Okedi explains that since they run a boarding school they started receiving candidates on January 14th 2021 but the numbers are still low. He notes that parents are still worried about post-election violence
“In adolescent girls, we aim at skills development and we train children at our training center known as CHUSA School of beauty, where we equip them with hairdressing skills. Also, children with disabilities are also trained in different income generating activities depending on their level of disabilities, which has helped over 20 Children with disabilities-CWDs to get skills and be helpful in their families,” Butimba explained. CHUSA is a Luganda word which means change.
Mirian Ndyanabo, the headteacher of the British School of Kampala says that although international schools are somehow different, they have a lot in common with all other schools, especially since they handle students and teachers in one locality at the same time.
Mark Sagal, one of the elders and resident of Rupa Sub County in Moroto district, said establishing a Technical school along the border of Turkana and Karamoja would help to cement the current peace that the two communities are enjoying.
Richard Atubi and Paul Opio, teachers of various schools in the district backed their representative Okiria and informed the minister that the meager salaries which always delays makes their families unable to purchase even a mere coffin. Hellen Catherine Atim said even their clans are too poor to arrange a decent burial when a teacher dies.
The trainees include traditional knowledge holders, who are in charge of clan shrines, those who inherit from the parents or grandparents the knowledge and ways of using certain herbs to cure or manage illnesses, and spiritualists, capable of dreaming about a cure for a particular ailment.
At the height of the tragedy and subsequent crisis that the fire cast onto the institution, the University Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe allayed fears saying that "all our records past and current; Human Resource, student, academic and financial records are safely stored in digital form."
According to a letter by Patrick Ocailap, acting permanent secretary ministry of finance, the government has committed a supplementary budget of 4.92 billion shillings to harmonize salaries of all staff at the learning institution in the fourth quarter of the current financial year.
In schools that this reporter visited before candidates broke off for holidays, learners had occupied several classrooms to meet the required social distance. For instance, at Nakasero Primary School, primary seven pupils, whose population is usually the least compared to other classes, had occupied six classrooms with another group studying from an open structure used for morning school assembly.
Simon Lote that they now get money on daily basis without any blood shedding, unlike those days when they getting money after shedding the blood of people.
“We are now business people not cattle raiders and in the coming two years Karamoja will be manufacturing its own bicycles and oxen ploughs with the brand “Made in Karamoja,” Said Jackson Angolere, another former cattle rustler.
According to health experts, at least five percent of the persons that have moderate to severe forms of the disease end up in need of a ventilator because they cannot breathe since their lungs are immersed in the fluid.
According to the Vice chancellor Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe its now two year’s government providing 30 billion shillings each financial year to facilitate research and negotiations are on to see that this fund is increased to at least 50 billion.
During the 33rd meeting of the University Council held at Hotel Africana on Tuesday, Dr Kawesa Sengendo the University Rector told journalists that Moses Ali is the right choice to replace the late Kivejinja.
Innocent Twinomastsiko, Jolly Nuwagaba, Allan Kyomukama and Bernard Kashobera, all parents at Bishop’s Kasheeshe primary school, says apart from constructing a toilet, the government has done nothing towards the development of their school.
“Dear parents, you have a very big role to play; a very big one, the role of mentoring these children from young age upto the time they are big and even then, when you see them doing wrong things, challenge them because you still have power, don’t underestimate your power!” -Archbishop Odama said
“Basing on the material availed, UNEB Examinations Security Committee proceeded with the hearing and it was proven that you presented a forged PLE result slip No. 33269/058 -1999 in 2014 when you sat for Uganda Certificate of Education – UCE,” reads part of Odongo’s letter to Mugabe.
Ssempebwa says tourism in Ssese is beyond resting on beaches and in hotels, which many people focus on but rather even the undiscovered sites that can make a positive impact if well established. He says they have opened up the museum purposely to allow tourists discover the history of Ssese islands.