Wanyama says that they were preparing learners for the end of term exams when the disaster occurred, adding that the current situation does not favour them to continue with their daily school programs.
According to a statement released by Uganda Secondary Schools Sports Association-USSSA, Stephen Mugulusi, a striker with Kamuli Progressive school, was found guilty of using different names to feature in different tournaments. Basing on the evidence extracted from the 2018 alumni album of St. Henry’s College, Mayuge, USSSA found Kamuli Progressive guilty of knowingly fielding an overaged 'mercenary' to compete in the children's games.
“Football is won through moments and She-Maroons had their moment, which they used to score a winning goal. We are first-timers in this elite league and for sure the girls, most of whom are ordinary Level students, played their best, they have received the necessary exposure and if circumstances allow, they will play much better next season,” he said.
Edward Ssebukyu, the Assistant Commissioner of Private Schools and institutions, says the decision is aimed at cleaning up the private secondary school’s register and update information on all schools across the country.
According to the circular issued on February 9th by the Permanent Secretary Alex Kakooza, pre-candidates in P.7, S.3, and S.6 will report back to school on March 1 and study for 14 weeks before breaking off on May 2021. P.4 and P.5 will report to school on April 6 after Primary Leaving Examination and will study for 8 weeks and break off June 21 to allow lower primary classes to report and use the school facilities.
During Mwiru’s campaign launch on Friday, the voters say that their area is lagging in terms of quality health care with frequent drug stock-outs and poor infrastructure within the lower health facilities yet there is limited government intervention to improve the situation.
President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus, which, according to experts, moves faster in large gatherings. At the time of the closure, the learners were just half way into the term which started on February 4, 2020 and was due to end on May 1, 2020.
Charles Owilli Adur, Deputy Head teacher Wakiso Secondary School, who also has a hearing impairment, observes that from day one Ogwang was determined as he was focused on his lifelong desire of attaining university education. “For a special needs student to break all the barriers this is great news.
However, many schools sampled by Uganda Radio Network across the country are struggling to conduct lessons under the new curriculum due to lack of instructional materials. Many do not have learning guides, assessment frameworks and student’s textbooks, among others.
The teachers had been informed that they were to sign for a transport refund of 30,000 Shillings each. They stormed out of the training hall at around 12:30 pm demanding their facilitators to either increase the transport costs or cancel the training.
URN caught up with some inspectors of schools on the most common and bizarre forms of cheating in schools they have encountered. Olivia Bulya, the Inspector of Schools in Mukono Municipality, says social media as a vibrant communication channel has been largely used to circulate examination papers and questions across the country to learners.
According to Patrick Bamukunda Batukura, the Assistant Chief Commissioner in charge of Training at the Uganda Scouts Association –USA, the winning teams will be taken through training to ensure they win at regional level as well.
This year's camp was organised under the theme; “Living by the scout promise and law”. St Geralds Secondary School Nyakibaale became the overall winners for this year in the secondary school category followed by Rukungiri Primary Teachers College boys.
Initial reports indicate that the driver of a commuter taxi registration number, UAZ 639S lost control of the vehicle which was reportedly over speeding and swerved off the road after hitting a raised hump. The vehicle overturned in Lwanda village.