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07:28
07:28

Head Teacher Ordered Out of School For failing to Protect Girl Child Kumi boma grounds 4 2

On Monday, Katakwi Resident District Commissioner, Rtd. Maj. Geoffrey Katamba, the LC V Chairperson, Geoffrey Omolo, and the Police visited the school on a fact-finding mission. The RDC who chaired the meeting, says that they discovered administrative weaknesses like laxity in supervision, which expose the girls in the boarding section to sexual harassment.
16:01
16:01

Katakwi Primary Teacher on the Run Over Pupil Defilement 1 1

The suspect, Romanos Okello is reported to have taken off on Thursday when he saw the parents of the girl, whose identity has been concealed because she is a minor, visiting the school. However, the headteacher says there is also a boyfriend in the mix.
17:31
17:31

Shortage of Teachers, Infrastructure Hit Katakwi MP Peter Ogwang 1 2

Daniel Alileng, the District Inspector of Schools, says that less than 700 out of the 740 teachers including headteachers have reported back to school. He says that before the lockdown and subsequent closure of schools, they had 750 teachers but the number has kept dropping.
15:04
15:04

Over 5,000 Katakwi Teenagers Conceive Ahead of Schools Re-opening 16 Days of Activism 2 1

On average, about 480 girls are impregnated every month. Angiro says that this is a surprising and worrying trend for girl-child education, growth, and development. S
10:16
10:16

Katakwi Registers Surge in Teenage Pregnancies Katakwi District 2 1

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.
10:39
10:39

Several Schools Fail to Reopen in Katakwi District COVID-19 Lockdown 1 3

James Stephen Engole, the head teacher of the school told our reporter that much as they had done all the necessary preparations to receive students, they had no idea of what happened to the candidates on the first day.
11:54
11:54

More than 200 PLE Candidates Relocated as Floods Devastate Katakwi 1 Top story

Seraphine Alia, the Chief Administrative Officer Katakwi says that the decision to relocate the centres was taken after observing that a number of roads leading to the schools had been cut off by floods, making them inaccessible.
12:58
12:58

Usuk Secondary School Choking on UGX 250M Debt Usuk SS 2 1

Seraphine Alia, the Chief Administrative Officer Katakwi says that the debts had accumulated as a result of non-payment of suppliers of most food items, stationery and purchase of the school bus among others.
19:56
19:56

Student Beaten to Death in Katakwi 1 1

The school headteacher Paul Omuut said that the student had health complications which could have triggered the reaction after the punishment, of three strokes, administered by the teacher. He said that the school was engaging the deceased’s parents on the matter.
11:36
11:36

Parents Demand Transfer of Head Teacher 3 2

The angry parents have threatened to withdraw all their children from the school if the head teacher, his deputy Andrew Ariko and Robert Ekau the school bursar are not transferred.
13:22
13:22

Katakwi Leaders Decry Uneven Deployment of Teachers deo 3

A section of the LCIII Chairpersons in Katakwi district and some members of the community say that only schools within the town council have had senior, experienced and multi-skilled teachers, while those in rural areas get drunken and inexperienced staff.
12:43
12:43

Over 200 children Lack Where to Study From katakwi district 3

Walter Elakas Ekiring, the Katakwi LCV chairperson, says the district had planned to build two classroom blocks in Angisa parish but was advised to stay the decision until the dispute is resolved.
11:56
11:56

Former Senior Four Candidate On Hunger Strike Over Exam

18-year-old Peter Odeke accuses Elietu of tearing his commerce answer sheet during the just concluded Ordinary Certificate level examinations on grounds that he entered the examinations room 15 minutes late.
18:13
18:13

Students Suspended for Writing "FDC" on Chalk Board katakwi district

The affected students were suspended indefinitely by the school administration on April 8, 2013.
18:07
18:07

69 Pupils Miss PLE in Katakwi

Ongwali says that they also received reports that three candidates failed to show up for examinations because they were ill, while another pupil died before the examinations.
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