According to ESKOM Uganda Limited, the company with a concession to operate and maintain Nalubaale and Kiira Hydro Power stations, the floating Island which originated from Lake Victoria Basin as a result of the current rising water levels created extensive debris and waste material that blocked the water intake screens, through which water for power generation is transported.
The tractors were their major sources of income since they would be hired to farmers to use them in ploughing their fields. The veterans would charge 70,000 shillings for each hectare ploughed, and would at least save 200, 000 shillings daily. However, the tractors are grounded and efforts to have them repaired have been futile.
Speaking during a special council sitting held at the district headquarters on Thursday, Richard Mbazira, the male councillor representing Walukuba-Masese division says that, Sakwa refers to local leaders as illiterates who cannot do much for their people.
Unveiling the 2019 tourism plan, the Kingdom’s Tourism Minister, Hellen Namutamba says that, most European tourists are attracted to African culture arguing that people who own traditional homes will gain out of this venture.