On Thursday afternoon, residents lit bonfires using old vehicle tyres, saying they have repeatedly petitioned power distributors Umeme to repair the faulty transformer in vain. They said the power outage has fueled crime in the area prompting them to demonstrate to express their anger.
The Directorate of Education Standards halted the operations of Bridge International Schools following concerns of legality, quality of infrastructure and teaching methodology, a decision which affects 63 campuses and over 1000 pupils.
Shops and other businesses around Kisekka Market, in downtown Kampala were this morning forced to close their operations after two factions of market vendors nearly started a riot. The fight broke out after a group tried to uproot a signpost by the Nakivubo Road-Old Kampala Kisekka Market Vendors Limited. The signpost announces the redevelopment of the market.
A planned demonstration by the Uganda Consumer Protection Awareness Association demanding for the right to access basic health services at Mulago referral hospital was on Wednesday morning blocked by police.