Kidega notes that after investigations by the committee of production and natural resource they concluded that if Okuti Market had an access road, the locals would start using it even at the level of auctions which will generate revenue for the district.
Yerusania Mukara the camp vice chairperson says the affected households have now shifted to a temporary classroom structure that was put up by UNICEF early this year for the learning of nursery-going children.
According to fishermen at Nkose island, in Kalangala district, they have in the last two months lost at least 40 boat engines; estimated at 480 million shillings that were stolen by pirates using the specified navigation routes to the neighboring republic of Tanzania.
On Saturday Cheptegei took part in the men’s 5000m race on Day One of the Prefontaine Classic in a world lead time of 12 minutes and 57.99 seconds which is the fastest time over that distance this year making him the first runner this year to complete the 5000m race under 13 minutes.
The Minister of State for Water and Environment, Aisha Ssekindi says the ministry will urgently prioritise mobilising for more money to help the district expand flood control interventions along major rivers.