The Association says if the curfew commencement hour remains as it has been over the last two months, many of the operators are unlikely to make ends meet in terms of daily earnings. The driver's body says the commencement of curfew times as announced by the President limits them to one route per day.
Esau Kansiime, a resident of Namugongo destined for Kabaale, says although he wanted to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ with his family, he couldn't afford to travel during the peak of the season due to among other things the hire transport fares.
Mabirizi filed a case in May this year, challenging the amendment of the constitution to lift the cap on the presidential age. He said that the process for the amendment was characterized by violence and deployment of military police in and outside Parliament, among other unconstitutional misdeeds.
Farouk Isabirye, the Bugonda Village Defense Secretary, says children within the affected areas are yet to commence studies because the only alternative they have is boats, which are costly. Each pupil requires Shillings 2000 to ride on a boat.
Annet Nabaggala, the Kyotera District Engineer, Rakai is meant to complete the bridge and officially hand it over to Kyotera. She however, says the construction work stalled mysteriously paralyzing transport in the area.
Julius Tumwesigye was also vending calendars at Kizzas funeral printed with photos of the deceased. Tumwesigye says he printed the calendars well knowing that people loved the deceased and would buy them.