Category «National News»

Ministry of education to close illegal PTCs

By Damali Mukhaye. The ministry of education has vowed to close all the illegal primary teaching colleges that do not have licenses The warning follows the poor performance of students who sat for their 2017 grade 111 teacher’s certificate examination whose results were released yesterday. According to the state minister of primary education Rosemary Sseninde. …

UN says it received 40 sexual abuse allegations in 2017

By Samuel Ssebuliba. The United Nations has confirmed that it received 40 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse across its entities for the last three months of 2017. According the UN Spokesman Stéphane Dujarric, these include 15 reported from peacekeeping operations. She says that of these 40 allegations, 13 are categorized as sexual abuse, 24 …

CCEDU renews calls for electoral reforms

By Samuel Ssebuliba The Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda has written to the president asking him to urgently implement electoral reforms as the country prepares for an unprecedented number of elections this year. In the February 19th letter, the coalition wants the president to constitute a Constitution Review Commission to facilitate the review …