By Robert Segawa
Business has come to a standstill as Traders operating in arcades around Nakasero market closed their shops expressing dissatisfaction over the Chinese traders who came as investors but now doing petty businesses which Ugandans can take care of.
The angry traders operating on Seroma arcade, Nalule Arcade, MM arcade among others deal mainly in hardware materials and accuse Chinese investors for engaging in retail businesses and selling at low cost hence pushing them out of business.
Ugandan traders closed their shops in a peaceful demonstration with placards asking Chinese investors to go back to their country.
Police from Central Police Station has been heavily deployed around the place to prevent violence and the DPC CPS, Joseph Bakaleke asked traders to be calm and warned them to desist from forcing those with open shops to close