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KASSANDA: 2,500 cases of pregnancies after defilement in 10 months

Kassanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Kassanda district have decried the increasing cases of defilement and teenage pregnancies following the COVID-19 induced closure of educational institutions. According to Kassanda District Probation Office, the district was tenth with a high defilement cases during the 2020 lockdown. The district registered …

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Gov’t suspends transfer of teachers in public secondary schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ministry of education has decided to halt any transfers of secondary school teachers in all public learning institutions across the country. The ban is effective this month pending for the review of the system when schools reopen. The ministry says the ban is intended …

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Museveni allows learners, teachers to use public transport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has given further clarifications allowing teachers and learners to use public transport if the transporters can observe the recommended standard operating procedures. As part of the guidelines for reopening, the Ministry of Education had barred teachers and learners from using general …

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Heading back to school in the pandemic

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An entire generation has seen its education interrupted. At the height of nationwide lockdowns in April, approximately 91 percent of the world’s students in more than 194 countries were out of school. This caused immeasurable disruption to the lives, learning and wellbeing of children around the …

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