The more than 100 miners under their umbrella Harugongo Youth Development and Miners Association are demanding more than 30 Million Shillings for the past four weeks. The association was sub-contracted by GEMs international Limited to supply Pozzolana to Hima Cement.
The King explained that in the past, while around Ekyooto, children were natured, inspired, whereas young girls were groomed by their parents in a manner of inculcating good discipline among them to enable them to become responsible citizens in the future.
Warren Tumusiime 70, a father of seven and resident of Kabasyaba village in Kahondo Parish, Maziba Subcounty, Kabale District said he joined the NRA’s movement to capture power in 1984 through the incumbent Minister of Security Rtd. Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi Katuguugu who was then the NRA Rebel Movement’s Director of Counter Intelligence in charge of Western Uganda.
At the beginning of the year, the district embarked on the construction of maternity wards at Nyabuswa Health Centre III, and Kitule Health Centre III at 1.2 Billion Shillings. However, the facilities were abandoned at the ground beam by Ken technical Services.
The rains which started on Friday evening has left the area flooded, crop gardens have been washed away and homes are submerged. The road from Kabarole to Ntoroko district was also cut off as water found its way.
The contractor is on the spot for charging vehicles, which are parked on non-gazetted streets and collecting money beyond 6 pm. They argue that where cars are parked and charged are in front of business premises and yet the proprietors pay ground rent.
John Kisoke, the Kyegegwa LCV Chairperson says that the contractor will continue with the road works. According to Kisoke, district leaders and George Sande, the Managing Director met at the Office of the Prime Minister over the matter.
The commissioner says strong laws and penalties have since been established to fight the illegal trade, where one is bound to pay 20billion, life imprisonment or both in relation to the 2019 wildlife act.