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Barlonyo Memorial Technical School Struggles to Operate
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On February 21, 2004, rebels of the Lords Resistance Army attacked and burnt Barlonyo camp killing up to 300 people. While presiding over the mass burial of the victims on March 27th, 2004, at Barlonyo IDP Camp, President Yoweri Museveni pledged to build a vocational institute in memory of those massacred and as a consolation to the surviving community. From 15 at the time of inception, the enrollment has stagnated at only 30 students, the minimum number required by Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board -UBTEB to sit at a centre.

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