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Mariat Candance Nasasira quits radio after nine years

Mariat Candance Nasasira quits radio after nine years

The rate at which the Ugandan radio industry is losing presenters to marriage is worrying. A few months ago, Radio City’s Judithiana quit and wedded shortly after. As we were still digesting that, Galaxy FM’s Mariat Candance Nasasira has also quit the Kansanga based radio station. Mariat worked at Urban TV before. What started as […]

Muyingo Asks schools not to hike school fees

Muyingo Asks schools not to hike school fees

The minister of state for higher education Dr. JC Muyingo has urged private school owners to cooperate tirelessly with the parents as the country draws nearer to the reopening of schools. He cautioned them to create an environment that will attract non-candidates to enjoy school and avoid hiking school dues arbitrarily. Minister Muyingo made the […]

We want all classes open : School Proprietors

We want all classes open : School Proprietors

In March 2020, President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of all education institutions following the outbreak of COVID-19 as a measure to prevent its spread. In October last year, the government with the advice of the scientists opened candidate classes and finalists under strict observance of the COVID-19 Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs). On Monday, the […]

National Unity Platform Regrets withdraw of candidate from elections

National Unity Platform Regrets withdraw of candidate from elections

The National Unity Platform (NUP), Kasese branch is regretting why they withdrew their candidate in the recently concluded district local council elections. The district local council seat was won by NRM’s Eriphazi Muhindi wh polled 91,064 votes. Geoffrey Sibendire Bigogo who NUP rallied behind garnered 86,408 votes. NUP’s Moses Bwambale who withdrew from the race […]

Free Books to be distributed to schools: Government

Free Books to be distributed to schools: Government

At least 1,860 private schools will benefit from the government distribution of free textbooks to secondary schools. The Government is set to distribute 3.4 million textbooks to all secondary schools as part of efforts to promote the new O’level curriculum. The new curriculum is being rolled out in all O’level schools, starting with this academic […]

Student dies after being canned by teacher

Police are investigating the death of Ben Boy, who was canned by a teacher at school in Kabowa, Rubaga division. According to Onyango, on Wednesday morning, a Primary Seven science teacher decided to cane the candidates after failing what he termed as a simple exercise. He explained that the teacher decided to give one cane […]

Refugees funding increased : Belgium

“The COVID-19 pandemic only increases the humanitarian pressure on the most vulnerable with major setbacks in poverty and gender equality.” Refuges Belgium on Wednesday at the Pledging conference for 2021, will announce an increase in its contribution to UNHCR’s core funding from Euros 8 million to 10 million, per year for the 3 coming years. […]

Uganda’s Best Teachers to be Awarded

Uganda’s Best Teachers to be Awarded

TODAY Monday 30th November, 12 teachers will be awarded as the country’s best; out of the 700 others who were nominated for this year’s awards. The teachers, will be awarded, under the ‘Teachers Making a Difference’ awards; a project which was started as part of the Ugandans Making a Difference initiative launched in 2005. The […]

Arrest of presidential candidates condemned

Arrest of presidential candidates condemned

The Katikiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga has condemned the arrest of most presidential aspirants in the coming elections. In an interview at Mengo, Mayiga described the arrests as total humiliation and violation of their human rights in disguise of preventing the spread of COVID-19. “The method of preventing the spread of COVID-19 shouldn’t be […]

Complaints against Yoweri Tibuhabura Museveni

Complaints against Yoweri Tibuhabura Museveni

A Ugandan voter, Habib Buwembo has requested the Electrol Commission to get access and inspect the nomination papers of President Yoweri Tibuhabura Museveni. He claims that he wants to state a complaint of fraud and forgery against President Museveni. The letter that was sent by the Electrol Commission Says “As you are aware on November […]

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