Shenah Nkinzi, a student from Bishop Secondary School, says that their parents had just returned them to school and used all the money, saying that they are struggling to find means of picking them from school.
Simon Muguluma a taxi driver notes that they are now choosing to stay in traffic jam for almost six hours on one stretch of Mbalala-Bweyogerere when it rains, rather than using shortcuts where they get stranded or vehicles break down making them incur heavy expenses.
George Masengere, the Mukono Municipal Spokesperson says they are waiting for the tribunal to rule on the appeals whether or not to declare and dispose of debts of all academic institutions, factories and hotels that challenged the valuations.
Rogers Kamya, the Chairperson Kiziru landing site, says three people sustained minor injuries while trying to stop the fire. He says the fire destroyed over ten boat engines, 20 goats, shops, church and mosque. He says several people are now homeless and need temporary shelter.
Uganda's maize products received strong criticism this month after the Agriculture and Food Authority-AFA in Kenya banned imports from Uganda on account that they contained aflatoxins, which were dangerous for human health.
Mulembya accuses Robert Lusambya, a renowned real estate dealer of masterminding the sale of kingdom land in Kyaggwe County. He wants Buganda loyalists in Kyaggwe to unite and defend the kingdom’s land.
“Ensure that all parties involved are served with the copy of the said order. Take note, that no execution shall take place until further orders of court” Mutungi notes in the letter addressed to Mukono Division Police Commander Abubakar Musiho.
George William Telebajo, another resident says the project took advantage of the poverty in Buvuma to trick them into selling their land cheaply. He notes that several residents have ended up in jail for stealing food while others are now sleeping in wooden cubical at landing sites.
Joseph Tayebwa, the owner of Bilal Restaurant says they are yet to suspend work until works are completed. He notes that they adhered to the plan of construction works last year but they have been surprised again to see the contractor removing pipes and relaying them again.
With the emerging developments at the university, a new main gate was constructed, however the current Vice Chancellor Dr Aaron Mushengyezi says the old gate (Bishop Tucker gate) portrays the glory and genesis of UCU but it has been ignored over years.
Prices have increased from 12,000 Shillings to between 15,000 to 17,000 Shillings a kilo, depending on the location of the selling point. According to butchers in Mukono municipality, their target was slaughtering about 100 cows but have only managed to slaughter 40 cowsnand 15 goats compared to last year when they slaughtered 90 cows and 20 goats.
Proscovia Nabukalu one of the farmers says has lost about 60 tons of sugarcane after cutting them down upon receiving the harvesting permit but the company did not send trucks to pick them ending up drying in gardens. Currently each ton of sugarcane fetches about 9, 9000 shillings, down from 160,000 shillings three years ago.
Several group members claim that they were promised to receive and have full control of the funds by the district leaders after fulfilling all the requirements, but are instead directed to form and register their groups under SACCOs at the Sub-county level.
The vendors staged demos at 3 points in the market, burning tyres in the middle of the road and blocking vehicles that tend to opt for the route as a way of beating the traffic on the Kampala- Jinja highway.