According to Reuben Twinomujuni, the University Senior Public Relations Officer, the patient is now receiving treatment at Mulago National Referral Hospital. The Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Vocational Studies, to which he is attached, has also been closed.
According to the head teacher of the school, Paul Francis Mugoya, before closure of schools in March by the President, he had 28 girls and 28 boys in P.7 but only 23 girls have since reported back to school with 5 of them missing. They have received reports from the community that the other P.7 learners that the five girls have since been married off after they were made pregnant. But the headteacher is grumbling because the girls' parents have remained silent about their daughters' fate.
According to the Director Basic and Secondary Education Ismael Mulindwa the move to allow learners have face to face sessions with their teachers will be guided by the Ministry of Health to ensure that the SOPs are observed and at the same time learners have a complete learning session.
Sr. Suzan Okwakol, the Assistant District Health Officer, who doubles as the in charge of Maternal and Child Health in Kumi, says they registered more than 1,900 teenage pregnancies between January and September, 2020 at different heath facilities across the district.
According to the report, Katakwi Town Council leads with 190 cases, followed by Magoro with 188, Usuk Sub County 177, Katakwi Sub County 137, Ongongoja Sub County with 115 cases, Ngariam 89, Kapujan 87 and Omodoi 100 while Palam Sub County registered the least number with eleven cases.
According to Benson Kule the head of the inspection team for school reopening, Government had a target of inspecting over 22,000 schools that have candidates and of these 21,817 had been inspected by the 23rd of October.
John Kikonyogo, the FDC Deputy Spokesperson, notes that besides parents who are suffering from financial instability due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many private school proprietors are going through hard time.
According to Dennis Rukundo, a solar PV Expert at the Makerere University Centre for Research and Energy Conservation (CREEC), the solar power grid tie system will solve the problem of darkness during outages.
The Director in- charge of Admission and Students Records Christa Oluka says that the extension for registration is to ensure that students who had already prepared their credentials in time but failed to submit them online are not left out.
According to Oringa, this will affect the number of people that will have the opportunity to attain higher learning at university level, which is a big loss to the district, since many parents cannot afford to pay for university.
The seven had initially scored below 60 per cent mark, a minimum assessment mark to secure a certificate of Compliance and a green light for the resumption of operations, in line with guidelines put in place to forestall the spread of COVID-19.
The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) says that as registration of candidates starts officially today, they have already received reports concerning irregularities in the implementation of the process.
According to UBTEB, one of the main reasons for failure by learners is institutions teaching old curricula that are no longer being examined. As a result, learners appear for examinations to find things they were not taught
According to Layet, she was asked by management together with her colleague who returned with her child to find alternative accommodation. She told URN on Wednesday that she was struggling to find accommodation outside the College, which requires an additional 500,000 Shillings.