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Jopadhola Community Education Fund starts with $1000 boost

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Jopadhola Community Education and Scholarship Trust (TJC EAST) fund was on Saturday launched, with Kenyan physical planning expert Engineer Vincent K’Odera from Kisumu boosting it with an offer of $1,000 (sh3.6 million) cash. Engineer Vincent K’Odera, who as a member of the Luo …

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Jopadhola 2019 conference at Makerere to highlight education

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A conference to create awareness of the role that education plays as a factor in the development of the Jopadhola will be held at Makerere University on Saturday, August 31, 2019. The cultural head of the Jopadhola, Kwar Adhola Moses Stephen Owor will be …

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Uganda’s education ministry weeds out 30,000 fake teachers

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 30,000 teachers have been dropped by the Education and Sports Ministry is in the going teacher’s verification and registration exercise. According to the Ministry, some of the teachers had forged academic papers and appointment letters. Dr. Jane Egau Okou, the Commissioner in charge …

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Makerere University Freedom Square fenced off

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Students and alumni of Makerere University have questioned the motive behind the erection of metal bars across the Freedom Square. The square, which lies in the space between the University’s administrative block –the Main Building, the University Main Library and the School of Social …

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Dung and Dragons: Myanmar kids dodge cows to play rugby

Yangon, Myanmar | AFP |  Sidestepping cowpats and garbage, Myanmar’s only home-grown junior rugby side train on the outskirts of Yangon, preparing to take on children from the city’s well-heeled international schools. When the Little Dragons aren’t running barefoot on the litter-strewn dirt, the makeshift field on the outskirts of Yangon is sometimes …

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