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UNEB to fine gov’t schools registering private candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) will fine public school headteachers who have been fraudulently registering candidates from private schools that have no UNEB centre numbers as government-sponsored candidates. UNEB says that each school which will be found practising the illegality will be requested to refund …

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Bulambuli residents protest poor state of Buyaga-Buluganya road

Bulambuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Residents and traders using Buyaga-Buluganya road in Bulambuli district rose up in protest on Tuesday over the sorry state of the road. They planted banana suckers on the road to express their dissatisfaction with the state of affairs. The road is unmotorable because of the …

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President commends US for support to combat viral diseases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has thanked the Government of the United States of America for the continued role and support in combating viral diseases like Ebola in Uganda and the region as a whole. The President was speaking during a meeting with the visiting American Secretary …

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Under-pressure Merkel govt to unveil climate strategy

Berlin, Germany | AFP |  Feeling the heat from a vocal climate protest movement, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government plans Friday to unveil a multi-billion-euro grand plan for tackling global warming. Days before a UN climate summit in New York, Merkel’s team was due to announce details as the top EU …

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Lira university gets UGX 2bn for infrastructure expansion

Lira,  Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Lira University has received two billion shillings to expand infrastructure at the institute. The funds from government are meant to finance the completion of facilities at the faculty of education. Construction of the facilities which include lecture rooms and the administration block had previously stalled …

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