Sibendere Bigogo Geoffery the kasese District chairperson says the construction of this bridge is a big relief to residents in both sub counties who have been facing enormous challenges-especially in terms of accessing their gardens and markets on both sides.
The road was recently worked on by UNRA. However, Instead of marram, the contractor's poured tonnes of muddy soil, which made the road slippery. One driver of a truck broke his arm after his vehicle veered off the muddy road.
Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says they received complaints from Oloyotong and Omer 1 trading centers in Amuru Sub County indicating that police officers often stage roadblocks in the area where they extort money for illegal charcoal dealers.
For instance, on October 2nd, 2020, health workers blocked 45 passengers from boarding a flight to the United Arab Emirates. The travelers presented expired COVID19 test certificates that were issued before September 28th, 2020.
Ahead of the education institutions re-opening for candidates and finalists while celebrating independence, Fagil Mandy, a renown educationist has advised that for teachers to be independent socially and economically, they should continue with small businesses that bring in more income but also teacher in schools.
Flooding in the district is a perennial problem. However, it escalated at the start of this year when the lake burst its banks spilling water over 10 kilometres into communities. The most affected areas are Kanara Sub-county and Kanara Town Council.