Mbarara ‘amahembe gente’ round about to be re-designed
As Mbarara town gears for city status, municipal authorities have decided to change the face of the famous ‘amahembe gente’ round about, which symbolizes Ankole.
Known as the land of milk and honey, Mbarara district has the major milk producer’s statue as you enter it.
According to Edward Lwanga, the Mbarara town clerk, the renovated image of amahembe gente round about will have excellent roads with lights, and a better image of the Ankole cow. He adds that there will be advertising boxes on top of the fountain.
Lwanga says all this is aimed at beautifying Mbarara town.