News Roundup - October 4th, 2013
Our fourth post in an ongoing series.
The National Teachers’ Union called for a nationwide strike among primary and secondary school teachers, Museveni meets MPs over the strike, Minister of Education interviews about the strike, and an agreement reached Sept 26 (government says called off, strikers say suspended)
An overview of the Sept. teacher’s strike: http://www.independent.co.ug/news/news-analysis/8264-teachers-strike
OpEd on the strike and the state of primary schools in Uganda: http://www.observer.ug/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27788:is-government-serious-about-education-&catid=37:guest-writers&Itemid=66
The railway that runs through northern Uganda is being utilized for the first time in two decades since it was abandoned due to frequent LRA attacks, with many hoping it will bring a boost in regional trade
A new O'level curriculum to be introduced in 2017 will focus on Life Education: http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/647677-new-o-level-curriculum-to-focus-on-life-education.html
Tenants in Gulu face forced eviction at Uganda Railways Corporation quarters: http://www.monitor.co.ug/SpecialReports/Tension-as-tenants-face-eviction-in-Gulu/-/688342/2004354/-/1ersu1z/-/index.html
Makerere evening classes under threat: http://www.observer.ug/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=27629&Itemid=114
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