School Term II officially reopened on Monday 9th May 2022, three weeks after the closure of term I on April, 15, 2022. However most of the schools do not have half or even a quarter of their pupils back.
Christine Ayo, a literature teacher at Comboni College, says that she last received a salary in January 2022 and ever since then, life has not been easy. She says that she has been struggling to support her family and transport herself to her workstation, which is 6kms away.
According to Owoyesigyire, Apolot alleges that she gave the minor Shillings 5000 on Monday morning to buy groceries at the nearby shop but he didn’t return home. She reportedly looked for the minor and found him and took him home.
Longole Tebakol, a parent and a resident of Kauriki Akine village in Iriiri sub-county of Napak District said government needs to declare total free education for Karamoja children adding that it is the only way children in Karamoja can attain education.
Flavia Nabagabe Kalule, the Kassanda District Woman Representative also pointed out that DPP had delayed to commence pretrial hearing of charges against the Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere and his royal guards since their arrest in 2016.
Dr. Pande explains that he intends to use all means available including public gatherings to make people own and love the regional referral hospital. He believes that holding public meetings with the community will help bring out their fears for redress.
Stephen Okello, an elder brother to the deceased accused his father of using violence as an excuse for not sending his children to school, saying that their father often becomes more violent when schools are reopening.