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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

PUBLIC UNIVERSITY STAFF IN INDUSTRIAL ACTION

Public Universities’ Non-Teaching Executive Forum (PUNTSEF) has resumed its industrial strike after government’s failure to meet their demands including payment of Ugx34 billion in arrears. The Non-Teaching Staff claim that officials in the Ministry of Finance are tossing them up and down yet the president directed that their demands be met.

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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.

“WE GAVE IGAD TROOPS CONDITIONS”-SOUTH SUDAN

South Sudan’s ambassador to Uganda Samuel Luate Lominsuk has castigated media reports that President Salva Kiir finally accepted extra foreign troops into his country. This comes in following the IGAD summit that was held over the weekend in Ethiopia’s capital Adis Ababa. Amb. Lominsuk exclusively tellsUTN that there were three requests that were put forward by IGAD including

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY GOES TO GUILD POLL AGAIN

The electoral commission of Makerere University has announced that all has been set for guild elections scheduled for tomorrow. The chairperson electoral commission Isabirye Kenneth told journalists today in a press briefing from MUK Guest house that they have prepared enough to go through the election till swearing in of the

African Union on Burundi

The African Union Commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called upon the on fighting groups in Burundi to be cooperative and also show a sign of respect ahead of the peace talks that kicks off tomorrow at Entebbe.

RWENZURURU PREMIER ARRESTED

>p>Police in Kasese has arrested the Prime Minister of Rwenzururu Kingdom John Tembo Kaitsumbire. Prime Minister Kaitsumbire was picked from Kasese town their morning according to Police Spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi.

LAWYERS PETITION MUSEVENI OVER BILL EXEMPTING MPS

Kampala - Barely six days after the members of Parliament came up with Tax Income Bill that aims at having their emoluments exempted from being taxed, the Uganda Law Society (ULS) has written to President Museveni requesting him not to assent to the same Bill. The law society which is an umbrella organization that brings all professional lawyers together in the country, in their statement

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

Opposition Smells Vote Rigging As Ballots Jet In

Kampala - The Opposition Forum for Democratic Change and the Go Forward pressure Group have expressed discomfort over the way the Electoral Commission handles the inspection and arrival of the first batch of the ballot papers that arrived into the country on Thursday. The consignment was printed from South Africa in a Printing firm Pearl media.

MAO ON POLICE BRUTALITY

Gulu – Democratic Party President Norbert Mao and a host of other opposition politicians in Gulu have argued Ugandans to remain strong and resist intimidation from the military and the Police as the country braces itself for the much anticipated Presidential and Parliamentary Elections the week.

Mao led the chorus after gathering a cross section of