In September, Godfrey Ssalamu Ngobi, the Assistant Registrar of Lira High Court issued a temporary injunction restraining Ibuje sub-county and Matrix Lands Ltd from quarrying Ibuje rock following an application by Sophia Okune.
License holders for the period just ended, will have to first clear all arrears they have before being considered for the new license. According to the guidelines, each application is done for a particular fish species and these cannot be switched.
Charles Kuteesa, another boat owner at Busoke accuses the members of AFALU of destroying their boats without any explanation. He says that they need over Shillings 400, 000 to repair each of the vandalized boats.
Hafsa Nalunga, who sells tomatoes in Usafi Market, says that there are a few customers compared to the roadside at Entebbe Road where she used to sell from. She says that the stalls allocated to them are far from the market lane where customers pass and easily buy foods hence favoring only those at the front.
Goretti Namugga, the Mawogola County Member of Parliament indicates that the program guidelines were not elaborated to the beneficiaries leaving a big information gap that was exploited by unscrupulous money lenders that have since fleeced many unsuspecting beneficiaries.
Henry Komakech, the EACU Secretary Manager told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the collapse of the 108 primary societies under the union has affected the productivity of farmers because it is hard to impart good farming practices to individual farmers.
Joseph Mugumya, the Fisheries Officer In-charge of Kooki County, says the campaign
comes at the time the district is struggling to restock Lake Kijanebarola with
different fish species mainly the Nile tilapia.
Ronald Galiwango, the manager of Ambiance Club Nakulabye, says that the reopening was very fruitful. “What happened on Monday is more than what happens here on both Easter Sunday and Easter Monday combined,” he said.