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LIVE: Release of 2019 PLE results

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has released  the 2019 Primary Leaving Examination, showing overall that more pupils qualified to join post primary institutions than the previous year. This year 617,150 candidates passed the PLE compared to 599,593 the previous year. Minister of Education and Sports, Janet …

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Uganda’s PLE results to be released today

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Primary Seven candidates together with their parents and schools are anxiously waiting for the release of the Primary Leaving Examinations- PLE results. The results will be released  today by the Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Kataha Museveni at Kampala Parents School. URN reporters …

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Gov’t tasked to explain progress on provision of sanitary pads

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has tasked the Ministry of Education and Sports to present a report within three months on the progress on government’s plan to provide sanitary pads to school girls in primary school. Oulanyah made the directive on Tuesday …

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Health Ministry introduces school immunization registers

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | To improve the completion rates for the Human Papilloma Virus-HPV vaccination, the Health Ministry has introduced school immunization registers in collaboration with the Education and Sports Ministry. The HPV is a cancer causing virus that is sexually transmitted by men. It can only be …

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Three students killed in China university lab explosion

Beijing, China | AFP | Three students were killed in a laboratory blast at a Beijing university on Wednesday, the city’s fire department said. “There was an explosion at the experimental site during a scientific research experiment” on wastewater treatment in the Environmental Engineering Laboratory, the Beijing Fire Department said. …

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12-year-old boy starts own school; is teacher and head master

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At just 12-years-old, Leonardo Nicanor Quinteros is still in secondary school, but he already runs his own free private school to help other children, and even some adults, with their studies in in the Argentinian town of Las Piedritas, near San Juan. He started it …

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Headteacher arrested for charging fees at UPE school

  Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A primary school head teacher in Mbarara district has been arrested for unlawfully soliciting for money from parents. Jolly Tumwebaze, the Head Teacher at Kabingo One Primary School in Nyakayojo Division was arrested after she reportedly sent pupils home for failing to pay …

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