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ANALYSIS: School fees crunch

The tricks schools use to raise fees As schools across the country opened for the first term of 2017 a few weeks ago, the anger among parents over hiked school fees appears to have hit boiling point. The media was awash with circulars of various schools, especially government schools which …

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ANALYSIS: Tension over Kyambogo VC

Varsity chairman says search will be finished in March Tension is growing again at Kyambogo University over the delay by authorities to appoint a new Vice Chancellor. Critics and students say the failure is crippling university business. Key members of the University Senate, the second highest decision making organ, on …

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ANALYSIS: Bridge Schools fate

Education Ministry and closed chain of low-cost schools said to be holding `sensitive talks’ Bridge International Academies is locked in last-minute negotiations with government in order to open with other schools when the new term begins this February, insiders say. As the school year closed in 2016, the government used …

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Investment boom at Namanve

Frank Sebbowa is the outgoing Executive Director of Uganda Investment Authority. He spoke to Ian Katusiime about his accomplishments and investment issues. What are some of the achievements you registered at UIA? For the four years I was at UIA, I brought calm to the organisation. There was a lot …

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ANALYSIS: Bridge Academies closure

What it says about politics of education provision The High Court in Kampala on Nov.4 confirmed the closure of Bridge International Academies, the American-owned schools that operate in Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, and India and funded by American billionaires Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg and institutions such as CDC, IFC, and …

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