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Jindal-Africa Scholarship Programme

Jindal-Africa Scholarship Programme

Mar. 27 | O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU), Delhi NCR, India, is happy to announce the Jindal-Africa Scholarship Programme as part of its commitment towards fostering global cooperation and development, with a special focus on Africa. According to the Vice...

Job Offer: African Media Agency (AMA) Hires African Journalists

Job Offer: African Media Agency (AMA) Hires African Journalists

Mar. 13 | African Media Agency (AMA) is Hiring Journalists to Build pan-African Editorial Team This position is an exciting role for talented journalists with strong writing skills willing to make a difference in the African media landscape. Applicants should have...

PLE Results 2013 Released-PLE Results Out

PLE Results 2013 Released-PLE Results Out

Jan. 31 | By Kezia Agaba The Uganda NationaL Examinations Board has released PLE Results for 2013.UNEB released the results on Friday amidst reports of breakdowns at the examinations body. The results of 581,586 candidates who sat last year were  announced this...

Kiswahili to Be Taught in Schools Beginning Next Year

Kiswahili to Be Taught in Schools Beginning Next Year

Sep. 30 | By Sandra Birungi When the next academic year begins in February, every school will be required to teach swahili, the East African Community Affairs Minister, Shem Bageine said. The language will have to be taught starting from primary, secondary and...

List of Africa’s Top 100 Secondary Schools

List of Africa’s Top 100 Secondary Schools

Aug. 19 | By Sandra Birungi The list of the top 100 Africa’s secondary schools was released July 20th and among them are four Ugandan schools. Below is the full list of the 100 top African secondary schools. 1. Grey College South Africa 2. Rift Valley Academy...

South Sudan Commissioner Marries P6 Pupil

South Sudan Commissioner Marries P6 Pupil

Aug. 1 | By Our Reporter 79 year old commissioner in South Sudan  married a 17 year old Primary six girl in April this year. The rare marriage of Commissioner Ben Yangi of Kajo Keji in Central Equatoria State and the young girl sparked debate among female politicians...

Ghana’s President Calls for More Funding of Universities’ Research

Ghana’s President Calls for More Funding of Universities’ Research

Jul. 23 | Ghana’s  President John Dramani Mahama has called upon African governments to give more money to their universities to be able to carry out more applicable research. President Dramani Mahama made the call in a speech read for him by the Vice President...

5 Year Old Boy Knocked on Way from School

5 Year Old Boy Knocked on Way from School

Jul. 10 | By Emmanuel Omona A 5- year- old child is fighting for life at Gulu Regional Hospital after he was allegedly knocked by a motorcycle rider in Layibi Division. The child is a pupil of Police Primary school in Gulu town. It is alleged that Jimmy Oling,...

Treaty to Expand Access to Books for Visually Impaired Adopted

Treaty to Expand Access to Books for Visually Impaired Adopted

Jun. 28 | A UN forum  forum in Marrakesh , Morocco  has adopted a historic treaty to expand access to books for visually impaired. The treaty was approved by negotiators at a United Nations-backed forum after more than a week of intense debate among negotiators...

University Cut Off Points for Government Sponsorship 2013-2014

University Cut Off Points for Government Sponsorship 2013-2014

May. 28 | By Mirembe Martina Public universities have released their cut off points for government sponsored students in the upcoming academic year beginning August 2013. The final list was released yesterday and from the look of it, the points were increased as...

Mbarara University of Science and Technology Private Intake 2013-2014

Mbarara University of Science and Technology Private Intake 2013-2014

May. 17 | By Sandra Birungi Applications are invited from eligible candidates to pursue programmes offered at Mbarara University of Science and Technology beginning August 2013 on Private Sponsorship on paying an application fee of shs.27,500/= for Ugandans or...

2604 Fail Grade III Teachers’ Examinations

2604 Fail Grade III Teachers’ Examinations

Apr. 18 | By Sandra Birungi 2604 teachers have failed the Grade III teachers’ examinations with only 6 walking away with a distinction. The results for the 2013 Grade III teachers’ examinations were released yesterday. 10,407 candidates sat the exams. 6,720...

School Census Begins in Kampala

School Census Begins in Kampala

Apr. 17 | By Jane Nambi The school census has kicked off today in Kampala, Ugandapicks has learned. The census is being carried out today at Bat Valley and Makindye. Tomorrow, it will be taken to Nakawa and Rubaga divisions in Kampala. Teachers, students, and scholastic...

Ministry of Education Kicks off Headcount  Exercise in USEs

Ministry of Education Kicks off Headcount Exercise in USEs

Apr. 10 | By Martha Nakimuli The Ministry of education has kicked off its headcount exercise in Universal Secondary Education schools across the country . The exercise started today and it is to cover the whole country . According to the ministry, the exercise...

Registration for S.4 & S.6 Candidates to Have Two Windows

Registration for S.4 & S.6 Candidates to Have Two Windows

Apr. 3 | By Mirembe Martina Registration of S.4 and S.6 candidates for this year is going to take place in two windows according to the Principal Education Officer, Francis Angula. The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) chairman, Fagil Mady handing over...