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Parents to pay for school property destroyed in strike

Kaliro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parents of St John Comprehensive Secondary School Kaliiro in Lyantonde District have been asked to repair and replace the property that was destroyed in a students’ strike. On Sunday, students held a strike accusing the administration of feeding them poor quality food and high-handedness …

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Outdated medical school curriculum worries experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The content of the curriculum used to teach students in Uganda’s medical schools is out of touch with the current needs of the country, and experts are worried. Prof. Joel Okullo, the Chairman of the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council that regulates medical practice …

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Five of 15 students who protested rising prices get bail

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five out of the 15 students who were arrested last week and remanded for protesting against the increased prices of various commodities in the country have been granted bail by Buganda Road Magistrates Court. The group is jointly charged together with ten others …

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20 students arrested in Soroti over strike

  Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 20 students of Olila High School in Soroti city have been arrested for alleged involvement in a strike. The students went rowdy on Sunday evening after an S.4 student was assaulted by a teacher for allegedly escaping from school. One of the security guards …

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30 students injured in Fort Portal accident

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 30 students of Fort Portal Secondary School are nursing injuries they sustained in an accident. The students were returning from a football match at Uganda Technical College Kichwamba. The accident occurred on Wednesday at 7pm in Kitarasa along the Fort Portal-Bundibugyo highway. According …

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New set of learners threaten to overwhelm Govt schools

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several government schools in the Luwero district are constrained due to overwhelming numbers of learners who returned following the lifting of the COVID 19 lockdown. Learners resumed studies on January 10th, 2022 after 22 months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, several …

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VC Nawangwe recalls suspended Makerere students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has revoked the suspension of 16 students sent home after they participated in a demonstration over online lectures. The suspension recall comes after the intervention of the students Guild President Shamim Nambassa who also championed the protest against …

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IUIU alumni to support vulnerable students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) Alumni Association has unveiled a scholarship fund to support vulnerable students to attain University education This was part of the activities during the third annual dinner of the IUIU Alumni Association held at Hotel African on Saturday evening, which …

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University loan scheme to soon cater for students in humanities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Higher Education Students Financing Board plans to support Ugandan undergraduate students doing humanities. Initially, the scheme was targeting students pursuing degree and undergraduate diploma courses in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) programs. According to the government, this was also to help in …

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