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Ntoroko teachers decry poor accommodation

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Primary school teachers in Ntoroko district have decried the alarming shortages of accommodation. The teachers are living in dilapidated and condemned staff housing units. Benson Atujune, the headteacher of Umoja Primary School says that the lack of good staff houses has forced the school to …

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Kabale nursing school struggling with accommodation, transportation

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabale School of Comprehensive Nursing is struggling with inadequate accommodation and transport for its students and members of staff. The institution which was established in 1972, currently has an enrollment of 500 nursing students. However, Dr Sophie Namasoppo, the Chairperson of the Institution’s Governing Council says …

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Plans of accommodating health workers in Kisoro hits a snag

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Plans by Kisoro district COVID-19 task force to provide accommodation to health officials operating in Covid-19 hot spots have hit a snag due to lack of funds. The areas include Kisoro and St Francis Mutorere hospitals, Uganda-Rwanda border of Chanika, Uganda- Democratic Republic of …

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Soroti battles teachers’ gap, and accommodation

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Soroti district has attributed the low performance in Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE to inadequate teaching staff and accommodation. 390 out of 867 teachers in the district lack accommodation. Soroti also operates on 71:1 [pupil: teacher] ratio against the 43:1 national average [2016 Statistical Abstract of UBOS]. According …

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Hilton Garden Inn to open 13 properties next year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hilton Garden Inn has announced the opening of 13 new properties in six countries across the world in the following months, several of them in Africa. Hilton’s upscale brand plans to tap into these new destinations by offering guests their signature combination of “warm hospitality, …

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Serena Hotels expands to DRC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Serena Hotels is set to expand into the Democratic Republic of Congo with the opening of a new property located on the shore of Lake Kivu in Goma. Reports indicate that the new property consists of 100 rooms and suits. At the same time, …

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