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First lady calls for tough actions towards Gender Based Violence

First lady calls for tough actions towards Gender Based Violence

The first lady and minister for education and sports Janet Kataaha Museveni has urged governments in the Great lakes region to strengthen their efforts towards the eradication of all forms of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in the Region. Speaking during the commissioning of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region- Regional Training Facility […]

Over 800 students graduate from St. Lawrence University

Over 800 students graduate from St. Lawrence University

St. Lawrence University has today conferred degrees and awarded diplomas and certificates to over 800 graduands at their 8th congregation held at their main campus in Lubaga, Kampala that was presided over by Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi who doubles as Chancellor of the university. The Vice President said that the key priority of education […]

Teachers to face government wrath over child violence in schools

Teachers to face government wrath over child violence in schools

Government will start cancelling licenses of teachers over child violence in schools. This is after the findings from national survey on violence against children pointed at teachers as the worst perpetrators of child violence in the country. Releasing the results this morning, the commissioner children and youth affairs at the ministry of gender labour and social […]

Government urged to stop award of fake degrees

Government urged to stop award of fake degrees

The chairperson of the parliamentary forum on children Bernard Atiku  asked the ministry of education to rise up and inspect the higher learning institutions to stop the award of fake qualifications to students. Recently the National Council for Higher Education (NHCE) noted that it’s aware of individuals, including politicians, who have been approaching institutions of […]

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