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Government gazettes KCCA Amendment Act 2020

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Government has gazetted the Kampala Capital City Authority Amendment Act 2020. The amendment first introduced before parliament in 2015 was passed in August 2019 and assented by President Museveni December last year. The amendments put in place the position of Speaker at KCCA which …

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KCCA seeks 3% from national budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA wants government to allocate it 3 percent of the National Budget to the Authority. According to the 2020/2021 National Budget Framework paper, 3 percent of the 39.6 trillion proposed budget would amount to Shillings 1.7 trillion. The proposal by KCCA to …

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KCCA passes new property tax rates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has passed new property tax rates. The new rates are 4 percent of taxable value of properties generating five million and below and 6 percent for properties attracting revenue of five million shillings. Currently, KCCA charges a flat rate of 6 …

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Kitaka gets 6 month’s extension as KCCA Ag. ED

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | President, Yoweri Museveni has extended the tenure of Engineer Andrew Kitaka, the Acting Executive Director Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA for six more  months. In a January 10th, 2020 letter to Kitaka, the Public Service Ministry Permanent Secretary, Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwiire, the president makes three directives. …

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Experts welcome plan to waive tax on low value property

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The idea by the Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA to waive property tax for the low value property has been welcomed as a progressive move. Albert Oduman Okello, an economist and former shadow finance Minister, told URN that this was a way to go …

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KCCA extends regularisation of temporary workers to 2020

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The process of legalising temporary workers of Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA is scheduled to start next year.  KCCA Ag. Executive Director Andrew Kitaka told journalists Wednesday at City hall that they are working with the Public Service Commission to interview and validate staff on permanent …

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Kampala roads too old to not have potholes – KCCA boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Much of Kampala’s road network is dotted with potholes because the roads are too old and need of reconstruction, according to the acting KCCA Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka. He told URN in an exclusive interview that there is no way the roads can be …

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KCCA to introduce access cards for staff to boost security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA is in the process of introducing access cards to boost security at city hall. The acting KCCA Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka disclosed this while presenting a progress report of the investigations into the break-ins at KCCA. There have been three …

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Proposed property rates to cost KCCA UGX 30 billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The new property rates proposed by Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago shall cost Kampala Capital City Authority –KCCA 30 billion shillings. This is according to the Ag Executive Director Andrew Kitaka. According to Lukwago’s proposal, property owners with a taxable value below five million should …

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IGG investigates Kampala district Land Board secretary for corruption

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government-IG is probing the Kampala District Land Board Secretary, Martha Komugisha for alleged corruption. In an August 15th letter to Andrew Kitaka, the acting executive director, Kampala Capital City Authority, the Deputy Inspector General of Government, Mariam Wangadya notes that the Inspectorate …

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