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Gov’t to operationalise boda boda free zone in November

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has extended deadline for operationalization of the boda boda free zone in Kampala to November 1st. The boda boda free zone will run along the boundaries of Wampewo roundabout- Jinja road to Kitgum house junction – Access road – Mukwano road to …

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UPC okays Betty Amongi to contest for MP seat on party ticket

  Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Congress-UPC, has said that the Minister for Kampala Affairs Betty Amongi is free to contest for Member of Parliament for Oyam South on the party ticket.  Addressing a press conference at the party’s Headquarters in Kampala on Wednesday, the UPC party …

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Government to reopen 48 arcades in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Close to 50 arcades have so far adapted to the standard operating procedures set by the government as a precondition for their reopening. The government had maintained lockdown restrictions on arcades because of  difficulty to avoid close contact between people in the wake of …

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KCCA issues guidelines for reopening of arcades

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has issued guidelines to arcade owners before the business centres can be reopened. The arcades were among the places closed during the lockdown in March as a measure to control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The guidelines issued …

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KCCA suspends taxi park charges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has suspended several fees levied in taxi parks. The charges include entry fees for each taxi that range between 1,000 to 4500 shillings, loading fees of 3,000 to 20,000 shillings for each taxi and daily welfare fees ranging between 20,000 …

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Traders plead for reopening as ministers inspect Kampala arcades

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Traders operating from arcades across Kampala have pleaded for reopening of the buildings to allow them to resume operations after more than three months of inactivity.  The arcades remained closed even when the government eased lockdown restrictions opening malls and other shops. But according to …

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Lukwago says no to self-isolation, demands reopening of City hall

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has declined to go into self-isolation and called for the re-opening of Kampala Capital City Authority Offices at City Hall. The Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi announced the closure of City Hall over the weekend after …

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