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UNEB 2023 exams start in October

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One million, two hundred twenty-four thousand, three hundred seventy-one (1,224,371) students have been registered to sit for final examinations in the three education cycles; Primary Leaving Examination (PLE), Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE), and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE). The Executive Director of …

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Karamoja leaders prefer compulsory education to ABEK program

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of leaders in the Karamoja Sub-region has opposed the revival of Alternative Basic Education for Karamoja-ABEK. The program was introduced by the government in 1998 for children aged between 6 and 18 years in pastoral communities. It started with 10 learning areas including …

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TVET: 4,671 candidates miss exams

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | 4,671 candidates enrolled by the Uganda Business and Technical Examination Board (UBTEB) missed the April/May TVET exams. According to UBTEB’s data, out of the 13,209 candidates registered across 262 examination centers for the final program exams, 8,538 sat for the exams, while 4,671 candidates …

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UNBS tasks schools on procurement of quality grains

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has tasked schools and heads of institutions in the Acholi Subregion to monitor the procurement of quality grains for feeding their learners in a bid to promote their safety. The call comes amidst concerns about the quality …

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Truck overturns, 116 pupils injured

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Scores of pupils of Nagalwa primary school in Manafwa district were injured last night when a truck they were traveling on board overturned at Kufu bridge in Kufu trading center. Up to 116 were injured but reports of deaths at the scene could not …

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