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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

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

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LDC CANCELS CERTIFICATES OF PROMINENT CITY LAWYERS

Kampala: City lawyers Micheal Mabikke and Denis Mukasa are among the 16 practicing advocates whose post- graduate diploma certificates have been cancelled and recalled with immediate effect by the awarding institution the Law Development Center (LDC) for having engaged in examination mal-practice.

The cancelling of their post graduate diplomas in legal

ENTEBBE RESIDENTS PROTEST FOR ROAD

BY UTN REPORTER

Police has been heavily deployed in Entebbe, after residents in Kiwafu East ward turned rowdy protesting the closure of a community access road by Ntebbe Junior School.

The residents led by the area councilors, and the Local Council I chairman are protesting the closure of Akiiki Nyabongo road, that connects the area to Kitooro Trading Centre in Entebbe town.

MASAKA PWD'S DECRY POOR WORKING RELATIONSHIP WITH LEADERS

Masaka - Persons with disabilities in Masaka district have decried the poor working relationship between them and the district leaders which they blame for their under-development. While commissioning a one stop center constructed by Okoa refuge at Nyendo Sennyange division headquarters in Masaka municipality, the councilors representing PWDs in the district said

FDC DEMAND EXPLANATION FROM GOVT ON SCARCITY OF SEPTRINE IN THE COUNTRY

By Bagiira Namazzi Elizabeth and Male Jemimah

The Forum for Democratic Change, FDC has demanded for an explanation from government for continued lack of Septrine drugs in the government’s medical stores which FDC describes as a

MP STALKER APPLIES FOR BAIL

By UTN Reporter

Kampala High court judge Justice Jane Francis Abodo has set Friday 3rd July 2018 to deliver the ruling on the bail application filed by a 25 year old Brian Isiko, who was jailed for sending love messages to Kabarole Woman legislator

LOW STANDARDS HURT UGANDAN PRODUCTS

The low standards of Ugandan products are one of the key barriers that the country faces as it tries to penetrate the East African regional market. Calls to promote exports are being advanced, however, it can only be achieved if the products conform to the required standards for regional trade. These are some of the observations made by government

officials and the business owners in a move to promote product quality and subsequently consumption. Many SMEs are unaware of the required product standards in order to thrive in the local and regional market. This coupled with negative attitudes towards standardization have crippled businesses.

Police Warns Besigye On Night Rallies

Kampala - Police has issued are strong warning to Dr Kiiza Besigye to stop holding Campaigning rallies beyond the hours specified in the electoral laws. This comes in response to the rallies conducted in an un-scheduled rally that was held at 8pm in Igara town in Rushere, Mbarara district last weekend.The head of inter-agency communication task Team AIGP Assan Kasingye

MP ZAAKE BLOCKED AT AIRPORT BY AVIATION POLICE

BY Ntale Younus

Mityana Municipality Legislator Francis Zaake has been blocked at Entebbe Airport by Aviation Police as he was being transferred to India for specialized medical attention.

The Legislator was scheduled to travel to

INDIA PREMIERE PLEDGE TO ENHANCE TRADE IMBALANCE IN UGAND

BY Babirye Rose Nagawa and Namuli Daphine

The visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to enhance trade and investment between Uganda and India