Wilson Agaba, a concerned resident says that the collapse of the bridge paralyzed has left them in miserable life with no motor vehicle accessing their area. Agaba says that energetic men had turned the bridge into a source of income by charging between shillings 2000-5000 per person to helping them to cross.
Presenting the Agenda before hundreds of locals, Beatrice Kiraso the spokesperson of Tooro People’s conference noted that the TDA intends to promote strategies that will enhance productivity and improve livelihoods in harmonious environment by a united people.
According to Peter Musisi, the Regional Coordinator-Uganda Vanilla Growers and Exporters' Association (UVGEA), the cost for a reserve force officer or a private security guard has gone up from sh300,000 to sh350,000 and above, per month.
The number of people that died in an accident which occurred on Friday evening along Masaka-Mbarara highway has risen to seven after two others have been announced dead this afternoon at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital.