The bill seeks to repeal the Uganda Coffee Development Authority act of 1994 and mandate the body to facilitate a competitive, equitable and sustainable coffee industry. It will further promote coffee research, good coffee farming practices, domestic consumption of coffee and value addition.
The Local Government Act Cap 243, Municipal Divisions are mandated to collect locally raised revenue and remit 50 to the municipality while the divisions retain 50. Furthermore according to the local Government Finance and Accounting Regulations Act 2007, all money collected must be banked before expenditures.
One of the employees told URN on condition of anonymity that the strike started from the Agricultural workshop department last week before spreading to employees in other departments on Monday morning.
In a circular addressed to all town clerks and senior Assistant Secretaries, Lokuda observes that most of them have taken several years without going on annual leave, which he says is a disciplinary issue.
Musa Kamoti Wanyenze, the LC 3 Chairperson Kaato sub county, says travelers have now resorted to a longer alternative route from Bwangani Town council, Bumukhama - Bukimanayi - Sigunka road then connect to Tsekululu Sub County in Namusindwa.