Equally, Rogers Kimbugwe, the headteacher Comprehensive College Kitetikka, says a lot needs to be done for teachers to understand the lower secondary curriculum. He is pessimistic on whether the ‘half-baked’ teachers will be able to deliver the syllabus in the allocated period of 14 weeks.
Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the deceased as Musanje Ahmed a teacher from Masha S.S from Isingiro district, Western Uganda who died while coming out of a taxi in Seguku central zone this morning.
Unlike Primary Leaving Examinations(PLE) that begun with a heavy downpour in many areas, the good weather that many teachers and UNEB staff were optimistic would enable exams start on time didn't help.
"The start of exams at PLE was delayed by heavy rains but today we see the weather in Kampala is favourable. We expect all examinations to start on time, we do not foresee any delays," she said. The examination cycle is expected to kick off at 9:00 am with History and Mathematics.
Sicola Tumwebaze, a strategy officer at Action for Batwa Empowerment Group (ABEG) says that out of the 220 Batwa household visited, 140 never attained formal education despite the introduction of Universal Primary and Secondary Education.
David Musingo, UWEC's Manager of Education and Information Department, says the visitor numbers are still low, compared to the daily average of 500 visitors on weekdays and 2,000 on weekends before the outbreak of covid-19.
The colorful ceremony which is being held at the University’s graduation ground is virtually being attended by Hon. Janet Kataha Museveni, the Minister for Education and Sports as the chief guest and Minister of State for Sports Hon. Denis Hamson Obua among other dignitaries.
The schools in the sub-county are operating under unfavourable conditions, which have affected learning. The situation is worse in government primary schools, many of which he says are operating in dilapidated structures.
It is said that Tugume, 47, hacked his wife Rose Katushabe 24, and the baby and dumped their amputated bodies in a pit latrine. Tugume and Katushabe had a longstanding dispute which local leaders and community members tried to address in vain. But residents were concerned when Katushabe went missing for a week after a fight with her husband, yet her known mobile number was off.
Godfrey Adea Pujambo, the chairman PTA Lumino High school says that the school poorly handled the tractor at the extent that they could neither repair it nor give accountability for the money, at least 300,000 shillings per day for two years, that the machine was making daily