Kadaga Stops Parliament From Discussing Rakai Fire Report

Kadaga Stops Parliament From Discussing Rakai Fire Report

Kadaga stops parliament from discussing Rakai fire report By our reporter The state minister of higher education John C. Muyingo has today made a statement on the floor of parliament regarding the fire which gut the senior three boys dormitory of St Bernads Manya in Rakai district and killed nine students leaving over forty nursing severe injuries. The minister noted that investigations into the matter have been launched and 8 suspects have been apprehended. He…

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Ministry to Amend Education Act to safe Guide Schools

Ministry to Amend Education Act to safe Guide Schools

Ministry to Amend Education Act to safe Guide Schools By Adiga Julius  The Ministry of Education is set to amend the education act to ensure that the security for students is guaranteed.  of  high education Dr. John Chrysostom Muyingo said, the guidelines that are in place are good enough, but many schools are not strictly observing and following them.  “First of all we are in the process of amending the education act to ensure that…

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No supplementary Ple Exams For Missing Candidates. Janet

No supplementary Ple Exams For Missing Candidates. Janet

By Adiga Julius The minister of Education and sports Janat Kataha Museveni has affirmed that there no any arrangements to give supplementary exams to pupils who missed out on their primary leaving exams. This comes after the Bunyole west Member of Parliament James Walunswaka on Tuesday asked the ministry to provide supplementary exams to pupils who had been seen in the media from the districts of Iganga and Butambala having missed their PLE examinations after…

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6 Ngos Collaborate In Anti Child Violence Campaign

6 Ngos Collaborate In Anti Child Violence Campaign

By. Admin Six leading child rights NGOs have today launched a new children’s campaign aimed at curbing child abuse in schools. Addressing a joint press conference today in Kampala, the executive director, SOS childrens’ home, Olive Lumonya together with her counterpart from Save the children, Brechtje Van Lith decry the continued acts of sexual, emotional, physical psychological violence mated on the children while at school, saying this continues to affect the growth of children as…

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Kadaga commissions Auditor General’s Moroto Regional Office

Kadaga commissions Auditor General’s Moroto Regional Office

Kadaga commissions Auditor General’s Moroto Regional Office By Adiga Julius The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has appealed to parents in Moroto to educate their children in order for them to favourably compete for job opportunities in the Auditor General’s Office. Commissioning Auditor General’s Regional Office in Moroto, Kadaga said that with a good education, children from the area will also qualify for better job opportunities throughout the country. “You have to go to school…

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Uneb Registers Over 100 Unregistered Students

Uneb Registers Over 100 Unregistered Students

By.Damba Rogers, The executive secretary UNEB, Dan Odong reveals that they have registered over 100 students who had not been registered for exams by their schools and the head teachers had gone missing with their money. According to Odong, most of the affected candidates were from up country schools and one school in Kawempe, a Kampala suburb. Mr. Odong further reveals, registered school with UNEB center numbers have sympathized with these candidates by accepting to…

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Invest more in vocational, girl-child education – Kadaga

Invest more in vocational, girl-child education – Kadaga

Invest more in vocational, girl-child education – Kadaga By Parliament press The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has called for increased investment in vocational education with special emphasis on grooming the girl child. Kadaga noted that many parents in rural areas have failed to send their daughters to school despite the good performance in PLE, UCE and UACE. “Today, children who have some vocational skills can earn even before sitting for their exams. I would…

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Minister explains Makerere fees increment

Minister explains Makerere fees increment

Makerere University raised fees for its undergraduate programmes in order to meet the challenges of the deteriorating quality of service delivery at the university, the Minister of State for Education, Hon. John Chrysostom Muyingo has said. Responding to a concern raised by National Female Youth MP, Hon. Anna Adeke Ebaju, the Minister said that Makerere University Council took a decision to raise fees after consultation and benchmarking excersie from Nairobi University in Kenya. During a…

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Students, vendors ask Speaker to revisit new taxes

Students, vendors ask Speaker to revisit new taxes

Students, vendors ask Speaker to revisit new taxes By Parliamentary Press Makerere University Guild anda section of mobile-money vendors have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to intervene and cause the review of the recently passed Excise Duty (Amendment) Act. The law imposes a one per cent excise duty on Mobile money transactions and shs200 on over the top services on social media. The students argue that the new social media tax has adversely…

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Ugandans Protest, Petition Court Over social Media Tax

Ugandans Protest, Petition Court Over social Media Tax

Ugandans Protest, Petition Court Over social Media Tax By. Damba Rogers FIVE concerned citizens and a Techinology Company ; Cyber law Initiative have petitioned the Constitutional court seeking to nullify the new social media tax of 200shs per day which is to be paid by all internet users. The new tax is known as Over the Top.(OTT) . The Petitioners led by one Daniel Opio have sued the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) accusing it of…

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