11 January 2013

Tanzania: Dar es Salaam Does It Again in STD 7 Exams

TUSIIME Primary School from Dar es Salaam has produced five best pupils nationally in last year's National Std 7 Examinations.

The first three best pupils are Janeth Kijazi, Justina Kalala and Kellen Mudogo who each scored 234 marks out of 250 marks. They were followed by Thecla Ngewe who scored 231 marks and Stella Kagumila who scored 230 marks. The head teacher, Mr Thomas Samson, attributed the brilliant performance to hardworking on part of the pupils and a good learning environment provided by the school.

According to the head teacher, the performance is also due to close assessment of the pupils' continuous academic performance. He also said that the school's administration was working hand in hand with the school's teachers, something which contributes to the school's success.

Tusiime Primary School has been leading in Dar es Salaam region for eight consecutive years. Results announced recently by Dar es Salaam Regional Administrative Secretary, Ms Theresia Mbando and the Regional Education Officer, Mr Raymond Mapunda, show all ten regional best pupils (girls) in last year's exam came from Tusiime Primary school.

These are Janeth Kijazi, Justina Kalalaa, Kellen Mudogo, Thecla Ngewe, Stella Kagumila, Asia Komba, Grace Nyondo, Praise Bagenda, Lisa Magoti and Najima Majid. The school also produced seven best pupils (boys) out of the 10 best pupils in the region.

The best 10 boys are Jimmy Luhomvya (Tusiime), Dule Mutagwaba (Tusiime), Fray Seyumwe (Tusiime), Maximillian Machage (Moga Kinondoni), Saad Mussa (Tusiime), Gerald Kasamala (Tusiime), Gift Kilupa (Tusiime), Joel Mutagwaba (Tusiime), Shaban Kawaia (Mtoni Temeke and Alfred Shami (Mlimani).

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