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Parliament demands comprehensive report on school reopening

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has directed the Minister of Education and Sports to bring a comprehensive report before the house on how the government plans to reopen schools. This is after the Kalungu West MP, Joseph Ssewungu who was raising a matter of national importance said that for …

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Zirobwe police officers accused of campaigning for Minister Muyingo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Luweero is investigating officers attached at Zirobwe police station for allegedly campaigning for the incumbent Member of Parliament ahead of the 2021 general elections. Robert Ssekitoleko the NUP candidate for Bamunanika County MP race has petitioned the District Police Commander Abraham Tukundane asking …

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We can’t compel schools to waive fees balances – Muyingo

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo has said that the Ministry of Education cannot compel schools to waive fees balances as demanded by a section of parents. Muyingo was responding to a plea by parents across the country for government intervention to force schools …

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Gov’t to take over mountains of the Moon University next year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Government will next year take over Mountains of the Moon University – MMU. In 2017, management of the University applied to government to take it over and turn it into a public university. Last year in January, President Yoweri Museveni directed the Education and Sports …

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MPs turn away Nawangwe, University council chairperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Members of Parliament on the Education Committee on Tuesday turned away the Makerere University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe and the Chairperson of the University Council, Lorna Magara. The committee is currently probing the impasse at Makerere University following a strike by students against the …

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