Demar Loklanya, the chairperson of Uganda National Teachers Union UNATU in Kitgum district says that they have registered 30 members so far and successfully registered with the national teachers SACCO as an affiliate.
Mbarara Municipality Town Clerk Johnson Baryantuma Munono says the new plan seeks to address the challenge of slums and cater for the divisions of Nyakayojo, Kakiika and Biharwe that were annexed to the municipality during the expansion of boundaries in 2014.
The decentralization policy introduced 24 years ago, was aimed at extending services closer to the people. This meant that services which were initially coming direct from central government would be provided at the District, Municipality and Sub County level.
Taala Yamawogola Savings and Credit Cooperative Society Sacco, with offices in Mateete and Sembabule town councils respectively, went bankrupt and closed shop after managers allegedly stole members savings amounting to 860 million shillings.