The over 116 operators complained about the unfair distribution of relief food though they were also named as a vulnerable group by the President at the time he announced a nationwide lockdown as a way of crumbling down the spread of the corona virus disease in the county.
Rukungiri Police have impounded four trucks carrying more than 400 pieces of timber valued at 25 million Shillings. The impounded timber, from Butimba Wood Centre, is believed to have been cut illegally from Imaramagambo National Forest in Bwambara Sub County in Rukungiri district.
Fred Mugazi, the central market chairperson, says that they cannot sleep in the market since space at the market is not enough. He also says that the sanitary facilities are not enough to accommodate all the traders.