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Minister Ogwang rallies Katakwi on peace, reconciliation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The newly appointed Minister of State for Information and Communication Technology, ICT and National Guidance, Peter Ogwang has rallied residents in his constituency to embrace peace and reconciliation. Ogwang, who was speaking to his supporters in Katakwi on Saturday for the first time since …

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PROF CHIBITA: Well managed communication landscape key to democracy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Management of the fast-changing communication landscape in Uganda will have a bearing on the country’s democracy. “A free communication landscape should contribute to a more informed polity. Such a polity should then be better equipped to hold their representatives accountable,” said Professor Monica Chibita on …

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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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Prof Chibita’s Inaugural Lecture to focus on media freedom, regulation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Monica Chibita will deliver her Professorial Inaugural Lecture entitled “Between Freedom and Regulation: Reflection on Uganda’s Communication Landscape” on Friday January 17, 2020 at Uganda Christian University (UCU) in Mukono. She will examine Uganda’s regulator environment, effects of media regulation, the shift from the old …

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