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Meals lure learners in Moroto to school despite teachers’ strike

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several learners in Moroto district have continued reporting to school despite the nationwide teachers’ strike that has been running for six days now. Our reporter visited several schools on Tuesday and found the learners playing around the compound. The majority of the learners only report to …

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Learners with nodding syndrome in Kitgum fail to return to school

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least twenty pupils of Alune Primary School suffering from the nodding syndrome have failed to resume studies. The school with an enrollment of 449 learners is located in Labongo Akwang sub county. Of these, 30 were suffering from nodding syndrome as of the 2020 enrollment, …

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Stanbic Bank meet exposes deals for schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Stanbic Bank Uganda has taken bold steps to support parents, teachers and schools as learners settle in class after nearly two years of education sector closure. Speaking at a recent virtual forum titled ‘Bank of Uganda address on credit relief measures for school loans’ organized …

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SCHOOL FEES: Many men in trouble after lockdown

Several Men Reported for Failing To Pay School Fees for Their Children Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The District Probation Office in Luwero has so far recorded 25 cases of men reported by their wives and partners, for failing to pay school fees for their offspring’s. The cases came up …

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NGO extends UGX30Bn relief cash to private school teachers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With the long-awaited government relief package to private school teachers becoming smoke and mirrors, a third party is coming on board to put some temporary relief cash in teachers’ pockets ahead of school reopening. Private school teachers at all levels are part of the groups of …

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Tororo district local leaders launch back to school campaign

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders of Kisoko sub county in Tororo district have launched a campaign to persuade children to return to school when schools reopen next year. The Ministry of Education set January 10 as the official date education institutions will reopen two years after they were closed …

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