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ZOMBO. Across section women in Monkwerocoo Village, Warr Sub County, Zombo district in West Nile Region of Uganda are demanding for an adult learning facility to scale down the illiteracy rate among rural women in the area.
KOBOKO. Abele primary school (PS) girls in Koboko South Division, Koboko Municipality are grappling with in adequate number of toilet facilities.
ADJUMANI. War child Canada has launched the accelerated lower secondary education curriculum in Adjumani district.
PAKWACH. The government is set to construct two Secondary Schools in the next financial year for Alwi and Wadelai Sub counties.
NEBBI. Fifty students of Angal secondary school have been suspended following a strike last weekend that saw school properties, worth millions of shillings destroyed.
ARUA. In a bid to support education in government aided schools in Arua district, Arise Aliga Foundation, a West Nile based philanthropic non-profit making organization has donated scholastic materials to primary seven (P7) pupils of Ezuku primary school (PS) in Vurra sub-county.
ARUA. There was drama and boos at several nursery and primary schools in Arua municipality as the council and the education ministry standards’ directorate issued out closure notices to operators of unlicensed schools in front of teary children.
ARUA. Arua education department has issued a stern warning to head teachers and teachers who plan to resist their latest transfers that they would be penalised accordingly.
ARUA. Arua public secondary school on Wednesady officially launched a drive that will culminate into the celebrations of its Golden Jubilee on the 16th June 2018.
ADJUMANI. Two headteachers and two classroom teachers of Adjumani have been rewarded for their outstanding work this academic year by Adjumani district local.................
ARUA.The Bishop of Madi and west Nile diocese Rt Rev Charles Collins Andaku has challenged the heads of institutions under the church of Uganda in the diocese to put in hard work and faithfulness to improve the fast declining standards of education in the region.
ADJUMANI. The Copa Coca-Cola tournament for Adjumani district was on Friday concluded with the defending champions, Biyaya secondary school (SS) emerging the overall winners.
NEBBI. The Nebbi district deputy chief administration officer (ACAO) Ms Jesica Ongyertho has attributed the high dropout rate of the girl-child in primary schools to the poor attitude of male parents..
ADJUMANI. The Adjumani deputy Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Mr Moses Dalil has threatened to direct police to arrest and imprison parents who have failed to provide for their children in the district.
ADJUMANI. Cheshire Services Uganda, a nongovernmental organization has earmarked 1.6 billion Ugandan shillings for training women with disabilities.
ARUA. Ma’di and West Nile diocese mothers and fathers union departments have started a campaign to reach out to students in secondary schools with messages aimed at improving.....
ARUA. Following decades of underperformance of pupils in primary and students in secondary schools in Uganda, the province of the church of Uganda has embarked on a.......
YUMBE. Chairperson for Uganda Parliamentary forum for children, Mr Bernard Atiku has urged the clergy to use the pulpits to also advocate against child abuses in the communities.
MOYO/ADJUMANI. About shs5.8billionworth of projects have been launched in in Moyo and Adjumani districts with a call on district authorities against diverting the money for what it's not intended for.
MARACHA. The leaders of Maracha district have given two weeks ultimatum to the contractor building shs1.9bn Kololo public seed secondary school in Tara sub-county to fully resume work, lest they take action.
YUMBE. Khalisa Developments (U) Limited, a construction company that undertook a project at Barakala primary school in Yumbe district is to be recalled over shoddy work.
ARUA. The outbreak and spread of Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has forced teachers teaching in various private schools in Arua City to form a union.
MARACHA. Maracha district councillors have disagreed with the Ministry of education and sports over the choice of a seed secondary school to be established in the district.
ZOMBO. As teachers struggle to supplement their remuneration which they claim is too meagre to make ends meet, the Zombo district education officer (DEO) Mr Nicholas...........
ARUA. The Democratic Party (DP) has fronted Mr Kennedy Madira a.k.a JM Kennedy, a popular West Nile musician to run for the by election in Arua municipality.
MADI-OKOLLO. Former Madi-Okollo county Member of Parliament, Mr Martin Drito has promised to improve education in Upper Madi-Okollo constituency by providing meals for candidate pupils and lobbying for a vocational training institute for skills development for the youth.
YUMBE. East Alipi primary school (PS) in Romogi Sub County, Yumbe district which was on Tuesday closed over concerns of inadequate sanitary facilities has reopened.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district local government has passed the 2020/2021 financial year budget worth shs27billion with priority accorded to the education and production sectors.
YUMBE. The 2019 regional Music, Dance and Drama (MDD) festival for primary schools in the West Nile region concluded with the call to support MDD activities in schools.
NEBBI. The Nebbi district resident district commissioner (RDC) Mr Christopher Omara has asked parents to give their children early sex education.
MOYO. Erepi primary teachers' college in Moyo district has partnered with Stromme foundation international.
ARUA. Famine Nature, a local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Uganda has launched a one-year project aimed at nurturing students to become better future leaders through civic education.
YUMBE. Kuru secondary school (SS) in Yumbe district has lost items worth Sh35million to fire that gutted the school computer laboratory on Sunday.
ARUA.Organizers of the second edition of the West Nile education trust fund dinner have said they expect the first lady Mrs Janet Museveni who is also the minister of Education and sports..
ARUA. The headteacher of Green Hill nursery and primary school, a private Catholic founded-school in Katrini sub-county, Arua district Ms Molly Ceniru has resigned.
NEBBI.The Executives of Nebbi Primary Head Teachers’ Association have failed to account for over 13 million shillings they earlier collected from primary school Head Teachers for the purchase of an examination printer.
KOBOKO. Koboko district security committee has resolved to start sacking head teachers whose schools get involved in strikes and inter-school fights.
ARUA. Councillors in Arua district council have attributed the declining academic performance in primary and secondary schools in the district to failure by headteachers to play their roles.
MARACHA. The program coordinator for early grade reading (EGR) and reading to learn (RTL) programs in Uganda, Mr Wilber Wanyama has challenged primary school head teachers to consider
MARACHA. The administrators of Atratraka primary school in Oluvu sub-county, Maracha district are counting losses following a heavy storm that ravaged the area destroying the school property
PAKWACH. The fishing community in Panyimur sub-county, Pakwach district is concerned about the high school dropout rate and its negative impact in the area.
YUMBE. Local leaders have raised concern over the inadequate number of secondary schools in Bidi bidi refugee camp in Yumbe district.
KOBOKO. The Italian Development Corporation Agency (ACAV) has harnessed expertise from the Aga-Khan Foundation to retrain 26 teachers and teaching assistants.
ARUA. The academic registrar of IUIU, Arua campus Mr Saidi Abdallah has lauded the ‘Youth debater’s forum’ of Arua for bringing together the Muslim students during the Holy month of Ramadan.
KOBOKO. There was excitement among pupils and teachers of various primary schools in Koboko municipality following a decision taken by the area leaders to address the challenge of inadequate toilet facilities in schools.
KOBOKO. The various education stakeholders in Koboko district have blamed the increasing cases of school drop-out on lack of reproductive health education in schools.
KOBOKO. Koboko district officials have expressed worry over an alarming rate of school age drop-out.
KOBOKO. Koboko Town College secondary school has emerged winner of Koboko district inter schools debate competition.
YUMBE. At least 500 learners trained by Danish Refugee Council (DRC), have graduated in Functional Literacy and Numeracy (FLN).
ZOMBO. Lack of perimeter wall at Oturgang girls’ primary school in Paidha town council, Zombo district has continued to cause fear of possible cases of insecurity at the school, officials have said.
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