Gen. Kyanda argues that although the UPDF high command has received written complaints entailing the rot in FPU operations, physical interface with survivors is paramount in gathering evidence against the accused officers.
The road was recently worked on by UNRA. However, Instead of marram, the contractor's poured tonnes of muddy soil, which made the road slippery. One driver of a truck broke his arm after his vehicle veered off the muddy road.
The structure, whose construction started two years ago, was facilitated by the government of Uganda with funding from the African Development Bank (ADB) under the Markets and Agricultural Improvement Project (MATIP).
The suspension of Fishing activities rendered thousands of households vulnerable because many of them solely depended on the lake for their livelihood. Many people, who had never been to their homes for long, had to relocate from landing sites that had become part of their lives.
State Minister for Fisheries Hellen Adoa who commissioned the ongoing works tasked encroachers to keep off the shoreline as their illegal farmlands continue to weaken the water banks, forcing them to float along Lake Victoria.
They have created more space to enable social distancing, installing automated document readers to eliminate excessive scanning passport pages and e- boarding pass readers and other glass shields at the baggage check-in points to reduce contact between passengers and immigration, customs and health officers.
Serere District local government declined to receive the facility from the then Fisheries State Minister, Ruth Nankabirwa citing shoddy works. They also argued that the facility was not complete by the time of the handover in 2013.
Vendors sleep on verandas while some on the floor at their stalls. By 7 pm, vendors start gathering at food vending points to eat or grab a drink, in this case, tea or porridge. Other vendors make their own meals as they play music and engage in conversations while at their stalls. Some cook in groups.
Early this Month, Amongi suspended operations in the markets saying they had failed to maintain the 4 meter physical distancing directed by the government in an effort to fight the spread of the Coronavirus Disease-COVID-19. She gave vendors two days to reorganize before they would be allowed to resume operations.
Following President Yoweri Museveni’s ban on public and private transport in addition to closing business operations in order to contain the spread of Covid19, Uganda Radio Network –URN took a walk to Kampala streets known for being crowded from morning till late evening.
The commandant of the Jinja based non commissioned officers’ academy-NCOA Col. Saad Katemba who led the team, says UPDF is part of the community and therefore ready to support them in handling their daily needs.