Welcome to Uganda Multimedia News & Information   Click to listen highlighted text! Welcome to Uganda Multimedia News & Information

Education

Missing UK student murdered in Entebbe

Police are investigating to establish circumstances that led to the murder of UK student , Huzaifah Ntambala, 24,whose body was found in Bwebajja Entebbe. The deceased was pursuing studies in the University of England and was home in Uganda for holidays. However, he reportedly went missing on January 21. However, police found him murdered after […]

PLE Results Set to be Released on Thursday

PLE Results Set to be Released on Thursday

Minister of Education Janet Museveni will on Thursday January 17, 2019 release the Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) results. According to the Ministry of Education spokesperson, Mr Patrick Muinda, the Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) will present results of pupils’ performance before Ms Museveni on Wednesday at the State House Nakasero,  “Uneb officials will brief the  […]

Makerere calls in applications from Diploma Holders for Degree government sponsorship

Makerere calls in applications from Diploma Holders for Degree government sponsorship

The Makerere University Academic Registrar, Alfred Masikye Namoah has invited interested Diploma holders to send in their  applications for a government sponsored degree. The admissions will be conducted under the Government Sponsorship Scheme and not to exceed 5% of the intake capacity to the University Degree Programmes for the academic year 2019/2020. Applicants should submit their applications […]

YMCA student Brian Isiko finally granted bail on a cash bond of one million

YMCA student Brian Isiko finally granted bail on a cash bond of one million

YMCA student Brian Isiko was on Thursday granted bail on a cash bond of Shs1 million by the Buganda Road Court grade one magistrate Stellah Amabilis pending the hearing of the case. Isiko is accused of sending love messages to to Kabarole district woman MP Sylvia Rwaboogo who termed them as being against her life […]

Parliament passes 2018/19 financial year budget

Parliament passes 2018/19 financial year budget

Parliament has finally passed the budget for the financial year 2018/19 worth 32.5 Trillion shillings. The passed budget includes the recurrent Expenditure of 9.4 trillion shillings, Development Expenditure of 13 trillion shilling s and statutory expenditure of 10 trillion shillings. Parliament also passed the Appropriation Bill, 2018, authorizing the public expenditure from the consolidated fund worth […]

MPs question student admissions at Soroti Flying School

MPs question student admissions at Soroti Flying School

Members of Parliament on the Government Assurances and Implementation Committee have queried the irregularities in the admission of students to Soroti Flying School. During a meeting between the Committee and the Soroti District Local Government on 19 May 2018, the Mayor of Soroti, Paul Omer, said that there are challenges of recruitment at the School, with […]

Speaker Kadaga urges parents not marry off their daughters when young

Speaker Kadaga urges parents not marry off their daughters when young

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has warned parents in Kagadi against marrying off school-going children, saying government will not tolerate such impunity. Kadaga was presiding over a fundraising function at Mugarike Parish Catholic Church in Kagadi, were she showed her frustration over a report that the majority of girls in the area are dropping out of school […]

Parliament halts salary increment for science teachers

Parliament halts salary increment for science teachers

Parliament has approved a recommendation by the parliamentary education committee to halt the salary increment of science teacher stating that its discriminatory against arts teachers. The parliamentary committee on education and sports chaired by Connie Nakayenze Galiwanango recommended that the salary increment of the Science teachers in the financial year 2018/19 be put on halt. […]

Parliament scraps pre-entry exams for Law Development Centre

Parliament scraps pre-entry exams for Law Development Centre

Parliament has approved the scrapping of the pre-entry examinations for the students joining the Law Development Centre. The decision was taken following a report from the Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs based on ministerial policy statements that were submitted by different sectors to the committee including Law Development Center. The committee report noted that […]

African youth leaders call for increase of sex education in schools

African youth leaders call for increase of sex education in schools

African youths have asked governments to take serious action on the increasing teenage pregnancies and  HIV/AIDs infection rates among young people. This was during the ongoing 4th Commonwealth Youth Parliament taking place in Kampala, Uganda where the young leaders blamed the increasing teenage pregnancies and HIV/AIDs infection rates among young people on poverty, lack of government […]

Click to listen highlighted text!