The government supplied 40 computer sets to the school in 2021, to support the implementation of the new secondary school curriculum which made computer studies compulsory for students in the ordinary secondary level, and at the advanced secondary level where ICT is taught as a subsidiary subject.
The petition specifically requests Parliament to instruct the Education Service Commission to prioritize teachers who have volunteered their services in government schools, rather than displacing them with new entrants during recruitment.
Despite the high level of public anxiety to utilize the funds, the district has only managed to release the money to 15 beneficiaries in the area out of the more than 1000 members identified in 39 Parish Development Model SACCOs.
The community courts at lower local government administrative units are charged with adjudicating minor cases, making relevant orders for compensation, reconciliation, declarations, costs, apologies, sales, and attachments among other disputes that happen in their respective jurisdictions.
The proposal has been made by grain dealers and millers in Masaka, so the standards body rolls down its operations to farmers other than focusing on the processors who join the food production chain as second and third-party players.
Sulaiman Kakeeto, a parent in Kabigi trading center says his two children are still at home fearing that the fighting between agents of the warring factions may break out anytime and they get caught up in the middle of the confusion. He argues that the school has repeatedly changed management amid clashes, which has caused confusion among the parents who are still uncertain of its future.
Sharon Ankunda, the Bukomansimbi Resident District Commissioner says they were instructed by security authorities to directly take over the schools from the children of the late Sheikh Juma Katungulu; the original proprietor, who is involved in a dispute over its management.
Backer Mulumba, the District Probation Officer says that they registered incidences where parents have used the victims’ medical reports as bait for soliciting money and other material gains from the offenders before helping them to evade arrest and eventual prosecution.
Shafick Mwanje, the NRM Party Chairperson for Bukomansimbi district, says many people cannot even tell the composition of the women councils and the difference between National and women voters’ registers.
Joseph Mbaziira, the Chairperson of Bukomansimbi Coffee Processors Cooperative Society, says that they are afraid that many coffee factories are likely to close shops because of the high costs they incur in the production processes.
The application by Hajj Mawanda came after Sheikh Jjemba forcefully took ever the management of the schools last as the trustee of Kabigi Taqua Foundation Limited accusing his sibling of running down the community schools founded by their late father, Sheikh Juma Katungulu. The protracted wrangles between the two brothers put the education of hundreds of learners in danger.
Hajj Abdul Jabala Mawanda, who was recently thrown out of the school administration, accuses Police of shielding his adversaries as they mess up the school for their selfish interests. He argues that while the schools were established on a Muslim foundation, his brother Hajj Harunah Jjembadeviated from the principal and hired Born Again Christians to manage it hence the apparent misunderstanding.
Patrick Zziwa, the Bukomansimbi District Education Officer in his sectoral performance report confirms that the missing teachers completely failed to report back to their respective duty stations until the term ended.
The courts at lower local government administrative units are charged with adjudicating minor cases and making relevant orders for; compensation, reconciliation, declaration, costs, restitution, apology, attachment, and sales among others.
Natembo explained that many courts throw out cases due to the failure of the police to use scientific methods while gathering evidence and instead rely on sniffer dogs, which she described as laziness.
Deogratias Bwanika, the Kibinge Sub County Chairperson says that from their inspection, they have established that many of the headteachers in both government and private schools are currently stuck and uncertain of how they will reopen for classes on Monday.
Anne Florence Nakabuye, the Deputy Head teacher says that the school in its current state can hardly conduct normal lessons to their learners if they are allowed to reopen as planned by the Ministry of Education.