Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says Bogere staged in front of City Hall with a five liter jerrycan of petrol and match box with intentions of setting himself ablaze to protest a ban by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA on taxis without route charts on Burton Street.
The over 116 operators complained about the unfair distribution of relief food though they were also named as a vulnerable group by the President at the time he announced a nationwide lockdown as a way of crumbling down the spread of the corona virus disease in the county.
ERA announced today that between July and September 2020, ordinary Ugandans classified as domestic users will pay 750.9 Shillings per unit of electricity they use. This is the same price as what Ugandans paid between April and June 2020.
Tom Waisswa, the Najjembe Sub County Male Councilor for Elderly people, says about 200 other elderly people who were selling produce to the vendors are also stuck at home. He says the current working situation isn’t unfavorable for them.
IMF Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, Victoria Perry says that the IMF has made emergency COVID-19 funding available, particularly to those countries with developing economies. This includes some USD 250 billion issued in the form of financial assistance and debt service relief, to some 77 member countries as a short term measure in response to the pandemic.