UNEB announces dates for releasing exam results

UNEB announces dates for releasing exam results

The Uganda National Examinations Board has announced that it will release the Uganda Primary Examinations results next week Tuesday January 10 and the Uganda Certificate of Education results on January 17, 2017. Dan Odongo the Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) secretary confirmed the development. “With our supportive team we have managed to finish marking before […]

Museveni drops Agriculture, metal/wood work from O-level schools

Museveni drops Agriculture, metal/wood work from O-level schools

New revelations have been made about a December 21 meeting, when President Museveni assembled university vice chancellors, ministry of education officials and technocrats from the National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) at State House Entebbe. Education minister Janet Museveni also attended the meeting. According to The Observer, among proposed changes to the O-level curriculum, at least […]

Students shun Makerere University re-opening, lecture rooms empty

Students shun Makerere University re-opening, lecture rooms empty

East Africa’s oldest and most prestigious university, Makerere has resumed lectures two months after President Museveni ordered its closure following a strike by the lecturers demanding payment of their incentive arrears. Shockingly, all the lecturer rooms and halls of residences were open but there were no students. Some halls of residence and lecture rooms were […]

Makerere University students given one-week holiday

Makerere University students given one-week holiday

Four days after President Museveni officially re-opened Makerere University following two months of closure, the institution’s management has released its full semester one schedule. The university Vice Chancellor, Prof John Dumba Ssentamu, says that after classes resuming on 2nd January 2017, management have planned for students to have a residential break of one week from […]

Makerere University Council is useless, lecturers’ boss hits out

Makerere University Council is useless, lecturers’ boss hits out

The head of Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA), Dr Muhammad Kiggundu has hit out at the University Council Chairman, Dr Charles Wana-Etyem, over incompetency after he claimed he is frustrated in his efforts to end the institution’s woes. READ: Makerere defeats USA’s Massachusetts Institute of Technology at TechCon 2016 While appearing on NBS TV’s […]

Museveni orders Makerere to reopen immediately for staff not students

Museveni orders Makerere to reopen immediately for staff not students

President Yoweri Museveni has given a green light to plans of reopening Makerere University. According to a December 24 letter from education minister Janet Museveni, the president has directed the university council to “make the necessary arrangements for the university to reopen”. “I have communicated the resolutions (of Muasa general assembly) to the president, who […]

Makerere University January reopening to be announced today

Makerere University January reopening to be announced today

After consultation with President Yoweri Museveni, the management of Makerere University is holding a press briefing Saturday afternoon to announce the institution’s reopening on January 2, to allow for the completion of the first semester. Dr Wana Etyem, the Makerere University Council Chairperson, will at 3.30p.m. today conduct a press briefing at the university’s Main […]

Min. Janet Museveni aides embroiled in Shs3.4bn UPE scam

Min. Janet Museveni aides embroiled in Shs3.4bn UPE scam

The minister for Education and Sports Janet Museveni’s office has been cited in a Shs 3.4billion procurement scandal. A number of Mrs Museveni’s most trusted technocrats like Godfrey Dhatemwa (Commisionar Planning), James Oloya (Senior Economist), Daniel Nkaada (Chair Contracts Committee), Patrick Bwayo (Head PDU) and Hassan Hasoho (Procurement Specialist) used the desire for personal gain […]

#CrimeNewsLink through #innovateAFRICA seeks to change major challenges in fight against crime in Uganda

#CrimeNewsLink through #innovateAFRICA seeks to change major challenges in fight against crime in Uganda

Because of their constant commitment to make Uganda, a better place, www.theugandan.com.ug is rallying support to standout of 736 submissions and get one of the 10 – 15 #innovateAFRICA journalism projects’ funding. Crime News Link innovation tends to run solution based news by linking crime news to relevant authorities to find a solution through   engaging […]