The directive comes three weeks after an outcry by traders during a visit by President Yoweri Museveni to areas down town Kampala. They told the president that they were harassed by Nabugabo Updeal Joint Venture, one of the consortia contracted by KCCA to collect garbage. The others are Kampala Solid Waste Management Consortium and Homeklin U Limited.
Film script writer Wetala told a packed auditorium at Makerere University that Blank Panthers mostly young cast speaks to Uganda to also have a change of leadership with young people taking charge, drawing applause from the audience.
Robert Mwanguhya, the Hoima district physical planner says projects have brought in workers who need accommodation in an area which was once deserted and visibly has a shortage of accommodation facilities. These projects are expected to employ as many as 100,000 people in the construction phase and up to 2,000 in full-time jobs.
Professor Edward Rugumayo, the Chairperson Tooro Elders Forum, argues that while finding development partners is good, he has never seen a letter appointing Gen Saleh to head OWC and wonders whether he is mandated to sign MoUs on its behalf.
The motion, tabled by Ronald Basiima, a councillor representing Kicwamba ward, sought exemptions for the municipal Mayor Grace Mary Muagasa, the Deputy mayor Nelson Jimmex Businge, the Town Clerk David Kyasanku and the Municipal Council Speaker Bosco Muhanuzi.
Shem Semugabe, the Ntungamo deputy town clerk, says they are opposed to the reconstruction of the market using timber and wood, saying it isnt a good idea. He says they are engaging the owners of the land hosting the market to construct permanent structures.