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UACE 2020: UNEB registers lowest number of absentee candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Examinations Board has recorded the lowest number of absentee candidates in the 2020 Uganda Advanced Examination Certificate- UACE exams. A total of 952 candidates registered for the exams but did not show up. This is the lowest number of absentee candidates that …

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UCE 2020: Science subjects worst performed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nearly half of the candidates who sat for the 2020 Uganda Certificate of Education- UCE examinations could not attain a minimum pass eight in science subjects. The Uganda National Examination Board Executive Secretary Dan Odongo, notes that although there is an overall improvement in performance, …

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UNEB records improved performance in UCE

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education, Science and Sports has released Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examination results for the year 2020 indicating an improvement in the general performance of candidates. According to the results released on Friday at State House Nakasero by the Minister of Education, …

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12,000 candidates missed PLE

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A total of 12,819 registered candidates did not sit for the 2020 Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE. According to UNEB, a total of 749,761 candidates registered for examinations but only 736,942 candidates showed up for the examinations. Dan Odongo, the UNEB Executive Secretary says there were various …

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UACE : Teachers, UNEB staff grateful for good weather

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB officials and teachers are grateful that the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Examinations have kicked off without any interruptions caused by the weather. Ninety-eight thousand and three hundred and ninety four-98,394 candidates in the upper secondary will be writing their UACE examinations. Unlike …

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UNEB warns schools about fake PLE papers in circulation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has warned headteachers and parents about the circulation of fake examination papers ahead of the 2020 Primary Leaving Examination-PLE. Addressing journalists on Monday, the UNEB spokesperson Jennifer Kalule noted that the fake papers are being sold by unscrupulous individuals …

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Women’s day will not affect UCE exams- UNEB

UNEB Examinations will continue on the Public Holiday of March 8, 2021 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB has said that the Uganda Certificate of Education-UCE examinations timetable will not be affected by Women’s day. The Women’s day will be celebrated on Monday. However according to …

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Pregnant, breastfeeding candidates given 45 extra minutes during examinations

Pregnant and breastfeeding candidates will be given more time to complete the examination Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Examination Board-UNEB will accord extra 45 minutes to pregnant and breastfeeding candidates during the Uganda Certificate of Education examinations due to start on Monday. According to a statement issued by …

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