UPE Probe team at Parliament

The probe team into alleged corruption in the Universal Primary and Secondary Education Program is this morning appearing before Parliament’s committee on Social Services. The team is expected to explain delays in presenting findings from its investigations, having been instituted in November 2009 with a 6months deadline, that they failed to meet. Parliament recently halted …

Cases of cholera increase

The cholera outbreak in Mbale seems to be reaching alarming levels with 4 deaths reported and the number of cases registered now at 83. The Mbale district director of health services Dr. john Baptist Waniaye says the outbreak that was initially in the Mbale municipality alone has now spread to other sub counties and neighboring …

Analysts warn executive on power struggle

Political analysts are raising concern over the continued fights between the legislature and the executive, which they say will cost the country time and resources. This follows the recent incident in which the NRM caucus overturned a decision taken by Parliament halting the UPE probe, over lack of accountability. Parliament had halted the commission of …

UACE Results out

The Senior Six results have been released, showing 99% success rate. This indicates an improvement from 98.2% performance rate in 2010. Females and males tied in performance though the girls performed better in Entrepreneurship, Christian Religious Education and Islamic education. The boys excelled in History, Economics and Art. Results of 100 students have been withheld …

UACE Results out

The Senior Six results have been released, showing 99% success rate. This indicates an improvement from 98.2% performance rate in 2010. Females and males tied in performance though the girls performed better in Entrepreneurship, Christian Religious Education and Islamic education. The boys excelled in History, Economics and Art. Results of 100 students have been withheld …