The school headteacher, Kevin Kyolaba, says the fire outbreak is a big setback that has come at a time when they were still recovering from the shock caused by the student's strike. She confirms that the school has since been under surveillance both by Police and the internal watchmen and wonders what could have caused the incident.
The school Headteacher, Lilian Lwendeire Kawaya, says that they did not suffer significant damage because the teachers responded swiftly and put out the fire. She says they have handed over the matter to the police for thorough investigations.
Ezra Ndyahebwa, the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, said they had received guidance from Dr. Rose Nasali Lukwago, the Education Science and Technology Ministry Permanent Secretary instructing 48 districts and municipalities to use SFG funds to purchase vehicles for the education department in the 2016/2017.
The number of girls dropping out of school to marry continues to increase in Lyantonde district despite availability of a by-law to check the problem. In 2007, Lyantonde district passed a by-law to ensure all children go to school.
At least 12 government aided primary schools in Lyantonde district are operating without toilet facilities, classrooms and teachers staff quarters after government failed to release money to have them constructed.
More than 300 students of St. Gonzanga High school in Lyantonde under the Universal Secondary Education â€“USE program have been locked out of school because of governmentâ€™s failure to remit shillings 24 million to the school.
About 48 schools in Lyantonde have closed prematurely for the second term holiday because of the worsening water crisis in the district. Some of the affected schools include St. Gonzaga High School, Lyantonde SS Kasambya, Kinuuka Seed School and St. Jones Comprehensive School.
Police has fired live bullets to disperse rioting students of Kasambya Secondary school in Lyantonde town. The students started rampaging last night to protest poor meals, persistent power outages, lack of water and poor administration.
Authorities in Lyantonde have closed Brain nursery school and unique academy primary for operating illegally. They were closed in an operation this morning in an operation led by Anna Byakulinda, Lyantonde District Inspector of School.