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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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Head teachers ask gov’t not to abolish PTA fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Universal Primary and Secondary Education Schools have asked the government not to abolish the PTA fees paid by learners. On Monday, the Minister in charge of ICT and National Guidance, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, said that the Cabinet had resolved that all Universal Primary (UPE) and Secondary …

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Gov’t wants charges in UPE, USE schools abolished

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Cabinet is proposing free and compulsory primary and secondary education when schools reopen early next year. The cabinet on Monday agreed that all forms of charges that have been collected from learners in Universal Primary Education-UPE and Universal Secondary Education-USE schools should be abolished. Dr. …

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Stock market boost as MTN listing takes shape

 Uganda Securities Exchange CEO says number of investors could triple Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Executives at the Uganda Securities Exchange are optimistic about increased activity and shareholder numbers at the bourse as MTN Uganda’s listing takes shape. Paul Bwiso, chief executive officer said on the sidelines of the …

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Behind MTN share offer

Assessing the opportunity and the risk Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Commenting on the move by Uganda’s largest telecom company, MTN, to list on the country’s stock exchange, Stephen Kaboyo, the managing director at Alpha Capital Partners, sees opportunity. “In my own prediction, MTN stock will be a good …

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ICPAU to hold 11 th edition of financial reporting awards

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda is teaming up with the Capital Markets Authority, the Uganda Securities Exchange and the Vision Group to hold the 11th edition of the Financial Reporting (FiRe) Awards, executives said on June 15 at a virtual press conference. …

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Come to the stock market for capital

Uganda Securities Exchange tells manufacturers recovering from COVID-19 pandemic stress Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS  BUSINGE | As manufacturers weather the tough times caused by COVID-19 lockdown and related restrictions, executives at the Uganda Securities Exchange say, doors are open for raising capital to reboot business activities. Speaking on behalf of …

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