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Government to start nursery schools next year

The Ministry of Education is finalising plans to introduce nursery classes in public schools starting next year. Janet Museveni, the Education and Sports minister, made the announcement while closing the education sector review conference recently. Private schools have been the sole providers of nursery education, which has seen costs skyrocket …

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US university to give admissions boost to slave descendants

Washington, United States | AFP | Georgetown University on Thursday announced measures to atone for having profited from the sale of nearly 300 slaves in the 19th century, giving an edge in admissions for their descendants. University president John DeGioia will discuss the steps in a speech later Thursday on …

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Calm at Makerere University at it opens

VIDEO: Although the two weeks strike by non teaching staff from the five public universities was called off, it is still uncertain whether academic activities will begin in earnest in the various public universities. Students  at Makerere and Kyambogo are however optimistic that the first semester will go well although the current …

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VIDEO: MPs want action on Greenhill Academy over Sexually material

NBS: Primary Education state minister Rosemary Sseninde says the ministry will deliver a report to parliament on what action will be taken against the management of Green hill academy after books containing sexual explicit content were confiscated. This as MPs faulted the ministry for failing in its supervision role as …

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VIDEO: Janet Museveni orders universities to open

NBS: The Minister of Education and Sports Janet Kataha Museveni has directed all public universities to open. The directive follows a sit down strike by the non teaching staff which has paralyzed activities and led to delay in the start of the academic semester.   Share on: WhatsApp

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Officials explain raid on Kampala’s Greenhill Academy

Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Ugandan officials raided a prestigious private school Thursday to seize copies of British children’s author Jacqueline Wilson’s “Love Lessons”, as a minister who has led several similar crackdowns threatened to close the establishment. Minister for ethics and integrity Simon Lokodo said the book exposed children …

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Open letter to Janet Kataaha Museveni

COMMENT: By Patrick Ajuna   The education reforms that are needed to tackle unemployment, rampant poverty, and hopelessness Greetings Mama Janet! Congratulations upon your re-appointment to the cabinet as our new Education and Sports Minister. Allow me to add my voice to the many in welcoming you to the highest office …

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VIDEO: No way forward for univesities’ strike

   The Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni has presented a statement before Parliament on the ongoing standoff between non-teaching staff at public universities and government, over failed payment of salary enhancement and arrears. The minister says government needs more time to harmonize the salary scale of the staff. …

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