Government takes over Busoga University, promises to clear 15 Billion debt

Busoga University will now become a public university after government agreeing to take of the institution. It has also agreed to clear it’s Ushs. 15 Billion. “After a series of meetings, the government has agreed to take over Busoga University as a public institution with its Shs15b loan. We shall pay the loan when we know what the money was…

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PLE success show Bridge continues to impact children in Uganda

Batamuriza Judith, a 14-year-old girl from Nansana Municipality who has studied at Bridge School Yesu Amala for 6 years scored 8 aggregate

The Ugandan Government has released the 2020 national Primary Leaving Exam (PLE) results, which show that pupils from Bridge Schools Uganda have performed exceptionally well for the fourth year in a row.  Many pupils from the school have achieved marks in the sought-after division 1 and 2 categories. The top-performing pupil from Bridge is Batamuriza Judith, a 14-year-old girl from…

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Confirmed; PLE Results Release for Friday

Confirmed; PLE Results Release for Friday.

The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)  officials have finally briefed the Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni and the other Ministry officials on the 2020 PLE results which are scheduled to be released on Friday. Uneb was to release the results in June, however, the move was put on hold following the presidential restrictions on Covid-19. The results will…

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Makerere University School of Law to increase admissions from 300 to 500

makerere university school of law

Makerere University School of Law has decided to increase admissions from the usual 300 to 500 upon completion of the construction of the new building. Yesterday, during the launch of the construction of the School’s building, an announcement was made about the intention to increase the intake upon completion of the construction process. After the University Council allocated UGX 7.3…

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Prof. Ogwang warns MUST over illegal use of his products to solicit funds from MOSTI

Prof Patrick Ogwang

Prof. Ogwang also the proprietor of Jena Herbals (U) Ltd has through his legal representation Omongole & Co Advocates passed an ultimatum to Mbarara University of Science and Technology over the illegal usage of his products to solicit funds from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. Recently, it was stated that the manufacturers of Covidex required additional financial support…

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MultiChoice Uganda schedules time for students to study during lockdown

MultiChoice Uganda schedules time for students to study during lockdown

MultiChoice Uganda has drawn a schedule to facilitate the study of students during the second lockdown imposed by the government. Basing on the new schedule, classes shall run from 9 AM to 11 AM on weekdays while on weekends, classes shall run from 10 AM to 12 PM airing key subjects on the country’s syllabus to be aired on Pearl…

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Covid-19 bars the release of PLE UNEB results 2020

Covid-19 bars the release of PLE UNEB results 2020

The release of PLE UNEB Results 2020 has been barred by the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) did to Covid-19 related restrictions. Basing on the UNEB spokesperson, Jennifer Kalule, the release of the results has not been suspended but rather it shall be delayed as the National Examinations body needs to align it’s to match the guidelines put in place…

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Ministry of Education – Schools should not charge parents more than 60% when students report for special term

Ministry of Education - Schools should not charge parents more than 60% when students report for special term

The Ministry of Health has warned schools against charging parents more than 60% when the semi-candidates report to school for a special term. Semi-candidates in the classes of Primary Six, Senior Three and Senior Five were expected to report of June 7th, however, due to the resurgence of Covid-19, schools were temporarily closed down. While speaking to media, the Education…

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Makerere University students stranded as its closed in the middle of exams

Makerere University students

Makerere University students are stranded following the sudden closure of the university in the middle of the examination period. Following the President’s directive to close all schools with effect from June 7th at 8:00am, many students have been left stranded as they do not know how to go about the predicament in which they are. Mary Adding, a final year…

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Covid-19 drives Greenhill Academy into a two weeks lockdown

greenhill academy secondary school

City-based Greenhill Academy has been driven into a two weeks lockdown due to the increasing number of students affected by the deadly coronavirus. The school admissions made the information known through a 31st May dated letter which was posted on their social media platform. The letter was signed by the school’s head teacher Mr. Wilberforce Kamengo. In this letter, he…

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