Friday, July 01 2011
Apparently the move is a protest against the depreciating shilling which is doing badly against the dollar. The move is intended to have government come to their rescue. The announcement was made by KACITA publicist Issa Sekito during a meeting between the traders and their leaders.
Rent is charged in dollars and yet most of the items being sold are equally imported so with the shilling depreciating, the economy is biting on the side of the traders. However during those two days when the shops are closed, some of these traders will opt to their facebook walls to sell like this vendor who is selling the above shoes at Ugx 45,000/-.
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