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UWEZO REPORT: 32% of learners repeat Primary One

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to 32 percent of learners repeat Primary One (P1). This is according to the 2019 “Are Our Children Learning” Uwezo Uganda Eight Learning Assessment Report. The findings from the assessment which was carried out in 954 schools and 16,859 households shows that the …

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Hima Cement boosts girls school in Kamuli 

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hima Cement has commissioned and handed over a newly constructed girls’ dormitory at Luzinga Secondary School in Kamuli District. The ceremony that was presided over by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, took place on Oct. 10 at the school and was attended by …

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WORLD BANK: All children should be able to read by age 10

Poverty indicator ➡SELECT COUNTRIES ➡ ✳ Botswana 🇧🇼 48.3 | ✳ DRC 🇨🇩 86.0 | ✳ Australia 🇦🇺 8.6|  ✳ Ethiopia 🇪🇹 90.3 | ✳ Uganda 🇺🇬 82.8 | ✳ South Africa 🇿🇦 79.8 | ✳ UK 🇬🇧 3.4 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Bank has today in Kampala released a report detailing what it will take …

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Mugwanya Preparatory wins Uganda Spelling Bee competition

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mugwanya Preparatory School has emerged winner of the 7th National Spelling Bee championships organised by Enjuba Spelling Bee. The winning team that consisted of four pupils emerged the best after scoring over 50 points during the finals of the competition that took place …

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Kaabong residents challenge new MP on health, education

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The need to improve health and education services, have been listed as key targets for the newly elected Member of Parliament for Kaabong district Christine Nakwang Tubo. Nakwang, a member of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM Party won the Thursday vote against her sole …

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Rwanda Police warns over corporal punishment in schools

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda Police has cautioned teachers against administering corporal punishments to students in form of disciplining, saying that such acts amounts to “criminal actions.” The warning follows separate cases where teachers have been arrested for severely beating and injuring pupils. Among those arrested is a teacher …

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