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Slow court process hindering examination malpractice fight

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The slow court process is hindering the fight against examination malpractice. According to Uganda National Examination Board-UNEB, more than 100 people have been arrested in relation to examination malpractice since 2017, but less than 30 cases have been completed. Dan Odongo, the UNEB executive secretary …

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UNEB withholds results for 1,512 PLE candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Uganda National Examination Board-UNEB has withheld results for 1,512 candidates in the Primary Leaving Examinations results which were released this morning. Most of these were cases of external assistance offered to the learners from within the examination room, according to UNEB executive secretary Dan …

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UNEB warns schools on fraudsters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Uganda National Examinations Board- UNEB has cautioned schools against fraudsters.  UNEB officials say that they have received information from several whistle blowers and schools about being asked for large sums of money to stop their results from being withheld.  The fraudsters are targeting both …

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Technical glitch caused distribution of fewer PLE papers in schools-UNEB

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Uganda National Examination Board-UNEB experienced a technical glitch on the last day of the Primary Leaving Examinations- PLE resulting to a number of schools receiving fewer or more examination scripts compared to the number of registered candidates. Some of the affected schools were Nakasero Primary …

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UNEB investigates possible malpractice orchestrated by distributors

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Uganda National Examination Board- UNEB has embarked on investigations to establish circumstances under, which several parcels of Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE scripts reached respective centers with broken seals. Many examination centers in Wakiso, Mpigi and Masaka districts received parcels with broken seals raising suspicion that they …

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Absentee candidates causing wastage of resources-UNEB

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Absenteeism of candidates during national examinations is causing wastage of resources. According to Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB, 100 candidates countrywide did not turn up for Primary Leaving Examinations-UNEB examinations. Dan Odongo, the UNEB Executive Secretary, says that candidates that fail to show up for …

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PLE: Twelve arrested for impersonation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Twelve pupils were picked up on Monday from Bugolosese Primary School in Buikwe district for alleged impersonation in the Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE. The twelve suspects were reportedly sitting the mathematics examination for some candidates. Jennifer Kalulu Musamba, the Public Relations Officer Uganda National Examination …

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UNEB disowns social media PLE papers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Examinations Board – UNEB has disowned the purported 2019 Primary Leaving Examination –PLE examination papers that circulated on social media over the weekend. The fake Social Studies and Mathematics papers made rounds on social media on Sunday night. However, UNEB warned parents …

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Candidates struggle to use random numbers-PLE scouts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Primary Seven candidates confused this morning with some of them using Education Management Information System-EMIS numbers attached to each school instead of the random numbers used by the Uganda National Examinations Board this year. The examination body last month announced that they would use …

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