Patrick Bamanyisa, the News Editor at Hits FM who is aspiring for the Burahya County MP seat says that the area is underrepresented and the residents are being affected by low water coverage and poor roads, issues he says she will address if elected to the position.
The ruling today is a huge boost to business owners that have for long argued that their money is unnecessarily held up at URA as cases drag on for years at the Tax Appeals Tribunal. It is, however, a blow to URA that has been collecting this money before one could challenge its decisions.
The multi-ethnic district is currently running two offices for the NRM party, managed by two tribal groups; one for the people of Tororo county, majority of them with Teso lineage and another for the people of West Budama, who are mainly Japadhola.
The traders many of who import the materials and design the outfits for sale locally say that the import duty that took effect on July 1, 2020, has greatly affected them. They are charged USD 5 (|18,000 Shillings) per kilogram of textile which, according to them, is too expensive.
Evelyn Muhindi, a resident of Kanyangeya parish says many displaced people are at risk of suffering from typhoid. She says women trek long distances to access water in rivers and other dirty water sources.
Mugisha was intercepted by the traffic police along Kazo – Ibanda Highway for riding a motorcycle without a helmet and a facemask and given an express penalty ticket of 40,000 Shillings which he had to pay in the bank.
They include Julius Sserwanja also known as Kidomoole, Mbabaali Maliseeri (Uncle Luyuguumo) Sssaabakaaki Peter (Omuzinyuuzi) and Gold Ki Matono, also known as Opeto. The four are part of the stations morning show which is packaged with satirical skits, mainly linked to the current affairs of the country.
John Gandy, the Senior Accountant in charge of the health department, says that none of the sub-county leaders has signed for the funds. He says that the funds are lying idle at the account of the health department.
In a party electoral roadmap released recently, the Alliance for National Transformation- ANT planned to hold it’s first delegates conference on August 6, less than two weeks from now. According to Muntu, the party is still waiting for clearance from the Electoral Commission, to confirm the events as planned.