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Education ministry still planning to procure radio sets for learners

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Ministry of Education and Sports has not yet given up on their idea of buying and distributing radio sets to facilitate what they have termed as long-distance learning. While addressing journalists at Nakasero statehouse on Friday afternoon, the education minister, First Lady Janet Museveni …

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No need for radios, we want schools to reopen – Parents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several parents have insisted that the government reopens schools for learning instead of purchasing radios to be distributed to households. In September, President Museveni ordered for the reopening of schools but only for candidate classes after more than six months of inactivity. Museveni said that …

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MPs yet to agree on proposed radio procurement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators sitting on Parliament’s Budget committee have accused the government of failing to have a comprehensive plan on the roll out of the long distance-learning programme through radio broadcast. The MPs were today examining a number of responses by the State Minister for Higher Education …

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Education ministry fails to convince MPs on radio procurement

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Officials from the Ministry of Education and Sports have today failed to persuade legislators sitting on Parliament’s Budget Committee on the proposed expenditure of Shillings 336.8 billion to purchase radio sets for all homesteads in the country. Led by the Minister of State for Planning …

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Gov’t urgently wants sh336 billion to buy radios for everybody

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  In a fresh supplementary budget request to parliament, government is seeking a total provision of Shillings 353.8 billion to purchase radios to all Uganda homesteads to support long distance learning and others. David Bahati, the Minister of State for Planning presented the request to Parliament’s …

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