The 1 billion Shillings project provides ten 10 new boreholes for community health facilities, ten rainwater harvesting tanks and ten school sanitation facilities in Merikit Sub County, Tororo district, one of the areas in dire need of water and sanitation services. The area is characterized by poverty, poor health and poor hygiene.
The staff leaders said that both the students and staff of Makerere University deserve better treatment, fair hearing and constructive engagement. This is contained in a statement addressed to the chairperson of council Lorna Magara, from the three staff associations.
Over the years, calls for the review and to completely do away with Double Taxation Agreements (DTAs) have grown louder with civil society organisations pointing to evidence that many developing countries were losing money to developing countries as companies repatriate money without paying tax.