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LDC throws out 50 students for missing online classes

LDC throws out 50 students for missing online classes

The Law Development Centre (LDC) has disqualified over 50 students for failing to attend online classes which were initiated as a stop-gap measure to lecturing during the ongoing COVID-19 era. This means that these students will not be allowed to do Third Term exams, which would have guaranteed them to proceed to Clerkship. The LDC […]

Teen Girls Left to Raise their Siblings Struggle to Survive

Teen Girls Left to Raise their Siblings Struggle to Survive

By Moses Sakondo   At 16, Scovia Kaji’s primary concern in life should be school. But it isn’t. Her main worry is how to put food on the table for her three siblings after their mother abandoned them at Bidibidi refugee camp in January 2019. “It is hard to give them more than one meal […]

Police warn against ridiculing pregnant students

Police warn against ridiculing pregnant students

The Police have issued a stern warning to teachers, learners, and the general public against ridiculing students who got pregnant under the COVID-19 lockdown but are back in school to study ahead of their final examinations. The warning comes after candidate students returned to school and the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) allowing pregnant girls […]

Government finalizes plans for distribution of radios to households

Government finalizes plans for distribution of radios to households

As soon as the government releases the funds to pay for the radios, they will immediately be sent to the households upcountry. Government’s plan to send radios to various households in the country to help the parents and students who stayed home due to COVID-19, to continue with revision is in advanced stages. The education […]

Ministry to punish schools hiking UNEB fees

Ministry to punish schools hiking UNEB fees

  The official UNEB fees are sh34000 for Primary Leaving Education, sh164000 for Uganda Certificate Education and sh186000 for Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education. The ministry says it is ready to take serious action against schools and headteachers. The ministry of education and sports has warned schools across the country to desist from hiking Uganda […]

Makerere University was Under Audit atTime of Fire

Makerere University was Under Audit atTime of Fire

According to the Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, yesterday said the university was being audited for the financial year that ended in June when their main offices were burnt on Sunday. Prof Nawangwe, however, said the documents for the Financial Year 2019/2020 had already been handed over to the Auditor General’s team, who […]

List of 2019 school fires in Uganda

It is every parent’s dream to know that their children are safe and sound wherever they are, and news of a school fire can be very devastating.  In 2019, Uganda registered a total of 12 school fires across the country with 10 occurring in the Central region alone. Let’s break down these scenarios in order […]

King Caesar offers 150 university scholarships to low income students

King Caesar offers 150  university scholarships to low income students

Honorary consul of Vietnam to Uganda, Augustus Caesar Mulenga aka King Caesar of Development Kingdom has offered University scholarships to over 150 students from low income status families and orphans. The students came from districts of western Uganda including Kanungu, Kabale, Kisoro, Mitooma,Bushenyi, Buliisa, Kiruhura, Mbarara, Sheema, Kibaale, Rukiga and Rukungiri. Eligibility was based on […]

The biggest percentage fail Makerere University pre-entry law exams

The biggest percentage fail Makerere University pre-entry law exams

Among those who sat for Makerere University University pre-entry law exams in 2019, about 22% have passed, according to PML Daily. Among the 22% that passed, 378 sat on direct entry, 42 were on degree entry while 27 were on diploma entry. The list pinned at Makerere University shows that from 2,080 candidates who sat […]

Ruparelia Foundation offers 1,000 scholarships to Victoria University

Ruparelia Foundation offers 1,000 scholarships to Victoria University

Students wishing to join University in the academic year 2019/2020 could be among the luckiest in Uganda. The Ruparelia Foundation has offered to give scholarships to over 1,100 fresh student entrants to Victoria University Kampala. The sponsorship will cover 70% of the tuition and other functional fees for  students who want to pursue; Health Sciences […]

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