Rashida Sanyu, a businesswoman says labia elongation shouldn’t be blamed for girls dropping out of school. She says peer pressure and other factors are responsible and that government should focus its effort on solving the real challenge that force girls out School rather than tampering with culture.
According to the State Minister for Northern Uganda Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny, the validation exercise of people affected by war is yet to be completed in Lango. She says that 20 billion shillings has been budgeted for compensation.
Yusuf Kiranda, the Acting University Secretary says that the money equivalent to Shs.1.48bn and Shs.860million has been secured for students’ meals and accommodation respectively. This is short of more than 2.9billion shillings required for full payments of the allowances.