In the petition, Eronda wants court to hold the school head teacher and his deputy liable for the losses he suffered since senior one. According to him, as a result of their conduct, Eronda has suffered special damages totaling to over twenty-four million shillings. This is the amount spent on school fees, transport and pocket money, uniforms and other school requirements.
She advised that parents to stop depending on government and schools from raising their children but to go back on the drawing board and sit down as parent with other community members to come up with ways to help raise a good generation.
Speaking at the 6th annual East African Communications Association-EACA conference convened virtually at Uganda Christian University, Okwakol said that institutions should consider developing approaches favouring companies offer mentorship to students.
The Institute Rector Peter Bbosa says that they previously sent their students to 20 training hospitals which currently have limited space to accommodate staff and training students. As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, person-to-person interactions are limited, as well as congregations and contact with other persons.
Ssegawa returned to Masaka town and started riding a Bodaboda at Mulago-Katwe stage, the main bodaboda stage for the regional referral hospital. He started admiring the life style of the doctors prompting him to return to school. He enrolled again at Hilton High School Mukono to pursue the dream of becoming a doctor.
In Mukono, several teachers from private schools had started venturing into businesses which include running grocery stores, selling foodstuffs and snacks. Many set up kiosks in the major trading centres along the Kampala-Jinja highway.
Shenah Nkinzi, a student from Bishop Secondary School, says that their parents had just returned them to school and used all the money, saying that they are struggling to find means of picking them from school.
According to Dr Kaziimba, Christians should use this day to reflect and avoid being swallowed by the crowd since the Lord considers personal faith not crowds; they should therefore always portray their integrity in darkness the same way they do during daytime.
Amos Wambede 19, a senior five student at St. Balikuddembe SS Kisoga says that after securing victory in the recently concluded elections, where he contested as an independent candidate, his father Moses Madanda said he had now matured enough to take care of his needs.
The incident happened in the Kimenyedde sub-county where rains removed rooftops, washed away houses, household properties and plantations. Also affected were two schools; Springfield Secondary School and St Kizito Kawongo Primary School, where the rooftop of the main hall was carried away.
Dr. Godfrey Kasirye, the Medical Superintendent Mukono General Hospital, says that much as the number of referrals and turn up of patients has increased, the number of health workers and equipment has never improved since they were elevated. He says there are about 80 health workers at the hospital.
John Mary Ssenkubuge, a parent with two senior five students says his restaurant and bar business collapsed during the lockdown resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, he says it is difficult for him to get money in the shortest time possible to pay for his children.
Part of the consignment worth 1.46 Billion Shillings shall be delivered to training hospitals that are used by UCU students for internship training. They include Mengo, Namirembe, Mukono General Hospital and the Allan Galpin Health Center II-AGHCII, the university’s health facility.
Rev Dr Paul Kakooza, the head of the Church of Uganda Directorate of Education notes that as they wait for the detailed school calendar, headteachers in all Church founded schools have been instructed to call back teachers for orientation. The Directorate oversees 55 Pre-primary schools, 4,904 Primary schools, 460 secondary schools, 50 post-primary schools including vocational training schools, and six universities.
Aisha Hindu, one of the affected finalists is considering giving up school since she has no hope of raising money to settle the Shillings 2.7million she owes the school. Hindu used to depend on her elder sister for fees but her business was affected by the lockdown and is currently looking at her mother, a janitor in Mukono municipality.
With the emerging developments at the university, a new main gate was constructed, however the current Vice Chancellor Dr Aaron Mushengyezi says the old gate (Bishop Tucker gate) portrays the glory and genesis of UCU but it has been ignored over years.