Works ministry is to take over road construction machinery it had given to districts to districts as it emerges that most local governments have failed to use them.
The machines which include graders and other road construction tools were supposed to work on roads not managed by the central government but they are idle at districts.
Government is to provide over two hundred billion shilling for purchase of firefighting and sanitary equipment for local governments and urban councils. Local Government Minister, Adolph Mwesigye says the firefighting services provided by the police are over stretched in case of several outbreaks.
Elias Lukwago , the Kampala City Mayor elect says there is a grand scheme by outgoing Kampala City mayor, Nasser Ntege Sebagala and his council to trade of some prime city plots as their term of office expires. he says the city is likely to lose billions of shillings in what he calls dubious land transactions in the city.