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Government to implement Omaswa Task-force report on education

Government is ready to implement the Omaswa Taskforce that aims to improve management of Ugandan universities. The Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda gave the assurances today when he launched the Omaswa Task Force report. “The government is looking at Institutions of Higher Education to be centres of innovation and help drag …

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PEAS Schools Outperforming USE Schools – EPRC Study

By Ian Ortega and Elizabeth Birabwa A study conducted by Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) has revealed that PEAS schools are outperforming those under the USE Programme. Promoting Equality in African Schools (PEAS)  is a charity that builds and runs low cost-private secondary schools in Uganda and Zambia. According to …

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Mamdani rejects Makerere’s Dr. Nyanzi probe

Professor Mahmood Mamdani, Director of the Makerere Institute Of Social Research (MISR) has said his team will not cooperate with the Makerere University Vice Chancellor’s Investigation Committee Into MISR. “The Vice Chancellor lacks the moral authority and objectivity to set up and provide oversight for such a Committee. He is …

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Bridging education gaps in communities

By Ian Katusiime New schools strive to offer quality education at minimal fees In Nabaziza, Kyengera about 9kms from central Kampala, 205 pupils from the community are attending school in newly built structures. Their teachers are dressed in lime green T-shirts and black pants and refer to their notes on …

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Barbra Ofwono Buyondo; Education entrepreneur

By Joan Akello In 1999, Barbra Ofwono Buyondo, a trained secondary school teacher, got a dream to start a kindergarten. Using the little personal savings and contributions from her family, she put together about Shs 1 million to start a kindergarten that she christened Victorious Education Services at Old Kampala. …

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