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Kisugu High School Director remanded after UCE candidates miss exams

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Makindye Chief Magistrates Court has remanded a director and teacher at Kisugu High School Celestine Kasolo to Luzira Prison on 12  charges of disturbances at an examination centre and wrongful confinement of senior four candidates. The court heard that Kasolo wrongfully detained the candidates …

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UNEB EXAMS: Old Kampala SS Headmaster arrested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Williams Suuna, the head teacher of Old Kampala Secondary School spent Tuesday night in police custody following his arrest for alleged involvement in examination malpractice.  According to information from police sources, Suuna was apprehended alongside Luyima Gilbert, a teacher at Bank Hill College, Zana, …

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Yumbe teachers arrested as UCE exams enter week two

Yumbe , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven people have been arrested for alleged malpractices in the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examinations. Jennifer Kalule Musamba, UNEB’s Principal Public Relations, said the suspects include six teachers and an invigilator, who were arrested at Nampita Secondary School in Yumbe district. Kalule …

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UCE candidate gives birth, to continue with her exams

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A candidate has given birth during the ongoing Uganda Certificate of Education-UCE examinations. According to the Uganda National Examination, Board-UNEB one of the candidates whose names have been withheld gave birth to a baby girl on day four of the examinations. Jennifer Kalule, the UNEB …

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UNEB: Chief invigilator arrested, 3 headmasters rounded up for sharing exams on whatsapp

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The chief invigilator, at African Pearl Secondary School in Makindye Division, and three headmasters have been arrested over examination malpractice,  Uganda National Examinations Board  (UNEB) has confirmed. Jennifer Kalule, the UNEB spokesperson, confirmed the arrest and adds that there is also another group of Uganda Certificate …

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Senior 4 UNEB exams start today

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examinations commenced with a sense of normalcy this morning in stark contrast to the last two cycles plagued by the disruptive effects of COVID-19 restrictions and an Ebola outbreak. Jennifer Kalule, the spokesperson for the Uganda National Examinations Board …

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Six teachers jailed over leaked exams

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road court has remanded six people including headteachers to Luzira prison over alleged examination malpractice. Among those remanded are Daniel Oleja, Michael Ijalla, and Nasser Sekandi – all teachers from Wakiso-based schools. They were jointly charged with Tadeo Lukyamuzi, Henry Mirembe, and Emmanuel …

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School director arrested for issuing fake UCE, UACE results

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Francis Owino, the Director of St. Mary’s Secondary School in Mbale district is in trouble for allegedly providing students with fabricated Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) results. He was apprehended on Friday following a tip-off from a …

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