• No_Ads
National
UNEB withholds results of over 1,600 candidatesPublish Date: Jan 31, 2014
UNEB withholds results of over 1,600 candidates
  • mail
  • img
UNEB Chairman Fagili Manday (L) handing over the results to Minister of Education and Sports, Jessica Alupo (R) at Statistic House. PHOTO/ PETER BUSOMOKE
newvision

By Vision Reporter

Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has withheld results of over 1,600 candidates over examination malpractice.


UNEB boss, Matthew Bukenya, said and investigations are going on.

Education and Sports Minister Jessica Alupo on Friday released the results at Statistics House in Kampala.

A total of 581,586 Primary Seven candidates sat for their Primary leaving Examinations in November last year.

Alupo said that Government cannot scrap UPE until a comprehensive research has been done over the programme.

The minister attributed poor performance to school absenteeism which is high in fishing, herding and farming communities. “Areas with Sugar cane, tea and coffee plantations registered low performance in the PLE,” Alupo noted.


How to check for PLE results via SMS


To check for your results on your mobile phone, type PLE, then followed by your INDEX NUMBER and send to 6600

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
MPs turn away NFA officials over late coming
THERE was a mild drama at parliament after the National Forestry Authority executive director Michael Mugisha and his team were ordered to go back after arriving late...
Aronda warns ID Project staff against arrogance
THE Internal Affairs minister, Gen. Aronda Nyakairima has promised to some ID Project staff who are rude to the people going to register...
Leaked recordings: Kidandala owns up
Kampala City deputy Lord Mayor, Suleiman Kidandala, has acknowledged taking part in leaked tape recordings.In his defense at a news conference in Kampala on Thursday, Kidandala said he did it for the good of the city and his boss, the embattled Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago....
URA says car claimed by Bobi Wine is for Red Cross
The Toyota Tundra pick-up which investigators had impounded from former Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) secretary General, Richard Nataka’s home in Munyonyo belongs to Red Cross....
Twenty graduates for internship
After undergoing a highly competitive selection process, at least 20 graduates have qualified for a nine month internship programme that will equip them entrepreneurship skills....
Another OPM official pinned over sh316m
The former assistant resettlement officer in prime minister’s office signed fuel authorisation forms that resulted into loss of sh316m, court heard Wednesday....
Is the return of Buganda Properties a sign of good Governance?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter