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Number of male absentee candidates increasing-UBTEB

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The number of male absentee candidates that register for technical and business programmes examinations is on the rise. This is according to the Uganda Business and Technical Board (UBTEB). According to results released on Wednesday at the examination body’s secretariat located in Ntinda, a total …

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UNEB halts registration of 2020 candidates

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  As the school term has been cut shot due to the country wide covid-19 mitigation measures, the Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB has halted registration process for candidates who will sit for national examinations this year. The moves come a time when schools have been advising …

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Luzira inmates dream of pursuing law after excelling in UACE

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Inmates at the Luzira Maximum security Prison have excelled in the recently released Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education, with the best scoring 18 points. A total of 67% of the 33 candidates qualify to pursue Diplomas and degrees, while 33 % can advance through certificate …

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Only 10% of candidates sit for science subjects at UACE

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of candidates that opted to sit for Science related combinations at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Examinations (UACE) remains low according to the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB). The revelation was made during the release of the UACE examination results that took place in …

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More students complete UBTEB

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  There’s been an increase in completion rates in business and technical examinations according to the results released by the Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB).  According to the results that were released on Friday, a total of 5,251 candidates that sat for examinations in …

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Regime stalwart elected Algeria president, angering protesters

Algiers, Algeria | AFP |  A former ally of Algeria’s deposed leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika was elected president of the protest-wracked country in a widely boycotted vote, sparking another outpouring of anger on the streets Friday. Huge crowds massed once again in Algiers vowing to keep up their campaign for the total …

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Algerian anti-election marchers vote with their feet

Algiers, Algeria | AFP |  Algerians are due to elect a new president next month but a huge protest movement bitterly rejects the vote, fearing it will cement in power politicians close to the disgraced old guard. Candidates have been loudly heckled during rare and low-key campaign events and their posters …

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Absentee candidates causing wastage of resources-UNEB

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Absenteeism of candidates during national examinations is causing wastage of resources. According to Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB, 100 candidates countrywide did not turn up for Primary Leaving Examinations-UNEB examinations. Dan Odongo, the UNEB Executive Secretary, says that candidates that fail to show up for …

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