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VIDEO: MUASA faults Makerere on graduation flaws

VIDEO: Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) has heaped blame for over 500 students missing out on next week’s graduation on the university administration that manages the examination process and stores student examination data. The lecturers told NBS that the university has an outdated ICT system that could have led to …

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NGO petitions Uganda parliament over increased tuition

A Ugandan non-government organization (NGO) has petitioned Parliament over the increased tuition in government schools. The Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) is seeking intervention in the regulation of fees being asked for by government aided schools across the country. “These schools are supported by government through payment of salaries of their …

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MAKERERE: 75 Doctorates at 67th graduation ceremony

There will be 75 doctorates awarded at Makerere University’s 67th graduation ceremony. They are 10 more than last year, and will be part of 14,895 graduands (14,318 in 2016) to be awarded degrees and diplomas at the four-day ceremony at Freedom Square. The ceremony will be held from Tuesday February 21 to …

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Data guru Hans Rosling dies at 68

Stockholm, Sweden | AFP |  Data guru Hans Rosling, a Swedish public health expert famous for combating scientific ignorance with catchy YouTube videos in his mission to promote a “fact-based world”, has died at the age of 68, his foundation announced. Rosling, who described himself as an “edutainer”, was diagnosed …

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JANET MUSEVENI: Focus on assessment to improve education

First Lady and Minister for Education and Sports Janet Museveni has said improving assessment is essential to improve the quality of education in Uganda. Janet Museveni gave a keynote address on assessment at the Education World Forum (EWF) in London January 23-26 where she recognized that assessment and examinations lie at the very core of …

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Uganda’s Hip-hop For Society 2017 highlights education

The 10th annual Hip-hop For Society event at Sharing Hall Nsambya showed again that entertainment is an integral part of all round education for youth Organized by Breakdance Project Uganda (BPU) Sharing hall was filled to capacity for the 10th annual Hiphop For Society, which presented a mix of entertainment and education. …

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Makerere sets Jan 2 re-opening, Feb 21-24 graduation

Makerere University has released new dates for completion of the 2016/17 1st and 2nd semesters and set a date for the 67th graduation ceremony following last week’s decision to re-open the institution. According to a statement from the University Vice Chancellor Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu, all members of staff should resume work …

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