One striking revelation from the report by National Building Review Board -NBRB about the building that collapsed in Kisenyi was: the building had been constructed with substandard steel produced by Pramukh Steel Ltd.
Uganda Securities Exchange handled companies whose total capitalisation is about 4.3 trillion shillings, compared to MTN’s 4.5 trillion shillings. The company handles mobile money transactions worth 100 billion shillings daily, and by the end of 2020, it was holding 655 billion shillings in mobile money deposits, up from 450 billion in 2019.
Moreen Atuheire, a resident of Bugongi in Nothern Kabale Municipality, says that recently, Kabale Municipality and Uganda National Roads Authority removed street solar lights along Kabale main street after developing a fault and connected them to the main grid. She says that whenever the power goes off, the street lights also go off.
Christopher Kyalimpa, one of the protesters blames the local leaders for shunning their responsibilities leading to poor service delivery. He says that they find a huge challenge to transport produce to the market because of the huge potholes on the road
Joseph Mwanje, 67, one of those on the verge of eviction, says that their pleas to Ssenkubuge to present the landlord has been futile, adding that he only becomes angry whenever their raise the matter.