The school deputy headteacher, Betty Tumuhamye says that they have closed some of the dilapidated classrooms because they can longer accommodate pupils. She says that the remaining classrooms also need urgent rehabilitation and additional furniture for both the learners and the eight staff members.
The school deputy headteacher in charge of academics, Peter Ndagiire, reasons that the current economic crisis coupled with a poor harvesting season has forced many parents to withdraw their children from private schools because they could not afford school fees and other mandatory requirements.
Francis Kwehayo, the director of St. Francis Secondary in Rughedabara Town Council, says that it has been hard for private education institutions to mobilise funds from parents who are also struggling to live amidst the rising costs of living.
Shaban Kagoro, a relative to the deceased said the couple developed a misunderstanding on boxing day when Agonzibwa allegedly questioned why the wife had failed to cook the meat he had bought that day.
Lawrence Katabazi, a resident says that he arrived at the health centre at around 8:00 am and he was not attended to until after 11:00am. He says this experience was disturbing and might discourage many people from coming to take the jab.
LEGs is a USD 43 million project funded by the Islamic Development Bank and implemented in 10 districts to address water for production, agriculture production, infrastructure and food security challenges, under the Ministry of Local Government.
Christopher Kyalimpa, one of the protesters blames the local leaders for shunning their responsibilities leading to poor service delivery. He says that they find a huge challenge to transport produce to the market because of the huge potholes on the road