Edward Muyingo, a parent at Kansankala Primary School in Kagamba sub-county, says that on a daily basis, his children are required to carry along a 5-liter jerrycan of water whenever they are reporting to school.
Currently, pupils in these schools improvise with papyrus mats, timber, car tyres, and bricks while others sit on bare ground. According to Moses Baryamutuha, the headmaster of Kyabigondo Primary School, Ddwaniro, they do not have a single desk for learners in the nursery section and lower Primary sections.
The 48-page book titled “Tugambe Olukooki”, meaning Let Us Speak Lukooki, was officially launched at the 17th Coronation Anniversary of the Kamuswaga Apollo Ssansa Kabumbuli II at Kakoma Playground in Lwanda sub-county on Saturday.
Al-Haji Idi Ahmed Kiwanuka, the Kooki Prime Minister, says that they are strengthening the year’s theme to enhance child protection. Kiwanuka argues that girls who are protected and educated have a better chance to have a brighter future compared to those married off early.
In 2011, the Kooki Cultural Leader Apollo Sansa Kabumbuli II launched a campaign to revive the language and possibly phase out Luganda or minimize its dominance among the subjects. The campaign was based on fears that the dialect was increasingly becoming extinct as less people in the chiefdom could comprehend it.
This morning, senior four candidates across the country started their final examinations with Geography paper 273/1 and 273/2. However in many of these schools, the candidates were givenGraph papers designed for advanced level candidates. Senior Six candidates will start their examinations on November 10th.
Mukasa was last term transferred from Bigada secondary school in Kakuuto after parents revolted against him. But now the management of Bigada SS claims he went with a generator that had been providing power to the school. They also allege that Mukasa withdrew up to Ugx 920,000 from the school old Boys of account in Centenary banks Kyotera and disappeared with it.