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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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Coffee price boom extends to 2015

Kenya’s premium coffee looks set to stretch its good run to 2015 after registering six per cent sales growth in the last four auctions. During last week’s auction at the Nairobi Coffee Exchange (NCE), grade AA, Kenya’s best variety, fetched Sh25,935 ($285)

WORLD FOOTBALL STAR & STARTIMES AMBASSADOR NWANKWO KANU IN UGANDA.

Star times brand ambassador Nuwankwo Kanu is in Uganda today with emphasis to be put on talent development, Digital migration and sensitizing Ugandans on none communicable diseases.

PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE SCRUTINIZES LAND BILL 2017

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - The Parliamentary Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs is locked in a series of arguments on the land bill 2017.

POLICE ARRESTS 0VER 200 IN NEW YEAR PARTIES

Kampala - Police in Kampala has arrested more than 220 people following the New Year celebrations.

DCJ KAVUMA ISSUES ORDER STOPING FDC DEFIANCE CAMPAIGN

Deputy Chief Justice, Steven Kavuma has issued an order restraining the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party, its agent and Dr. Kizza Besigye from carrying out their planned peaceful demonstrations from party headquarters to Nakivubo Blue Primary on May 5th 2016.

The demonstration was to show dissatisfaction with the outcome of the February 18th presidential

MULAGO GETS PHOTEOTHERAPY MACHINE

By Ntale Younus

Mulago - In a bid to save the lives of over 60 babies that are born prematurely, the Angella Katatumba Development foundation has donated a Phototherapy Machine and Syringe pump worth 10 million shillings. The donation follows a memorandum of understanding that was signed between the hospital and the foundation in 2014 under the Mulago Yaffe campaign.

BOMB CONVICT STARTS COMMUNITY WORK

Muzafar Luyima, one of the eight convicts in the just concluded bomb trial has been formerly handed over to the area leadership so that he can commence his sentence of one year community service by the Registrar Criminal Division of High Court.

Registrar Mary Khainza handed over Muzafar to his Namasuba area chair person

MBARARA RESIDENTS CLOSE RWIZI BRIDGE

An Angry crowd in Mbarara have demonstrated and closed down Rwizi Bridge Thursday Morning over what they call bad state of the bridge. The Bridge at the out skirts of Mbarara town was last renovated a couple of years ago, making it a risky venture now using it, despite its strategic position to the town. The residents in Katete told Police that the bridge

DR BESIGYE ARRESTED AS HE ATTEMPTED TO ENTER POLICE HQS

Rtd Col Dr Kiza Besigye after casting his vote he proceeded to Naguru Police where he suspected vote rigging.

He was subsquently arrested and detained for a