June 19, 2024
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Nabbanja directs women’s council to fight illegal school charges

Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has instructed representatives of the National Women’s Council (NWC) to combat illegal fees levied in public schools. Nabbanja emphasized that these unauthorized charges contribute significantly to the chronic issue of school dropouts prevalent in the country. “We usually enroll about 10 million students in Primary One, yet the completion rate is

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Over 100,000 pass senior six exams – Uneb

A remarkable achievement unfolded as 108,492 out of 109,488 students who participated in the 2023 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Examinations (UACE) passed, signaling a higher percentage of eligibility for admission into universities and tertiary institutions, as reported by the Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb). Among the successful candidates, 52,452 attained 3 Principal passes, 28,191 secured

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‘Joe Walker’  completes 300km road safety walk

Joseph Beyanga, also known as Joe Walker, completed an extraordinary road safety walk from Kampala to Fort Portal, covering over 300 kilometers. Accompanied by his wife, Carol Byeyanga, and a group of Uganda Pentecostal University students, they embarked on this journey on February 26. Upon their arrival in Fort Portal City, they were greeted with

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Court grants bail to 5 Post Bank staff accused of stealing Shs138m

The Chief Magistrate’s Court granted bail to five Post Bank Uganda employees accused of stealing Shs138 million from the bank’s Arua City branch. The five individuals appeared before Chief Magistrate Paul Matyama, facing charges of theft of Shs138 million and conspiracy to steal Shs38 million between May and December 2023. They all pleaded not guilty

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Three dead in Koboko road crash

Three individuals lost their lives in a traffic accident that also left four others severely injured on the Koboko-Oraba Highway in Koboko District. An eyewitness reported that the driver was traveling at a high speed when he lost control and collided with a pavement. “The vehicle overtook me at a high speed, and shortly afterward,

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State investigates sureties presented by jailed Tik toker

The authenticity of two sureties presented by jailed TikToker, Ibrahim Musana, accused of abusing leaders through his social media account, is under investigation by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). State Attorney Richard Birivumbuka requested the Magistrates Court at Buganda Road for time to investigate the legitimacy of the two sureties, Brenda Namboozo and Ibrahim

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Govt to register Anglican Church land

The Ministry of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development, in collaboration with the Church of Uganda, is embarking on a project to register and issue land titles and customary certificates for Church-owned land. This initiative aims to formalize land ownership across various dioceses nationwide. During a recent gathering, Minister Judith Nabakooba emphasized the importance of assisting

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