Records at the district indicate that in the financial year 2020/2021, the district planned to collect 3.4 billion Shillings in local revenue but only realised 1.5 billion Shillings. The district collects most of its revenue from ground rent, building plans, landing sites and businesses.
Ssebugwawo says that now that the internet is increasingly becoming a must-have for all businesses, it’s important that its cost is affordable especially for startups and small business enterprises. She was speaking today at the Ministry of ICT in Kampala to inaugurate the first-ever Business Processing Outsourcing -BPO and Innovation Council.
Lukwago told our reporter that the city executive committee had a retreat where the Attorney General and the solicitor general’s offices were represented and they agreed to focus on public markets for now.
Lugoloobi instead appealed to private institutions of learning to compete for 200 billion Shillings that has been set aside under the Small Businesses Recovery Fund to provide credit to businesses affected by COVID-19.
According to Abongo, the operation specifically targeting maize mills follows the expiry of the six months’ ultimatum issued by the standards body in January this year to certify their products as well as meet all the requirements.
Those fleeing are from the landing sites of Butiaba, Wanseko, Bugoigo andKabolwa in Buliisa, Kijangi, Kaiso, Rwentale, Runga and Mbegu in Hoima, Nkondo, Sebigoro, Kyehoro, Bugoma and Kyekapere in Kikuube, Ndaiga and Kitebere in Kagadi.