Uganda Handball Teams Secure Visas for Ethiopia Trip

A heavy storm had demolished Kinyabuhara Government Aided Primary School in Kicwamba Sub County, viagra Kabarole district leaving hundreds of pupils stranded.

The storm that hit the school on Tuesday at around 6:00pm left the roof on the four classrooms, pills the deputy’s head teacher’s office and the store blown off.

Also affected was the school banana plantation that was swept by the violent storm.

According to the school head teacher Mr.Rubaihayo David, medical many of the learners were left with nowhere to study from.

The stranded pupils standing outside the school having found that their classrooms blown off by the heavy storm
The stranded pupils standing outside the school having found that their classrooms were blown off by the heavy storm

He said, “The children from the four affected classes are now combined with those that were not affected but this has caused congestion. The situation is frightening. We are appealing to support from the district leaders and ministry of disaster preparedness to come to our rescue.”

Meanwhile residents of Magunga B Zone, Bwanika parish also in Kicwamba Sub County are counting losses after the heavy storm hit and devastated their crop plantations, domestic animals and house.

According to Apollo Muhereza, chairman LC1 Magunga, the storm that started at 2:00pm and ended at 5:00pm hit the area on Tuesday leaving all the gardens destroyed.

“Over five houses had their roofs blown off; three goats and 10 chickens were killed. Gardens of maize, beans, sweet potatoes, cassava and banana plantations were destroyed, our people are stranded,” said Muhereza.


Motivation is guaranteed in national handball team (men and women) camps after finally securing players’ travel document as Uganda finalises preparations for All-Africa Games qualifier tournament due March 8 to 16 in Addis Ababa, treatment Ethiopia.

Though the paperwork issue is done, the team still has financial problems and this has forced the officials to reduce the team from the mandated sixteen players to just ten. This means that the two teams (men and women) will be made up of twenty instead of thirty-two.

“I can confirm to you that the players have finally acquired their passports but now finance is our biggest problem now, ” Handball federation official William Mayanja says.

Mayanja adds that the Sports ministry showed interest in supporting the team but the National Council of Sports is continuously frustrating them; “The ministry was willing to support us but NCS failed us, they’ve continued to allege that they don’t recognise our federation when actually no official communication has ever reached us. We have decided to get a loan and take the number that we can afford.

Countries expected at the tournament include Tanzania, Kenya, S. Sudan, Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, DR Congo and hosts Ethiopia. Team Uganda leaves on Saturday aboard Ethiopian Airlines.

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