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We Have Decided To Go Back To School For Interest Of Students – Filbert Baguma

Filbert Baguma; Caring Does Not Mean You Tolerate The Wrong

Filbert Baguma, the UNATU Secretary-General, has said they have finally decided to call off the strike. He says this is for the interest of the students that have already missed so much because of the strike. Baguma said this briefly after meeting Museveni yesterday along with other members of UNATU. “We realized that for the interest of learners and the ...

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Caring Does Not Mean You Tolerate The Wrong – UNATU Secretary General Filbert Baguma

Filbert Baguma; Caring Does Not Mean You Tolerate The Wrong

The Secretary-General of UNATU Filbert Baguma was questioned during an interview on NBS TV about whether they feel remorseful towards Ugandan children for not getting services from them. Filbert said that they actually do feel sorry that these children are not learning. However, because they care doesn’t mean they should let the wrong slide off. Baguma further added that they ...

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Arts Teachers Are Only Striking Because Of ‘Nugu’ – Ofwono Opondo

Government Ofwono Opondo Intimidates To Walkout Of The Government

The Government spokesperson Mr Ofwono Opondo has become the latest government official to attack the striking teachers especially those teaching arts. Opondo while appearing on the NBS Frontline said that these are only striking because of ‘nugu’ (jealousy). It should be recalled that government a while ago increased the salaries of science teachers by over 300% than their arts counterparts. ...

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Science Teachers And Arts Teachers Are Now Sitting Separately In Some Schools – Richard Mwebaze

Science Teachers And Arts Teachers Are Now Sitting Separately In Some Schools, Richard Mwebaze

Richard Mwebaze, the Chief Legal Officer of UNATU, has said the salary segregation has brought a separation between arts and science teachers. Apparently, in some schools, science teachers and arts teachers now sit separately. The root cause of this, he says is the government that decided to uphold one group above the other. He said this while on a late-night ...

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Science Teachers Ask Their Arts Colleagues To Return To Class

Science Teachers Ask Their Arts Colleagues To Return To Class

Up to date, the arts teachers have maintained their strike for salary increment and have declined further teaching of students. However, the general secretary of the Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union, Mr Aron Mugaiga has advised them to reconsider. He advised the Uganda National Teachers Union (UNATU) leadership to advise its members to return to class as they continue to ...

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