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Despite being a haven of Academics, philosophy, science, culture, poetry and arts, Athens was popular in sports and games – traditions till visible in Olympic Games.

To the fast-growing Victoria University in Kampala, sports are an inalienable element for the students’ physical health, mental agility and creation of personalities.

In is against this background that Victoria University held its inaugural Inter-High School Championships under its High-Tech Faculty of Health Sciences at Kampala Parents School this past Saturday.

The university has since won praise for focusing on marketable courses which include Oil and Gas, Science in Public Health, Human Nutrition and Dietetics (BHND), Nursing Sciences, Midwifery Science and Environments Health Sciences.

Dr. Patience Muwanguzi PhD, the Dean Faculty of Health Sciences says, “Through our Faculty of Health Sciences approach and initiatives, we teach Ugandan students to practice teamwork, to pursue academic success, to be a good sport, to value individual and team progress and to develop good personal health habits.”

She says one of the objectives of the Inter-High school Championships was to introduce students to a variety of games and sports while “reinforcing the core elements of fitness that lead to a long, healthy, active life.”

Sportsmanship

Experts say classroom stuff on its own can only create bookworms yet sports give birth to discipline, team work, courage and a sportsman like spirit to accept both victory and defeat with grace and honour.

Oscar Kamukama, the Marketing and Recruitment Specialist at the institution says with the conclusion of Victoria University Sports Season 1, the country should expect a thrilling Season 2.

He says Season 2 will seek to create, promote and foster cooperation among High Schools and Colleges by providing a forum for communication and discussion and extending each member school’s programs.

He said this will be through academic and intellectual pursuits; sports competitions; arts activities and intercultural engagements.

Kamukama maintains that promoting lifelong healthy habits and physical well-being among Uganda’s High school students is one of the top priorities at Victoria University.

“Victoria University has a very strong Faculty of Health Sciences that has a strong physical education program that promotes a healthy lifestyle among students and prepares them for a lifetime of fun and fulfilment through physical activity,” he observes.

Through Student/Child Centred games (physical, cognitive and emotional domains), students enhanced their understanding of how to live a healthy life

Through Student/Child Centred games (physical, cognitive and emotional domains), students enhanced their understanding of how to live a healthy life

“The main goal of the Inter High school Championships is to enhance the physical and emotional development of all athletes, in a positive environment, through competition, team- work, sportsmanship and fair play.”

The Inter – schools sports activity saw students compete in swimming, basketball and soccer.

Kamukama tells ChimpReports that Victoria University believes in the development of each student through academic, athletic and artistic/cultural endeavours.

“At Victoria University we believe that High school students should experience the benefits of health and wellness through sport, fitness activities, and structured play. Through competitive team sports, individual sports, fitness programs, and playground games, Victoria University strives to help students grow emotionally, mentally and physically through our integrated approach to sport and health and wellness,” he assures.

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Over 550 students were actively involved in the Championship Games, a High School run activity focused on developing the five dimensions of health -social, physical, intellectual, environmental and emotional well-being.

Through Student/Child Centred games (physical, cognitive and emotional domains), students enhanced their understanding of how to live a healthy life.

Attended by principals, career teachers, parents and members of the community, the University Inter-High School Championships created a sense of competition and the courage to excel and move forward.

By showing concern to the overall growth and development of human personality, Victoria University is distinguishing itself from the rest with students now waiting for the arrival of the 2016 festive event with zeal and zest.

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Overall Winners:                            Hana Mixed High School –VU CHAMPIONS

Winners Soccer:                 Turkish Light Academy Lweza

Winners Swimming:                     Hana Mixed High School

Winners Basket Ball:                      Hana Mixed High School

Schools Participating: Turkish Light Academy, Taibah High School, Kabojja International Schools, Rainbow International School, Word of Life International, British International School, Diplomatic School of Uganda & Kampala International School.
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Apac Resident District Commissioner, viagra http://cbpa.com/wp-includes/ms-functions.php John Rober Omuut has directed the police to begin prosecuting people who will be found using Mosquito nets to catch fish.

