In a letter seen by URN dated 2020 September 25, President Museveni directed the minister of Kampala to remove from the government markets the “Association leaders” and supervise the sellers to elect news leaders, with immediate effect
Kayongo told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that Owino market sits on seven acres of land, adding that developing such huge land doesnt come cheap. He explained they are ready to submit plans to Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA for approval.
The money was collected from St. Balikuddembe Park yard vendors, Kikuubo trading center, Ravens Hotel at Kisekka Market, and Nakivubo stadium which was a central point for all traders from Kampala arcades and well-wishers.
Uganda Radio Network has established that even after the Norwegian Government winded up its five year support to the Market Vendors AIDs project (MAVAP) last December, vendors are still enthusiastic about voluntary counseling and testing.