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No, Uganda’s A-level results won’t be released on 14 February – date yet to be confirmed

IN SHORT: A graphic claims that the results of a major school-leaving exam in Uganda are ready. But the exams board says otherwise.

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A graphic doing the rounds on social media claims that results for the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) will be made public on 14 February 2023.  


The graphic says education minister Janet Museveni will announce the results live on all radio and TV stations. Museveni is also the wife of Yoweri Museveni, Uganda’s president.

The graphic shows Uganda’s coat of arms at top right and the Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) logo at top left.

UACE exams kicked off on 21 November 2022 and ended on 9 December.

The UACE is a subject-based qualification known in Uganda as A-levels. Students who get their A-levels can either study further at a university or college, get more training or start working.

The graphic has also been posted here, here and here. But is it legit?


‘Please disregard social media fake news’

On 13 February, Uneb posted the graphic – stamped “FAKE NEWS” – on its official Twitter page. 



The tweet reads: “Please disregard social media fake news indicating that UNEB will release the 2022 UACE results on February 14. The official date of release will be communicated at the right time.”

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