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Prof. Ddumba hands over office

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | On completion of his five year tenure as Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu has in the evening hours of 31st August 2017 handed over office to the next Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe. Effective 1st September 2017, Prof. Barnabas …

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MUBS taken to court over missed graduation

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  A former student at Makerere University Business School (MUBS) has petitioned the High Court in Kampala seeking orders that the university holds a special graduation ceremony, to confer her a master’s degree in Human Resource Management after her name was ommited  from the recent …

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THIS WEEK: 800 pass LDC Pre-entry

THIS WEEK: 800 pass LDC Pre-entry Kampala, Uganda | THIS WEEK | An improvement in performance has been recorded after the Law Development Centre (LDC) released results of the 2017/2018 pre-entry examinations indicating 814 of the 1797 candidates who sat for the exam to have passed. This represented a pass rate …

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Bridge schools cross milestone

After settling with education ministry, focus now on pioneer P7 candidates Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | After nearly a year of bickering with the government of Uganda in and out of the courts, Bridge International Academies appears to have crossed over to a better relationship and possible bright future. …

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Malala wins place at Oxford University

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for advocating education for girls in her native Pakistan, announced Thursday she has won a place to study at Oxford University. “So excited to go to Oxford!!” the 20-year-old posted on Twitter, along …

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Zimbabwe plans $1 billion ‘Mugabe University’

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP |  Cash-strapped Zimbabwe announced Wednesday that it plans to build a $1 billion university to honour Robert Mugabe, the 93-year-old president accused of brutal repression and bringing the country to economic ruin. The university joins other facilities named after Mugabe including the government’s school of intelligence, …

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VIDEO: Parents shouldn’t pressure children on exams

VIDEO: Parents shouldn’t pressure children on exams Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | The First lady and Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni has berated teachers and parents for exerting unnecessary pressure on their children to pass examinations. She made the remarks while launching the 35th Association for Educational Assessment …

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Education ministry gives 693 unvalidated pensioners July 28 deadline

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Education and Sports has given all pensioners who were not validated by Ministry of Public Service up to July 28 to seek its clearance or else they will be deleted from the pension payroll with effect from 1st August. According to a statment from the Permanent Secretary, Ministry …

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Makerere releases private sponsorship undergraduate admissions list 2017/18

Kampala, Uganda | MAK.AC.UG |  Makerere University has released the official admission lists for privately sponsored students for the academic year 2017/2018. According to the university website MAK.AC.UG, the list was released by The Office of the Academic Registrar. However, other lists including Diploma Entry, Mature-Age Entry, and International Applicants, are …

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Malala meets her Chibok ‘heroes’ in Nigeria

  Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Monday called for a “state of emergency for education” in Nigeria, as she visited the country and met some of the Chibok schoolgirls whose cause she championed. The 20-year-old global education campaigner made the suggestion at a meeting …

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