VICTORIUS: Enock Rukundo, Julia Muhumuza and Ruth Kitamirike, and their teacher stand infront of the Statue for John Harvard, the founder of Harvard University.

Students of Mengo High School who have been representing Uganda in the three-day World Schools Debate Championship at Harvard University, USA, have made history, becoming the first African team to win an American team in debate.

Reports indicate that the team comprising Enock Rukundo, Julia Muhumuza and Ruth Kitamirike, accompanied by a chaperone, participated in several debates and won.

‘Team Uganda won two teams; one from New York yesterday. We made news here. An African team winning an American Team!!!! It had never been heard of. Thanks for your prayers,’ they posted on Facebook.