOM

At least 9400 candidates have been registered to do the Allied Health Examinations which kick off today, the Uganda Allied Health Examinations Board.

This was revealed during the briefing of scouts and invigilators

UBTEB MAY/JUNE EXAMS KICK OFF

Over 20,000 candidates from 375 centers across the country are set to sit for this year’s May/ June 2016 Uganda Business and Technical examinations Board, UBTEB which kicked off this morning.

During the briefing, the Boards executive secretary

MAKERERE STUDENTS PETITION PARLIAMENT OVER RAPE, TUITION

Makerere University students turned rowdy rioting over rape allegations and the new tuition policy introduce by the University administration. The rowdy students attempted to petition Parliament to present their grievances to the Speaker, after

NABISUNSA OLD GIRLS DINE WITH STUDENTS

Nabisunsa - At a time when the National Curriculum Development Centre finalizes its changes in the national education curriculum, teachers and educationists are calling for a quicker procedure to implement the new curriculum. At a get together session for Nabisunsa Old Girls and the current students at the school, the alumnae called a speedy process to have the new education curriculum

UBTEB EXAMS 2015 RELEASED AS PROF KATEREGGA RAPS UGANDAN CURRICULUM

Uganda business technical examinations board UBTEB has released the Nov/Dec 2015 examinations indication a tremendous improvement in the candidates performance compared to those who sat last year.

Handing over the exams to the Minister of education Jesca Alupo at

BUSINESS SKILLS EXAMS, GIRLS SHUN VOCATIONAL SKILLS CITING CULTURAL ATTACHMENTS

Kampala:At a time when most youth in the country struggle to get absorbed in the labor sector, the business skills examining body, Uganda Business and Technical examinations board, UBTEB have expressed concern on the number of girls who enroll for business and technical skills.

This was revealed by the Board’s Ag Executive Secretary Onesmus Oyesigye during a

15 SCHOOLS CLOSED IN LWENGO

Masaka –District Education Authorities in Lwengo have closed up to 15 Primary Schools with another 45 receiving a stern warning. The District Inspector for Schools Joseph Mulumba headed the operation to crack down on all Schools that lacked the minimum hygienic standards. A total of 60 Schools had been highlighted for possible

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NSSF IN CAREER EXPO

The national social security fund has today officially opened the 4th career expo with a call to university students to have a saving culture. The students were urged to continuously seek for career advancement opportunities if they are to have a better future. Barbra Arimi, head of marketing and communication at the National Social Security Fund apprehended the poor saving culture among the youth, putting forward reason for its dire need./p>

KARUMA DAM GIVE UGANDANS HOPE

Gulu- According to the PS Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Dr. Kabagambe Kaliisa, the project is an underground based technology with different dynamics and differs from those traditionally known in the Great Lakes Region.

Dr Kaliisa says Ugandans should expect to begin

COURT ORDERS KATO LUBWAMA TO FILE DEFENSE

The High Court Kampala has summoned Rubaga South Member of Parliament Kato Lubwama to file his defense in the election petition filed by Habib Buwembo,a voter in the Constituency.

Kiira Bus Launched

Kampala – Kiira Motor Corporation has launched its long awaited Kiira Solar Bus, in an effort that seems to make a paradigm shift in the Country’s technological advancement. The 35 Kayoola Seater bus, has capacity to ply for 80km without any mechanical challenges. The first of its kind on the continent, Kayoola bus relies on lithium-ion batteries that power the electric motor for speed

ADVENTISTS HEAD TO NAMBOOLE

Namboole - The Presiding Pastor of the Adventist Church in Central Uganda Conference Rev Samuel Kajoba has called on Ugandans to fight hatred among leaders and in family. Rev Kajoba says hatred has retarded development in several sectors of Government, affecting service delivery to the people.

PAY TV EXPLOITING UGANDANS

Media owners have expressed concern that audiences are being exploited by Pay TV service providers.

The Uganda Communication Commission switched off the analogue signal in 2014 to introduce Ugandans to a digital television services.

Since then, many people were advised to purchase

MBABAZI CHALLENGE ELECTION OF HIS FORMER BOSS M7 IN SUPREME COURT

Supreme Court: There was tension at the Supreme Court as Journalists, Court Clerks and opposition supporters anxiously waited for Presidential Petitions from the candidates to beat the EC 10-days deadline.

These sounded to have lost hope, following denial of FDC NEC Members who

MINISTER KAHINDA OTAFIRE LOSSES TO CAPT KAHONDA

Gen Kahinda Otafiire, the minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Justice has lost to Capt. Donozio Kahonda.

Kahinda Otafire first lost to Capt. Kahonda in the Party Primaries

SSEBUTINDE WARNS GOVERNMENT AGAINST BESIGYE ARREST

Kampala - Lady Justice Julie Ssebutinde of the International Criminal Court has warned Government against arresting and dehumanising FDC Presidential flag bearer Dr Kiiza Besigye, an act she termed as barbaric and illegal.

Ssebutinde says the clamp down on Retired Col Kizza Besigye closes