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PLE: Rain, rain, go away

Heavy rains disrupt start of PLE, late start expected in many places Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Heavy rains have this morning disrupted the start of the Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE in different parts of the country.  At many examination storage centres, there were no teachers to receive the materials. …

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Many pupils to sit PLE without geometry sets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso district educationists are worried that many pupils are set to sit their Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) without essential school study requirements like geometry sets, rulers and pens. The district inspector of schools, George Wiliam Mwanje says that the requirements which some pupils are lacking …

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Teachers demand refund of sh330,000 paid before job interviews

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ogom Seed Secondary School teachers have petitioned school authorities in Pader district, demanding a refund of sh7.7 million which they claim was illegally extorted from all of them before they were allowed to sit recruitment interviews. They say the reported extortion happened February and …

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Makerere University ‘fresher’ loses Sh2m to conman

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Police at Makerere University are hunting for a fraudster who disappeared with Sh2 million belonging to a new student (fresher), who gave it to him after he offered to miraculously double it. It was the student’s tuition fees. Campus police have also revealed …

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