Parents Boycott School Over H/M Transfer

Parents of Nyabubare Islamic primary school are holding their childtren at home until the school headteacher is reinstated

The State Minister for Health, abortion  will on October 19, cheapest 2015 host an interactive webcast from Geneva to deliberate on Ebola and other emerging infectious diseases in Geneva, rx Switzerland.

The summit organised by the UNESCO Merck Africa Research Summit – MARS will be attended by over 100 scientists and researchers from Africa.

Other co-hosts on the panel include Mr Stefan Oschmann, Vice Chairman of the Executive Board and Deputy CEO of Merck, President of International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA); Mrs Flavia Schlegel, Assistant Director General for Natural Sciences, UNESCO and Mr George Godia, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Kenya to UNESCO.

According to the organizers, during the summit, Merck Living Innovation will announce the five African winners of the awards for Emergent Young Researchers, with the first three award winners having a fellowship program for six months in Merck R&D hub in Germany and Switzerland.

The UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit – MARS aims to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in Africa’s development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation.

The annual Summit contributes to building research capacity in the African research community, with special focus on Ebola and emergent infectious diseases.

The Summit will also showcase innovative research, taking place in projects, programs and initiatives across African universities.

It will further identify Scientific Research Priorities for Evolving Health Needs, and identify opportunities to Capitalise on HIV Research Capacities for Emerging Infectious Diseases in Africa such as Ebola.
After passing over 370, buy information pills 000 crime preventers in Mbale district on Thursday, Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura is heading west to take part in a marathon organized to support the police force’s crime prevention project in the area.

Kayihura is expected on Sunday in Mbarara town as chief runner at the marathon organized by police and the business community there.

The 10 km run will kick off in the morning at Booma grounds and end at Kakyeka stadium.

Mbarara District Police Commander Jaffar Magyezi told journalists that national and international companies have sponsored each kilometer that Gen. Kayihura will cover during the marathon.

Magyezi revealed that the marathon is hoped to collect Shs 2billion to facilitate the crime preventers in the district.

The collections will be used to buy uniforms for the crime preventers for proper identification and also to start up a Sacco to benefit them when providing security to the public.

“Much as these boys are doing a great job of providing security, most of them keep asking us for something because we don’t pay them,” he said.

Top reggae artist Bebe Cool according to Magezi will be headlining the event, which will also attract athletes from neighboring Kenya.

Mbarara district is said to have over 270,000 crime preventers out of which according to Magezi, 100,000 will be taking part in the Sunday run.

Parents of Nyabubare Islamic Primary School in Bururuma, website like this Bunyaruguru in Rubirizi district have organized and resisted the transfer of their head teacher Swaibu Byekwaso.

On hearing that Mr Byekwaso was being replaced, store the parents through their PTA committee mobilized door to door meetings with families calling upon fellow parents to disallow their children from going back to the school until the district leadership rescinds its decision.

Among those blocked from attending classes are candidate pupils who have their final national exams in a few weeks.

According to the District Education Officer Billy Walugu and the CAO Moses Kanyarutokye, Mr Byekwaso is being released from the school because his is unqualified, and has failed to make headway in elevating the school’s academic performance.

Ms Shamila Namata, the PTA treasurer told Chimpreports that the parents had agreed to stand their ground until the head teacher is reinstated at the school, noting that he had shown progress in enhancing the school’s performance.

“In this school’s history, we have never gotten a single first grade since its establishment in the 1980s. It was during Byekwaso’s time that we managed to register three 1st Grades in the previous PLEs,” she said.

Namata added that the newly appointed head teacher, Mrs Rehema Nantongo was too unqualified to lead a Muslim school, the fact that she is a woman.

Sheikh Adam Seemugaba, who represents Greater Bushenyi at the National Muslim Supreme Council, told us that they had deduced that the DEO Mr Walufu was fighting Islamic Schools in Rubirizi district and that a petition was underway to have him transferred to another district.

The DEO however, dismissed the charges against him and informed us that a stakeholders meeting has been called on Tuesday next week to resolve the matter before law enforcers are called into action.



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