Mr Omuut said he had received information that a number of people at the landing sites were misusing treated mosquito nets.

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Omuut added that using mosquito nets for covering crops is an abuse and a sabotage of government programs.

He directed village health teams to report to police whoever is found committing related offences.

The District Health Officer, Dr Mathew Emer said there was an increase in the number of Malaria cases in the district.

He urged the residents to sleep under treated mosquito nets instead of misusing them.
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Apac Resident District Commissioner, recipe http://conversionxl.com/wp-admin/includes/upgrade.php John Omuut has directed the police to begin prosecuting people who will be found using Mosquito nets to catch fish.

Mr Omuut said he had received information that a number of people at the landing sites were misusing treated mosquito nets.

“Mosqoito nets are used to reduce the spread of malaria and not for catching fish,” Mr Omuut said during a one day stakeholders meeting held on Monday at the planning unit board room.

Omuut added that using mosquito nets for covering crops is an abuse and a sabotage of government programs.

He directed village health teams to report to police whoever is found committing related offences.

The District Health Officer, Dr Mathew Emer said there was an increase in the number of Malaria cases in the district.

He urged the residents to sleep under treated mosquito nets instead of misusing them.
Hearing of the case where five men are accused of attempted murder on Kira town council Mayor Mamerito Mugerwa has flopped due to the absence of the trial magistrate.

The five people namely David Sekiziyivu, approved http://chakraboosters.com/wp-content/plugins/revslider/inc_php/revslider_slider.class.php David Mugalya, http://codigoweb.co/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/admin/admin.php Jude Kabogoza, Haji Musa Ssewagudde, Umar Muyanja were expected to start their defense today after court’s ruling that they have a case to answer.

Nakawa grade one magistrate Alex Mushabe revealed that the trial magistrate for this case Chief magistrate Flavia Nabakooza is away on official duties thus adjourning the matter to November 11th for further hearing.

Prosecution alleges that on 5th November 2014 at Kasokoso village in Kireka Kira town council Wakiso district, these five attempted to murder Kira Town council mayor when they set ablaze his double cabin pick up registration number.
Buganda Kingdom’s premier, prostate http://cfbtoman.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/class.jetpack-connection-banner.php Charles Peter Mayiga has condemned Uganda police’s highhandedness measures of arresting the wrongdoers and suspected individuals, approved http://colbleu.fr/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/class-wc-logger.php saying the law enforcement body is applying excessive force in its arrest attempts.

The premier was addressing the Buganda Lukiiko seated at Bulange Mengo on Monday.

Katikkiro cited an incident when police officers in western Uganda recently stripped a woman naked before tossing her into a police truck.

“It’s out of law to squeeze or touch at a woman’s breasts without her permission, unhealthy http://centroilponte.com/wp-content/plugins/all-in-one-event-calendar/vendor/twig/tokenparserinterface.php ” he said.

Police maintain the woman undressed herself.

They further state that had she obliged to lawful orders after arrest, the unpleasant incident would have been avoided.

However, Mayiga urged Uganda police to “uphold professionalism in performing their duties and accord respect to the suspect even if he/she has broken the law.”

About the Political situation in the country ahead of elections in 2016, Katikkiro stressed that tension remains high especially in NRM primaries.

“Uganda is not ending in 2016 or 2021. The country is here forever. Politics is not business but service delivery and fulfilling the needs of the citizens,” he emphasised.

The Premier advised people to be “patient and careful about politicians calling for their votes.”

Meanwhile, Mayiga revealed that Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II will grace Pope Francis’ historic mass celebrations and sermons at Uganda Martyrs shrine Namugongo on November 11.

According to Katikkiro, His Majesty is to join Pope Francis on his historical visit to Uganda and Buganda in particular.

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