Nathan Mutungi, the Chairperson Nyakihanga Fruits and Vegetable Growers Cooperative Society, says they decided to suspend the operations of the factory due to numerous challenges that require government intervention.
The MPs who were on a field trip to Western Uganda to ascertain the level of electricity penetration in the area, expressed the concern while visiting substations in Masaka, Ntungamo and Kasese districts, where they were told that electricity supply to Rwanda, Tanzania, and Kenya is uninterrupted.
Mugume says that the construction of the factory has increased the price of Pineapples from 1,000 shillings to between 1,500 and 2,000 shillings. He also says that the number of Pineapple farmers has increased from 156 to 32,202 farmers.
Yesterday, Rwanda announced that the Gatuna/Katuna border post will be temporarily opened to carry out trials for the movement of the heavy truck and assess the operationalization of the constructed works and equipment.
The residents were affected by the road construction project, their properties valued and have since then been demanding for their pay.
The locals are mainly from the areas of Ihunga,Kagarama town council and parts of Ntungamo Municipality.
The Money lenders reportedly make their clients to sign sale of land agreements upon receiving small amounts of money and at times refuse to receive the refunds and instead target the property used as collateral.
The president was speaking at the launch of the Social Economic Development Project, an initiative of a local organization Free and Rich Uganda, to train and empower associations to engage in income generating activities.
According to Josephine Muwonge, the commissioner in- charge of performance in the public service ministry, the failure to have in place effective performance management makes it hard to have clear set goals and affects service delivery.
Shem Semugabe, the Ntungamo deputy town clerk, says they are opposed to the reconstruction of the market using timber and wood, saying it isnt a good idea. He says they are engaging the owners of the land hosting the market to construct permanent structures.
The centre will be situated in Rwengoma Parish, Ruhaama Sub County. Rwengoma is located 20 kilometers from Ntungamo Municipality, along Ntungamo-Mirama Hill boarder. Alaba told Uganda Radio Network that procurement for the contractor supposed to build the plant is going on.
Fire has destroyed over 40 in Cell 8, Western division of Ntungamo municipality Ntungamo district.The fire started destroyed mainly Kiosks operating as restaurants and also destroyed two video halls in the Market commonly known as Bangkok. It also extended to Ntungamo Matooke Market burning bananas and a toilet facility.
Residents of the newly created Ihunga sub county in Ntungamo District have been thrown into confusion over the location of the sub county headquarters. Ihunga sub county is one of the newly created ones and became operational last year.
The abattoir currently located in Ntungamos Eastern Division is set to be relocated to the Western division where the municipal authorities say there is enough land to host a better and modern slaughterhouse.