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Kampala raid on schools nets 74 teachers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to 74 teachers were this afternoon questioned by the police after being rounded up in an enforcement operation of measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Of these, 21 of the teachers were picked from Kabojja Junior School, where, according to the school …

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Police puts out Gayaza dormitory fire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Police fire brigade has this evening put out a fire, that engulfed Corby dormitory at Gayaza High as students were away for their evening lessons. According to Police, the fire was contained though all the property in Corby dormitory got burnt. Police …

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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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UACE: UNEB withholds results of 120 candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB has withheld Uganda Advanced Certificate of Examinations –UACE results of 120 candidates from 26 centers for alleged malpractice. The UNEB Executive Secretary, Dan Nokrach Odongo disclosed this while releasing the UACE results at the Office of the Prime Minister Thursday …

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UACE results out, failure rate in Biology worries UNEB

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) chairperson Prof Mary Okwakol has commenced the release of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) results, by stating their concern about the performance in Biology. “Biology continues to be a cause of concern. In the last 4 years, …

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Janet Museveni responds to MPs on new curriculum

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni has apologized for any misunderstanding with parliament, as government rolls out of the lower secondary school curriculum. She explained in a statement why her ministry continued roll out of the lower secondary school curriculum contrary to the …

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The New Curriculum

Creating generation next Uganda Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | What will Uganda be like 20 years from now when the current Vision 2040 ends? What jobs will they do and what life will they lead, what diseases will they grapple with, and what will they eat? To get a …

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Dr. Mushengyezi new UCU Vice Chancellor

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Associate professor Dr. Aaron Mushengyezi is the new Vice Chancellor Uganda Christian University-UCU Mukono. Dr. Mushengyezi, who is also the dean of the department of languages, literature and communications at Makerere University, was appointed on February 1, 2020 in Mityana  at a meeting involving …

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