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Tayebwa calls for free educational websites

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa has emphasised the importance of making educational websites accessible to all children, especially in rural areas. Tayebwa made the remarks at the launch of the CanalBox – Group Vivendi Africa (GVA) Uganda, an internet service provider that targets to …

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IGAD ministers want education for refugees

They need quality, opportunities, says IGAD Executive Secretary Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Education ministers in the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) bloc want member states to prioritise high quality education for disaster affected populations, 60% of whom are said to be of school-going age. At a recent meeting in …

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Mbale school bans lunch-time praying sessions

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nkoma Secondary School in Mbale City has refuted allegations that it banned a Scripture Union and issued warnings to Christian students to forcefully embrace Islam. Jimmy Osillo Jimmy, a teacher and member of the disciplinary committee described the allegations as as mere propaganda. “We …

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Moroto education authorities close 3 schools over insecurity

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Education authorities in the Moroto district have suspended operations of three schools over growing insecurity. The community schools closed include Atedeoi Primary in Lotisan Sub County, Nakiloro Primary School, and Napedo Primary School in Katikekile Sub County while in Kakingol Primary School, the pupils had absconded. …

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UNEB issues final call as 1.3 million register for 2024 exams

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB has issued a final call for students wishing to register for this year’s examinations across different levels. In a statement to the press issued on Wednesday, Jennifer Kalule, UNEB’s spokesperson, emphasized that parents, schools, and candidates have until June …

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Gov’t faces mounting pressure to implement free pre-primary education

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Calls for the government to provide free and compulsory pre-primary education are intensifying, with different players from various sectors highlighting the critical need for early childhood education. A recent study report titled “Lay A Strong Foundation for All Children” has prompted a renewed call for …

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Did Kasaija miss free education funding in new budget?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parents hoping for a reprieve from the ever-skyrocketing school fees in public and government-aided schools will have to wait. The government has in the past promised to increase funding to the education sector so that it gradually offers free education. While universal primary and …

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