Kigezi Region Police spokesperson Elly Maate says that when police made an impromptu raid on the market, they found the six suspects selling adulated fish. Maate says that selling such fish to people is thuggery and could even be dangerous to human lives.
Officials also complained after realizing that the contractor had not considered the toilet of Peoples with Disabilities (PWD)s’ on the ground floor. Municipal Mayor Byamugisha says that constructing a toilet on top of a kitchen creates negative physiological irritation on people cooking in the kitchen especially when a person flushes after using of the toilet.
Eric Karemeera, one of the concerned traders and Bugongi road village LC 1 chairman where the market is located, says the development of the market has stalled due to poor management by the division authorities.
At JK Pineapple Wine factory, authorities found about 15 workers operating in filthy rooms, washing already used empty Heineken Lager beer bottles to pack wine, and adding to wine additives with labelling in Arabic language which they could not read. Silva Byamukama, the manager JK pineapple factory asked for forgiveness and admitted that they measure everything including the temperature of the products being manufactured, using their eyes.
According to the traders, police officers on patrol claimed that they were under instructions from their superiors to impound the lorry because the traders were smuggling Caro light Cream through the porous Uganda-Rwanda border to Kampala under the guise of transporting fresh beans. The traders say the police officers towed the truck to Kabale Central Police station for inspection.
Alex Baingana, Principal Assistant Town Clerk for Central Division says that food vending has been banned because it is difficult for health authorities to access their hygiene. He also says that most of them tend to attract many people who are very difficult to control. Baingana says that the ban is in a good faith because it is only a preventing measure against Corona virus.
On Wednesday, Alex Baingana, the Principal Assistant Town Clerk in charge of the Central Division stormed the Umeme offices along Bank lane in Kabale town accompanied by the law enforcement officers and ordered all staff to vacate the premises.
The standoff has paralyzed business at Katuna and Chanika borders. Businessmen; among them wholesale and retail shop owners, money changers, hoteliers, drivers, told Uganda Radio Network that they are incurring losses as a result of blocked traffic at the border.
Baryayanga, an independent legislator defeated NRMs Serapio Rukundo in 2011 and NRMs Francis Mwesigye Runumi in the 2016 general elections, while Byamugisha defeated Forum for Democratic Change FDC candidate, Pius Ruhemurana in 2016 elections.
in a statement dated February 28th 2019, signed by Rosine Uwamariya, the Rwanda Revenue Authority Commissioner for Customs Services addressed to the Commissioner for Customs at Uganda Revenue Authority, the authority indicates that said heavy trucks would be diverted to Kagitumba/Mirama border post in Ntungamo district.
Rugaaju directed Municipal council authorities to demolish all kiosks in two months time. Rugaaju also ordered that the boda-boda stage adjacent to the hospital to cease operating within the next two weeks.
Through his lawyers, Twikirize and company advocates, Kabagambe who has sued the Municipality together with Kabale District Land Board and Commissioner Land Registration argues that the manner under which Kabale Municipality acquired a freehold certificate of Kabale Central Market was fraudulent.
Joseph Monday, the Kabale Municipality Town Clerk says that the municipal council has already received the intention to sue. Monday also says that they have already instructed their lawyers to file in defense to Mujunis lawyers explaining why the contract could not continue.
The traders petitioned the High Court in December 2018, seeking an interim injunction against a registration exercise ahead of the planned reconstruction of a new market under the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement program - MATIP III.