There was a heated contest between the incumbent, John Katura Musana and his sole rival Tom Maate Wa’bukombi. The election was characterised by heavy security deployment in the town council because of the high tension between supporters of the rival camp.
The structure, whose construction started two years ago, was facilitated by the government of Uganda with funding from the African Development Bank (ADB) under the Markets and Agricultural Improvement Project (MATIP).
Rwenzori Art Center and Sculpture Gallery is the only dedicated hub for casting sculpture in the Region. Visitors are treated to a stunning display of works cast in the adjacent studios by talented craftsmen