Uganda, Oct. 16 -- Some schools yesterday registered low student turn up as they turned away learners who had not cleared full tuition.

Government closed education institutions on March 20 to contain the spread of coronavirus.

However, candidate classes and finalists in higher learning institutions resumed yesterday.

Daily Monitor visited some schools yesterday and found a few students had been cleared to begin classes.

For example, only two candidates out of 57 at St Barnabas Primary School, Muyenga, reported.

The head teacher, Mr Jimmy Otim, was optimistic that the numbers would improve after inviting parents for a briefing on the way forward.

"The turn up is very low. We have invited parents tomorrow (today). We have to agree on ho...