Soroti Demonstration Primary School emerged winners of the 2006 Municipal HIV/AIDS music festival, garnering 252 points. Madera Girls Primary School was the second with 220 points, followed by Madera Boys with 199 and Swaria Primary with 194 points.
Soroti Demonstration Primary School emerged winners of the 2006 Municipal HIV/AIDS music festival, garnering 252 points. Madera Girls Primary School was the second with 220 points, followed by Madera Boys with 199 and Swaria Primary with 194 points. The weekend event, sponsored by UPHOLD under the second presidential Initiative on HIV/AIDS Strategy for Communication to the Youth (PIASCY II), attracted 17 primary schools.
The Dean of Students at Nkumba University, David Kasasa, lashed out at students who commute between lecture rooms, dining halls and hostels, saying they are a lazy lot who will miss out on developing friendships and contacts for the future. He was speaking at a welcome party for first year students from western Uganda at Ssese Gateway Beach, Entebbe.
Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga commissioned a library in the town council last week. The library, adjacent to the council offices was renovated at sh23m and was built to help improve the reading culture of residents and enhance research. Mayor Peter Muwanga called upon headteachers and other stakeholders to form a partnership with the library.
Mbogo High School in Kawempe division has received 30 fully connected computers worth sh34m from the African Muslim Agency in Kuwait. The headmistress, Hajati Zawujja Ndifuna received the computers from Dr. Farrar of Hama, an NGO based in Kampala, at the school campus last week.
Do not waste
Busoga University administrator Samuel Lwere has warned students against smoking and taking alcohol because such vices cause many students to run mad and become wasted. Speaking at the swearing-in ceremony of student officials recently, he urged students to be productive and innovative so that they can sustain themselves when they are out of school.