Aloysius Ngobya, the proprietor of Arona Sports Pub in Seeta in Goma Division, says that he had just obtained a loan of Shillings 25billion to improve his bar and stock expensive brands of alcohol when the government announced the lockdown.
Doreen Ouchoro, who has pitched camp outside the contested house for the last five days, says that she built their family house and started an events company using bank loans before travelling to Canada to get more capital to expand the business.
Racheal Namuddu notes that it took over three months for the family elders to convince her husband to return home after abandoning her together with their three children claiming that she was cheating on him under the guise of sleeping at her workplace.
Mukono Municipality authoritoes embarked on the roadworks after community outcry about the countless potholes and dust on the 4km stretch. The work that started in November 2020 was supposed to end in January 2021 with upon completion of earthworks, bituminous and drainage seals.
On Friday, the landlord Mohamed Kasamba locked all the five apartments and the police post. According to the tenancy agreement, the Sub County was supposed to pay 250,000 Shillings a month for each of the five rooms. However, Kasamba says that he is demanding Three Million Shillings in arrears for one year.
In Mukono, several teachers from private schools had started venturing into businesses which include running grocery stores, selling foodstuffs and snacks. Many set up kiosks in the major trading centres along the Kampala-Jinja highway.
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.