Extension of Sim registration deadline contemplated

With the clock ticking for unregistered mobile phone subscribers, the industry regulator has shown signs of a possible extension of the deadline. The Uganda Communications Communication has said it is ready to extend the deadline for the sim card registration exercise. Appearing before parliament’s committee on ICT, UCC officials led by the Acting Executive Director …

UNEB blacklists teachers/invigilators

The Uganda national examinations board has blacklisted a number of head teachers and invigilators who are alleged to have participated in malpractice during the Primary Leaving Examination. A total of 1,598 P.7 candidates had their results withheld last month. Results of 633 pupils have so far been released after they were cleared by the tribunal. …

UACE Exam results out, performance improves

Results from the 2012 UACE exams have been released this morning, showing an improvement in performance. 99.3% candidates passed and qualify to be issued certificates, compared to 99.2% the previous year. The girls excelled in arts subjects, while the boys excelled more in the science subjects. Some of the best performed subjects include History, Economics, …

Court declines to extend sim registration

The High Court in Kampala has dismissed an application seeking to block the sim card registration exercise. It has declined to issue an interim order blocking Uganda Communications Commission from   switching off all the unregistered mobile phones by Thursday this week. Justice Eldard Mwangushya dismissed the application that sought to have this deadline extended until …

Mulago Scan machine down, patients stuck

The break- down of the only CT scan machine at Mulago Hospital has left many patients stranded. Some patients have now been transferred to other hospitals like Namirembe, Rubaga among others. Most however, have had no option but to stick around with the hope that the machine will be fixed soon. They have complained of …