A provisional list that dates back to 2013, includes names of 10 Eritrean nationals, eight Kenyans and six Ugandans. The Ugandans include, among others, Hajj Makanga Abdu, a Ugandan long-distance driver who was shot dead with his son, Umar Ssembuse aboard truck number UAH 151R, which was burnt at Ganjji – Yeri Road in March 2021.
Francis Amato, the President of government-sponsored students at Mbarara University, says the decision is welcome since many students couldnt afford paying for the retakes because many of them are struggling to survive.
Noordin Kawooya, another butcher says they were surprised to receive notification from the operators of the abattoirs that slaughter fees had been increased effective this month yet they have failed to improve sanitation at the slaughter house.
At least 150 Bank of Baroda Uganda (BOBU) employees on Monday morning went on a sit-down strike demanding a 20percent pay rise. The striking workers say they were promised a pay rise two years ago, but to-date it has not been delivered.