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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.
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. 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 public secondary school on Wednesady officially launched a drive that will culminate into the celebrations of its Golden Jubilee on the 16th June 2018.
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.
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.....
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.
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.
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.
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.
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..
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
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. 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.
PAKWACH. School authorities of Wadelai secondary school (SS) in Pakwach district have blamed the increasing cases of school dropout in the school on lack of sanitary pads.
KOBOKO. The family of Late Francis Ayume has appealed to the government to fulfill a pledge it made to the people of Koboko in honour of their fallen father during his burial in May 2004.
KOBOKO. The high girl-child school dropout rate due to lack of sanitary pads in Koboko district has forced local leaders to devise what they have term as a lasting solution to the problem.
PAKWACH. Lions’ club international has handed over a shs55million rehabilitated classroom block to Pakwach girl’s primary school authorities.
MARACHA. Maracha district has launched another award for the best performing pupils in sports and academics in primary schools.
MARACHA. Maracha district officials have launched teachers’ savings and credit cooperative organization (SACCO).
MARACHA. The leaders of Maracha district have pledged to support infrastructural development in Obutava community vocational school based in Abidro village, Aroi parish.
MARACHA. Officials of Maracha district are stuck with over 400 million Ugandan shillings presidential pledge meant for the construction of three school blocks in three different secondary schools in the district.
MARACHA. The organizing committee for the fundraising drive aimed at constructing a three-classroom block at Obutava community vocational school in Aroi parish, Yivu sub-county in Mar.....
MARACHA. At least 35 students of Maracha secondary school (SS) in Nyadri sub-county, Maracha district have been charged with causing malicious damage to property following a recent strike
MARACHA. Teachers in Maracha are considering to quit Uganda National teachers Union (UNATU).
MOYO. The students of Metu senior secondary school in Metu sub-county, Moyo district on Monday petitioned the district education officer (DEO), demanding for the immediate transfer of their head..
ARUA. The parents of Katrini secondary school (SS) in Katrini sub-county, Arua district have commended Mr Mario Obiga Kania the state minister of internal affairs and also the Terego East..
ARUA. Most of the West Nile schools that are taking part in the championships were not assured of progress to the next stage after getting mixed results.
MOYO. The school administrators and managers in Moyo district have voiced opposition towards the policy of automatic promotion under universal primary education (UPE) as a mechanism to improve the performance of the learners.
MOYO. Headteachers in Moyo district have questioned the criteria employed by the education department in which teachers transferred to various new duty stations are not replaced.
MOYO. The pupils of Abeso primary school (PS) in Octz sub-county, Moyo district have continued to abandon classes for market activities.
KOBOKO. Multiple borrowing by teachers from various financial institutions has become one of the biggest challenges fueling teacher absenteeism in Koboko district.
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