The decline in connectivity was largely due to the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic on the consumer’s spending power, which has forced some of them to revert to other sources of energy like wood and kerosene to meet their needs.
The 40 kilowatt-hour plant at Kiwumu targets to serve at least 400 households and small businesses and has already attracted more than 250 connections, which the partners say is more than they had expected.
The concerts were suspended in March 2020 as the government announced measures to fight the spread of COVID-19, and while restrictions were announced on almost all other sectors, the entertainment centers remain closed, with no activity allowed.
According to the Managing Director Uganda Railways Corporation (URC) the land belonging to Uganda Railways is not secure, and they are in the process of recovering all the land occupied illegally whether people have titles or not.
Moroto Central Market was constructed under the government’s Markets and Agriculture Trade Improvement Program (MATIP), with funding from the Arab Bank of Economic Development in Africa (BADEA). The project, undertaken by Ambitious Construction Ltd was handed over to the municipality on October 17, 2021.
The contractor commenced works in June 2019 and was meant to deliver the project in July this year. However, in April this year, the government extended the contract by five more months until November 30 when the contractor cited inability to deliver the project due to the effects of the first wave of the coronavirus disease-Covid-19.
Sadala Musoke, the Chief Executive Officer NODL, says the new ferry dubbed MV NODL will complement MV Kalangala to meet the increasing demand due to the growth in passenger numbers over the years particularly during the festive season.