After Abductions, Nigerian Students Seek Overseas Education

Emmanuel Benson was planning to get his diploma in horticulture and landscaping from Nigeria’s Federal College of Forestry Mechanization next year. Now, he’s not willing to risk the return to school, after he was kidnapped by bandits with dozens of others earlier this year. “Our lives are at risk — Nigerian students, especially in Kaduna […]

Afghan Girls Boarding School Temporarily Relocates to Rwanda

With Afghanistan in the hands of the Taliban, which had banned young women from formal education, the country’s only girls boarding school is temporarily relocating to Rwanda for a “study abroad” session.Shabana Basij-Rasikh, the co-founding president …

Uganda: Jobless Graduates Chase Dreams On Boda Bodas

Mr Stephen Ojula graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration in 2018 but he for two years failed to get the white-collar job he trained for.Mr Ojula got his degree from Nkozi University and after realising that the dream job that classr…

Uganda: Govt Moves to Pay All Teachers Same Salary

The minister for Higher Education, Mr John Chrysostom Muyingo, has said primary and secondary teachers will earn same salary once the new teacher’s policy that was approved by Cabinet is fully implemented.The policy that was approved by Cabinet in 2019…

Uganda: Ministry Plans Reopening of Schools for All Learners

As students in candidate classes reported to their respective schools for the final term yesterday, Education ministry has recommended the reopening of all the remaining classes.However, the decision is waiting for final approval by their Ministry of H…

Uganda: Parents Stuck Over Fees As Schools Prepare to Reopen

As schools prepare to reopen for candidate classes and final year students, parents across the country have expressed concern over the readiness of the institutions to put in place Covid-19 safety measures.Some parents also say they may not be in posit…

Uganda: Private Schools Ask Government to Halt New Registration

Private schools have asked government not to demand operating licences from them in order to enable them first handle the reopening of schools for candidate classes next month.This week, Ministry of Education recalled all old registration certificates …

Uganda: Makerere Fire – CCTV Shows Intruders in Main Building

New details on the investigations into the Makerere University fire point to arson by intruders who entered the Main Building at night on the fateful day, Daily Monitor has learnt.A source close to the investigations, who accessed the video footage fro…