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Kikuube district to surrender 13 community schools to government

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Education authorities in Kikuube district want government to takeover the management of 13 community primary schools in the district in a bid to uplift education standards. The district education authorities have already submitted names of the community primary schools they want government to take …

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Batooro to be sensitized on return of kingdom assets

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tooro kingdom administration is organizing a series of sensitization meetings for the community about the kingdom properties that are in the process of being returned by the central government. King Oyo on Monday led a delegation that met government officials led by Prime …

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Bankers criticized for not assisting agricultural sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Commercial banks and government have been criticized for not putting much emphasis on developing the agriculture sector. Dr James Kanyije, the executive director of KK Foods Limited said on Thursday that bankers had let farmers down by classifying the sector as risky. He said …

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Parliament to probe mass layoffs at Vision Group

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Finance committee will start a probe into Vision Group’s recent decision to close three of its regional newspapers and examine the lay-offs which affected hundreds of their staff. The media conglomerate runs more than 10 media units comprising Newspapers, magazines and broadcast channels …

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Private schools ask government to pay their teachers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Private Educational Institutions Association has requested government to pay salaries for teachers who have greatly been affected by the closure of schools for at least a year. Appearing before the Parliamentary committee on National Economy to present a situation report on how …

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US likely suffered ‘heartbreaking’ unemployment in May

Washington, United States | AFP |  Even as the world’s largest economy begins to reopen, the scale of the job losses in May will be devastating, and economists fear it will take many months to recover. More than 21 million jobs disappeared in March and April as the unemployment rate surged …

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Opportunity for government in COVID-19

  The viral flu pandemic offers government great opportunity to improve service delivery in education sector | COMMENT | GERALD PADDE AUKU |  The world is faced with the looming negative impact of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) causing deaths, illnesses and economic despair and a badge to global poverty currently estimated …

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