The Minister of Education, Hon. Janet Kataha Museveni is expected to release the 2022 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) results tomorrow, Thursday February 9.
This is the second batch of the national examinations to be released by the Minister of Education and the Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) after releasing the Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results two weeks ago.
The State Minister for Higher Education, John Chrysostom Muyingo yesterday confirmed that exams are likely to to be released tomorrow.
According to sources at UNEB, they are slated to brief the minister of education today, Wednesday February 8 about how the senior four students who sat for the 2022 UCE exams performed before they are released.
A total of 349,455 candidates, out of which 175,923 (50.3%) of the...
In Mukono town at lower Kawuga village along Jinja -Kampala highway, five people were injured when a UBK 108 vehicle escorting an official from an unidentified government led car for un identified (authority) knocked three school children, a teacher, and a bodaboda driver, unfortunately one student identified as Sheila Namwanje died instantly others were taken to nearby hospitals to for medical attention.
At the scene we found the blood all over but the car that caused the accident had already gone. The survivors included Namulindwa Dianah S.2, Bishop ss, Namatovu Jenifa P7, Paul Kalyango, a teacher at Nagalama st Agnes and an unidentified bodaboda rider and they were taken to hospitals.
And eyewitnesses explained to us that school girls were crossing the road and the led car rammed int...
The FBI and the law enforcement agencies of four U.S. allies are sounding the alarm about a dramatic increase in so-called “sextortion” schemes targeting minors on gaming apps and other digital platforms, saying it has become a global crisis.
Sextortion schemes, in which victims are coerced into sending explicit images and extorted for money, have victims of all ages but recent incidents suggest teenage boys are the primary targets.
On gaming sites and video chat applications, predators, often adults based in West Africa and posing as young girls, trick victims into sending them explicit videos or photos and then threaten to release the material unless they send money or gift cards.
In a joint warning, the FBI and its counterparts in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, s...
High Court has dismissed an application seeking to temporarily block government from implementing it’s decision, to install digital surveillance cameras in people’s vehicles and other vessles.
In his ruling Justice Boniface Wamala said Legal Brain Trust , a human right watchdog led by lawyer Isaac Semakadde failed to bring sufficient evidence to demonstrate the need to stop government from installing car tracking device in people’s cars.
He noted that the Attorney General who is the respondent in the case ably justified that the reason for introducing the surveillance devices is for safeguarding national security and curbing crime which is a central responsibility of government.
Last year Legal Brain Trust dragged government to Court , challenging the compulsory installation of digital su...
The Ugandan government has declined to renew the mandate of the United Nations Human Rights office in the country.
In a February, 3, 2023 correspondence, government says they will not be renewing the host country agreement signed with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Uganda when it expires.
“In that regard, given the strong government commitment to the promotion and protection of human rights, the prevailing peace throughout the country coupled with strong national human right institutions and a vibrant civil society with the capacity to monitor the promotion and protection of human rights throughout the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to convey government’s decision not to renew the mandate of the OHCHR country office in Ugand...
A newborn girl has been saved by rescuers from beneath the rubble of a building in north-west Syria that was destroyed by an earthquake on Monday.
Her mother went into labour soon after the disaster and gave birth before she died, a relative said. Her father, four siblings and an aunt were also killed.
Dramatic footage showed a man carrying the baby, covered in dust, after she was pulled from debris in Jindayris.
A doctor at a hospital in nearby Afrin said she was now in a stable condition.
The building in which her family lived was one of about 50 reportedly destroyed by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Jindayris, an opposition-held town in Idlib province that is close to the Turkish border.
The baby’s uncle, Khalil al-Suwadi, said relatives had rushed to the scene when they learned of the c...
Albert Ntege, the acting director National Payment Systems at Bank of Uganda expressed joy at the growth of fintech companies and assured the public that all financial services being provided by the fintech companies are safe and efficient.
“We are thrilled to see the growth of the fintech companies in the country, prime example of securities and reliable needs is Velox Solutions Corp Limited, which was licensed on September 27, 2022 as a medium sized company. The central bank is providing support for fintech operations and all the fintech companies that have been licensed by Bank of Uganda are safe in terms of payments systems.”
Digitalization of financial services promotes economic growth/development.
Globally Fintech is transforming the financial sector landscape rapidly and blurring th...
President Yoweri Museveni has released a list of newly appointed senior presidential advisors in different categories.
On the list, Museveni has promoted fellow Bush War veteran Hajji Abdul Nadduli to the position of Senior Presidential Advisor on Political/Mobilization, where he will have the terms and benefits of a cabinet minister.
The announcement of Nadduli’s reappointment comes after his criticism of the ruling NRM party, which he claimed could face catastrophe if it doesn’t clean up its continued mess.
Meanwhile, the president has retained his brother, Gen. Salim Saleh, and his son, Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba, as Senior Presidential Advisors on Defence and Special Operations, respectively.
Other appointments include; Dr. Specioza Wandira Kazibwe – Senior Presidential Advisor on popula...
Prophet Samuel Kakande, the lead pastor of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, appears to have predicted the deadly earthquake that struck several provinces in Turkey and Syria.
The 7.8-magnitude quake has so far killed more than 5,000 people in Turkey and neighboring Syria, with numbers expected to climb. Turkey lies in one of the world’s most active earthquake zones.
In a video dated June 26, 2022, Kakande says:“There will be a major earthquake in Turkey… it is just going to reappear… it will devastate five cities in Turkey… it will be too much… a deadly earthquake… and there will be another earthquake.”
Meanwhile, the videos of Kakande’s healing services, which consistently resemble scenes from a bad Hollywood movie, serve as evidence that he is one of Kampala’s most eccentric pastors....
While musician Big Eye is making fun of Grammy Award nominee Eddy Kenzo for not sharing his international “contacts and connections,” singer Maggie Kayima, better known by her stage name Nabbi Omukazi, has asserted that she has “contacts” with Grammy Award winner Tems.
Last Sunday, the Nigerian female singer won her first Grammy for her contribution to Future’s ‘Wait For U,’ which also features Drake.
Tems won in the category of Best Melodic Rap Performance over artists like Latto (“Big Energy (Live)”, Jack Harlow (“First Class”), Kendrick Lamar (“Die Hard”), and DJ Khaled (“Beautiful”).
Maggie Kayima congratulated Tems while recalling their first meeting.
“We shared the same cell and the same mattress in Kigo women’s prison; we connected as we were both writers, guitarists, and producers....