A revised election roadmap for the 2021 general elections which was recently released by the Electoral Commission Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi shows that candidates will only be allowed to use digital tools to mobilise their electorate.
Kyambadde says that they were looking at the preparedness of the traders to re-open basing on the availability of washrooms, water, hand washing facilities and the ability of traders to maintain social distancing. Although the two arcades had washrooms and handwashing facilities at the entrance, the team could not conclude yet on whether they qualify for re-opening.
On Friday, Muganga reportedly stormed Iganga Mainstreet with whistles and a placard condemning the government for failing to provide food for the needy. He also carried along a petition demanding that the government either lifts the lockdown and the continued ban on bodaboda operations.
Denmark is supporting local farmers with cheap loans through their ABI Trust Bank at a 10 per cent interest rate according to Agriculture Minister Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja. Danish Ambassador to Uganda, Nicolaij Petersen said that they have so far invested USD 15 million in the agricultural sector to be borrowed by farmers through the ABI Trust Bank at a low-interest rate.
The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga accused the Finance Ministry of intentionally not paying the traders. She said that Parliament they will not deal with any business from the Ministry of Finance until they pay the traders.