The directive comes three weeks after an outcry by traders during a visit by President Yoweri Museveni to areas down town Kampala. They told the president that they were harassed by Nabugabo Updeal Joint Venture, one of the consortia contracted by KCCA to collect garbage. The others are Kampala Solid Waste Management Consortium and Homeklin U Limited.
Film script writer Wetala told a packed auditorium at Makerere University that Blank Panthers mostly young cast speaks to Uganda to also have a change of leadership with young people taking charge, drawing applause from the audience.
In his October 24th 2018 letter issued on behalf of the Inspector General of Police, Asuman Mugenyi, the Director of Operations Uganda Police Force raises no objection to the thanksgiving prayer and advises the organisers to secure a license for the venue from Soroti Municipality.
In 2008, President Museveni pledged to build a modern Stadium in memory of late John Akii Bua, Ugandas first Olympic gold medalist. Lira district local government subsequently allocated a 12-acre piece of land at Erute village to house the Stadium.
The president donated 250 million Shillings to each of the two main SACCOs in Kisekka and five million Shillings to each small SACCO in the Market during his visit three weeks ago. The market has over 40 small SACCOs, which however need to be formalized before accessing the money.
The Kyambogo University Chancellor, Prof. Elly Rwakishaya Katunguka, says they will not bow down to students pressure to reverse the new internship fees. He explains that the new fee that will apply to fresh students was occasioned by the increasing cost of student supervision.
Several residents lost their houses, crop gardens and animals during the brutal evictions executed with the help of police. Museveni arrived at Kilangira village at 6pm, where hundreds of evictees had patiently waited for him since morning.
Dr. Deus Muhwezi Kamunyu, the Chairperson Makerere University Academic Staff Association MUASA, says there were complaints even when the search committee was selected and that some members didnt approve of the committee citing partiality issues.
Shem Semugabe, the Ntungamo deputy town clerk, says they are opposed to the reconstruction of the market using timber and wood, saying it isnt a good idea. He says they are engaging the owners of the land hosting the market to construct permanent structures.