With 11 frequent murders in a space of over a month jitters have run the spine of residents of peaceful, tranquil and cool Katabi Town Council. It formerly was a Sub-county under Wakiso District, but due to its rapid development in recent years, thanks to its strategic location between Kampala and Entebbe, it was elevated to a town council.
According to Tugume, he was extracting tin from a pit in Rwamwire in Mwerasandu in Ntungamo district in 2015 when it caved in and injured him. Tugume says he was rescued and rushed to health Center IV and later to Rubaare Health Center IV before he was referred to Mulago National Referral Hospital.
It is mandatory for companies exporting certain minerals from Congo and Rwanda, according to their national laws. Across the three countries, almost 75 per cent of the companies that published reports also failed to mention any risks encountered in their work or how these were addressed.
Makerere University economist Dr Fred Muhumuza says the decision by Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA to hike parking fees is intended to push people to relocate out of the Central Business District.
Dr. Amina Hersi Moghe, the chief executive officer of Atiak Sugar, a subsidiary of Horyal Investment Company Limited in Amuru district, says regional sugar dealers are exploiting the absence of a regulatory framework to manipulate the sugar market. She says the dealers dump millions of metric tons of sugar destined for markets in Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan in Uganda annually.