Child rights protection: Are schools doing enough?

Every child is entitled to a meaningful childhood. But for many children, the reality of childhood is altogether different.

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ECDs: The inspirational story of alternative childcare

As early at 6:30 am 5-year-old Gad Mporanyi wakes up to prepare for the day. Unlike other children his age, his day does not start with heavy breakfast. He puts on his school uniform and heads to school located 500 metres away from home.

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VIDEO: ICT, broadband linking communities - Kagame

President Paul Kagame has called for continued partnerships in the promotion of ICT and broadband rollout, saying that they are linking communities and bettering economies.

The President made the remarks, yesterday, at the Broadband Commission meeting he was co-chairing in Hong Kong, China.

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Varsity students stranded as courses are suspended

AS THE FOG cleared over the country yesterday morning, Bienveillante Ishimwe would have swore it came with a damning symbolism to her education aspiration.

Ishimwe, like many of her fellow students at the University of Gitwe in Ruhango District, found out that their dreams were heavily beclouded with the suspension of their courses.

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Holiday ‘plot’ for S.6 vacists

Now that the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) examination results are out, many A’level leavers are pondering what to do between now and when first year of university starts. First semester in most universities in Uganda starts in August.

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Redundant teachers: Ministry conducts staff head count

EFFECTIVE TODAY, the Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) will carry out a countrywide head count of staff in public and semi-public schools to establish the exact number of teachers.

The head count follows Public Service Commission report tabled before Parliament last October, showing that about 130 teachers were found on public payroll even when they had left teaching in the previous financial year.

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