World Bank suspends aid to Sudan after military coup

World Bank suspends aid to Sudan after military coup

It was Wenesday when the World Bank suspended aid to Sudan following the military takeover that deposed the prime minister. “I am greatly concerned by recent events in Sudan, and I fear the dramatic impact this can have on the country’s social and economic recovery and development,” World Bank President David Malpass said in a […]

The Parliament Trade Committee Not Happy With The Huge Expenditure In Allowances To The Members Of Parliament Who Made It To The Dubai Expo

The Parliament Trade Committee Not Happy With The Huge Expenditure In Allowances To The Members Of Parliament Who Made It To The Dubai Expo

MPs on Parliament’s Tourism, Trade and Industries Committee have quizzed officials from Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) after discovering that half of the Shs360M budget was spent on travel and per diem of the officials at the Dubai expo. Lilly Ajarova, Chief Executive Officer at UTB informed Parliament that although the Board requested for Shs3.4bn to organize the expo, only […]

New Four Year Course Expected To Produce Better Teachers In Uganda

New Four Year Course Expected To Produce Better Teachers In Uganda

On Tuesday, the Education Ministry announced a proposal for a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Education for teachers. The national teacher policy requires teachers to have a degree as a minimum academic qualification. The government hopes this will better the quality of education in the country’s schools. In 2016, an evaluation by the Uganda national examinations […]

Ministry Officials Worried About Mental State Of Learners

Ministry Officials Worried About Mental State Of Learners

As days draw closer for the anticipated reopening of schools, the education ministry officials are worried about the mental and well-being of the learners who have been out of school for two years due to Covid-19 induced lockdown. Dr Cleophus Mugenyi, the Commissioner Basic Education at the ministry, said much as there is a general […]

S1, S5 selection to begin next week

S1, S5 selection to begin next week

The Education Ministry has unveiled plans for the start of selection of S1 and S5 learners, next week, ahead of the proposed reopening of learning institutions in January next year. The process, which will attract the participation of 2,000 schools, will run from the 25th to the 29th of October next week at the Kololo […]

Babu Is Reformed, Says Bobi After Attacks By Kenyans On Social Media

Babu Is Reformed, Says Bobi After Attacks By Kenyans On Social Media

Kenyans on social media reacted angrily to a video in which National Unity Platform (NUP) leader Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine is seen supporting a politician accused of attempted murder. In the video posted on social media, Mr Kyagulanyi is seen rallying Kenyans from the Embakasi constituency to re-elect his friend Babu Owino as a […]

Member of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya Rotting in Jail

Member of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya Rotting in Jail

Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate Doreen Karungi Olga has today remanded Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya to Kigo prison until October 29, 2021, on charges of inciting violence to the public. It is alleged that between August and September, the legislator used his known Facebook page to inform his followers that he was […]

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