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MUBS strike: Non-academic staff invigilating examinations

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Authorities at the Nakawa based Makerere University Business School- MUBS have insisted on issuing Examinations to students despite the ongoing industrial action by academic staff. Last week, academic staff at MUBS declared a sit-down strike due to the protracted salary discrepancies on public universities.    …

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COVID19: 45 students in Masaka test positive

Masaka, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  At least 45 students from two schools in Masaka district have tested positive for the Coronavirus disease-COVI19.  The affected students are mainly from the boarding section. Dr. Nathan Onyach, the Director- Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, says the students are admitted at the COVID-19 Treatment Centre. Onyach says the …

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MUBS final year students confused as lecturers strike

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Over 8,000 final year Students at the Nakawa based Makerere University Business School-MUBS are stranded following a strike by academic staff over salary discrepancies.  The academic staff have been threatening to strike since the government reopened education institutions for finalists on October 15, 2020, saying …

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Seven teachers in Fort Portal arrested for failure to wear masks

Fort Portal, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Seven teachers in Fort Portal Tourism City were arrested on Thursday morning for failure to wear masks as schools reopened for finalists. The teachers were picked up as Kabarole Resident District Commissioner– RDC, Steven Asiimwe moved around schools to ensure strict adherence to …

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Mak to accommodate non-resident finalists at UGX 145,000

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Non-resident finalist at Makerere University will have to part with 145,000 Shillings to secure space in university halls as studies resume. This is part of the changes made by the university management reversing an earlier decision to call four halls of residence.    The …

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Government urged to pay 2020 examination fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Following the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy, government has been urged to pay examinations fees for finalists in primary and secondary schools. Bugabula South MP, Maurice Kibalya urged government to intervene in the plight of parents and students and meet the examination …

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