As the Covid delayed repercussions keep on squeezing media outlets, the issue of the public authority improvement assets to the area keeps on starting discussion among artistes, the most recent to voice his interests being Alex Muhangi.The Comedy Store Uganda owner is harsh that his business which has been a wellspring of vocation for some individuals – entertainers, performers and many specialist co-ops – has not been considered for the upgrade reserves.
On Thursday, Muhangi posted on Facebook communicating outrage that a few group who guarantee to be occasions advertisers shared the assets adding up to Shs 6.5bn among themselves. He didn’t specify names of who these individuals are.
“We hear a little segment of individuals got this cash (Shs 6.5bn) and shared it among themselves. Who are these individuals? None of the purported Promoters who choose for us has a week by week nor a month to month occasion,” Muhangi’s post read.
He contended that Comedy Store as a business ought to have profited by the improvement bundle since it was a wellspring of occupation for specialists (humorists and performers) yet in addition other specialist organizations, who were ensured pay each week.
“The stage experienced misfortunes a dropped heartland visit which was because of start when Covid struck. We had effectively spent essentially on promoting. All the imperative administrative work to help this was turned in to the specialists a year ago… . The show additionally brought about monetary misfortune as we had booked craftsmen from Wasafi (TZ) that were scheduled to act in July of 2020,” Muhangi adds.
What’s more, he called attention to the misfortunes that his show and entertainers suffered because of the movement limitations achieved by Covid. Consistently, Muhangi has the UNAA Convention in the U.S. just as the UK Convention in the UK. Typically, it’s Comedy Store that books the jokesters and artists that perform on these shows.
Muhangi who has been running Comedy Store for a very long time says “as a business, we dispatch to URA month to month returns and there is proof to back this up” and that this ought to qualify his business for the boost.