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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 […]

Sanitary pads needed for school going girls

Sanitary pads needed for school going girls

The Member of Parliament for Gomba west in Gomba district Robinah Rwaboga says that as government is looking for funds to provide sanitary pads to the girl child in schools there should be an intervention to urgently give girls in schools sanitary pads. Rwabwoga says that a number of girls are missing 3-4 days in a […]

Balyeku petitions parliament on Main Street PS land give away

Balyeku petitions parliament on Main Street PS land give away

The Jinja Municipality West Member of Parliament, Moses Balyeku petitioned parliament on the unlawful eviction of Main Street primary school and land give away by Jinja municipal council. Balyeku tabled the petition before parliament and it was sent to the committee of education to investigate the matter further. The speaker Rebecca Kadaga told the committee to […]

School children arrested over absenteeism from school in Kagadi district

School children arrested over absenteeism from school in Kagadi district

23 primary school children have been arrested over absenteeism from school and loitering in trading centers, these have been arrested in Bujogoro trading center Nyamarunda Sub County in the newly created Kagadi district caved off Kibaale district. The Primary children between the age of 6- 13 have been arrested by Kibaale deputy RDC Emmy Ngabirano in liaison with the community leaders who found these children loitering in Bujogoro […]

Schools to lose their center numbers over engaging in examination malpractice

Schools to lose their center numbers over engaging in examination malpractice

The ministry of education has directed the Uganda National Examinations Board to withdraw the examination center numbers of schools that have persistently featured in cases of malpractice. While releasing the 2012 Senior 4 results this afternoon, Minister Jesica Alupo ordered the examination body to take stern action against offenders to deter others from engaging in […]

Curriculum Development Centre denies dropping local languages from syllabus

The National Curriculum Development center says it has not yet decided on which local languages will be included in the new school curriculum for lower secondary education. The Deputy Director of the center Grace Baguma says consultations will go on for the next 6 months before a decision is made. Recent media reports indicated that […]

Nkumba University Passing Out 2 PhD Students On Its 15th Graduation Ceremony.

Professor Gordon Wavamunno Babala Kasibante chancellor of Nkumba University with grate honor conferred PhD to 2 students during the 15th graduation which took place on the 20th October 2012 at the university grounds.1,716 students were awarded with masters, degrees, diplomas and certificates Edaku Charles from the school of social sciences was conferred with PhD in […]

Government closes Muslim school over primitiveness

Information that has clocked in our news desk has it that the central government of Uganda has closed a Muslim school over its reported primitiveness and outdated behaviour. The Bugiri resident district commissioner (in Eastern Uganda), Margaret Mwanamoiza explains that said the closure of Tawheed Islamia in Mayuge village, Budhaya sub-county follows numerous complaints from […]

HIV pupils to study in separate classrooms

  Children of parents living with HIV/AIDS in Kampalawill be studying in separate classrooms. A group of community volunteers in Kampalaconstructed a three classroom block in Bwaise for pupils whose parents can’t pay school fees plus those living with HIV/AIDS. The school is managed by Action for Fundamental Change and Development- a non-governmental organisation operating […]

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