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Gov’t faulted for failure to deliver radio sets to households

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parents, local leaders and education authorities in Acholi have expressed disappointment at the government for failing to deliver radio sets to households to facilitate long-distance learning. In July 2020, during the first pandemic lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus disease, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni …

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Education ministry renews pursuit of radio sets for learners

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education is planning to reintroduce a proposal for the purchase of radio sets for learners who are currently stuck at home as Uganda battles a surge in COVID-19 cases. The government planned to procure radio sets as one of the measures to …

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Uganda registers 13% decline in households with radio sets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of households that own radio sets has declined by 13.5% in a survey carried out by Uganda Bureau of Statistics. Radio is a leading source of information in Uganda and there are over 200 stations authorized by Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to broadcast …

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Budget committee rejects UGX 336Bn radio procurement deal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Budget Committee has declined to approve 336.8 Billion Shillings supplementary budget request by the government to purchase 9 million radio sets for Ugandan homes to facilitate the long-distance learning program. The decision has been disclosed by a section of MPs on the committee who …

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MPs appalled by state of firm fronted to supply radio sets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The local firm being fronted by the Education and Sports Ministry to supply Ugandan homesteads with radio sets mainly deals in assembling transformers and woofers, Parliament has learnt. This became apparent when a due diligence team from the Budget Committee visited Orion Transformers and Electrics …

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